For Immediate Release: Contact: Nicolette Nye
Tuesday, September 13, 2011 (202) 347-6900
NOIA Statement on Proposed Safety Rule
Offshore industry deeply committed to safe operations
Washington, D.C. – NOIA President Randall Luthi today issued the following statement in response to BOEMRE’s proposed revisions to Safety and Environmental Management Systems:
“NOIA’s members are deeply committed to the safe production of oil and natural gas in the OCS and we look forward to providing further input to BOEMRE as this rulemaking progresses. Coordination and cooperation between industry and regulators is essential to ensure that regulations reflect industry capability and effectively result in a safer offshore working environment.”
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 more than 270 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.