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  • 11 April 2011
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation and Enforcement (BOEMRE) today approved a deepwater permit for the drilling of a tenth well that complies with rigorous new safety standards implemented in the wake of the Deepwater Horizon explosion and resulting oil spill. This includes satisfying the requirement to demonstrate the capacity to contain a subsea […]

  • 25 March 2011
    Business & Finance

    The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation and Enforcement (BOEMRE) today approved a fifth deepwater drilling permit that complies with rigorous new safety standards implemented in the wake of the Deepwater Horizon explosion and resulting oil spill. This includes satisfying the requirement to demonstrate the capacity to contain a subsea blowout. The approved permit is […]

  • 16 September 2010
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar and Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation and Enforcement Director Michael R. Bromwich announced they will require oil and gas companies operating in the Gulf of Mexico to set permanent plugs in nearly 3,500 nonproducing wells that are currently completed with a subsurface safety valve in place and dismantle […]

  • 5 August 2011
    Business & Finance

    The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation and Enforcement (BOEMRE) today issued conditional approval for a revised Exploration Plan (EP) submitted by Shell Offshore Inc. (Shell). The plan outlines Shell’s proposal to drill up to four shallow water exploration wells in Alaska’s Beaufort Sea beginning in July 2012. The leases to be explored under the […]

  • 8 April 2011

    The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation and Enforcement (BOEMRE) today approved a deepwater permit for the drilling of a ninth well that complies with rigorous new safety standards implemented in the wake of the Deepwater Horizon explosion and resulting oil spill. This includes satisfying the requirement to demonstrate the capacity to contain a subsea […]

  • 8 April 2011
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation and Enforcement (BOEMRE) today approved a deepwater permit for the drilling of a ninth well that complies with rigorous new safety standards implemented in the wake of the Deepwater Horizon explosion and resulting oil spill. This includes satisfying the requirement to demonstrate the capacity to contain a subsea […]

  • 29 March 2011
    Business & Finance

    The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation and Enforcement (BOEMRE) today issued additional guidance summarizing and clarifying previously issued offshore deepwater drilling safety requirements. This guidance document also highlights BOEMRE’s process for reviewing subsea containment plans for deepwater operations. The guidance contains no additional regulatory requirements, but instead provides clarifying information to assist the oil […]

  • 20 September 2011
    Business & Finance

      The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation and Enforcement (BOEMRE) announced yesterday that the bureau has completed the first unannounced spill drill to test the new requirements of sub-sea containment capabilities for deepwater wells. Led by BOEMRE, the table-top drill, which took place last week, was a joint exercise with the U.S. Coast Guard, […]

  • 23 February 2011
    Business & Finance

      The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation and Enforcement (BOEMRE) will conduct a public workshop March 15, 2011, in New Orleans to discuss new requirements for offshore oil and gas companies to develop and implement Safety and Environmental Management Systems (SEMS). The new regulation, 30 CFR 250, Subpart S, was published in the Federal […]

  • 11 April 2011
    Business & Finance

      The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation and Enforcement (BOEMRE) today approved a deepwater permit for the drilling of a tenth well that complies with rigorous new safety standards implemented in the wake of the Deepwater Horizon explosion and resulting oil spill. This includes satisfying the requirement to demonstrate the capacity to contain a […]

  • 14 September 2011
    Business & Finance

    Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar and Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation and Enforcement (BOEMRE) Director Michael R. Bromwich today announced a proposed rule that will reduce the likelihood of accidents, injuries and spills in connection with oil and natural gas exploration and development activities, as the Department continues to expand safe and responsible […]

  • 20 September 2011
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development

      The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation and Enforcement (BOEMRE) announced that the bureau has completed the first unannounced spill drill to test the new requirements of sub-sea containment capabilities for deepwater wells. Led by BOEMRE, the table-top drill, which took place last week, was a joint exercise with the U.S. Coast Guard, the […]

  • 6 May 2011
    Business & Finance

    Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation and Enforcement (BOEMRE) Director Michael R. Bromwich(Photo Left) delivered remarks at the 2011 Offshore Technology Conference (OTC) in Houston, Texas.OTC is an international event, bringing together experts from around the world focusing on the development of offshore resources in the fields of drilling, exploration, production and environmental protection. Director […]

  • 27 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    Plexus Holdings plc, the AIM quoted oil and gas engineering services business and owner of the proprietary POS-GRIP® friction-grip method of wellhead engineering announces its interim results for the six months to 31 December 2012. The Company reported a 21% increase in sales revenue to £11.3m (2011: £9.3m); a 12% increase in EBITDA to £3.4m […]

  • 6 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development

    U.S. Chemical Safety Board (CSB) has reported that the blowout preventer (BOP) that was intended to shut off the flow of high-pressure oil and gas from the Macondo well in the Gulf of Mexico during the disaster on the Deepwater Horizon drilling rig, failed to seal the well because drill pipe buckled. The blowout caused […]

  • 19 October 2015

    The Obama administration has cancelled the Arctic Lease Sales for the Beaufort Sea and the Chukchi Sea oil and gas exploration in the current five-year oil and gas program. The U.S. Department of the Interior Friday said that, in light of current market conditions and low industry interest, it would cancel the two potential Arctic offshore […]

  • 13 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit rejected yesterday a Shell Gulf of Mexico Inc. and Shell Offshore Inc. lawsuit that attempted to prevent environmental groups from challenging its oil drilling plans in the Arctic, Natural Resources Defence Council (NRDC) said. The appeals court dismissed the case on the grounds that it violated […]

  • 1 October 2010

    The Department of the Interior announced two new rules that will help improve drilling safety by strengthening requirements for safety equipment, well control systems, and blowout prevention practices on offshore oil and gas operations, and improve workplace safety by reducing the risk of human error. “These new rules and the aggressive reform agenda we have […]

  • 31 August 2011
    Business & Finance

    Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation and Enforcement (BOEMRE) Director Michael R. Bromwich announced that the bureau has developed and implemented several new tools to help offshore oil and gas operators improve their exploration and development plan and permit applications. These tools will allow offshore operators to better track their submissions and improve the quality […]

  • 28 July 2011
    Authorities & Government, Business & Finance

    The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation and Enforcement (BOEMRE) and the U.S. Coast Guard today signed a Memorandum of Agreement to identify and clarify their respective roles and responsibilities with respect to offshore renewable energy installations on the Outer Continental Shelf. The MOA reaffirms the commitment of the two agencies to responsible oversight of […]

  • 28 July 2011
    Authorities & Government, Business & Finance

    The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation and Enforcement (BOEMRE) and the U.S. Coast Guard today signed a Memorandum of Agreement to identify and clarify their respective roles and responsibilities with respect to offshore renewable energy installations on the Outer Continental Shelf. The MOA reaffirms the commitment of the two agencies to responsible oversight of […]

  • 6 June 2014
    Equipment

    Deepwater Horizon disaster caused by drill pipe buckling, U.S. Chemical Safety Board discovers.