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Oil and gas development on the outer continental shelf

Hearing before the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources, United States Senate, One Hundred ... session ... September 14, 1993 (S. hrg)

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ISBN 100160436125
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Definition. Formally, the OCS is governed by Ti Chapter 29 "Submerged Lands", Subchapter III "Outer Continental Shelf Lands", of the U.S. term "outer Continental Shelf" refers to all submerged land, its subsoil and seabed that belong to the United States and are lying seaward and outside the states' jurisdiction, the latter defined as the "lands beneath navigable waters" in. Final Interior Rule: Oil and Gas and Sulfur Operations in the Outer Continental Shelf-Blowout Preventer Systems and Well Control Revisions Eases safety rules put in place by Obama administration after Deepwater Horizon accident to prevent catastrophic accidents during offshore oil and gas operations. Outer Continental Shelf Oil and Gas Production This document is part of the source library for NRGI's Resource Governance Index, a comprehensive measure of the quality of natural resource governance in 81 oil, gas and mineral-rich countries. Greenpeace endorsed legislation (HR ) introduced in the House of Representatives by Representatives Pallone, Castor and Garamendi, which seeks to prohibit further leasing of any area of the outer Continental shelf for the exploration, development, or production of oil, gas.


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Oil and gas development on the outer continental shelf by United States Download PDF EPUB FB2

This up-to-date electronic book on CD-ROM provides comprehensive coverage of offshore drilling and the work of the Minerals Management Service (MMS), including Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) energy sources of natural gas and oil from Alaska, the Pacific Offshore region, and the Gulf of : U.S.

Government. Get this from a library. Oil and gas development on the outer continental shelf: hearing before the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources, United States Senate, One Hundred Third Congress, first session Septem [United States.

Congress. Senate. Committee on. The Development of Outer Continental Shelf Energy Resources G. KEVIN JONES* An important source of oil and gas that has sparked much recent debate is the outer continental shelf (OCS). This article traces the history of the development of OCS energy Cited by: 1. Impact of oil and gas exploration, development, and production on the Outer Continental Shelf on Louisiana.

[Baton Rouge]: Louisiana Coastal Resources Program, State Planning Office, (OCoLC) Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource: Document Type: Book, Internet Resource. Notes: 1) The figures on this page are total oil and gas production volumes removed from the ground.

Sales volumes will differ slightly from production volumes for any given month/year due to fuel, flare, and vent volumes, or sales which occur in a different month from the production month. The Alaska Outer Continental Shelf encompasses the Beaufort and Chukchi Seas, the Bering Sea, Cook Inlet and the Gulf of Alaska.

BOEM's Alaska Region Office is responsible for managing the development of oil, natural gas, renewable energy and mineral resources on Alaska's Outer Continental Shelf in an environmentally and economically responsible way. outer continental shelf (OCS) oil and gas activity in the South Atlantic must consider the value of the region’s existing ocean economy.

The coastal communities in this region are well known for industries such as tourism, recreation, and commercial fishing, and it is important to place potential OCS development in the context of. nder the Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act (OCSLA), as amended,1 the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) must prepare and maintain forward-looking five-year plans—referred to by BOEM as five-year programs—for proposed public oil and gas lease sales on the U.S.

outer continental shelf (OCS). On January 4,BOEM released a draftFile Size: 1MB. Outer Continental Shelf limits greater than nautical miles but less than either the 2, meter isobath plus nautical miles or nautical miles are defined by a line 60 nautical miles seaward of the foot of the continental slope or by a line seaward of the foot of the continental slope connecting points where the sediment thickness.

The development of outer continental shelf (OCS) oil and gas re­ sources has raised recurring problems in federal-state relations.

On MaSecretary of the Interior Ken Salazar announced a national strategy for Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) oil and gas development. In that announcement, the Administration outlined a three-pronged approach (U.S.

Department of the Interior, a). Moratoria measures for the outer continental shelf (OCS) establish bans or restrictions on oil and gas exploration and development in federal ocean areas. With some exceptions for marine sanctuaries and monuments, no portion of the federal OCS has a permanent moratorium on oil and gas leasing and by: 1.

WASHINGTON – U.S. Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke today announced the next step for responsibly developing the National Outer Continental Shelf Oil and Gas Leasing Program (National OCS Program) forwhich proposes to make over 90 percent.

The U.S. Gulf of Mexico is a world-class hydrocarbon basin and industry has an impressive track record of advancing its capabilities in the region. From tothe U.S. Gulf of Mexico has produced over 52 billion barrels oil equivalent in federal waters, billion barrels of oil and trillion cubic feet of natural gas.

Remaining reserves are estimated at billion barrels oil Author: Mark J. Kaiser, Siddhartha Narra. Ensuring safe and responsible development of the Nation’s offshore oil and gas resources through leasing under the Five Year Program is an important part of that strategy.

The Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act (OCSLA) requires BOEM to propose a schedule of lease sales every five years. This is referred to as the “Five Year Program.”. Moratoria measures for the outer continental shelf (OCS) establish bans or restrictions on oil and gas exploration and development in federal ocean areas.

With some exceptions for marine sanctuaries and monuments, no portion of the federal OCS has a permanent moratorium on oil and gas leasing and development. Oil and Gas Development on U.S. Outer Continental Shelf Important for Jobs, Economy. Houston (12 July ) – Today, the U.S.

House Natural Resources Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources hosted a hearing to evaluate federal offshore oil and gas development on the U.S. Outer Continental Shelf (OCS).In response to the testimony, IADC President Jason McFarland.

stimulated by development of oil and natural gas on the outer continental shelf. a rapid growth from energy projects: idlas for state and local action department of housing and urban development, office of community planning and development washington, dc,59 pp.

available from: department of housing and urban development, office ofAuthor: Malka L. Pattison. This book reviews the adequacy of information available for predicting and managing the environmental and human effects of oil and gas activities on Alaska's Outer Continental Shelf (OCS).

It examines how the Alaskan OCS and adjacent onshore natural and human environments differ from those in more temperate waters and to what degree the information characterizes those differences. Oil and Gas and Sulfur Operations in the Outer Continental Shelf —Blowout Preventer Systems and Well Control Revisions.

offshore oil and gas industry, Standards Development Organizations (SDOs), and other stakeholders. During the course of these File Size: 1MB. examines the potential environmental impacts from oil and gas exploration and development on the outer continental shelf (OCS) and considers a reasonable range of alternatives to the proposed plan.

Sincenine distinct five-year programs and a revised version of. WHEREAS, Consistent with the principles of Section 18 and the resulting regionally tailored leasing strategy, the current exclusion of the Pacific Outer Continental Shelf from new oil and gas development is consistent with the long-standing interests of Pacific Coast states, as framed in the West Coast Governors’ Agreement on Ocean Health adopted by the Governors of California.

Moratoria measures for the outer continental shelf (OCS) establish bans or restrictions on oil and gas exploration and development in federal ocean areas.

With some exceptions for marine sanctuaries and monuments, no portion of the federal OCS has a permanent moratorium on oil and gas leasing and development. While some areas are under temporary development bans, such as Cited by: 1. Outer Continental Shelf, Western, Central, and Eastern Gulf of Mexico, Oil and Gas Lease Sales for Years A Notice by the Ocean Energy Management Bureau on 12/26/ Document Details.

A technology assessment of outer continental shelf oil and gas operations}, author = {Kash, D E and White, I L and Bergey, K H and Chartock, M A and Devine, M D and Leonard, R L and Salomon, S N and Young, H W}, abstractNote = {The technology assessment of the U.

outer continental shelf oil and gas operations is an attempt to introduce all. Outer Continental Shelf Moratoria on Oil and Gas Development Congressional Research Service Summary Moratoria provisions for the outer continental shelf (OCS), enacted as part of the Department of the Interior appropriations over 26 years, prohibited federal spending on oil and gas development in certain locations and for certain activities.

Outer Continental Shelf: Debate Over Oil and Gas Leasing and Revenue Sharing Congressional Research Service 1 Most Recent Developments President Bush announced on Jthat he would like to open areas of the Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) for oil and gas development currently under presidential and.

In the mids, major oil and gas deposits discovered in the outer continental shelf lands were the source of controversy between the federal government and the eastern coastal states.

Louisiana first began drilling offshore inand the federal government immediately challenged the. The MMS accepted comments on the NPR until June 4, (90 days).

We received eight comments on the NPR. These comments came from producers of oil and natural gas in the Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) and from the State of Alaska. The MMS made revisions to the proposed rule based on these comments. Mandate of the Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act.

History of Oil and Gas Development in the U.S. Outer Continental Shelf. The first drilling for oil in ocean waters took place in off the coast of California. Since then, offshore drilling has pushed the limits of technology and innovation, with the deepest wells now being drilled in waters more than 2, m deep in the Gulf of Mexico.

Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act Agencies: Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (within the Department of the Interior) Citation: 43 U.S.C. §§ et seq. Enacted as: the “Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act”, on August 7, Where Law Applies: Under the Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act (OCSLA), the subsoil and seabed of the outer continental shelf belong to the United States and “are File Size: KB.

which is sent on-shore for treatment and subsequently sent back to the Outer Continental Shelf to be discharged. This permit does not authorize discharges from facilities located in or discharging to State territorial seas or from facilities defined as "onshore", "coastal", or "stripper" (see 40 CFR PartSubparts C, D, and F).

U.S. Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke hosts a news media telephone briefing regarding the National Outer Continental Shelf Oil and Gas Leasing Program (National OCS Program).

that govern oil, gas, and sulphur exploration, development, and production in the Outer Continental Shelf (OCS).

For the first time, part was divided into subparts A through P, for better organization, and expanded to sections. In recent years, we have felt the need for more section numbers. Then, as MMS began rewriting these.

Benefits of Opening the Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) to Offshore Development. InAPI commissioned a series of regional economic studies by Calash and Northern Economics to provide independent evaluations of the potential impacts of the development of America’s offshore oil and natural gas resources in the OCS, if the current restrictions were lifted.

Nov 8, H.R. (th). To distribute revenues from oil and gas leasing on the outer Continental Shelf to certain coastal States, to require sale of approved offshore oil and gas leases, to promote offshore wind lease sales, and to empower States to manage the development and production of oil and gas on available Federal land, and for other purposes.

But the Center for American Progress dug through the agency's budget documents to find the number of reported injuries per hour worked on oil and gas facilities on the federal Outer Continental Shelf. Obama already invoked the Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act to safeguard Alaska’s Bristol Bay inand again last year to protect part of Alaska’s Arctic coast.

OUTER CONTINENTAL SHELF OIL AND GAS LEASING OFF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA: ANALYSIS OF ISSUES PREPARED AT THE RKQUEST OF HON. WARREN G. MAGXUSOX, Chairman FOR THE USE OF THE COMMITTEE ON COMMERCE PURSUANT TO S. Res.

NATIONAL OCEAN POLICY STUDY NOVEMBER Printed for the u** of the Committee on Commerce, United State* Senate. as They Relate to Outer Continental Shelf Oil and Gas Exploration and Development. Aug I.

Introduction. On Apthe Deepwater Horizon mobile offshore drilling unit, a semi-submersible exploratory drilling rig owned by Transocean Ltd. The Draft Five Year Outer Continental Shelf Oil and Gas Leasing Program was embraced by oil and gas industry groups but is expected to face withering opposition from a .The Secretary shall conduct a study of any area or region included in any oil and gas lease sale or other lease in order to establish information needed for assessment and management of environmental impacts on the human, marine, and coastal environments of the outer Continental Shelf and the coastal areas which may be affected by oil and gas.The Outer Continental Shelf Transboundary Hydrocarbon Agreements Authorization Act is a bill that would approve a Febru agreement between the United States of America and Mexico about the development of oil and gas natural resources in the Outer Continental Shelf in the Gulf of Mexico near where the two countries share a border.

The bill also establishes some of the rules and Introduced in: th United States Congress.