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Catastrophe management on the outer continental shelf

Catastrophe management on the outer continental shelf

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Published by American Bar Association, Section of Natural Resources, Energy, and Environmental Law, Committee on Marine Resources in [Chicago, Ill.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Oil pollution of the sea -- Law and legislation -- United States.,
  • Oil spills -- United States -- Management.,
  • Oil pollution of the sea -- United States -- Prevention.

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsAmerican Bar Association. Section of Natural Resources, Energy, and Environmental Law. Committee on Marine Resources.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination1 v. (various pagings) :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16304116M

      (Archived document, may contain errors) October 6, OUTER CONTINENTAL- SHELF AMENDMENTS. H R BACKGROUND. Offshore oil and gas first became the subject of public debate during the. the outer limits of the continental shelf beyond nautical miles has therefore been a great concern among lawyers as well as scientists around the world. In March , leading lawyers, scientists, eminent academics, and others involved in the establishment of the outer limits of their continental shelves assembled in Tokyo on the.

    Passed in , the Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act (OCSLA) was intended to extend the rights afforded by the Longshore and Harbor Workers’ Compensation Act (LHWCA) to those employees working aboard vessels and platforms on the outer continental shelf area of the U.S. The LHWCA in turn was designed to provide coverage for injured workers not covered by the Jones Act, a maritime law for. For up to date analysis on the latest events and a look back at how recovery and reconstruction is going for events that have already come to pass, you can visit our .

    Congress enacted the Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act in to extend workers compensation to workers on drilling platforms. The law increases protection for workers in key mineral-mining and oil-drilling industries to ensure that companies could find willing workers for dangerous jobs on the outer continental on: N Egret Bay Blvd, League City, , TX.   GAO reviewed the Department of the Interior, Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) and the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management's (BOEM) new rule on oil and gas and sulfur operations on the Outer Continental Shelf (OCS)--requirements for exploratory drilling on the Arctic Outer Continental Shelf.


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Section of Natural Resources, Energy, and Environmental Law.;]. Outer Continental Shelf limits greater than nautical miles but less than either the 2, meter isobath plus nautical miles or nautical miles are defined by a line 60 nautical miles seaward of the foot of the continental slope or by a line seaward of the foot of the continental slope connecting points where the sediment thickness.

Definition. Formally, the OCS is governed by Ti Chapter 29 "Submerged Lands", Subchapter III "Outer Continental Shelf Lands", of the U.S. term "outer Continental Shelf" refers to all submerged land, its subsoil and seabed that belong to the United States and are lying seaward and outside the states' jurisdiction, the latter defined as the "lands beneath navigable waters" in.

His book Catastrophe: An Investigation into the Origins of the Modern World, based on years of careful research spanning five continents, argues that sometime in A.D.a worldwide disaster struck and uprooted nearly every culture then extant. Given contemporary reports of the sun being blotted out or weakened for nearly a year and a half Cited by:   In the years prior to the Deepwater Horizon catastrophe, the Minerals Management Service (MMS)—which is now BOEMRE—had been in the process of developing a new rule whose full title was Oil and Gas and Sulphur Operations in the Outer Continental Shelf—Safety and Environmental Management Systems (SEMS).

It is Subpart S of 30 CFR Part A continental shelf is a portion of a continent that is submerged under an area of relatively shallow water known as a shelf sea. Much of these shelves has been exposed during glacial periods and interglacial shelf surrounding an island is known as an insular shelf.

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Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act Agencies: Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (within the Department of the Interior) Citation: 43 U.S.C. §§ et seq. Enacted as: the “Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act”, on August 7, Where Law Applies: Under the Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act (OCSLA), the subsoil and seabed of the outer continental shelf belong to the United States and “are File Size: KB.

The Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act defines the Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) as all submerged lands lying seaward of state coastal waters under U.S. jurisdiction. The law authorizes the Department of Interior (DOI) to lease OCS lands to prevent waste and conserve natural resources, and to.

The Outer Continental Shelf is considered as an essential maritime zone which holds habitats of marine life and various resources. It was eventually defined as the lands beneath the navigable waters.

The continental shelf is known as the extension of landmass of the continent under the ocean. Appendix B: Description and Assessment of the Minerals Management Service Safety Program Components: Appendix C: Summary of Outer Continental Shelf Safety Information Data Bases: 'Appendix D: An Outer Continental Shelf Operating Company's Management of Safety' Appendix E: Outer Continental Shelf Work Practices: COVID Resources.

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Faqs / What is the Outer Continental Shelf (OCS). What is the Outer Continental Shelf (OCS). The OCS is all submerged lands lying seaward of state coastal waters which are under U.S. jurisdiction.

The Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act (OCSLA) extends the provisions of the Longshore and Harbor Workers’ Compensation Act to disabilities or death resulting from any injury occurring as the result of operations “arising out of or in connection with any operations conducted on the outer Continental Shelf for the purpose of exploring for, developing, removing or transporting by pipeline the.

Catastrophe Management Operational Review Catastrophe models have become an essential component of the risk management process of most insurers. Yet many companies do not fully understand the uncertain-ty inherent in the models, or how to best utilize the models in light of this significant Size: 1MB.

A New Statute and Pressure Litigation - Outer Continental Shelf Oil and Gas Leasing in the Courts. One of the most challenging areas for Natural Resources Section(“NRS”) litigation over the years has been that involving cases brought by coastal states and their allies challenging the leasing of oil and gas on the outer continental shelf(“OCS”).

The Outer Limits of the Continental Shelf The United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (herein- ter the “Convention”) marks the beginning of a new era in the law of 1 the sea. The negotiations for this treaty at the Third United Nations Conference for the Law of the Sea (hereinafter “UNCLOS III”), lasted for nine years, from.

Leases, easements, and rights-of-way on the outer Continental Shelf () Disposition of revenues (26) a. Moneys received as a result of forfeiture by Outer Continental Shelf permittee, lessee, or right-of-way holder; return of excess amounts (26) Repealed (26) Geological and geophysical explorations () Information concerning the outer limit of the continental shelf With regard to the continental shelf of the Republic, advice has been given in by the Attorney-General's.

A continental shelf is the edge of a continent lying beneath the ocean. This shelf extends from the coastline of a continent to a drop off point called the shelf break. The shelf break is where the underwater edge of a continent shelf begins to rapidly slope downwards towards the ocean floor depths.

Natural Catastrophe Management Mother Nature's extreme weather events of recent years highlighted continued exposures and underlying issues in providing coverage for property and its subset, construction property (builders risk).

Hurricanes and other disasters in North America accounted for a great deal of the loss payouts.The outer continental shelf is submerged lands that are in US territorial waters but not within any individual state's territorial waters. Oil, gas and other important minerals can be found on the outer continental shelf.

The Secretary of Interior is responsible for mineral exploration and development of the outer continental shelf.