5/10/2017: 3rd Annual Offshore Training Symposium – meeting recap

This post provides a recap of the 3rd Annual Offshore Training Symposium at Coast Guard Headquarters, during which regulatory agencies and response partners exchanged ideas, learned about each others’ capabilities, and discussed the future of offshore environmental response operations.


5/4/2017: Coast Guard, BSEE, release inaugural Joint Activity Summary for 2016

The inaugural Coast Guard and BSEE 2016 Joint Activity Summary informs the public of how our two agencies work together to continuously improve our approach to consistent regulatory inspection and enforcement.


1/31/2017: Coast Guard, BSEE partner to leverage collective authorities

The Coast Guard and Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) recently signed four updated memoranda of agreements (MOA) leveraging their collective authorities in regulating Outer Continental Shelf activities in the areas of civil penalties, safety and environmental management and safety management systems, incident notification and investigations and oil discharge planning, preparedness and response.


9/27/2016: 2016 Center for Offshore Safety Forum – Risk-based inspections and safety management

Recap of questions and answers related to risk-based inspections and effective safety management with Assistant Commandant for Prevention Policy Rear Adm. Paul Thomas and Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) Director Brian Salerno at the fourth annual Center for Offshore Safety (COS) Forum in Houston. This is part four of a four-part series covering the panel by Thomas and Salerno.


9/26/2016: 2016 Center for Offshore Safety Forum – Safety culture on the Outer Continental Shelf

Recap of questions and answers related to safety culture on the Outer Continental Shelf with Assistant Commandant for Prevention Policy Rear Adm. Paul Thomas and Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) Director Brian Salerno at the fourth annual Center for Offshore Safety (COS) Forum in Houston. This is part three of a four-part series covering the panel by Thomas and Salerno.


9/23/2016: 2016 Center for Offshore Safety Forum – NASEM Safety Culture report

Recap of questions and answers related to the NASEM Safety Culture with Assistant Commandant for Prevention Policy Rear Adm. Paul Thomas and Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) Director Brian Salerno at the fourth annual Center for Offshore Safety (COS) Forum in Houston. This is part two of a four-part series covering the panel by Thomas and Salerno.


9/22/2016: 2016 Center for Offshore Safety Forum – Opening remarks from senior regulators

Recap of opening remarks made by Assistant Commandant for Prevention Policy Rear Adm. Paul Thomas and Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) Director Brian Salerno at the fourth annual Center for Offshore Safety (COS) Forum in Houston. This is part one of a four-part series covering the panel by Thomas and Salerno.


5/12/2016: 2016 Offshore Technology Conference – Finishing the discussion

Questions and answers from BSEE Director Brian Salerno and Assistant Commandant for U.S. Coast Guard Prevention Policy Rear Adm. Paul Thomas at the 2016 Offshore Technology Conference. This post is the final part of a four-part series.


5/11/2016: 2016 Offshore Technology Conference – Safety management systems and risk-based inspections

Questions and answers regarding safety environmental management systems and safety management systems from BSEE Director Brian Salerno and Assistant Commandant for U.S. Coast Guard Prevention Policy Rear Adm. Paul Thomas at the 2016 Offshore Technology Conference. This post is part three of a four-part series.


5/10/2016: 2016 Offshore Technology Conference – Joint coordination and data sharing

Questions and answers regarding joint coordination and data sharing from BSEE Director Brian Salerno and Assistant Commandant for U.S. Coast Guard Prevention Policy Rear Adm. Paul Thomas at the 2016 Offshore Technology Conference. This post is part two of a four-part series.


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