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2400 Veterans Memorial Blvd

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Kenner, LA 70062

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What We Do

Offshore Operators Committee (OOC) was formed in 1948 and has evolved into the oil and gas industry’s principal representative regarding regulation of offshore exploration, development, and producing operations in the Gulf of Mexico. This effort has been accomplished primarily through volunteer work by technical, supervisory and management personnel of many companies who staff various OOC standing and ad hoc subcommittees.


1. To conduct a cooperative effort to become familiar with and to stay informed as to the laws, rules and regulations adopted or being considered by the various governmental entities asserting jurisdiction over matters affecting the offshore petroleum industry, and to consult with and advise such governmental entities concerning matters affecting the offshore petroleum industry.


2. To conduct such studies and investigations as the Committee may deem appropriate with respect to the following matters:

a.  Oceanographic studies, weather forecasting, safety, pollution controls, aid to navigation and any other matters commonly affecting offshore operations. 

b.  When requested to do so by governmental agencies, to take part in cooperative studies and investigation of such matters as are not contrary to Federal or State laws and which are not prejudicial to the individual rights of any Member.


3. To contract for the services of any person, partnership, corporation or other entity to carry out any of the purposes set forth above.

Membership Dues

OOC membership dues range from $40,000 a year for executive subcommittee members to $4,000 a year for associate members.


Member Companies


Beacon Offshore Energy

Byron Energy



Contango Oil & Gas Company

Deepwater Abandonment Alternatives, Inc.

Helis Oil and Gas Company, LLC

Hess Corporation

Marathon Oil Corporation

Marubeni Oil & Gas (USA),

Renaissance Offshore, LLC

Repsol E&P USA, Inc.

Sanare Energy Partners

Taylor Energy Company, LLC


Walter Oil & Gas Corporation


American Petroleum Institue (API)

Association of Diving Contractors International (ADCI)

Center for Offshore Safety (COS)

Consortium for Ocean Leadership (COL)

International Association of Drilling Contractors (IADC)

International Association of Geophysical Contractors (IAGC)

International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA)

Independent Petroleum Assn. Of America (IPAA)

Louisiana Mid-Contingent Oil & Gas Association (LMOGA)

Louisiana Oil and Gas Association (LOGA)

National Ocean Industries Association (NOIA)

Western Resources Legal Center (WRLC)

Associate Members

American Bureau of Shipping

C-K Associates, LLC

COMM Engineering

Compliance Technology Group, LLC

Delmar Systems, Inc.


EDG, Inc. 

Environmental Enterprises USA, Inc.

Genesis Energy

Halliburton Energy Services, Inc.



Island Operating Company, Inc.

Jones Walker

Liskow & Lewis

Lloyd's Register Drilling Integrity Services, Inc

Quest Integrity

Ramboll US Corp


Sea Robin Pipeline Company, LLC / Energy Transfer


Transocean Offshore Deepwater Drilling, Inc.

Veris Global

Williams Field Services Group, Inc.

Woodard and Curran 

Wood Group Production Services, Inc.