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Oil and Gas

BOEM is responsible for all OCS leasing policy and program development issues for oil, gas and other marine minerals.


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Renewable Energy

BOEM facilitates the responsible development of renewable energy resources on the Outer Continental Shelf.

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Marine Minerals

BOEM works with coastal communities to provide Outer Continental Shelf sand to restore and protect shorelines. Our work supports coastal resilience, state and local economies, and ecological habitat.

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Environment

Our goals are to be good stewards and protect the environment while overseeing the development of Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) energy and marine mineral resources.

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BOEM marine archaeologist Melanie Damour

Environmental Studies Program Celebrates Golden Anniversary

Innovative program has provided important scientific data to inform bureau's decisions for 50 years. 

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BOEM Helps to Restore Popular Outer Banks Beaches

BOEM leased approximately 3.14 million cubic yards of sand to replenish 11.65 miles of shoreline along portions of the Towns of Duck, Southern Shores, Kitty Hawk, and Kill Devil Hills.

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WINDY CORNER, Alaska – Grace Callahan, daughter of BOEM Alaska Public Affairs Officer John Callahan, scans for beluga whales here Sept. 23. Grace and her father were at the Windy Corner observation station as part of Belugas Count! 2023. Now in its fifth year, Belugas Count! brings together citizen volunteers from around Cook Inlet to count whales as part of an effort to monitor the population of the endangered Cook Inlet beluga whales. BOEM photo by John Callahan.

Cetacean Estimation: Belugas Count! 2023

BOEM employees help monitor endangered population of Alaska whales

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Environmental Studies Program Celebrates Golden Anniversary

Innovative program has provided important scientific data to inform bureau's decisions for 50 years.

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Start a rewarding career at BOEM

You can put your science and engineering know-how to use at the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management.

Join us and help ensure the safe and environmentally responsible development of the U.S. offshore energy and marine mineral resources. Whether you are a recent graduate looking to gain valuable experience in the field, or an experienced professional looking for a stable career, BOEM has current vacancies available for all levels of experience.