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Industry Commitment To Safety

The Oil and Natural Gas Industry's Ongoing Commitment to Safety

The oil and natural gas industry has a strong safety record, despite a work environment that often involves heavy equipment, hazardous materials, high temperatures and high pressures. America’s oil and natural gas industry considers safety its top priority and is committed to developing the technologies, standards and best practices, and programs needed to help ensure that workplace safety is at the forefront of our activities.

Energy and Communities: Prioritizing Safety, Health and Environmental Stewardship

Internationally-recognized standards formalize industry safety practices to protect everyone and everything that touches the oil and gas industry – from the consumer to workers to the environment and public. Standards provide the framework for securing and advancing safety, and also safeguard public health and the environment, ensuring that communities and habitats surrounding industry sites across the country thrive.

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Industry & Government Changes - Post Macondo

The oil and natural gas industry and the federal government have together taken great strides to enhance the safety of offshore drilling operations.

Commitment to Safety - Onshore Oil and Gas Extraction

Our industry works tirelessly to improve safety in the workplace through ongoing research, standards development, training, information transfer, and advocacy.

Safe Drilling Operations 

The oil and natural gas industry has a strong safety record, despite a work environment that often involves heavy equipment, hazardous materials, high temperatures and high pressures. America’s oil and natural gas industry considers safety its top priority and is committed to developing the technologies, standards and best practices, and programs needed to help ensure that workplace safety is at the forefront of our activities.