Coalition Joins Over 50 Groups in Support of Existing Well Control Rule

In 2016, the Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) issued the Blowout Preventer and Well Control Rule to address safety concerns about the offshore oil and gas industry that were identified after the Deepwater Horizon oil spill. Recently, BSEE has proposed revisions that would fundamentally weaken the rule. Click “Read More” to see our joint comment letter opposing the revisions.

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Interior Department Proposes to Weaken Critical Offshore Oil and Gas Regulation

The Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement proposes to revise the Blowout Preventer and Well Control Rule in order “to ease the regulatory burden” on the offshore oil and gas industry. The current rule was issued in 2016 to address industry shortcomings identified after the Deepwater Horizon oil spill. Click “Read More” to see our comments on the proposed rule.

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