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BSEE regularly appears before Congress on matters related to the oversight of safety and environmental compliance of activities to produce energy on the Outer Continental Shelf.

Witness Subject Committee Date
Scott A. Angelle
Director
Examining the Policies and Priorities of the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, the Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement, the U.S. Geological Survey, and the Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement House Committee on Natural Resources, Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources 03/10/2020
Scott A. Angelle
Director
FY 2020 budget request for the Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement House Committee on Appropriations, Subcommittee on Interior, Environment and Related Agencies. 04/04/2019

Douglas Morris
Chief, Offshore Regulatory Programs

 

Examining the Policies and Priorities of the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, the Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement, and the U.S. Geological Survey House Committee on Natural Resources, Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources 03/06/2019
Brian Salerno
Director
FY 2017 budget request for the Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement House Committee on Natural Resources, Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources 03/2/2016
Brian Salerno
Director
BSEE’s proposed Well Control Rule and other regulations related to offshore oil and gas production Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. 12/01/2015
Lars Herbst
Regional Director, GOMR
Impacts of Federal regulatory activity on oil and gas exploration and production on the Outer Continental Shelf in the Gulf of Mexico House Committee on Natural Resources. 09/15/2015
Brian Salerno
Director
Proposed regulations for exploratory drilling on the U.S. Arctic Outer Continental Shelf House Committee on Natural Resources, Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources 06/16/2015
Brian Salerno
Director
Innovations in Safety Since the 2010 Macondo Incident House Committee on Natural Resources 04/22/2015
Brian Salerno
Director
FY 2020 budget request for the Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement House Committee on Appropriations, Subcommittee on Interior, Environment and Related Agencies. 04/04/2014
James Watson
Director
FY 2013 budget request for the Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement Senate Committee on Appropriations, Subcommittee on Interior, Environment and Related Agencies 03/14/2014
James Watson
Director
FY 2013 budget request for the Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement House Committee on Natural Resources, Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources 03/08/2012
James Watson
Director
FY 2013 budget request for the Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement House Committee on Appropriations, Subcommittee on Interior, Environment and Related Agencies 03/07/2012
Lars Herbst
Regional Director, GOMR
Offshore Drilling in the Bahamas and Cuba: The U.S. Coast Guard's Oil Spill Readiness & Response Planning. House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, Subcommittee on Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation 01/30/2012
Michael R. Bromwich
Director
North American Offshore Energy: Mexico and Canada Boundary Treaties and New Drilling by Cuba and Bahamas. House Committee on Natural Resources, Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources 11/02/2011
Michael R. Bromwich
Director
Status of Response Capability and Readiness for Oil Spills in Foreign Outer Continental Shelf Waters Adjacent to US Waters. Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources 10/18/2011

On October 1, 2011, the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation and Enforcement (BOEMRE), formerly the Minerals Management Service, was replaced by the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) and the Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) as part of a major reorganization.