Incidental Take Authorization: BP Exploration Northstar Oil and Gas Facility Operation in Beaufort Sea

Overview

Authority
Marine Mammal Protection Act
Action Status
Final Rule
Published
12/12/2013

Summary

Upon application from BP Exploration (Alaska) Inc., NOAA Fisheries issued regulations under the Marine Mammal Protection Act to govern the unintentional taking of marine mammals incidental to operation of offshore oil and gas facilities in the U.S. Beaufort Sea, AK, from January 2014 through January 2019. 

BP Northstar facility (W.C. Burgess, Greenridge Sciences Inc.)

BP Northstar facility (W.C. Burgess, Greenridge Sciences Inc.)

Last updated by Office of Protected Resources on 10/25/2019