Outer Continental Shelf oil and gas development

hearings before the Subcommittee on Minerals, Materials and Fuels of the Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs, United States Senate, Ninety-third Congress, second session .... by United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs. Subcommittee on Minerals, Materials, and Fuels.

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  • Petroleum in submerged lands -- United States.,
  • Natural gas in submerged lands -- United States.,
  • Offshore oil well drilling -- Law and legislation -- United States.

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Hearings held May 6-10, 1974 on S. 2389, 2672, 2858, 2922, 3185, 3221, 3346.

  “Responsibly developing our energy resources on the Outer Continental Shelf in a safe and well-regulated way is important to our economy and energy security, and it provides billions of dollars to fund the conservation of our coastlines. Outer Continental Shelf Resource Development Safety: A Review of Technology and Regulation for the Systematic Minimization of Environmental Intrusion From Petroleum Products () Chapter: APPENDIX A: Extracts from Applicability of NASA Contract Quality Management and Failure Mode Effect Analysis Procedures to the USGS Outer Continental Shelf Oil and Gas Lease Management Program.   This action item calls for the development of a new Five-Year Outer Continental Shelf Oil and Gas Leasing Program, with full consideration given to leasing the OCS offshore Alaska, Mid-Atlantic, South Atlantic, and the Gulf of Mexico, in accordance with the provisions of the Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act (OCSLA) as directed by the Executive. Socioeconomic impacts of outer continental shelf oil and gas development: a bibliography (OCoLC) Material Type: Government publication, National government publication: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Malka L Pattison.

8(g) History. 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 in , and the federal government immediately challenged the state's claim to the area. Oil and Gas and Sulphur Operations on the Outer Continental Shelf-Oil and Gas Production Safety Systems A Proposed Rule by the Safety and Environmental Enforcement Bureau on 08/22/ This document was corrected by a document published on 09/04/ 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. The President has broad authority to withdraw portions of the outer continental shelf from mineral leasing, including leasing to drill for oil and gas through the Department of the Interior’s.

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. The Secretary of the Interior is empowered to grant leases to the highest qualified responsible bidder and to formulate regulations as necessary to carry out the provisions of the Act. O.C.S.L.A. provides guidelines for implementing an Outer Continental Shelf oil and gas exploration and development . 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. 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.

Outer Continental Shelf oil and gas development by United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs. Subcommittee on Minerals, Materials, and Fuels. Download PDF EPUB FB2

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 divided by the distance to the foot of the slope equals.

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. Outer Continental Shelf. Oil and Gas Leasing Program: – Final and outer continental shelf (OCS) plans pursuant to the CZMA to operator as part of the plan of development and production, and which may be required for part of the plan of exploration.

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 oil and gas development book Continental Shelf Estimated Oil and Gas Reserves Gulf of Mexico OCS Region Decem Authors Grant L. Burgess Kellie K. Cross Eric G. Kazanis The Office of Resource Evaluation Reserves Section Published by U.S.

Department of the Interior Bureau of Ocean Energy Management New Orleans Gulf of Mexico OCS Region May 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. BOEM Fact Sheet RED Assessment of In-Place Gas Hydrate Resources of the Lower 48 United States Outer Continental Shelf Results The results at this time comprise an analysis of the in-place gas hydrate resources in the Gulf of Mexico, Atlantic, and Pacific OCS areas.

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.

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). 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. 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. 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. exploration, development, and production of oil and gas any­ where on the Outer Continental Shelf; or (5) in which the Secretary finds that because of such activ­ ity there is, or will be, a significant risk of serious damage, due to factors such as prevailing winds and currents, to the marine.

OCS Five-Year Development Plan: Hearing on the Department of the Interior's Recommendations for this Nation's Outer Continental Shelf Oil and Gas Leasing Program for the Next Five Years Before the Subcomm. on Panama Canal/Outer Continental Shelfof the House Comm.

on Merchant Marine and Fisheries, lOOth Cong., 1st Sess. Outer Continental Shelf Oil & Gas Leasing Program: Final Environmental Impact Statement, Vol. I & II on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

Outer Continental Shelf Oil & Gas Leasing Program: Final Environmental Impact Statement, Vol. I & II. THE WESTERN PORTION OF THE OUTER CONTINENTAL SHELF OF. THE GULF OF MEXICO (GMG) (Draft as of April 7, ) 2 oil and gas exploration, development, and production activities regulated by this permit, means any party that meets either of the following three criteria.

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.

Get this from a library. The development of United States outer continental shelf oil and gas resources: the Reagan administration's outer continental shelf leasing program and a case study of the major problems in developing Alaska's offshore petroleum resources.

[Garth Kevin Jones]. Outer Continental Shelf Moratoria on Oil and Gas Development Congressional Research Service 1 oratoria, as a policy option, play a key role in the administration of the nation’s ocean energy programs.

In the aftermath of the ApDeepwater Horizon explosionCited by: 1. 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.

Get this from a library. Oil and gas development on the outer continental shelf. [James E Mielke; Library of Congress. Congressional Research Service.]. 5-year outer continental shelf oil and gas leasing program for January - December primary decision documents: proposed program [Unknown] on *FREE* shipping on.

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. Add tags for "Research and development program for outer continental shelf oil and gas operations".

Be the first. Pacific summary report (Jul): Outer Continental Shelf oil and gas activities in the Pacific and their onshore impacts Paperback – January 1, by. Outer Continental Shelf Oil and Gas Information Program (U.S.) (Author) See all 3 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions Author.

Outer Continental Shelf Oil and Gas Information Program (U.S.). The Coast Guard is withdrawing the proposed rule entitled “Outer Continental Shelf Activities” that we published on December 7, The Coast Guard is withdrawing this proposed rule due to the passage of time, advances in technology, and changes in industry practices that.

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. 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.

OCS National Compendium: Outer Continental Shelf Oil and Gas Infomration through September Paperback – January 1, by Gregory J. Gould (Author) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Paperback, Author: Gregory J. Gould. The law allows a president to withdraw any currently unleased lands in the Outer Continental Shelf from future lease sales.

Atlantic Ocean as indefinitely off limits to future oil and gas. The Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act defines the Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) as all submerged lands lying seaward of state coastal waters under U.S.

jurisdiction. The law authorizes the Department of Interior (DOI) to lease OCS lands to prevent waste and conserve natural resources, and .The CPA is bound on the south by the maritime boundary with Mexico as established by the Treaty between the Government of the United States of America and the Government of the United Mexican States on the Delimitation of the Continental Shelf in the Western Gulf of.

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 .