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IME Announces New Safety and Security Publication for Oil and Gas Operations

01/08/2019

The Institute of Makers of Explosives (IME) announces the release of new Safety Library Publication 32, Recommendations for Safe and Secure Use, Storage, and Transportation of Commercial Explosives in Oil and Gas Operations (SLP-32).   The safety and security publication, which was developed by IME’s Oilfield Services Subcommittee, is designed to offer best practices in the manufacture and transportation of explosive articles used in well completions and abandonment projects.  This is IME’s first publication directed specifically at the end-users of explosives in oil and gas operations.  SLP-32 is available for free download from our website or a hardcopy may be purchased.  IME’s mission is to promote safety and security for the commercial explosives industry.  IME’s membership includes companies engaged in oil and gas-related operations.