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 COS Forum

2021 COS Forum

The COS Forum brings offshore industry operators, drilling contractors, service/supply companies, academia, and regulators together to facilitate collaboration and drive continual improvement. Please join COS and the industry as we take part in one of the premier safety focused events for the industry, auditing, and regulatory agency engagement 

October 27, 2021 - Virtual Event
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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.
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