Governments prepare for Gulf of Mexico offshore drilling accident
How rescue workers respond to an emergency at an offshore drilling facility in the Gulf of Mexico can make all the difference. That’s why the U.S. Department of State and other government officials recently held a seminar focused on preparedness and response procedures related to the energy sector in the Gulf of Mexico region. Government representatives from the Caribbean, Latin America and the United States met to discuss a wide range of topics, including preventive regulatory frameworks, safety standards for floating production units and best practices in oil spill containment.
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The recent safety seminar was focused on increasing regional cooperation and joint planning of responses related to offshore units and marine pollution preparedness. Emphasis on safety measures is important since President Obama recently proposed the first new offshore oil drilling plan since the historic BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico last year. The plan includes leasing 12 areas for five years each (from 2012 through 2017) in the Gulf of Mexico.
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