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Pembina Pipeline Announces Action Plan Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic and the recent significant decline in global energy prices, Calgary-based Pembina Pipeline Corp. announced on March 18 its plans to protect its stakeholders. The company’s action plan is focused on protecting the health of its employees and communities, as well as ensuring a decisive response for customers and investors


Pipeline Operators Ask Oil Companies to Stop Production

Pipeline operators with full storage tanks are asking some Texas oil companies to stop production as the ongoing price war between Russia and Saudi Arabia has exacerbated a global supply while the pandemic has dramatically cut global demand. In a Saturday morning tweet, Texas Railroad Commissioner Ryan Sitton, one of three officials elected to oversee


COVID-19 Outbreak Hits New Mexico Hard

With the price of oil wallowing beneath $30 per barrel for almost a month, some of the lowest prices in the last decade, the industry in New Mexico suffered from capital reductions and threats of layoffs. The state announced the global spread of coronavirus and subsequent respiratory illness COVID-19 reached New Mexico in recent weeks,


Example of COVID-19 Pandemic Plan for Oil and Gas Companies

Many companies have implemented a comprehensive outbreak management plan for Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) that is currently impacting people, operations, and supply chains around the world. If your company is struggling to come up with a comprehensive plan for the current crisis, here’s a look at Schlumberger’s COVID-19 Outbreak Plan: People Safety Resources to improve


OSHA Publishes Employer Guidance During COVID-19 Outbreak

In response to the outbreak of COVID-19, OSHA has published a guidance document intended to help employers protect workers from exposure to the potentially deadly illness and prevent it from spreading. The illness reportedly is linked to a large seafood and animal market in Wuhan, China, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.


Stay Safe During the COVID-19 Outbreak

Measures for protecting workers from exposure to the novel coronavirus, COVID-19, depend on the type of work being performed and exposure risk, including potential for interaction with infectious people and contamination of the work environment. Employers should adapt infection control strategies based on a thorough hazard assessment, using appropriate combinations of engineering and administrative controls,