Offshore Safety In The Shadow Of Deepwater

Law360, New York (October 12, 2011, 5:16 PM EDT) -- As multiple federal agencies release final investigation reports in connection with the Deepwater Horizon accident, the offshore oil and gas industry is braced for a new wave of health, safety and environmental regulations in response to the findings. Looking forward, these rules could significantly impact the regulatory scheme for onshore facilities as well. It also is clear that managing safety compliance will become more resource-intensive if recent pro­posed regulations from the U.S. Department of the Interior's Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation and Enforcement (BOEMRE) are...
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