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JUN 2017

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24 st / June 2017 der the Trump Administration. The three experts examined the possibilities and unanswered questions surrounding the Congressional Review Act (CRA), Executive Orders, Secre- tarial Orders, and rules promulgated by the Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement, the Bureau of Ocean En- ergy Management and the Office of Natural Resources Rev- enue. The panelists agreed that while the Trump Administra- tion's goal of fewer regulations is laudable, there is still uncertainty regarding proposed fee increases, the imple- mentation of the Well Control Rule, production safety re- quirements, contractor liability, financial assurance require- ments, the proposed Air Quality Rule, royalty valuation, the Jones Act, the 2017 to 2022 Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) Oil and Gas Leasing Program, and former President Barack Obama's "permanent" withdrawal of Atlantic and Arctic ar- eas. Finally, NOIA's Technology Policy Committee (TPC) held a working meeting that was chaired by Greg Kusinski, who serves as the senior advisor for regulatory and technology for Chevron. During the session, NOIA members discussed data shar- ing and the role of information. The committee also dis- cussed NOIA Technology Sharing Workshops and potential topics for future sessions, including the role of the Offshore Energy Safety Institute. Next Meeting The next NOIA Annual Meeting will take place from April 11 to 13, 2018 at the The Ritz-Carlton Washington, D.C. ST Offers U.S. Companies," panelists took a look at the rapidly growing offshore oil and gas industry in Mexico's portion of the Gulf of Mexico. Matt McCarroll, president and CEO of Fieldwood Ener- gy, moderated the panel and served as a panelist. He was joined by Dr. Helge Hove Haldorsen, general director of Statoil Mexico, Dr. Aldo Flores Quiroga, undersecretary of hydrocarbons for Mexico's Energy Secretary, and Carlos de Regules, executive director of Mexico's National Agency for Safety, Energy and Environment. Highlighting the rapid pri- vate expansion of oil and gas development offshore Mexico, the panelists discussed lessons learned while operating in Mexico. They also spoke about how the Mexican govern- ment is making a concerted effort to support offshore devel- opment through a streamlined and transparent permitting and regulatory regime. NOIA also held the panel "Preparing for the Turnaround: Alaska and the Gulf of Mexico." The panelists were: Mike Beattie, general manager World Wide Deepwater Opera- tions, Anadarko Petroleum; Rebecca Logan, general man- ager of the Alaska Support Industry Alliance (ASIA); and Kara Moriarty, president and CEO of the Alaska Oil and Gas Association (AOGA). The panelists discussed the need for the offshore Arctic's inclusion in a new Five-Year Leasing Program, as well as the need to ensure that the U.S. Gulf of Mexico can sustain its importance through the downturn. NOIA's Health, Safety, Security and Environmental Com- mittee hosted panelists Frank Wagner of Venable, Peter Schaumberg of Beveridge and Diamond and Greg South- worth of the Offshore Operators Committee, who discussed regulatory activity affecting the offshore energy industry un- 0.1º/hr 15μg 0.02º/√hr 0.05m/s/√hr 250ppm 250ppm 270cm 3 - 300g - 3W DMU30 Proven MEMS Technology Non-ITAR Multi-MEMS Blending OEM & Custom Solutions 'Tactical Grade' Precision Bias Instability Random Walk Scale Factor Size - Mass - Power DMU30 Precision MEMS IMU ...FOG IMU performance, not price

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