Tuesday, February 22, 2011

Energy/Environment/Homeland Security/International Law: United Kingdom Energy Minister Announces Review of Offshore Drilling Policies

On January 12, immediately after the January 11 issuance of the National Commission on the BP Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill and Oil Drilling's final report, United Kingdom Energy Minister Charles Hendry issued a statement that offered favorable comments on the report. The statement also announced that the United Kingdom Government intended to review the United Kingdom’s oil and gas offshore regulatory regime "against the findings of the US investigations," and that the review would begin within a month.

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