Oil and Gas Discovery and Recovery

IME Files Comments Urging a Bright Line Between ATF and DHS Regulation of Explosives and Explosive Precursors


IME has a century-long tradition of advocacy for the safety and security of explosive products, which includes working wit {...}

IME Files Comments on PHMSA's Proposed Safety Fitness Standards


A 2009 investigation into PHMSA’s management of its Special Permits and Approvals program into paperwork omissions a {...}

IME Files Comments of Proposal for Bulk Explosives Truck Standards


IME filed comments supporting PHMSA’s rulemaking initiative, HM-233D, to incorporate operating standards for multi-p {...}

Institute of Makers of Explosives Welcomes Manager of Government Affairs


NEWS RELEASE Contact: Debra Satkowiak  IME President                 &n {...}

Oil and Gas Discovery and Recovery

It is virtually impossible to discover or recover oil and natural gas without the use of commercial explosives like siesmic charges, perforating guns and other tools.