A recent advisory from DWT partners Glenn Benson and Barbara Jost: On June 4, 2013, the U.S. Department of the Interior’s Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (“BSEE”) and the U.S. Coast Guard signed a Memorandum of Agreement regarding division of lead agency responsibilities between the two agencies for regulation, inspection, and oversight of systems and sub-systems on mobile offshore drilling units (“MODUs”) used for oil, gas, or sulphur drilling, production, or related activities. The lead agency will be responsible for coordinating with the other agency as appropriate. Read More