Documents and Resources

These documents are resources compiled by the OCSAB and available to the public for use as baseline documents. Always seek the advice of counsel to ensure the agreement is accurate for all parties.



The model forms may not contain all provisions required by parties engaged in offshore operations. In addition, the model forms contain numerous provisions that must be completed by inserting appropriate time periods, dollar amounts, numbers of parties, etc., and each party must determine appropriate inserts for its particular situation or application. Users of these model forms or portions or variations thereof should seek the advice of counsel to ensure that the agreement reflects the actual intent of the parties and is proper under the applicable business circumstances. Use of the form or a portion or variation thereof shall be at the sole discretion, risk, and liability of the user parties. the outer continental shelf advisory board disclaims any and all interests or liability whatsoever for loss or damages that may result from use of the forms or portions or variations thereof.


2016 BOEM Financial Assurance NTL Workshop

Download documents from the OCS Advisory Board's recent BOEM Financial Assurance NTL Workshop.


Financial Assurance NTL Questions and Answers BOEM Financial Security Workshop Presentation

New JOA documents available for download and review

Please send all feedback to info@ocsadvisoryboard.org


For download The Outer Continental Shelf Advisory Board ("OCSAB") provides comments on the Request for Information for the Five Year OCS Oil and Gas Leasing Program 2017 - 2022 (5 Year Plan") on which the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) issued a notice on June 16, 2014.

  • 2017-2022 5 Yr Plan OCSAB comments March 2015 Download

Please send all feedback to info@ocsadvisoryboard.org


Production Handling Agreements

  • OCS Summer Seminar Agenda.docx Download
  • 2006 AAPL Production Handling Agreement (deepwater) Download
  • 2014 Production Handling Agreement (shelf) Download

Other Agreement Documents

Miscellaneous Documents

These documents are provided by the Outer Continental Shelf Advisory Board for public download.

  • BOEM and BSEE Responsibilities Download
  • BOEM Fact Sheet Download
  • BSEE Fact Sheet Download
  • MF-7 2012 Deepwater Accounting Procedure Download
  • OCS Land Presentation Download
  • 2014 OCSAB Comments to 5 Year OCS Leasing Program 2017-2022.pdf Download

Joint Operating Agreements

  • 2015 Deepwater Model Form Operating Agreement Download
  • 2007 810 AAPL Joint Operating Agreement (deepwater) Download
  • 2002 710 AAPL Joint Operating Agreement (shelf) Download
  • Exhibit F (LA) Download
  • Exhibit F (TX) Download
  • Exhibit G (IPT) Download
  • Exhibit I (Well Data Trade Agreement) Download
  • Exhibit K (HSE) Download
  • Exhibit L (Geophysical Opertions) Download
  • Joint Operating Agreement (deepwater) Download
  • Joint Operating Agreement (shelf) Download

Quick Downloads

These are quick access downloads on most pages of the public site.

  • 2015 Deepwater Model Form Operating Agreement Download
  • Production Handling Agreement (shelf) Download
  • Confidentiality Agreement Download
  • Joint Operating Agreement (deepwater) Download
  • Production Handling Agreement (deepwater) Download
  • Joint Operating Agreement (shelf) Download