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DOI/BSEE RIN: 1014-AA52 Publication ID: Fall 2021 
Title: Oil and Gas and Sulfur Operations in the Outer Continental Shelf-Blowout Preventer Systems and Well Control Revisions 
Abstract:

This rulemaking would revise the Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) regulations published in the 2019 final rule entitled "Oil and Gas and Sulfur Operations in the Outer Continental ShelfBlowout Preventer Systems and Well Control Revisions," 84 FR 21908 (May 15, 2019), for drilling, workover, completion and decommissioning operations.  In accordance with Executive Order (E.O.) 13990 (Protecting Public Health and the Environment and Restoring Science to Tackle the Climate Crisis) and the E.O.’s accompanying "President’s Fact Sheet: List of Agency Actions for Review," BSEE reviewed the 2019 final rule and plans to propose updates to Subparts D and G of 30 CFR Part 250 to ensure operations are conducted safely and in an environmentally responsible manner.

 
Agency: Department of the Interior(DOI)  Priority: Other Significant 
RIN Status: Previously published in the Unified Agenda Agenda Stage of Rulemaking: Proposed Rule Stage 
Major: Undetermined  Unfunded Mandates: No 
CFR Citation: 30 CFR 250   
Legal Authority: Not Yet Determined   
Legal Deadline:  None
Timetable:
Action Date FR Cite
NPRM  06/00/2022 
NPRM Comment Period End  08/00/2022 
Regulatory Flexibility Analysis Required: Yes  Government Levels Affected: Undetermined 
Small Entities Affected: Businesses  Federalism: No 
Included in the Regulatory Plan: No 
RIN Data Printed in the FR: Yes 
Agency Contact:
Kirk Malstrom
Chief, Regulations and Standards Branch
Department of the Interior
Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement
45600 Woodland Road,
Sterling, VA 20166
Phone:703 787-1751
Fax:703 787-1555
Email: kirk.malstrom@bsee.gov