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Onshore Safety

The natural gas and oil industry works tirelessly to improve safety in the workplace through ongoing research, standards development, training, information transfer, and advocacy. Industry standards and practices work in combination with federal and state regulations to ensure the safety and health of workers and nearby communities. These recommended practices cover all aspects of the industry’s work and are consistently updated as a part of the industry’s ongoing effort toward continued improvement of operations.  The oil and natural gas industry works diligently to make every stage of its exploration and production lifecycle as safe, efficient and reliable as possible.

Our efforts are paying off, despite workplace environments that often involve transportation, heavy equipment, hazardous materials, high temperatures, and high pressure equipment. Still, our goal is zero incidents and we remain committed to continuous improvement.


Industry Commitment to Onshore Safety (October 2016)

File Size: .4 MB

Hydraulic Fracturing Best Practices Overview

File Size: 12.5 MB

API Onshore Standards Poster (2019)

File Size: .7 MB

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