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We Meet The Third Friday Of Each Month!

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Welcome

Welcome to the new website for North Texas Exploration and Production Safety Network (NTEPS)! We hope you will join us at our next meeting.

Starting in 2018, the meetings will be held on the third Friday of each month from 9 AM to 11 AM.

Our next Meeting May 18, 2018
Guest Speaker 1: Suzanne Kazo, Territory Sales Manager with VF Workwear will be offering a dynamic presentation on Heat Stress.
Guest Speaker 2: Jack Rector. OSHA Update

Upcoming Meeting June 15, 2018
Guest Speaker: Stay tuned, more info and announcements to come.
Guest Speaker 2: Jack Rector. OSHA Update

Upcoming Meeting July 20, 2018
Guest Speaker 1: Stephen Gale, BSc, Business Development Manager with Chalwyn from the United Kingdom. Mr. Gale will be presenting Diesel Engine Safety Solutions, a look at new findings related to the international serious accident history relating to diesel engines near gas leaks.
Guest Speaker 2: Jack Rector. OSHA Update

Upcoming Meeting August 17, 2018
Guest Speaker: Geri Blanchard, President of Norm Solutions, LLC. Mrs. Blanchard will be presenting Naturally Occurring Radioactive Material (NORM) for the oil and gas industry.
Guest Speaker 2: Jack Rector. OSHA Update

Hot Topics

OIL AND GAS EXTRACTION WORKER FATALITIES 2014; NIOSH FATALITIES IN OIL AND GAS EXTRACTION (FOG) DATABASE

This report describes fatal incidents identified by the NIOSH Fatalities in Oil and Gas Extraction (FOG) database that occurred in 2014. The purpose of FOG is to collect detailed information about worker fatalities related to U.S. oil and gas extraction.

This report provides updates to fatalities published in the Oil and Gas Extraction Worker Fatalities, 2014 Mid-year Report: January 1, 2014–June 30, 2014, and also includes fatalities from the second half of the year.

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PROTECTING OIL AND GAS WORKERS FROM HYDROCARBON GASES AND VAPORS- NIOSH

NIOSH releases official new video: Protecting Oil and Gas Workers from Hydrocarbon Gases and Vapors. https://go.usa.gov/xRwdE

This 13-minute video was developed in partnership with the California Department of Public Health-Occupational Health Branch (CDPH-OHB); special thanks goes to Bob Harrison and Laura Styles for their vital contributions.

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OUR PURPOSE

Vision

"Incident-Free Operations"

Objective

The North Texas Exploration and Production Safety Network (Charter), commonly known as the NTEPS Network (NTEPS.com), promotes safety, health and environmental improvement in the exploration and production of oil and gas in the North Texas corridor. The NTEPS Network fosters a work environment that relies upon open communication and trust.

Scope

The NTEPS Network includes Operators and Contractors in the Oil and Gas Exploration, Production, and Product Transmission industry as equally valued members in partnership with OSHA, NIOSH, API, AESC, IADC, IPAA, other trade associations and educators across the country. The NTEPS Network encompasses the geographic region within the North Texas corridor within the Dallas/Fort Worth metroplex and surrounding areas.

Methods The NTEPS Network will:

  • Meet periodically to share and discuss safety, health and environmental incidents, best practices, emerging trends, and related issues.
  • Establish focus groups to address specific issues.
  • Work with others interested in the advancement of worker health, safety, security, and the environment.

Resources Required

Member companies should designate representatives to participate in meetings, contributing knowledge, information, and support.

Charter Approval

This charter was approved by the majority of the members present at the February 26, 2009 NTEPS Network meeting.