Safety

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Offshore Production Safety Issues

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Background Information:

Offshore oil and gas exploration occurs in very harsh and potentially dangerous environments. Knowing this, offshore energy companies are dedicated to providing all protections possible for their workers and the environment as they help to provide the resources that keeps the world’s economy going. Recent tragedies such as the Deepwater Horizon spill underscore the importance of safety procedures and innovation on the part of industry to ensure that operations are as safe as possible.


Helpful Links:

An overview of one energy companies safety initiatives:
http://www.deepwater.com/fw/main/QHSE-Policy-Statement-562.html

Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement’s description of safety regulations and enforcement:
http://www.bsee.gov/Regulations-and-Guidance/index.aspx

American Petroleum Institute’s Safety Standards Database:
http://www.api.org/publications-standards-and-statistics/government-cited-safety-documents