Offshore GoM Requirements

This page was last updated on June 18, 2019.

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 (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)
  • Proper PPE to include:
    • Flame Retardant Clothing (FRC)
    • Steel-Toed Shoes
    • Eye Protection
    • Hearing Protection
    • Hard Hat
    • Gloves
    • Any Additional Task Specific PPE
Additional Shell or Regulatory GoM Requirements - (as applicable to your role or company)
  • Pre-Qualification in ISNetworld if work is classified as Medium or High risk
  • 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)

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