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BOEM updating financial-assurance rules on offshore oil and gas leases

The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) recently issued a Notice to Lessees and Operators (NTL) detailing how the bureau plans to update its financial assurance and risk-management requirements for companies holding oil and gas leases in federal waters to ensure lessees can cover the decommissioning costs of their facilities and that taxpayers will never foot the bill. Read More »

Report: Offshore California drilling has 'No Significant Impact' on ocean

The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) and the Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) recently undertook a joint Programmatic Environmental Assessment (EA) on well-stimulation treatments on 23 gas and oil platforms operating on the Outer Continental Shelf offshore California and issued a "Finding of No Significant Impact." Read More »

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