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07/30/2014 - Employees from the Bureau of Environmental Enforcement’s (BSEE) Gulf of Mexico Region met with local students last week as part of the PLAY, LEARN, SERVE and WORK outdoors initiative.  Eric Hawkins, a geologist, and Alicia Calero, a petroleum engineer, volunteered with the Core Element STEM summer camp on the campus of Delgado Community College in New Orleans.

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07/25/2014 - The Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) initiated a day long unannounced drill involving Murphy Exploration and Production Company.  The exercise tested Murphy’s ability to respond to a simulated spill event in accordance with its Oil Spill Response Plan (OSRP).

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07/14/2014 - Late last month the Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement’s (BSEE) Kristi McKinney travelled to Bergen, Norway to participate in the annual international seminar hosted by the Norwegian Oil Spill Control Association (NOSCA).  McKinney, who is a Research Specialist in the Bureau’s Oil Spill Response Division, was invited to speak to the international audience about oil spill planning and preparedness in U.S. territorial waters. She highlighted current research within the Oil Spill Response Division and explained BSEE and operator requirements for oil spill planning and preparedness. The seminar was attended by over 90 international researchers and responders.

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