For Immediate Release: Wednesday, August 14, 2013
Contact: Nicolette Nye, (202) 465-8463, firstname.lastname@example.org
NOIA Applauds Selection of Vice Admiral Brian Salerno as Next Director of BSEE
Washington, DC – NOIA President Randall Luthi today issued the following statement applauding the selection of Vice Admiral Brian Salerno as the next Director of the Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement:
“I applaud Secretary Jewell’s selection of Vice Admiral Brian Salerno as Director of the Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement. Like his predecessor, Vice Admiral Salerno comes with a solid background in offshore issues. NOIA trusts he will continue Admiral Watson’s record of fair oversight as we strive to maintain the highest levels of offshore safety while producing the energy so vital to the nation’s economic health. The Admiral has already made the rounds, meeting with many industry leaders during his tenure as a special advisor at BSEE, and we look forward to continuing our working relationship with him as well as the fine employees of BSEE.“
NOIA is the only national trade association representing all segments of the offshore industry with an interest in the exploration and production of both traditional and renewable energy resources on the nation’s outer continental shelf. NOIA’s mission is to secure reliable access and a fair regulatory and economic environment for the companies that develop the nation’s valuable offshore energy resources in an environmentally responsible manner. The NOIA membership comprises about 300 companies engaged in business activities ranging from producing to drilling, engineering to marine and air transport, offshore construction to equipment manufacture and supply, telecommunications to finance and insurance, and renewable energy.