Bromwich: More emergency rules unlikely for drilling offshore

Nick SnowWashington EditorUnless continuing investigations of the Macondo well accident and spill uncover significant new information, Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Resources, and Enforcement Director Michael R. Bromwich does not expect to issue additional emergency rules, he said."Over the past few months, especially since new rules were announced at the end of October, we have heard from countless companies, trade associations, and members of Congress about the significant anxiety that exists in the industry that we will soon change the rules of the permitting process significantly, thereby creating further uncertainty about what is required to conduct business on the [US Oute...

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