Oil and Gas Safety Alert: Public Safety at Oil and Gas Upstream Facilities
This safety alert on public safety at oil and gas upstream facilities is intended to:
- Remind upstream (exploration and production) oil and gas facility owners and operators of public safety hazards associated with upstream oil and gas facilities,
- Remind them of their obligations under the Clean Air Act General Duty Clause (GDC); and
- Provide information on hazard mitigation efforts that can be undertaken to improve safety at normally unoccupied facilities.
The statements in this safety alert are intended solely as a hazard advisory. This document does not substitute for or change any applicable statutory provisions or regulations, nor is it a regulation itself. The hazard mitigation measures it provides may not be appropriate for every situation.