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Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) lands

Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) lands

leasing for oil and natural gas exploration and development

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Published by Library of Congress, Congressional Research Service in [Washington, DC] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Offshore oil industry,
  • Offshore gas industry,
  • Oil and gas leases

  • Edition Notes

    StatementWilliam Hymes
    SeriesMajor studies and issue briefs of the Congressional Research Service -- 1982-83, reel 4, fr. 0716
    ContributionsUnited States. Dept. of the Interior, United States. Minerals Management Service, Library of Congress. Congressional Research Service
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination30 p.
    Number of Pages30
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17120700M

      U.S. Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke hosts a news media telephone briefing regarding the National Outer Continental Shelf Oil and Gas Leasing Program (National OCS Program).   The Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act requires the Secretary of the Interior, through BOEM, to prepare and maintain a schedule of proposed oil and gas lease sales in federal waters, indicating the size, timing, and location of leasing activity that would best meet national energy needs for the five-year period following Program approval.

    Tagged with: Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement Deepwater Horizon Energy Energy Partners Ltd. Energy XXI Gary Hanna James Watson Minerals Management Service moratorium Outer Continental Shelf President Barack Obama Tulane Energy Institute. Read More». COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.

    Continental shelf, a broad, relatively shallow submarine terrace of continental crust forming the edge of a continental landmass. The geology of continental shelves is often similar to that of the adjacent exposed portion of the continent, and most shelves have a gently rolling topography called ridge and swale. Continental shelves make up. Get this from a library! Outer continental shelf: report. Decem [United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs. Special Subcommittee on Outer Continental Shelf.].


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The Outer Limits of the Continental Shelf The United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (herein- ter the “Convention”) marks the beginning of a new era in the law of 1 the sea. The negotiations for this treaty at the Third United Nations Conference for the Law of the Sea (hereinafter.

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Outer Continental Shelf — generally defined as all submerged lands that lie beyond the coastal states' territorial boundaries, to a water depth of meters or where exploration is feasible. The state territorial boundaries normally extend 3 nautical miles, except in Florida and Texas where seaward boundaries extend 10 nautical miles.

Outer continental shelf leasing map, Louisiana. West Cameron area, West Addition Contributor Names United States. Bureau of Land Management.

Created / Published [New Orleans, La.]: The Bureau, [] Subject Headings. The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) invites the submission of information and nominations for commercial wind leases that would allow a lessee to propose the construction of a wind energy project on the Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) in the New York Bight, and to develop one or more.

The title of this information collection is “30 CFR PartLeasing of Sulphur or Oil and Gas in the Outer Continental Shelf.” (b) MMS collects this information to determine if the applicant filing for a lease on the Outer Continental Shelf is qualified to hold such a lease.

The term "outer Continental Shelf" is defined in the Act, section (a), as follows: "(a) The term 'outer Continental Shelf' means all submerged lands lying seaward and outside of the area of lands beneath navigable waters as defined in section of this title, and of which the subsoil and seabed appertain to the United States and are.

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Ancient Evidence Offshore: the Search for Prehistoric Human Occupation of South Carolina’s Outer Continental Shelf Author Dan Brown, MRD Friday, Aug - am.

Geologists have observed for decades that drastic changes in the sea level over the past few million years left vast swaths of the modern day sea floor exposed for millennia at a time.

Augusta, ME – Governor Paul LePage, chairman of the Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) Governors Coalition, announced today that Governor Kay [ ] OCS Governors Submit Letter to BOEM on Draft Proposed Plan for OCS Oil & Gas Leasing. 30 Mar. Assessment of the U.S.

Outer Continental Shelf Environmental Studies Program reviews the ecological studies done by the Environmental Studies Program of the Minerals Management Service. This program, which has spent $10 million a year on ecological studies in recent years, is designed to provide information to predict and manage the.

The Outer Continental Shelf is considered as an essential maritime zone which holds habitats of marine life and various resources. It was eventually defined as the lands beneath the navigable waters. The continental shelf is known as the extension of landmass of the continent under the ocean.

@article{osti_, title = {Oil spills,Gulf of Mexico outer continental shelf}, author = {Danenberger, E.P.}, abstractNote = {Total Gulf of Mexico OCS oil spillage during January 1, Decemamounted to 51, barrels.

Production during that period amounted to 35, barrels per barrel spilled; the spillage rate is percent. Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act (OCSLA) of — extends the benefits of the Longshore and Harbor Workers' Compensation Act (LHWCA) to workers injured or killed upon fixed structures (e.g., oil well platforms) that are permanently attached to the outer continental shelf for the purpose of natural resource exploration or development.

outer Continental Shelf and the artificial islands and fixed structures referred to in subsection (a) of this section or to acts or offenses occurring or committed thereon shall not give rise to File Size: 41KB. The justices seemed reluctant to accept that state law would apply to the outer continental shelf.

Justice Samuel Alito Jr. noted that the plaintiff's position would mean that "California then. The Outer Limits of the Continental Shelf The United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (herein- ter the “Convention”) marks the beginning of a new era in the law of 1 the sea. The negotiations for this treaty at the Third United Nations Conference for the Law of the Sea (hereinafter “UNCLOS III”), lasted for nine years, from.

§ Leases, easements, and rights-of-way on the outer Continental Shelf § Disposition of revenues § a. Moneys received as a result of forfeiture by Outer Continental Shelf permittee, lessee, or right-of-way holder; return of excess amounts § Repealed.

Pub. –, § 8(b), Aug. 13,Stat. § Inthe United States government enacted the Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act (OCSLA) to extend the protections of the Longshore and Harbor Workers’ Compensation Act to workers on offshore platforms on the Outer Continental Shelf. Congress enacted the Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act in to extend workers compensation to workers on drilling platforms.

The law increases protection for workers in key mineral-mining and oil-drilling industries to ensure that companies could find willing workers for dangerous jobs on the outer continental shelf.

40 CFR Part 55 - OUTER CONTINENTAL SHELF AIR REGULATIONS. CFR ; prev | next § Statutory authority and scope. § Definitions. § Applicability. § Requirements to submit a notice of intent. § Corresponding onshore area designation. § Permit requirements.

S. 9 (95th). A bill to establish a policy for the management of oil and natural gas in the outer Continental Shelf, to protect the marine and coastal environment, to amend the Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act, and for other purposes. Ina database of .Continental shelf plain is at the outer of continental shelf, with width of 25–30 km.

Its terrain is flat and the average slope gradient is only × 10 −3 – × 10 −3. View chapter Purchase book.