TITLE

Management and oversight of offshore oil and gas -- the need for change

AUTHOR(S)
LEVINE, MICHAEL; HARTSIG, ANDREW
PUB. DATE
November 2010
SOURCE
Trends (15339556);Nov/Dec2010, Vol. 42 Issue 2, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on current management framework for offshore oil and gas activities, requirements for spill response plans, and the way in which those affected by oil spills are compensated in the U.S. It mentions that national attention to the serious deficiencies associated with planning for, and oversight of, offshore oil and gas activities is followed Deepwater Horizon oil spill. It highlights how Department of the Interior (DOI) implements a temporary moratorium on drilling operations.
ACCESSION #
69686999

 

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