OCSAB (2013-2014)


    Jim Higgins
    Kemper Howe
    Cheryl Saha
    Tom Young

    Keith Couvillion

Established in 1968, the OCS Advisory Board ("OCSAB") is a non-profit organization that focuses on Outer Continental Shelf issues related to oil and gas exploration, development, and production.  The OCSAB serves as a communication tool to BOEM and BSEE; serves as a forum for networking and sharing of information; provides leadership and expertise on access issues; provides opportunities for education; provides leadership, oversight, and development of the Operating Agreements, Production Handling Agreements, and other agreements which impact operations in the OCS; and works in a liaison role with other industry and professional organizations (NOIA, API, IPAA, OOC, AAPG, SEG, SPE, etc.)   
Your comments, suggestions, and inquiries are welcome; please contact us at

New JOA documents are available for download and review.
Please send all feedback to info@ocsadvisoryboard.org

Redline comparison 2007 Model Form JOA - New Deepwater JOA Download
Revised Exhibit B (Insurance) Download
Revised Exhibit K (HSE) Download

For download The Outer Continental Shelf Advisory Board ("OCSAB") provides comments on the Request for Information for the Five Year OCS Oil and Gas Leasing Program 2017 - 2022 (5 Year Plan") on which the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) issued a notice on June 16, 2014.
Please send all feedback to info@ocsadvisoryboard.org

OCSAB Comments to 5 Year OCS Leasing Program Download