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The Offshore Operators Committee (OOC) is a non-profit organization comprised of 151 members engaged in drilling and producing hydrocarbon resources in the Gulf of Mexico and Atlantic Ocean whose activities are focused on providing its member operators with information and technical support that will assist them in conducting their offshore activities in a manner that will promote sound safety and environmental operational practice.









Our Members are any person, firm, or corporation owning offshore leases and our Associate Members are any person, firm, or corporation engaged in offshore activity as a drilling contractor, service company, supplier or any other capacity that desires to participate in the work of the OOC.


In 2014, the OOC saw a dramatic increase in regulatory activity, the chart below tracks the official OOC letter responses to various agency action and requests for comment.

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BSEE NPRM: Well Control Rule

USCG NPRM: DP Systems

LATEST NEWS

USCG – NPRM: Requirements for MODUs and Other Vessels Conducting Outer Continental

Shelf Activities With Dynamic Positioning Systems


BSEE – NPRM: Blowout Prevention Systems and Well Control

Meeting Note:

Drilling S/C Workgroup Meeting 2/4/15 (Houston)

Member Note:

BOEM Bonding Meeting expected late Q1 2015

Meeting Note:

SEMS S/C Meeting 1/30/15 (New Orleans)

ONRR NPRM: Valuation Changes for Royalties

ONRR proposes to change the regulations governing valuation for royalty purposes of oil and gas produced from Federal onshore and offshore leases.