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Energy Law Research Guide

This guide is intended as a starting point for research on energy law, especially the transportation, distribution, and sale of energy and energy-related natural resources in interstate commerce. Both primary and secondary materials in print and electroni

Bureau of Ocean Energy Management

Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation and Enforcement (BOEMRE)
The BOEMRE is the Interior Department bureau responsible for "overseeing the safe and environmentally responsible development of energy and mineral resources on the Outer Continental Shelf." The BOEMRE has taken over the responsibilities of Minerals Management Service (MMS). BOEMRE regulations appear in title 30 of the Code of Federal Regulations.


Code of Federal Regulations (1938-), KF70 .A3.

Free Web:

CFR on FDsys (1996-; no more up-to-date than the print, but provides historical regulations when needed).

e-CFR (current regulations only).

Federal Register on FDsys (1994-; proposed and final rule notices; preambles).

BOEMRE Notices to Lessees and Operators (active notices only). Notices clarify, describe, or interpret regulations or Outer Continental Shelf standards.


Code of Federal Regulations (1938-)

Federal Register (1936-)


Browse Sources > Search Sources > CFR - View Table of Contents - Title 30) 

Browse Sources > Search Sources > Federal Register - search all or select year

Bloomberg Law:

Code of Federal Regulations - Title 30

Federal Register


Code of Federal Regulations - Title 30

Federal Register

Materials from the Dept. of Interior