Welcome to National OCS Program Virtual Room
2019-2024
National Outer Continental Shelf
Oil and Gas Leasing Program

Virtual Meeting Room
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Welcome to the National OCS Program Virtual Meeting Room. The information provided here is exactly the same resources available at the open house meetings. By clicking on the icons below, participants can "walk" from station to station to read the information and provide your comments at the end. All of the materials can also be downloaded in a single DPP Public Meeting Handouts zip file.



Welcome Learn how to provide useful comments. Learn more about the National OCS Program and how it relates to the Draft Programmatic EIS. New National OCS
Program Details

FAQ
Guide to Providing Comments

Guide to Providing Comments

Informational Video Watch an informational video about BOEM's process in developing a National OCS Program.

NEPA and National OCS Process Learn about the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) process and the opportunities for public review and comment for both the National OCS Program and NEPA. Leasing
Schedule

Leasing Schedule
Overview of Process and Schedule

Overview of Process and Schedule
Oil & Gas Process Diagram

O&G Process Diagram

Resource Assessment and Economics Understand how oil and gas resources on the OCS are estimated and computed, and how the economic analyses are used for the National OCS Program.
Oil 101
Oil Formation

Poster: Oil 101 Oil Formation
Oil 101: Why
is Oil Important

Poster: Oil 101: Why is Oil Important
Oil & Gas
Resources

Poster: O&G Resources
Oil & Gas
Resources FAQ

O&G Resources FAQ
Economic
Analysis

Economic Analysis
Economic
Benefits

Economic Benefits

Environmental Scoping Learn about the physical resources, biological resources, and human environment that could be impacted by implementing the National OCS Program. Acoustics

Acoustics Factsheet
Geological and Geophysical

Geological and Geophysical Factsheet
Resources to
Consider

Resources to Consider
BOEM Acoustics Whiteboard Animation

Other Programs at BOEM Learn about other BOEM programs, such as the Offshore Renewable Energy Program and Marine Minerals Program. Marine Minerals Program Lease Areas

Poster: MMP Lease Areas
Renewable Energy Programs

Poster: Renewable Energy Programs
Renewable Energy Program

Renewable Energy Program
Marine Minerals Program

Marine Minerals Program
Marine Minerals Program Research

Marine Minerals Program Research
Wind Energy Commercial Leasing

Economic Benefits

BSEE Programs Learn about how federal and state agencies work to promote safety, protect the environment, and conserve resources offshore through regulatory oversight and enforcement.
Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement

NPVR-BSEE-Fact-Sheet
BSEE Oil Spill
Preparedness
Division

NPVR-OSPD-Fact-Sheet
BSEE
Inspection
Program

NP-BSEE-Inspection-Program-Fact-Sheet

Ensuring Environmental Sustainability

NP-Ensuring-Environmental-Sustainability-Fact-Sheet
BSEE
101


BSEE 101

Comment Provide electronic comments at Regulations.gov that will be entered into the official record for the Draft Proposed Program and the Draft Programmatic EIS. You can also provide written comments by printing the Comment form below. Helpful
Comments

Poster: Helpful Comments
Regulations.gov:
How To Guide

Regulations How To
Comment
Form

Comment Form

Past Five Year Programs
Frequently Asked Questions
National OCS Program Virtual Room