Comments Sought on Recommended New Oil Spill Recovery Calculation Method

The Interior Department’s Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) has announced that it is seeking comments by Monday, Oct. 6 on the GENWEST Systems, Inc. Effective Daily Recovery Capacity (EDRC) Study, the peer review of the Study contained in the National Academy of Sciences Letter Report, and BSEE’s comments on both the Study and… More »

DOI Official Addresses Deepwater Symposium, Tours Offshore Facilities

The Interior Department’s Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) on Wednesday announced that Asst. Sec. of the Interior for Land and Minerals Management Janice Schneider met with BSEE and Bureau of Ocean Energy Management employees and delivered the keynote address at a Gulf of Mexico Deepwater Technical Symposium in New Orleans. While in New… More »

Tribal Nominees Sought for U.S. EITI Advisory Committee

The Interior Department has announced that it is seeking nominees representing Tribal governments and individual Indian mineral owners to fill two government sector vacancies on the U.S. Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative Multi-Stakeholder Group Advisory Committee.  Nominations are due by August 31.

DOI Issues Report on its Contributions to Economy

The Interior Department recently announced the release of the “U.S. Department of the Interior Economic Report”for Fiscal Year 2013 in which the Office of Policy Analysis estimates the Department’s economic contributions, including energy and mineral development on public lands.  Overall, the report concludes that the Interior Department contributed $360 billion to the domestic economy and… More »