AA10 - Oil and Gas Production Safety Systems

Docket ID: BSEE-2012-0005
Agency: Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE)
Parent Agency: Department of the Interior (DOI)

The Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) will amend and update the regulations regarding offshore oil and natural gas production. It will address issues such as production safety systems, subsurface safety devices, and safety device testing. BSEE has expanded the rule to differentiate the requirements for operating dry tree and wet tree production systems on the Outer Continental Shelf (OCS). This rule will also expand use of life cycle analysis of critical equipment.

RIN: 1014-AA10
Impacts and Effects: None
CFR Citation: 30 CFR 250
Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant
UA and Regulatory Plan Information open glossary dialog  
Publication Period: Spring 2016
Agenda Stage of Rulemaking: Final Rule
Major Rule: No
Legal Authorities: 31 U.S.C. 9701, 43 U.S.C. 1334
Legal Deadlines: None
Government Levels Affected: No
Federalism Implications: No
Unfunded Mandates: No
Requires Regulatory Flexibility Analysis: Business
Small Entities Affected: No
International Impacts: No
Energy Effects: No
Included in Regulatory Plan: No
ActionDateFR Citation
NPRM08/22/201378 FR 52240
NPRM Comment Period End12/05/2013
Final Action05/00/2016
Docket Details open glossary dialog  
Related RINs: None
Related Dockets: None
Type: Rulemaking

Primary Documents

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Comment Period Closed
Dec 05, 2013 11:59 PM ET
Proposed Rule
Posted: 09/27/2013
ID: BSEE-2012-0005-0016
Comment Period Closed
Oct 21, 2013 11:59 PM ET
Proposed Rule
Posted: 08/22/2013
ID: BSEE-2012-0005-0001
Comment Period Closed
Posted: 09/07/2016
ID: BSEE-2012-0005-0072
Comment Period Closed
Proposed Rule
Posted: 09/04/2013
ID: BSEE-2012-0005-0012

Supporting Documents

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Comments Not Accepted
Supporting & Related Material
Posted: 08/23/2013
ID: BSEE-2012-0005-0003
Comments Not Accepted
Supporting & Related Material
Posted: 08/23/2013
ID: BSEE-2012-0005-0004
Comments Not Accepted
Supporting & Related Material
Posted: 08/23/2013
ID: BSEE-2012-0005-0005


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Comments Received*
Regulatory Timeline
Pre Rule
Current Stage
Proposed Rule
Current Stage
Final Rule
Current Stage
Agency Contact
Lakeisha Harrison
Chief, Regulations and Standards Branch
703 787-1552
703 787-1555 (Fax)
45600 Woodland Road
Sterling, VA 20166
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