NTL 2017-N01 - Revised OCSLA Civil Penalty Assessment Matrix - February 3 2017
The purpose of this Notice to Lessees and Operators (NTL) is to provide updated information regarding BSEE’s assessment of civil penalties for violations of the Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act (OCSLA) and its implementing regulations. This NTL replaces NTL No. 2016-N05. Effective February 3, 2017, the maximum civil penalty amount will increase to $42,704 per day per violation in accordance with the authorities described below. BSEE has revised the Civil Penalty Assessment Matrix below to reflect the increased maximum civil penalty amount per day per violation. The increase in the OCSLA maximum civil penalty amount and the revised Civil Penalty Assessment Matrix apply to civil penalties assessed on and after February 3, 2017, even when the associated violation(s) predates February 3, 2017.
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