Offshore GoM Requirements

Last Updated: 2019-05-15

Minimum Requirements to work Offshore, for Wells and Production in the Gulf of Mexico.

Shell GoM Offshore Minimum Requirements
  • HUET Training (see HUET Training link on home page for approved training providers)
  • Contractor Orientation
  • Safegulf or equivalent regulatory training (to include Marine Trash Debris Video)
  • TWIC (Transportation Workers Identification Card)
  • SEMS compliance (to include proof of competency & Contractor Interface Document)
  • Follow Shell’s SSE (Short Service Employee) Policy if applicable (information available on the home page)
  • Fitness to Work / Fit For Duty (to include Drug/Alcohol testing)
  • Pre-Qualification in ISNetworld if work is classified as Medium or High risk
  • Shell approved Rigger Training (if applicable)
  • USCG Approved Letter of Determination for Non-U.S. Citizens
  • T-2 or Well Control Certifications (as required in 30 CFR 250 Subpart O)
  • Proper PPE to include:
    • Flame Retardant Clothing (FRC)
    • Steel-Toed Shoes
    • Eye Protection
    • Hearing Protection
    • Hard Hat
    • Gloves
    • Any Additional Task Specific PPE

For more information regarding these requirements or additional requirements needed to work offshore, please contact your Contract Holder or Site HSE Representative.