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How Lloyd’s Register Helps Energy Industry With Compliance

The new federal rules for offshore drilling equipment are aimed at preventing future blowouts, following the BP oil spill.

Brady Austin with Lloyd's Register

The Obama administration has issued new rules to make offshore drilling equipment safer, although the oil industry says those rules are unnecessary and costly. 

The new rules come six years after the blowout of the BP Macondo well in the Gulf of Mexico that killed 11 workers and dumped millions of gallons of oil into the Gulf.

The Compliance, Risk and Technical consultancy of Lloyd’s Register helps energy clients implement new technology. Brady Austin is with Lloyd’s Register, and talks with News 88.7 Business Reporter Ed Mayberry on the Bauer Business Focus.

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