Doing Business with BSEE
BSEE works with a variety of organizations and individuals as we fulfill our mission as America’s regulator for all energy and mineral extraction operations on the U.S. Outer Continental Shelf. We maintain offices in Alaska, California, Louisiana, New Jersey, Texas, Virginia, and Washington D.C., and offer a variety of contact options on our website for those seeking to engage with us.
BSEE adheres to the principles of equal employment opportunity and follows strict federal guidelines when carrying out our responsibilities related to offshore safety, environmental stewardship, and resource conservation. For more information about any of our activities, please visit the appropriate pages of our website or communicate with the appropriate office by viewing the Connect With Us page.
Acquisition Services At-a-Glance – Our dedicated acquisition professionals deliver customer-focused acquisition services with the highest degree of integrity and the cooperative effort of our partners.
Small Business Program
The Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) Small Business Program was established to (1) assist small, HUBZone small, small disadvantaged, women-owned small, veteran-owned small, and service disabled veteran-owned small businesses, to develop, grow, and ensure their long-term success; (2) continually foster an environment where small, HUBZone small, small disadvantaged, women-owned small, veteran-owned small, and service disabled veteran-owned small businesses can compete successfully for a fair share of BSEE's procurements on their own merits; and (3) assist large businesses to increase subcontracting opportunities for small, HUBZone small, small disadvantaged, women-owned small, veteran-owned small, and service disabled veteran-owned small businesses.
Procurement Business Opportunities
BSEE's Acquisition Office acquires the products and services required to support Agency mission goals. Commercial opportunities are advertised on Federal Business Opportunities (FedBizOpps). Also, available at DOI.gov, is the Forecast of Contract Opportunities. Some of the products/services we purchase are:
- Engineering Services
- Oil Spill Technology Studies
- Information Technology
- Consulting Services
- Office Products
Unsolicited Research Proposals
It is the policy of the Government to encourage the submission of new and innovative ideas in response to Broad Agency Announcements, Small Business Innovation Research topics, Small Business Technology Transfer Research topics, Program Research and Development Announcements, or any other Government-initiated solicitation or program.
When the new and innovative ideas do not fall under topic areas publicized under these programs or techniques, the ideas may be submitted as unsolicited proposals and can only be accepted it is aligned with the Agency’s mission and meets the requirements stipulated Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR), Part 15.6.
Unsolicited Proposals should be submitted to Chrischanda Smith directly, via email, at email@example.com, or by mail to:
Chrischanda Smith, Chief, Acquisition Policy & Financial Assistance Branch
U.S. Department of the Interior (DOI)
Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE)
Acquisition Management Division, VAE-AMD
45600 Woodland Road, VA-AMD
Sterling, VA 20166
Justification and Approval of Noncompetitive Contract Awards (JOFOC)
To comply with the Federal Acquisition Regulation Subpart 6.305, BSEE's Acquisition Procurement Office publishes approved JOFOCs at the Government point-of-entry, www.fedbizopps.gov.