Industry asked to report near-miss incidents in offshore operations

04/1/2014 |

The Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement is asking the oil and natural gas industry to report close calls at its offshore facilities, as this data can help avert larger-scale accidents in the future. The bureau assured energy companies that the data will not be used for enforcement actions against them. "The voluntary, confidential near-miss reporting system has the potential to help prevent catastrophic incidents that endanger lives and the environment," said BSEE Director Brian Salerno.

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