BSEE Opens Rulemaking on OCS Helideck Operation/Aviation Fuel System Safety

The Interior Department’s Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) has announced that it is seeking comments by Monday, November 24 on updating regulations related to helideck/aviation fuel safety on OCS facilities. In announcing the Advanced Notice of Proposed Rulemaking, BSEE states that recent Centers for Disease Control & Prevention and Helicopter Safety Advisory Conference… More »


Comments Sought on Unitization-related ICR

The Interior Department’s Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) has announced that it is seeking comments by Wednesday, October 22 on its request  for Office of Management and Budget approval to revise an information collection related to requests for unitization agreements and modifications. BSEE says that information obtained is used to ensure that operations… More »


BSEE Seeks Comments on Information Collection Request

The Interior Department’s Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) has announced that it is seeking comments by Friday, October 10 on its request for Office of Management and Budget review and approval of an information collection pertaining to applications for permits to drill, casing and cementing requirements, diverter system requirements, blowout preventer system requirements,… More »


BSEE Issues Technical Review of Connector and Bolt Failures

The Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) has announced the release of a technical review following the failure of connectors and bolts used in critical equipment during a Dec. 2012 incident onboard the Transocean Discoverer India in the Keathley Canyon in the Gulf of Mexico. During the incident, the rig’s lower marine riser package… More »