Secretary Salazar, Department of the Interior Leadership to Speak at Ocean Energy Safety Advisory Committee Meeting

By MarEx 2011-11-07 11:39:46

Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar, Deputy Secretary David J. Hayes and Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) Director Michael R. Bromwich will deliver remarks at the third Ocean Energy Safety Advisory Committee (OESC) meeting on November 7 and 8, 2011.

On Monday, November 7, the OESC will address the progress it has made in developing outreach to the academic community and the states. Deputy Secretary Hayes will provide the opening remarks.

On Tuesday, November 8, the OESC will address BSEE's incident data analysis and the development and implementation of Safety and Environmental Management Systems. The committee will also review the findings of the Deepwater Horizon Joint Investigation Team. Secretary Salazar and Director Bromwich will provide the opening remarks.

The OESC is a public federal advisory committee of the nation's leading scientific, engineering and technical experts. The Committee will provide critical policy advice to Secretary of the Interior through the BSEE Director on improving all aspects of ocean energy safety. For more information, go to: http://www.bsee.gov/About-BSEE/Public-Engagement/OESC/Index.aspx.

The meeting is open to the public. Approximately 90 visitors can be accommodated on a first-come-first-served basis.

There will be a media registration table and reserved media seating.


  Ocean Energy Safety Advisory Committee Public Meeting


Monday, November 7, 2011, 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

  • Deputy Secretary Hayes will speak at 1:00 p.m.

Tuesday, November 8, 2011, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

  • Secretary Salazar and Director Bromwich will speak at 10 a.m.


Department of the Interior
South Interior Building Auditorium
1951 Constitution Avenue N.W.
Washington, D.C. 20240

Please be aware that the South Interior Building is a federal government facility and government-issued photo identification must be presented to enter the building. 


Source: BSEE