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.
Industry Committment to Safety (view/download)
New Containment System Fact Sheet
This system offers key advantages to the current response equipment in that it will be pre-engineered, constructed, tested and ready for rapid deployment in the deepwater Gulf of Mexico. Its primary objective is to fully contain the oil with no flow to the sea.
Containment System Fact Sheet (view/download)
Jack Gerard Letter to the National Commission on the BP Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill and Offshore Drilling
API Letter to Commission (view/download)
Letter to Congress in support of funding for Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation, and Enforcement (BOEMRE)
BOEMRE Permit Funding Letter (view/download)
Letter to U.S. Senate Stating Opposition to Extending Review Period for Offshore Development
Exploration Plan Review Letter (view/download)