BOEM Videos

Lease 247 Video  

03/22/2017
Gulf of Mexico Lease Sale 247

Sale 247 held on Wednesday, March 22, 2017, in New Orleans, LA, was broadcast live on the internet delivering pertinent information immediately to a much broader national and international audience.

 
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08/24/2016
Western Gulf of Mexico Lease Sale 248

Sale 248 held on August 24, 2016, in New Orleans, LA, was the first federal offshore oil and gas auction broadcast live on the internet delivering pertinent bid information immediately to a much broader national and international audience.

 
Maryland Collaborative Archaeological Survey  

07/19/2016
Maryland Collaborative Archaeological Survey

Archaeologists and scientific divers from the UNC Coastal Studies Institute, BOEM, East Carolina University and NOAA's Monitor National Marine Sanctuary recently completed a cultural resource survey within the wind energy area offshore Maryland.

 
GOM Shipwrecks Unlock Mysteries  

05/20/2016
Gulf of Mexico Historic Shipwrecks Help Scientists Unlock Mysteries of Deep-Sea Ecosystems and Impacts from the 2010 Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill

BOEM's "Gulf of Mexico Shipwreck Corrosion, Hydrocarbon Exposure, Microbiology, and Archaeology (GOM-SCHEMA) project" is examining historic shipwrecks in the Gulf of Mexico to help scientists unlock mysteries of deep-sea ecosystems and impacts from the 2010 oil spill.

 
Earth Day Science Fair 2016  

04/22/2016
Working with Students to Promote Ocean Science

Students shared their knowledge and creativity with their peers at the BOEM exhibit.

 
CPA 247 Draft EIS NO Meeting  

03/24/2016
Draft Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for proposed Central Planning Area Lease Sale 247

The proposed oil and gas lease sale is tentatively scheduled to be held in March 2017 under the current 5-Year Program.

 
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01/12/2016
How clean is your beach?

BOEM Director Abigail Ross Hopper joined kindergarteners and fifth graders from Pierpont Elementary School in Ventura, California to find out.

 
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10/23/2015
Director Hopper Visits New Jersey

On October 20, 2015, Bureau of Ocean Energy Management Director Abigail Hopper traveled to Long Beach Island, New Jersey, to observe progress made since Hurricane Sandy in shore and dune restoration.

 
Overhead view of Cable Installation  

09/17/2015
Cable Installation

This video from Platform Heritage shows ‘Cable Enterprise’ lay the final section of cable for the ExxonMobil cable installation project. The ‘Cable Enterprise’ is a state-of-the-art dynamically positioned cable lay barge. It was recently retrofitted in Croatia and loaded with cable in Norway before being towed to California.

 
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08/23/2015
Coring a drowned cypress forest on the continental shelf

This video provides a glimpse into innovative field work funded by BOEM and administered by the USFWS Northeast Region Migratory Bird program on several shorebird/coastal bird species in the mid-Atlantic region relative to effects of offshore wind energy development.

 
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08/05/2015
Tracking Endangered Birds

This video provides a glimpse into innovative field work funded by BOEM and administered by the USFWS Northeast Region Migratory Bird program on several shorebird/coastal bird species in the mid-Atlantic region relative to effects of offshore wind energy development.

 
Sub Sampling view from the ROV  

07/23/2015
Sub Sampling

BOEM conducts studies throughout the Pacific Region (California, Oregon, Washington and Hawaii). This video features BOEM staff conducting a fish survey offshore California in a mini-submarine.

 
Sea Life Rest Stop  

07/01/2015
Sea Lion Rest Stop

California sea lions find offshore oil and gas platforms to be an ideal place to rest. Join the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management as they take a quick look at what the sea lions are doing.

 
Atlantic Canyons  

05/26/2015
Atlantic Canyons: Pathways to the Abyss

Pathways to the Abyss showcases deepwater marine habitats of two mid-Atlantic Canyons located 100 miles offshore Virginia and Maryland. Research findings from the study are significant and depict a biologically rich region that had not been fully explored in the past.

 
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05/08/2015
Virginia Collaborative Archaeological Survey

Archaeologists and scientific divers from the UNC Coastal Studies Institute, BOEM, East Carolina University and NOAA's Monitor National Marine Sanctuary recently completed a cultural resource survey within the wind energy area proposed off Cape Charles, Virginia.

 
Arctic Currents: A Year in the Life of the Bowhead Whale  

04/28/2015
Arctic Currents: A Year in the Life of the Bowhead Whale

This film presents the epic journey of bowhead whales as they make their annual migration across the Bering, Chukchi and Beaufort Seas. This films draws upon an extensive body of traditional knowledge gathered and sustained by the indigenous whaling peoples.

 
Langrangian Study  

04/21/2015
Lagrangian Study of the Deep Circulation in the Gulf of Mexico

Revealing the Gulf of Mexico's Deep Hidden Currents. Since 2011, BOEM has been sponsoring a study of deep circulation in the Gulf of Mexico. Data collection is expected to conclude in spring 2015, followed by a BOEM final report in 2016.

 
 
Flower Garden Banks 2013  

2013 Field Season of the Flower Garden Banks Long Term Monitoring Study - The 2013 field season continues the incredible research into the potential impacts from the oil and gas industry on the coral community health at the Flower Garden Banks National Marine Sanctuary.

 
Flower Garden Banks 2012  

2012 Field Season of the Flower Garden Banks Long Term Monitoring Study - BOEM’s Gulf of Mexico Region dive team filmed some of the scientific research taking place over 100 miles offshore of Galveston, TX.

 
Before and After Images of Coastal Resilience  

07/14/2014
Coastal Resilience: Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM's) Role

BOEM, using funds it received from the Disaster Relief Appropriations Act of 2013, is identifying and evaluating potential offshore sand resources along the Atlantic coast.

 
Wind Turbine Demonstration  

04/25/2014
Wind Turbine Demonstration

Demonstration of Wind Turbine technology at USA Science & Engineering Festival.

 
Analysis of Fish Populations at Platforms off Summerland, California  

11/27/2013
Analysis of Fish Populations at Platforms off Summerland, California

Photos from November 2013 ROV Cruise: BOEM Pacific Region Study: Analysis of Fish Populations at Platforms off Summerland, California

 
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06/09/2013
BOEM-Platts Energy Interview

BOEM Deputy Director Walter Cruickshank is interviewed by Platts Energy about a lease sale (i.e., auction) for a Wind Energy Area (WEA) offshore Rhode Island and Massachusetts.

 
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05/22/2013
Lophelia II

Exploration and Research of Northern Gulf of Mexico Deepwater Natural and Artificial Hard Bottom Habitats with Emphasis on Coral Communities - Reefs, Rigs, and Wrecks

 
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04/27/2012
Gulf of Mexico Expedition Discovers Amazing Historic Shipwreck 

BOEM archaeologists working with the NOAA Office of Ocean Exploration and Research and other partners* discovered an historic wooden-hulled vessel that sank some 200 years ago.

 
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03/27/2013
Civil War Wreck Mapped in 3D

The only Federal warship sunk at sea in the Gulf of Mexico during the Civil War lies about 20 miles off of the Texas coast, in Federal waters administered by BOEM and BSEE.

 
Cape Lookout Lighthouse Morning Siemens  

11/15/2012
Cape Lookout Lighthouse Morning

Cape Lookout Lighthouse Morning Siemens 10nm Animation