The Center for Offshore Safety

The Center for Offshore Safety (COS) is entering its second decade of advancing safety, environmental protection, operational integrity, and risk management on the Outer Continental Shelf (OCS). We invite all companies involved in the offshore oil and natural gas industry to join the COS in its mission to advance operational excellence, safety, and environmental stewardship in the OCS.

Guidelines & Reports

Access audit protocols, guidance documents, API RP 75, and the COS Annual Report

2021 Annual Performance Review

2021 Annual Performance Review

The Center for Offshore Safety Annual Performance Report reflects the Center for Offshore Safety’s commitment to open communication and transparency of safety information, and to building collaboration and sharing between the industry, regulators, and the public.
View 2021 Annual Performance Report

Become a COS Member

Become a COS Member

The Center for Offshore Safety membership represents offshore oil and natural gas companies dedicated to driving safety, sustainability, and environmental protection on the Outer Continental Shelf. New for 2021: COS member annual dues have been eliminated for API members and reduced to $5k for non-API members, and updates have been made for service providers and contractors to join! COS looks forward to welcoming more members.
Apply for Membership