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Decommissioning Cost Rule 2016

The Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) today announced that offshore oil and gas lessees and owners of operating rights are now required to submit summaries of their actual expenditures for the decommissioning of wells, platforms and other facilities on the Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) as part of the final Decommissioning Costs Rule.

Press Release - BSEE Decommissioning Costs Reporting Rule Finalized - 12/3/2015
Press Release - BSEE Releases Decommissioning Cost Reporting for Pipelines Rule - 11/16/2016

Information for the Final Decommissioning Cost Rule