BSEE and BOEM Propose New Arctic Drilling Rules

The U.S. Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement and the U.S. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management have published proposed rules that revise and add new requirements to regulations for exploratory drilling and related operations on the Outer Continental Shelf seaward of the State of Alaska.

At the same time, BOEM and BSEE have published a draft Environmental Assessment for the proposed Arctic drilling rules.

Comments on both the proposed rules and the draft EA are due to BSEE and BOEM on or before April 27, 2015.

Click here to read the proposed Arctic Drilling Rules.

Click here to read the draft EA.

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