BOEM Extends Comment Period for Outer Continental Shelf

The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM), announced on July 30 that the comment period for the Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) oil and gas leasing program has been extended for an extra 15 days to August 15. The Request for Information (RFI) and Comments on the Preparation of the 2017-2022 Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) Oil and Gas Leasing Program was released in mid-June as the initial step in the multi-year offshore oil and gas planning process.