Testing oil spill containment equipment is a critical part of BSEE's mission protecting safety and the environment on the Outer Continental Shelf. Some testing is done at Ohmsett National Oil Spill Response Research Facility in BSEE's 2.6 million-gallon salt water tank for simulating ocean conditions.
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Please click on the appropriate section below to locate your specific needs:

Appeals   Exploration & Development Plans Facility & Well Permits   FOIA Bill for Collection Miscellaneous Collections
Pipeline Production & Development   Refund



Service Cost
Appeals $150
Open Access Complaints $7,500


Exploration and Development Plans

Service Cost
Deepwater Operations Plan $3,599


Facility and Well Permits

Service Cost
Application for permit to drill $2,113
Application for permit to modify $125
New facility production safety system application varies
Modification production safety system application varies


Miscellaneous Collections

Service Cost
Includes; Jury Duty, Travel Voucher Repayment, Centrally Billed Repayment, Vendor, etc) varies
Ohmsett Collections varies



Service Cost
Pipeline ROW grant application $2,771
Pipeline ROW grant assignment $201
Pipeline application modification - ROW $4,169
Pipeline conversion of lease term to ROW $236
New pipeline application - Lease Term $3,541
Pipeline application modification - Lease Term $2,056
Pipeline repair notification $388
Application to decommission a pipeline - ROW $2,170
Application to decommission a pipeline - Lease Term $1,142


Production and Development

Service Cost
Suspensions of operations/suspensions of production $2,123
500 feet from lease/unit line production request $3,892
Gas cap production request $4,953
Downhole commingling request $5,779
Voluntary unitization proposal or unit expansion $12,619
Unitization revision $896
Surface commingling & measurement application varies
Royalty Relief Application varies


Structures (or Platforms)

Service Cost
Platform application installation under platform verification program $22,734
Platform application - fixed structure under the platform approval program $3,256
Platform application - Caisson well protector $1,657
Platform application - Modification $3,884
Application to remove a platform $4,684