BOEM Manual

BOEM ManualsListed below is the BOEM Manual of internal regulations, containing policy, procedures, and responsibilities of the Office of the Director, Office of Renewable Energy Programs, Office of Environmental Programs, and the Office of Strategic Resources. All administrative directives, i.e. manual chapters and Interim Policy Documents that governed the Mineral Management Service/Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation, and Enforcement, remain effective until stated to the contrary. BOEM will follow these procedures until they are superseded by official BOEM directives. All document links are to PDF files.

ORGANIZATION SERIES (Parts 100-101) 

 Organization Management (101)

Subject Part/Chapter Version No. Release Date
Organization Changes 101.1 1 01-30-2013

DELEGATION SERIES (Parts 200-230) 

 Delegation Policy (200)

Subject Part/Chapter Version No. Release Date
Redelegations 200.1 1 04-02-2012

 General Delegations (205)

Subject Part/Chapter Version No. Release Date
Issuing Identification Cards 205.4 0 10-08-1999
Personnel Management 205.8 0 01-10-2000
Space Management 205.11 0 10-13-2008
Procurement 205.17 0 06-28-1984
Memorandums of Understanding 205.25 1 04-02-2012

 Special Redelegations (210)

Subject Part/Chapter Version No. Release Date
Offshore Leasing and Operations and Delegations 210.1 0 06-26-2009
Offshore Leasing and Operations Delegations -- Handbook 210.1-H 0 06-26-2009
Delegations of Authority for Renewable Energy Program Memo 0 06-24-2009

 Special Redelegations (218)

Subject Part/Chapter Version No. Release Date
Administration 218.1 0 03-27-2003
Administrative Delegations of Authority 218.1 1 09-23-2011
Budgetary Delegations 218.1.1 1 09-23-2011
Directives Delegations 218.1.2 1 09-23-2011
Ethics Delegations 218.1.3 1 09-23-2011
Fed Reg Notices Delegations 218.1.4 1 09-23-2011
Finance Delegations 218.1.5 4 06-18-2015
Forms Delegations 218.1.6 1 09-23-2011
FOIA Delegations 218.1.7 1 09-23-2011
Human Resources Delegations 218.1.H.8 3 10-24-2014
Information Management Delegations 218.1.9 1 09-23-2011
MOU-MOAs Delegations 218.1.10 1 09-23-2011
Organization Changes Delegations 218.1.11 1 09-23-2011
Privacy Act Delegations 218.1.12 1 09-23-2011
Procurement Delegations 218.1.13 7 01-31-2017
Property Delegations 218.1.14 1 09-23-2011
Safety Delegations 218.1.15 1 09-23-2011
Security Delegations 218.1.16 1 09-23-2011
Space Delegations 218.1.17 1 09-23-2011
Personnel Security 218.1.18 1 07-29-2015
Program Delegation 218.2 0 02-07-2017
Program Delegations Handbook 218.2 H 0 02-07-2017
BOEM 5100 New or Changed Program Delegation Form 0 September 2018
Delegation 1.27 218.2 H - 0001 0 12-02-2019
Delegation 1.28 218.2 H - 0002 0 12-02-2019
Delegation 1.29 218.2 H - 0003 0 12-02-2019
Delegation 2.119 218.2 H - 0004 0 12-02-2019
Delegation 2.120 218.2 H - 0005 0 12-02-2019

 Special Redelegations (220)

Subject Part/Chapter Version No. Release Date
Minerals Revenue Management 220.1 0 03-26-2008
Minerals Revenue Management Delegations – Handbook 220.1-H 0 03-26-2008

 Special Redelegations (230)

Subject Part/Chapter Version No. Release Date
Special Redelegations, Authority to Render Decisions on Appeals 230.1 0 10-28-2005
Authority to Take Internal Review Action 230.3 0 06-12-1989

ADMINISTRATIVE SERIES (Parts 300-491) 

 Major Program Issues and Decisions (301)

Subject Part/Chapter Version No. Release Date
Partnership Policy 301.5 0 05-04-2009
Nursing Mothers Program 301.7 1 09-01-2015

  Acting Officials (302)

Subject Part/Chapter Version No. Release Date
Purpose and Guidelines 302.1 1 04-02-2012
Printing and Publications 314.2 0 10-21-1988

  Federal Register Documents (318)

Subject Part/Chapter Version No. Release Date
Responsibilities and General Instructions 318.1 0 08-15-1983

  Budget Management Business Process (328)

Subject Part/Chapter Version No. Release Date
Budget Formulation 328.1 1 02-14-2012
Budget Execution 328.2 1 02-14-2012

  Management Accountability and Control (340)

Subject Part/Chapter Version No. Release Date
Professional Liability Insurance Reimbursement 340.10 1 03-28-2022

  Financial Management (345)

Subject Part/Chapter Version No. Release Date
Claim Reimbursement for Expenditures on Official Business. 345.1 1 06-06-2017

  Cost Recovery (346)

Subject Part/Chapter Version No. Release Date
Cost Recovery Interim Policy Document 346.1 0 04-03-2006

  Personnel (370)

Subject Part/Chapter Version No. Release Date
Process for Tracking MMS Contractor Employees 370.300.1 0 09-24-2008
Performance Rating Reconsideration Process 370.300.2 1 09-13-2019
Remote Work 370.300.3 1 08-25-2021

  Employee Training and Development (370.410)

Subject Part/Chapter Version No. Release Date
General Provisions 370.410.1 0 06-05-1986
Management and Coordination of Training 370.410.2 0 06-05-1986
Establishing Training Programs 370.410.3 0 06-05-1986
Interagency Training 370.410.4 0 06-05-1986
Training Through Non-Government Facilities 370.410.5 0 06-05-1986
Payment of Training Expenses 370.410.6 0 06-05-1986
Acceptance of Contributions, Awards, and Payments From Non-Government Organizations Incident to Training 370.410.7 0 06-05-1986
Attendance at Meetings 370.410.8 0 06-05-1986
Individual Development Plans 370.410.9 1 04-26-2019

 Student Loan Repayment Benefit Program (370.537)

Subject Part/Chapter Version No. Release Date
Student Loan Repayment Benefit Program 370.537 1 05-16-2012

 Compensatory Time Off for Travel (370.550.1)

Subject Part/Chapter Version No. Release Date
Compensatory Time Off for Travel 370.550.1 0 05-07-2009

 Hours of Duty and Work Schedules (370.610)

Subject Part/Chapter Version No. Release Date
Chapter 1 General Provisions 370.610.1 1 07-06-2015
Chapter 2 Work Week 370.610.2 1 07-06-2015
Chapter 4 Credit Hours 370.610.4 1 07-06-2015

 Attendance and Leave (370.630)

Subject Part/Chapter Version No. Release Date
Chapter 1: General Provisions 370.630.1 0 10-22-2008
Chapter 2: General Provisions for Annual and Sick Leave 370.630.2 0 10-22-2008
Chapter 3: Annual Leave 370.630.3 0 10-22-2008
Chapter 4: Sick Leave 370.630.4 0 10-22-2008
Chapter 5: Court Leave 370.630.5 0 10-22-2008
Chapter 6: Excused Absence 370.630.6 0 10-22-2008
Chapter 7: Leave Without Pay 370.630.7 0 10-22-2008
Chapter 8: Family and Medical Leave Act 370.630.8 0 10-22-2008
Chapter 9: Military Leave 370.630.9 0 10-22-2008

 Employee Responsibilities and Conduct (370.735)

Subject Part/Chapter Version No. Release Date
Conflict of Financial Interest 370.735.2 0 08-23-1983
Outside Work and Activity 370.735.23 0 10-22-2008
Federal Employee/Contract Employee Exit Clearance Process 370.735.24 0 10-13-2008

 Welfare and Recreation Organization (370.800)

Subject Part/Chapter Version No. Release Date
Employee Associations 370.800.1 1 02-09-2012

 Information Management Division (375)

Subject Part/Chapter Version No. Release Date
IT Life Cycle Replacement 375.6 1 07-21-2014
Information Technology (IT) Security Program 375.19 0 08-18-2008

 Automated Data Processing (ADP) (376)

Subject Part/Chapter Version No. Release Date
ADP Policies and Responsibilities 376.1 0 11-13-1987
Development of Office of Administration ADP Systems 376.2 0 07-16-1990
ADP Policies and Responsibilities 376.10 0 01-15-1988

 Records Management (380)

Subject Part/Chapter Version No. Release Date
Program Elements and Responsibilities 380.1 1 03-03-2021
Maintenance, Use, and Disposition 380.2 1 03-03-2021
Records Management-Handbook 380.2 0 12-14-1989
Records Management-Handbook 380.2-288 0 09-22-2003
Records Management Guidance for Onboarding Bureau Personnel 380.4 1 05-11-2022
Records Management Guidance for Offboarding Bureau Personnel 380.5 1 05-11-2022

 Origination of Records and Information (381)

Subject Part/Chapter Version No. Release Date
Directives Management 381.1 0 03-14-1990
Preparing and Processing Directives--Handbook 381.1-H 0 03-14-1980
Forms Management 381.2 0 10-20-1999
Reports Management Program 381.4 0 08-16-1990
Information Collection Requirements 381.5 0 10-03-1984
Electronic Information 381.7 0 11-20-1990

 Records Operations (382)

Subject Part/Chapter Version No. Release Date
Mail Management 382.2 0 08-25-2008
Mail Management--Handbook 382.2-H 0 08-25-2008

 Public Access to Records (383)

Subject Part/Chapter Version No. Release Date
Privacy Act 383.1 1 12-12-2011
FOIA 383.15 1 12-12-2011

 Records Disposition (384)

Subject Part/Chapter Version No. Release Date
Vital Records 384.1.1 0 08-14-2000

 Safeguarding of Records and Information (386)

Subject Part/Chapter Version No. Release Date
Safeguarding and Identification of Proprietary Data/Information 386.1 0 04-14-1987
Standards for Marking Proprietary Data/Information 386.2 0 04-24-1987
Physical Protection of Proprietary Data/Information 386.3 0 04-24-1987
    0 05-05-1995
Access, Release, and Transmittal of Proprietary Data/Information 386.4 0 04-14-1988
Standards for Reproduction and Destruction of Proprietary Data/Information 386.5 0 04-24-1987

 Property Management (400)

Subject Part/Chapter Version No. Release Date
Accountability and Responsibility 400.1 0 04-03-1986
A User's Guide for Accountable and Custodial Property Officers--Handbook 400.1-H 0 04-25-1986

 Procurement (404)

Subject Part/Chapter Version No. Release Date
Advance Procurement Plan 404.1 0 07-22-2008

 Property Management (411)

Subject Part/Chapter Version No. Release Date
Policy, Responsibilities, and Standards for Managing Museum Property 411.1 0 06-01-2010

 Space Management (425)

Subject Part/Chapter Version No. Release Date
Space Policy, Responsibilities, and Management 425.1 3 05-06-2022

Physical Protection and Building Security (444)

Subject Part/Chapter Version No. Release Date
General Program Requirements 444.1 1 03-22-2016
Visitor Control Policy 444.2 1 02-08-2016
Access Control Policy 444.3 1 06-30-2016

Awards and Recognition (451)

Subject Part/Chapter Version No. Release Date
Group Awards 451.7 1 11/02/2020

Safety and Occupational Health Program (485)

Subject Part/Chapter Version No. Release Date
Safety Policy and Responsibilities 485.1 1 05-03-2019
Handbook 485.1-H 0 02-08-2008
Safety Management Functions 485.2 0 12-26-1984
Automated External Defibrillator Program 485.6 1 02-01-2016
Accident/Incident Investigations, Records, and Reports 485.8 1 12-21-2015
Inspections and Abatement 485.9 1 03-23-2015
Bloodborne Pathogens 485.10 1 02-08-2016
BOEM Employee Safety & Occupational Health Training 485.12 1 04-04-2016
Personal Protective Equipment 485.14 1 12-26-2018

 Regulations and Guidance Documents (491)

Subject Part/Chapter Version No. Release Date
Procedure for Notices to Lessees and Operators (NTLs) and Handbook for Preparing Notices to Lessees and Operators 491.1 491-1-H 0 03-13-2017

PROGRAM SERIES (Parts 500-800) 

 General Program (500)

Subject Part/Chapter Version No. Release Date
Civil Monetary Penalties Inflation Adjustments 500.1 1 11-04-2016

 Environmental Management (515)

Subject Part/Chapter Version No. Release Date
Environmental Management Systems 515.4 0  

 General Leasing and Operations (600)

Subject Part/Chapter Version No. Release Date
Offshore Scientific and Technical Publications 600.1 0 05-02-2000
Approval of Manuscript for Outside Publication 600.2 0 05-02-2000
Oil and Gas Leasing Process Policy and Responsibilities 600.3 1 09-21-2017

 Resource Evaluation (610)

Subject Part/Chapter Version No. Release Date
Fair Market Value 610.1 0 10-25-2010

 Environmental Program (620)

Subject Part/Chapter Version No. Release Date
Archaeological Resource Protection 620.1 0 05-21-1996
Archaeological Resource Protection--Handbook 620.1-H 0 05-21-1996

 Rules and Operations (640)

Subject Part/Chapter Version No. Release Date
Financial Accountability and Risk Management Program (FARM) 640.1 0 07-22-2008
Incident Investigation and Information Management 640.3 0 05-20-2003

 Inspections (650)

Subject Part/Chapter Version No. Release Date
Offshore Inspection Program 650.1 0 08-07-2000

 Internal Control Systems (730)

Subject Part/Chapter Version No. Release Date
General Policies and Responsibilities 730.1 0 10-28-1985
Standards, Guidelines, and Reporting Systems 730.2 0 10-28-1985

 Enforcement (800)

Subject Part/Chapter Version No. Release Date
Late Payment Charges and Assessments for Liquidated Damages 800.1 0 01-07-1993
Civil and Criminal Penalties 800.2 0 01-07-1993

 Emergency Management Program (900)

Subject Part/Chapter Version No. Release Date
Emergency Management Policy, Functions, and Responsibilities 900.1 0 09-30-2009
National Security Emergency Preparedness Administrative Series 900.3 0 12-29-2008

INTERIM POLICY DOCUMENTS (IPDs) 

 

Subject IPD No. Effective Date
Directives Management-Revises Format 03-04 05-15-2003
Property Labels 04-02 04-14-2004
Employee Exit Clearance 05-01 11-03-2004
Information Technology Project Management 05-06 08-03-2005
Information Technology Capital Planning 05-07 07-14-2005
Protection of Data from Unauthorized Access and Enforcement of Data Validation 06-01 10-20-2005
Amended Delegations of Authority 06-02 12-07-2005
Personal Identity Verification Credential 06-03 11-30-2005
Environmental Management Systems 06-07 11-03-2006
Prescription Safety Glasses 07-01 06-07-2007
Local OMM Client Administrative Access Rights 07-02 02-26-2007
Emergency Preparedness Planning - MMSNet 07-03 03-29-2007
Information Technology (IT) Security Bulletins 07-04 07-10-2007
OMM Information Technology Acquisition Approval Authority 07-08 09-11-2007
Internal Procedures and Responsibilities for Ensuring Receipt of Fair Market Value (FMV) for Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) Oil and Gas Leases 07-09 09-20-2007
Helicopter Safety 07-10 09-20-2007
Safeguarding and Protection of Proprietary and Business Confidential Information 08-01 11-02-2007
Oil Spill Modeling 08-04 12-19-2007
Environmental Studies Program 08-05 01-04-2008
Transportation Subsidy Benefit Program 08-06 02-05-2008
Individual Retention Incentives 08-07 03-21-2008
OMM Internet Publishing 08-09 05-30-2008
Secure Application and System Development 08-11 05-30-2008
Supervisory and Managerial Development 08-14 02-17-2009
Printing Services Business Cards 08-15 08-18-2008
Government Printing Office Express Program 08-16 08-18-2008
OEMM Annual Operator Performance Review 08-20 09-12-2008
Tracking Telework Hours in Quicktime 09-01 04-17-2009
Government Emergency Telecommunications Service (GETS) and Wireless Priority Service (WPS) 09-02 05-04-2009
Implementing Instructions for the use of Part-Time Reemployment of Civilian Retirees under the NDAA for Fiscal Year 2010 2010-02 04-21-2010
Government IT Personal Property Accountability 2010-03 05-29-2010
Information Technology Resources Management and Oversight 2012-01 10-25-2011
Trip Purpose Codes on Travel Authorizations 2012-03 05-16-2012
Invitational Travel 2012-04 05-16-2012
Information Technology (IT) Governance 2012-04a 02-14-2012
Reimbursable Travel 2012-05 05-16-2012
Strategic Resources Program 2012-07 04-02-2013
Hours of Duty and Work Schedules 2015-02 07-06-2015
Accepting and Using Contributions for Environmental and Technical Work related to BOEM OCS program 2015-03 11-12-2015
Temporary Duty Travel 2019-01 06-14-2019