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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 light exposure in the energy industries


This document provides occupational health, HSE and occupational hygiene practitioners in the energy industries with pragmatic advice on how workplace lighting can limit circadian disruption and enhance health, safety, and performance.

Leading safety practices in our industry


This short position statement outlines the Safety Committee’s strategic objectives for driving continuous improvements in safety.

IOGP 2022 Annual Report


Find out what IOGP has delivered over the last 12 months and what ambitions it has set for itself and the industry in our new Annual Report.

ISO Standards for use in the oil & gas industry – A3 poster


A3 sized poster showing ISO Standards for use in the oil & gas industry – 2022

Delivering a low carbon future – call for participation


A look at IOGP’s planned low carbon activities in the next two years – and how you can participate

Práticas Recomendadas para Operações de Mergulho/Recommended practices in diving operations (Portuguese)


Este relatório fornece uma estrutura para uma abordagem sistemática do gerenciamento de operações de mergulho. Este guia foi projetado para acomodar as técnicas amplamente diferentes de mergulho usadas nas operações das indústrias de petróleo e gás e de energia alternativa. This is a Portuguese translation of Report 411 – Recommended practices in diving operations.