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Preparedness Verification

Preparedness Verification is one of the three essential roles of BSEE’s Oil Spill Preparedness Program. BSEE must ensure that owners and operators of offshore oil facilities are trained and equipped to respond to oil spills from the time they drill their first well until the last platform is removed. The Oil Spill Preparedness Division (OSPD) administers the Bureau’s oil spill preparedness regulatory requirements for offshore facilities discussed in 30 CFR Part 254. In doing so, OSPD’s subject matter experts research, improve, and execute numerous important regulatory activities including:

Many of these duties are executed by specialists known as Preparedness Analysts. To better understand these important positions, you can download this insightful infographic.

BSEE Oil Spill Preparedness Analysts Infographic PDF

On-water recovery task force. n performing the functions of the Preparedness Verification role of the Oil Spill Preparedness Program, BSEE professionals ensure that resources like ones shown in this figure are properly documented and ready to respond when needed.

In performing the functions of the Preparedness Verification role of the Oil Spill Preparedness Program, BSEE professionals ensure that resources like ones shown in this figure are properly documented and ready to respond when needed.