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Unformatted text preview: ion of resources on the Outer Continental Shelf (“OCS”). The Secretary has delegated this authority to BOEMRE (MMS at the time of the Macondo blowout). 395 OCSLA provides that lease or permit holders have an affirmative duty to: (1) maintain all places of employment within the lease area or within the area covered by such permit in compliance with occupational safety and health standards and, in addition, free from recognized hazards to employees of the lease holder or permit holder or of any contractor or subcontractor operating within such lease area or within the area covered by such permit on the OCS; (2) maintain all operations within such lease area or within the area covered by such permit in compliance with regulations intended to protect persons, property and the environment on the OCS; and (3) allow prompt access, at the site of any operation subject to safety regulations, to any inspector, and to provide such documents and records Since April 20, 2010, BOEMRE has implemented a number of regulatory reforms aimed at improving drilling and workplace safety. On September 30,...
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This note was uploaded on 01/18/2014 for the course BEPP 305 taught by Professor Nini during the Fall '11 term at UPenn.

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