Offshore GoM Requirements

This page was last updated on March 26, 2024.

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

Shell GoM Offshore Minimum Requirements for All
  • HUET Training (see HUET Training link on home page for approved training providers)
  • Contractor Orientation (Onsite and / or Online)
  • Safegulf or equivalent regulatory training
  • Annual Marine Trash and Debris Training (see BSEE video and send completed sign-in sheet to RTCC to document)
  • 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)
  • Proper PPE to include:
    • Flame Retardant Clothing (FRC)
    • Steel-Toed Shoes
    • Eye Protection
    • Hearing Protection
    • Hard Hat
    • Gloves Matrix
    • Any Additional Task Specific PPE
Additional Shell or Regulatory GoM Requirements - (as applicable to your role or company)
  • Contractor shall have an active and up to date subscription to ISNetworld unless otherwise exempted in writing by the appropriate Company CSM representative
  • Shell approved Rigger Training
  • USCG Approved Letter of Determination for Non-U.S. Citizens
  • T-2 or Well Control Certifications (as required in 30 CFR 250 Subpart O and Shell’s Subpart O Plan)

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