IOGP Report 542
The upstream sector of the oil and gas industry utilizes temporary accommodation for staff living and working in a wide variety of project activities, including seismic operations, drilling, pipeline and facilities construction and geological field studies. The scale, duration of use and standards for such accommodation vary greatly from country to country and from contractor to contractor. Temporary accommodation generates significant issues in the areas of health, safety, security, social and environmental impact.
The design, layout and all associated facilities and services of a temporary camp are fundamentally important. This report covers:
- the design and layout of temporary camps including living areas, recreational areas and essential camp services
- health, hygiene and welfare considerations
- environmental and social impact considerations
- selection, design and installation considerations for essential camp facilities.
This is a companion report to IOGP Report 541, Temporary onshore accommodation – Selecting the camp type.