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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.

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.

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.

Featured publications

Environmental management in the upstream oil and gas industry


This Report provides a detailed overview of environmental management practices in the upstream oil and gas industry. The primary focus is on managing the risk from potential impacts to the natural environment during exploration and production of oil and gas.

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.

New publications

Managing the introduction of new technology in well operations


Consider the risk management challenges of introducing new technologies into well operations

Safety performance indicators – 2020 data – Fatal incident reports


Narratives of fatal incidents reported in 2020.

Safety performance indicators – 2020 data – executive summary


A brief look at the main points from the 2020 safety performance data.

Safety performance indicators – 2020 data


Safety performance data collected from contributing IOGP Member Companies, for 2020.

Environmental effects and regulation of offshore drill cuttings discharges


Learn about the potential environmental impacts of controlled drill cuttings discharges

Normally Unattended Facilities white paper


This paper examines the potential for larger and more complex facilities to be converted to a mostly unattended status.