During a BSEE-directed unannounced exercise in the Gulf of Mexico (April 2013) offshore operator Noble Energy shipped this 600-ton capping stack to a simulated well hole 5, 047 feet below the surface.
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Freedom of Information Act (FOIA)

DOI BuildingThe Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) gives the public the right to request federal agency records and requires federal agencies to proactively make certain records available. This website is the portal to the Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) FOIA program. The FOIA, 5 U.S.C. 552, as amended, is based on the principle of openness in government and generally provides that any person has a right, enforceable in court, of access to federal agency records, except to the extent that such records (or portions thereof) are protected from disclosure by one of nine exemptions or by one of three special law enforcement record exclusions. 


BSEE Guide for FOIA Information 

BSEE FOIA Contacts

How to Make a BSEE FOIA Request  

BSEE FOIA Reading Room (Frequently Requested Documents)   

Additional FOIA Resources


Directory of Key BSEE Officials

 BSEE Leadership

 BSEE Organization Chart

Make Electronic Payment

If you have received a FOIA Bill for Collection, you may use the information provided in it to make an electronic pay at the link below.