Interior to take drilling-safety push global Thursday
By Ben Geman
Global regulators, mount up: The Interior Department is hosting a forum Thursday with top energy officials from countries around the world to discuss improving offshore drilling safety.
The Ministerial Forum on Offshore Drilling Containment will focus on “how to strengthen containment capabilities for potential deepwater oil and gas well blowouts and on developing global solutions for offshore containment technologies,” according to Interior.
The event will feature officials from many countries with offshore drilling: Angola, Australia, Brazil, Canada, India, Mexico, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, the United Kingdom, Russia and representatives from the European Union.
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Posted on April 14, 2011, in Angola, Mexico, Natural Gas, New Zealand, Oil & Gas - offshore, Regulation and tagged Angola, Barack Obama, BOEM, BOEMRE, deepwater horizon, Department of the Interior, European Union, gulf of mexico, Interior secretary ken Salazar, Mexico, Natural Gas, New Zealand, Offshore drilling, oil, Oil & Gas - offshore, President Obama, Regulation, United States Department of the Interior. Bookmark the permalink. Comments Off.