October 1, 2011

Government Administration


The Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) works to promote safety, protect the environment, and conserve resources offshore through vigorous regulatory oversight and enforcement. BSEE is the U.S. offshore oil, natural gas, and renewable energy regulator. The bureau was formally established on October 1, 2011 as part of a major reorganization of the Department of the Interior's offshore regulatory structure. Key functions include:

- An offshore regulatory program that develops standards and regulations and emphasizes a culture of safety in all offshore activities
- Oil spill response preparation including review of industry Oil Spill Response Plans to ensure compliance with regulatory requirements
-Environmental enforcement with a focus on compliance by operators with all applicable environmental regulations, as well as ensuring that operators adhere to the stipulations of their approved leases, plans and permits
- Funding scientific research to enhance the information and technology needed to build and sustain the organizational, technical and intellectual capacity within and across BSEE’s key functions that keeps pace with industry technological improvements, innovates regulation and enforcement and reduces risk through systematic assessment and regulatory and enforcement actions in order to better carry out the BSEE mission

The bureau maintains regional offices in Anchorage, Alaska, Camarillo, Calif., and New Orleans, La., with additional district offices along the Gulf of Mexico coast.

At the Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement, you'll have a unique opportunity to put your engineering know-how to use. Whether you are a recent graduate looking to gain valuable experience in the field or an experienced professional looking for a stable career, BSEE has positions available for all levels of experience. As part of BSEE you will enforce the safe and environmentally responsible operation of America's offshore oil and natural gas development.


Bureau of Safety & Environmental Enforcement's' Location
Bureau of Safety & Environmental Enforcement
1849 C Street NW, Washington, D.C. 20240