Aggressive, potent safeguard inspection courses are key parts to making sure that oil- and gas-producing platform operations at the outer continental shelf are carried out in a secure and environmentally sound demeanour. even supposing the oil and gasoline leaseholders themselves are basically answerable for the steadiness in their operations, the Minerals administration provider (MMS) of the dept of the internal is charged with prescribing safety and analyzing structures. based on an MMS request, this e-book examines attainable revisions of MMS's inspection approach, appraises inspection practices elsewhere--both in executive and industry--assesses the benefits and downsides of other tactics, and recommends in all likelihood extra effective practices geared toward expanding industry's understanding of its responsibility for safety.

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