Post Tagged with: "OCS"

U.S. Dept. of Interior Opens Up Vast Portions of OCS with Historic Lease Program

U.S. Dept. of Interior Opens Up Vast Portions of OCS with Historic Lease Program

Proposed OCS lease sale would open Atlantic, Pacific, Eastern GOM – all have been closed since early 1980s

 

U.S. Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke announced the next step for development of the National Outer Continental Shelf Oil and …

BOEM Issues Delay for New Financial Assurance Requirements for Offshore Operators

BOEM Issues Delay for New Financial Assurance Requirements for Offshore Operators

Government prioritizing implementation of new OCS financial assurance rule

On January 6, 2017, the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) announced a six-month delay in the implementation of the rigorous financial assurances required by Notice to Lessees and Operators NTL …

President Declares “Indefinite” Offshore Drill Ban for Alaska and Atlantic Coastal Waters

President Declares “Indefinite” Offshore Drill Ban for Alaska and Atlantic Coastal Waters

White House Issues Memorandum Withdrawing Bulk of Alaska’s Arctic OCS and Portions of Atlantic OCS from Oil and Gas Drilling

Today the White House pulled the plug on offshore drilling leases in the bulk of the Arctic offshore Alaska and …

Surety Industry Weighs In on New OCS Supplemental Bonding Requirements

Surety Industry Weighs In on New OCS Supplemental Bonding Requirements

Examining new BOEM supplemental bonding requirements for OCS decommissioning obligations: Part 4

In context of the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management’s new NTL 2016-N01, the recently in force Notice to Lessees and Operators in the outer continental shelf (OCS) laying …

Offshore Alaska: DOI Adds More Drilling Regulations

Offshore Alaska: DOI Adds More Drilling Regulations

President Obama ‘turning his back on the livelihoods of Alaskans who depend on resource development’

Today, the United States Department of the Interior and the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management released 348 pages of new Requirements for Exploratory Drilling on