Western District of Louisiana

The coronavirus continues to adversely impact so many, and the court systems across the country are adapting in kind. On April 2, 2020, Louisiana’s Governor in Proclamation JBE 2020-41 suspended all legal deadlines at least until April 30, 2020. Further, the Louisiana Supreme Court has issued orders over the last few weeks to help the

BSEE

Historically, the U.S. Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) has issued Incidents of Non-Compliance (INC’s) to oil and gas lease holders on the Outer Continental Shelf for a variety of accidents, spills, and other incidents offshore. However, as a result of the events that led to the Deepwater Horizon explosion and the subsequent investigation,