US to introduce new well control regulations

THE US will introduce new offshore oil and gas regulations in an effort to encourage investment and development, according to the Department of the Interior.

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The Deepwater Horizon oil spill. Image obtained: US Coast Guard.

Overnight the Trump Administration announced it would scrap nearly 70 of the 342 provisions within the Well Control Rule to "provide regulatory certainty" and "sustain economic prosperity.