Platforms Ellen and Elly offshore near Long Beach, Calif in BSEE’s Pacific Region. Ellen (right) is a production platform connected by a walkway to Platform Elly (left), a processing platform for both Ellen and another platform, Eureka.
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If you have a question, comment, or concern, please send an email to our webmaster at and we will contact you shortly. Below is other contact information.

Washington D.C.
1849 C Street, NW
Washington, D.C. 20240
Public Affairs: Greg Julian (
M: 202-412-8375

Sterling, VA
45600 Woodland Road
Sterling, VA 20166

Regional Offices
Gulf of Mexico OCS Region & Atlantic Activities
1201 Elmwood Park Blvd.
New Orleans, LA 70123-2394
Phone: 1-800-200-4853
Public Affairs: Chauntra Rideaux (
O: 504-731-7847
M: 504-400-7863

Pacific OCS Region
760 Paseo Camarillo, Suite 102
Camarillo, CA 93010
Toll Free: 1-800-672-2627
General Information:  805-384-6300
Public Affairs: Guy Hayes (
O: 907-334-5333
M: 907-301-2473

Alaska OCS Region
3801 Centerpoint Drive Ste 500
Anchorage, AK 99503
Phone: (907) 334-5300
Public Affairs: Guy Hayes (
O: 907-334-5333
M: 907-301-2473

Gulf of Mexico Region Public Information Office

The Public Information Office (PIO) is the Gulf of Mexico Region’s focal point for filling customer requests, and for the release of information available to the public.  

Requested information includes publications, CD’s, NTL’s, Technical Papers, maps, and posters

PIO offers a “human touch” for the public to gather information from the BSEE Database of Outer Continental Shelf activities. By accessing the database, Technical Information Management System (TIMS), the PIO staff can produce a variety of information, including:

  • PDF files (recorded to disks and mailed)  
  • Maps (digital, printed on plotters)
  • ASCII files also recorded on optical disks  
  • Public geologic and geophysical information including:
    • well logs
    • velocity surveys
    • core analysis
    • other well file information
  • Public development and production information includes:
    • development operations
    • coordination documents,
    • pipeline
    • platform
    • production
    • reserves
    • well history
    • well tests
    • unit agreements

While much of the data is available on the web site at, the PIO staff is adapt at helping requesters determine exactly what information they need from a highly - technical database, or, for instance, what scale maps needed.


To reach the Public Information Office:

1-800-200-GULF (4853)



To request ASCII files or PDF files, please visit

To request Well Files on compact disk, please visit ;


Oil Spill Program Emergency Contact

BSEE Safety and Incident Investigations Division (SIID) Hotline:  1-877-440-0173 or 202-208-5646

OIG Hotline: 1-800-424-5081

To report oil spills, contact regional and/or district staff using current emergency reporting requirements.

Remember that all oil spills must be reported to the National Response Center (1-800-424-8802)

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