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Current development of the outer continental shelf (OCS)

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Small Business. Subcommittee on Energy, Environment, and Safety Issues Affecting Small Business.

Current development of the outer continental shelf (OCS)

impact within the small business community : hearings before the Subcommittee on Energy, Environment, and Safety Issues Affecting Small Business of the Committee on Small Business, House of Representatives, Ninety-ninth Congress, first session, South Gate, CA, April 10 and Houston, TX, April 11, 1985.

by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Small Business. Subcommittee on Energy, Environment, and Safety Issues Affecting Small Business.

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Published by U.S. G.P.O. in Washington .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Offshore oil industry -- United States.,
    • Small business -- United States.,
    • Continental shelf -- United States.,
    • Oil and gas leases -- United States.

    • Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKF27 .S6384 1985
      The Physical Object
      Paginationv, 317 p. :
      Number of Pages317
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2665216M
      LC Control Number85602759

      production on the Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) and reducing unnecessary regulatory burdens, while ensuring that any such activity is safe and environmentally responsible. BSEE carefully reviewed all provisions of the WCR, and determined that this final rule revises or addsFile Size: 1MB. Outer Continental Shelf: Debate Over Oil and Gas Leasing and Revenue Sharing Most Recent Developments President Bush announced on J , that he would like to open areas of the Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) for oil and gas development currently under presidential and congressional moratoria (discussed in more detail below). However, the President stated that he .

      Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act (OCSLA) of — extends the benefits of the Longshore and Harbor Workers' Compensation Act (LHWCA) to workers injured or killed upon fixed structures (e.g., oil well platforms) that are permanently attached to the outer continental shelf for the purpose of natural resource exploration or development. Shown Here: Conference report filed in Senate (08/10/) (Conference report filed in Senate, S. Rept. ) Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act Amendments - =Title I: Findings and Purposes with Respect to Managing the Resources of the Outer Continental Shelf= - Declares that the national interest will be served by a policy of increased domestic production of the oil and gas resources of the.

        A New Statute and Pressure Litigation - Outer Continental Shelf Oil and Gas Leasing in the Courts. One of the most challenging areas for Natural Resources Section(“NRS”) litigation over the years has been that involving cases brought by coastal states and their allies challenging the leasing of oil and gas on the outer continental shelf(“OCS”). drilling activities on the outer continental shelf, J , and Octo Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act (OCSLA; 43 U.S.C. et. seq.) and 30 CFR provide the statutory and regulatory basis for drilling suspensions in the Gulf of Mexico. 6 For this reason, recent suspensions in the Gulf are not addressed in this by: 1.


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Current development of the outer continental shelf (OCS) by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Small Business. Subcommittee on Energy, Environment, and Safety Issues Affecting Small Business. Download PDF EPUB FB2

Current development of the outer continental shelf (OCS): impact within the small business community: hearings before the Subcommittee on Energy, Environment, and Safety Issues Affecting Small Business of the Committee on Small Business, House of Representatives, Ninety-ninth Congress, first session, South Gate, CA, April 10 and Houston, TX, Ap Overall, The Regulation of Continental Shelf Development: Rethinking International Standards provides considerable food for thought for those wrestling with legal, scientific and policy issues associated with the exploitation of continental shelf resources.

The book provides a lively, erudite, informed and informative commentary on the system of regulation underpinning these issues. 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.

Current Developments in the Outer Continental Shelf Lambert M. Laperouse Gieger, Laborde & Laperouse, L.L.C New Orleans, Louisiana I. Notice to Lessees/Letters to Lessees The MMS periodically issues information (ITL), letters (LTL) and notices (NTL) to lessees and operators of oil and gas leases in the Outer Continental Shelf (OCS).Author: Lambert M.

Laperouse. The Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) is a vital component of our nation’s energy economy. It accounts for 18% of domestic oil production, 4% of domestic natural gas production, billions of dollars in annual revenue for the Treasury, states, and conservation programs.

the outer Continental Shelf is a vital national resource reserve held by the Federal Government for the public, which should be made available for expeditious and orderly development, subject to environmental safeguards, in a manner which is consistent with the.

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.

The Outer Continental Shelf National Center of Expertise (OCSNCOE) is currently located in Morgan City, LA and is the repository of Coast Guard expertise and best practices on Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) activities.

Like other NCOEs, the OCSNCOE is focused on raising the competency, capabilities and consistency of Coast Guard inspection. The book will be of great use to scientists, engineers, and technicians involved in the research, development, and implementation of energy technology.

Show less Energy & Resource Development of Continental Margins is a collection of papers that addresses issues in the development of energy technology and exploration of energy sources. Faqs / What is the Outer Continental Shelf (OCS). What is the Outer Continental Shelf (OCS). The OCS is all submerged lands lying seaward of state coastal waters which are under U.S.

jurisdiction. Holland-Bartels, Leslie, and Pierce, Brenda,An evaluation of the science needs to inform decisions on Outer Continental Shelf energy development in the Chukchi and Beaufort Seas, Alaska: U.S. Geological Survey Fact Sheet4 p. 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.

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 to.

Carleton C., Gautier P., Golitsyn V., Lodge M.W., Yanai S. () Current Issues Regarding the Delimitation of the Outer Continental Shelf: A Panel Discussion in the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea (30 September ).

In: Basedow J., Magnus U., Wolfrum R. (eds) The Hamburg Lectures on Maritime Affairs Author: Chris Carleton, Philippe Gautier, Vladimir Golitsyn, Michael W.

Lodge, Shunji Yanai. The first step in the development process, a Request for information, was published in the Federal Register on July 3,with a day comment period that ended on Aug The first of three proposals, the Draft Proposed Program, was released on January 4, with a day comment period that ended on March 9, Comments can be viewed online at The continental slope of East China Sea is distributed at the southeastern outer edge of the continental shelf of East China Sea and west side of Okinawa trough.

It has length of about km starting from the Nannv Islands at north and to the northern end of Taiwan Island at south. From the south to the north, there are 16 submarine canyon systems with different scale developed on the. Jones Act to the Outer Continental Shelf.

Part Four looks at domestic legislation and attempts to repeal the Jones Act, as well as the efforts made to sustain it. Because the coastwise trade affects almost every facets of a nation’s life, the Jones Act is a very attractive political issue on all sides of the political divide.

The Statute establishing the Public Land Law Review Commission declared that it was the policy of Congress that the public lands of the United States shall be (a) retained and managed or (b) disposed of, all in a manner to provide the maximum benefit for the general public.1 The Commission was given the duty to (i) study existing statutes and regulations governing the retention.

(a) Rules and regulations; amendment; cooperation with State agencies; subject matter and scope of regulations The Secretary shall administer the provisions of this subchapter relating to the leasing of the outer Continental Shelf, and shall prescribe such rules and regulations as may be necessary to carry out such Secretary may at any time prescribe and amend such rules and.

Also passed inthe SLA and the Outer Continental Shelf Leasing Act (OCSLA) (Title III) established federal government jurisdiction of minerals and resource development. Structure. A continental shelf typically extends from the coast to depths of – metres (– feet).

It is gently inclined seaward at an average slope of about °. In nearly all instances, it ends at its seaward edge with an abrupt drop called the shelf this lies the continental slope, a much steeper zone that usually merges with a section of the ocean floor called.The Submerged Lands Act of was immediately followed by the Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act.

Under the latter, the Secretary of the Interior is responsible for the administration of mineral exploration and development of the Outer Continental Shelf (O.C.S.). The Secretary of the Interior is empowered to grant leases to the highest.

(6) Supporters of the Jones Act presented a bill aimed at bolstering the Jones Act restrictions in regards to the Outer Continental Shelf. (7) It too was unsuccessful. Part Six takes a cursory look at the Arctic as the next big stage in the battle for oil and gas, and how lessons from Macondo could be of benefit in the Arctic.