SEMS Compliance

NEWS ALERT: High-Risk Offshore Oil and Gas Facilities to Face Special Inspections

Five O&G facilities termed as “high-risk” could face special inspections as part of the pilot project developed by the U.S. Federal Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE).  These inspections would be based on past inspection, audit information and the results of risk-based modeling.

“BSEE’s inspection teams will be focusing on several risk areas or […]

Training Verification

During one of our SEMS Workshop held in Houston, our discussions and presentations were focused on contractor management and how operators are approaching it with SEMS. One question that was brought up was about training verification. These third party contractors that are hired have to provide proof of the proper training needed for a […]

How are Operators Addressing Contractor Management Under SEMS?- SEMS Workshop Recap

On February 20th, ERM and 360factors held a SEMS workshop at the Mays School of Business in Houston, Texas. It was a great turnout, and there were some interesting questions and discussions brought up by the attendees based on the presentations given. The topic of the workshop was the following: how are operators addressing […]

What are SEMS Auditors Interested in Seeing During a SEMS Audit

The Safety and Environmental Management System (SEMS) program was developed for organizations to meet two core objectives i) Accident & Incident Prevention and ii) Prevention of the release of  hazardous substance in the environment. Building safety management system is a process to meet the above two objectives.

When SEMS Auditors come to audit the facility, […]

Oil & Gas SEMS Workshop on February 20, 2014

Come join us for a delicious lunch at the Mays School of Business in Houston and listen to industry experts discuss how operators are addressing contractor management under SEMS. This is a great opportunity to share community best practices, learn from subject matter experts, network, and enjoy a free lunch. Reserve your spot now.

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What are some of the best industry conferences to attend?

Throughout history, it has always been important to maintain relationships with people and learn and grow through each other’s mistakes and triumphs. In the GRC space, this is just as important, if not more. With all of the danger and risk associated with energy exploration, drilling, production, etc…, it is extremely crucial to engage […]