[Federal Register Volume 76, Number 201 (Tuesday, October 18, 2011)]
[Page 64372]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2011-26945]



Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement

Ocean Energy Safety Advisory Committee (OESC); Notice of Meeting

AGENCY: Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE), 

ACTION: Notice of meeting.


SUMMARY: OESC will meet at the Department of the Interior's South 
Interior Building in Washington, DC.

DATES: Monday, November 7, 2011, from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. and Tuesday, 
November 8, 2011, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

ADDRESSES: South Interior Building Auditorium, 1951 Constitution 
Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20240.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. Joseph R. Levine at the Bureau of 
Safety and Environmental Enforcement, 381 Elden Street, Herndon, 
Virginia 20170-4187. He can be reached by telephone at (703) 787-1033 
or by electronic mail at joseph.levine@bsee.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: OESC consists of representatives from 
industry, Federal Government agencies, non-governmental organizations, 
and the academic community. It provides policy advice to the Secretary 
of the Interior through the Director of BSEE on matters relating to 
ocean energy safety, including, but not limited to drilling and 
workplace safety, well intervention and containment, and oil spill 
    The agenda for Monday, November 7, will address the progress on 
OESC outreach to the academic community and the states. The OESC 
Subcommittees will report on their progress to date on their interim 
recommendations on oil spill prevention, containment, spill response 
and safety management systems for the OESC's consideration and action.
    The agenda for Tuesday, November 8, will address BSEE's incident 
data analysis; development and implementation of safety and 
environmental management systems from the perspective of major and 
independent operators; a summary of the findings of the Deepwater 
Horizon Joint Investigation Team; draft American Petroleum Institute 
(API) standards Deepwater Well Design and Construction (API Recommended 
Practice 96) and Well Construction Interface Document Guidelines (API 
Bulletin 97); and BSEE's proposed rule on revisions to safety and 
environmental management systems.
    The meeting is open to the public. Approximately 90 visitors can be 
accommodated on a first-come-first-served basis. Please be aware that 
the South Interior Building is a Federal Government facility and 
Government issued picture identification must be presented to enter the 
building. Members of the public will have the opportunity to comment on 
a first-come-first-served basis during the time allotted for public 
comment and may submit written comments to the OESC during the meeting 
or by e-mail to the Committee at OESC@boemre.gov.
    Minutes of the OESC meeting will be available for public inspection 
on the Committee's Web site at: http://www.boemre.gov/mmab/EnergySafety.htm.

    Authority: Federal Advisory Committee Act, Pub. L. No. 92-463, 5 
U.S.C. Appendix 1, and the Office of Management and Budget's 
Circular No. A-63, Revised.

    Dated: October 12, 2011.
Michael R. Bromwich,
Director, Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement.
[FR Doc. 2011-26945 Filed 10-17-11; 8:45 am]