Practice Specialties - Oil & Gas


The Oil & Gas Practice Specialty (OGPS) addresses topics such as oil and gas drilling, gathering, fracking, production, operations, processing, refining, equipment, storage, transportation and distribution, upstream, downstream and offshore operations.


The Oil & Gas Practice Specialty is sponsoring several sessions at Safety 2017. Click here to see the complete list. Be sure to put them on your calendar.

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The Making of Left Undone
Gary W. Childress is executive vice president for Express Energy Services (EES) in Houston, TX. In this interview, Childress discusses the making of Left Undone, a film EES created to educate oilfield workers on hydrogen sulfide (H2S) hazards and safety procedures.


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Assistant Administrator: D. Scott Vaughn
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Professional Development Chair: Jeffrey Citrone
Body of Knowledge Chair: Wayne Vanderhoof
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