On May 9, 2013, the U.S. Coast Guard and the Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) announced that they had entered into a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) concerning offshore safety and environmental regulations....more
Part I of this article appeared in the December 2012 Energy Newsletter and provided an introduction to the three principal types of seabed ore deposits, a history of exploration efforts, and an overview of the 1982 United...more
Most people think of an oil and gas mineral “lease” as, so named, a lease. However, this common thinking is not necessarily accurate, both with respect to state and federal law and in particular in the bankruptcy courts in...more
On December 19, 2012, the Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) issued a draft Policy Statement that is intended to ensure a positive safety culture in those entities, including previously unregulated service...more
The possibility of wind energy development on the Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) off North Carolina’s shores moved one step closer to fruition last week, as the Department of the Interior Bureau of Ocean Energy Management...more
The Center for Sustainable Economy, a non-profit public interest consulting firm, filed a lawsuit today against the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) in an attempt to halt that agency’s first approved five-year Outer...more
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