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The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation and Enforcement (BOEMRE) last week announced a final rule that separates the federal regulations that govern offshore energy and resource development between the Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) and the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM), effective October 1, 2011.
As domestic oil and gas development continues to expand on the U.S. Outer Continental Shelf (OCS), Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar and Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation and Enforcement (BOEMRE) Director Michael R. Bromwich recently announced a proposed rule that they say will reduce the likelihood of accidents, injuries and spills in connection with oil and natural gas exploration and development activities.
A federal report released yesterday lays the majority of blame for the 2010 Deepwater Horizon explosion and oil spill squarely on BP, although the report's authors said the actions of several other companies contributed to the disaster.