Oil, Gas Industry Reps Detail Safety Precautions For Reliable US Energy Supply Amid Outbreak
Previous viral outbreaks and natural disasters have provided a blueprint for industry emergency planning.
Trade associations representing the energy industry said March 18 their member companies are putting into action emergency plans to protect their workers and the safety of the U.S. energy supply. (Source: Shutterstock.com)
The companies, workers and associations that make up the vast supply chain of the U.S. energy industry are enacting sweeping measures to ensure the continued and safe supply of energy to American citizens as the country locks down amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
Executives from trade associations representing critical elements of the country’s energy supply network—from oil and gas production to transportation pipelines to fuel and petrochemical manufacturing—said March 18 their member companies are putting into action emergency plans to protect their workers and the safety of the U.S. energy supply.