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Process safety – recommended practice on key performance indicators


This report provides guidance on identifying leading and lagging process safety Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) for the upstream oil and gas industry.

Safety Leadership in Practice: A Guide for Managers


This report is designed to support senior and/or middle management and supervisors in applying the Safety Leadership Characteristics described in Report 452 and creating a workplace culture that values safety.

Life-Saving Rules


With the revision of Report 459, IOGP launches a simplified set of Life-Saving Rules to provide workers in the industry with the actions they can take to protect themselves and their colleagues from fatalities.

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Building an inclusive workforce in the oil and gas industry


The International Association of Oil and Gas Producers (IOGP) Workforce Energy Task Force completed a baseline study in 2022 to investigate how to secure the necessary talent and skills to deliver secure, affordable, and lower carbon energy solutions for all and facilitate digital transformation – while enabling an equitable energy transition. This report, intended for

IOGP 437 Sustainability reporting guidance

Sustainability reporting guidance for the oil and gas industry


The  Sustainability reporting guidance for the oil and gas industry is a key tool to help companies shape the structure and content of their sustainability reporting.

Introducing JIP33: Standardizing procurement specifications

JIP33 is making a step-change improvement in the specification, procurement and delivery of equipment for the oil and gas industry, through the use of standardized industry procurement specifications.

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Invasive alien species and the energy industry

Study this guide to minimize the transfer of Alien invasive species at both onshore and offshore operations, and minimize adverse outcomes.

IOGP Report 436

IOGP Safety performance indicators – Process safety events – 2023 data


The Process Safety Events (PSE) data presented in the Report are based on the numbers of Tier 1 and Tier 2 PSE reported by participating IOGP Member Companies, broken down for: • onshore and offshore • drilling and production • activities • consequences • material released The Tier 1 and Tier 2 data presented have

Safety performance indicators –Process safety events – 2023 data – Tier 1 PSE, fatal incident, and high potential event reports


This document contains the company-submitted narratives for fatal incident and high potential events in process safety operations. It is a supplement to Report 2023p.

IOGP Report 2023pe – Safety performance indicators – process safety events – 2023 data – executive summary


This document is a brief summary of the main points from the 2023 process safety event data. It is supplemental to IOGP Report 2023p.

Material Digital Passport system specification


This specification defines the requirements necessary to develop a Material Digital Passport (MDP) system, a solution designed to address the challenges of tracking and verifying the provenance of procured items in the energy industry supply chain. The MDP system provides an immutable digital record of actions pertaining to a procured item, ensuring end-to-end traceability across

IOGP P6/11 Seismic bin grid data exchange format – technical specification


The P6/11 format for the exchange of seismic bin grids is recommended by IOGP for general use in the upstream oil and gas industry. The P6/11 format has been developed alongside the revisions to P1/11 and P2/11 (IOGP Reports 483-1 and 483-2, respectively) to allow the format to take advantage of the new features available