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Regulating the Hands That Fed Him

BSEE Director Scott Angelle Now Regulates the Oil and Gas Companies That Showered Him With Campaign Contributions

By Mike Tanglis

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Key Finding

At least 17 percent of the companies that have paid civil penalties to the Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) over the past five years have contributed directly3 to one of the political campaigns of current BSEE Director Scott Angelle. At least five of those companies have met with Angelle since he assumed office in May 2017.