Oil and Gas Discovery and Recovery

IME Urges Safe Handling of Ammonium Nitrate on the Anniversary of the West, TX Explosion


As the industry that safely handles the majority of ammonium nitrate (AN) used in the United States, the Institute of Make {...}

IME Announces the Hiring of Debra Satkowiak as President


The Institute of Makers of Explosives, the safety and security organization of the commercial explosives industry, is very {...}

HMTA Reauthorization Proposals


IME submitted a statement for the record on the House Subcommittee on Railroads, Pipelines, and Hazardous Materials’ {...}

Senators Oppose Regulation of Ammonium Nitrate (AN) Under EPA's RMP Rule


Led by Senator John Barrasso (R-WY), Senators Joe Manchin (D-WV), Mike Enzi (R-WY), Orrin Hatch (R-UT), Dean Heller (R-NV) {...}

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.