Technical Expertise Data series Our reports analyse results for key indicators by region, function and company. Decommissioning Addressing the challenges to be faced as any offshore structures come to the end of their operational lives Environment Identifying and spreading good environmental practice wherever the upstream industry operates Gas from Shale With responsible operators and sound regulation, gas from shale can help meet a global rising energy demand. Geomatics Helping industry adopt leading technologies to be certain that their operations are on target in terms of geographic location. Health Working to improve health standards and performance throughout the oil and gas sector International standards Enhancing industry’s technical integrity, safety and environmental performance through the development and use of international standards. Metocean Applied oceanography and meteorology can improve the design and operation of offshore and onshore structures. Safety Promoting the integration of safety into every aspect of exploration and production operations and providing the benchmarks against which to measure improving safety performance. Security Providing good security risk management guidance Sound and marine life Managing the specially funded Sound and Marine Life Joint Industry Project, we aim to better characterize the sounds the industry produces. Subsea installation Dedicated to improving the safety performance of subsea operations Well control Analysing well incident report data, advocating harmonized standards, communicating good practice and promoting continued research and development.