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    Working on behalf of the world’s oil and gas exploration and production (E&P) companies to promote safe, responsible and sustainable operations

  • Gas from shale
    Successful exploration of gas from shale could potentially provide Europe with an additional source of secure and competitive energy that could make an immediate and positive impact on reaching the EU's ambitious CO2 reduction targets.

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    Process safety
    Across the global oil & gas industry considerable effort is being focused on the prevention of major accidents that can cause serious harm to people, the environment and property.

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  • Well safety
    In response to accidents such as Macondo and Montara, the international oil & gas industry developed recommendations for improving well incident prevention, intervention and response capabilities. This work continues.

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    International standards
    To promote safety, health and the protection of the environment, the oil & gas industry has for decades worked to create a set of international standards for the industry. These efforts have intensified as OGP continues to emphasise the vital importance of comprehensive standards and practices worldwide.

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New reports 510 & 511: 

Operating Management System Framework for controlling risk and delivering high performance in the oil and gas industry

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Energising Europe's Future

OGP’s Energising Europe’s Future  provides compelling reasons for policy makers to enable the investment and development needed to create a brighter future for the EU.



Oil & gas boost European government treasuries by over €400B annually, new study finds

Oil & gas contributed a net €432 billion to EU & Norwegian government revenues in the reference year

OGP-Final-Report1_Page_01.jpgRecovered Water Management Study in Shale Wells

Prepared by independent consultant ERM


Geomatics Committee releases guidance on SSDM interface

OGP has published guidance on integrating the SSDM with other pipeline data models.