Technology innovation has impacted every aspect of our lives and economy, including energy. New “smart” technologies are making energy development safer and more efficient. State-of-the-art monitoring and equipment, combined with advanced engineering, make energy production and transportation safer than ever.
Affordable energy and chemical building blocks developed from natural gas and oil are also at the heart of advances in technology and manufacturing. Improvements in health care, communications, and transportation are all supported by American energy.
- 4,130 times state regulations cite industry-driven standards.
- Refinery employees are six times less likely to be injured on the job than workers in other manufacturing sectors.
- 180 refining safety related stands and work practices.
- More than 100 number of new exploration and safety standards for offshore drilling since 2010.