Oil and Gas Sector Information
The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, U.S. Department of the Interior Bureau of Land Management, U.S. Department of Transportation Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration and EPA are the primary agencies responsible for oil and gas regulation. The following links are intended to help Smart Sectors partners and the public learn more about how EPA works with the oil and gas sector.
EPA basic regulatory information
- Federal Regulation Finder
- Laws and regulations, enforcement and related business sectors information
- EPA’s National Enforcement Initiative to support oil and gas compliance
- Natural Gas STAR – EPA’s Natural Gas STAR is a voluntary program that helps U.S. oil and gas operations implement methane-reducing technologies and practices.
- Natural Gas STAR overview of the oil and gas industry
- ENERGY STAR energy efficiency in petrochemical manufacturing — ENERGY STAR is an EPA voluntary program that helps businesses save energy and money.
- ENERGY STAR energy efficiency in petroleum refining
- SmartWay Transport — EPA’s SmartWay Transport program helps companies advance supply chain sustainability by measuring, benchmarking and improving freight transportation efficiency. Any company or organization that ships, manages or hauls freight in its operations can become an EPA SmartWay Partner.
- Sustainable Materials Management Prioritization Tools —Free, life cycle-based tools that offer a starting place to establish priorities for environmental improvement, focus limited financial and human resources where action could offer greater holistic benefit, and consider key industries for collaboration.