What resources can provide further information?

Quality of Life—Economic Impacts

  • NeighborWorks America, a nonprofit organization providing support to community development corporations nationwide, has information and resources on community development and expanding affordable housing opportunities on its website

Quality of Life—Social Impacts

  • International Association of Oil and Gas Producers (OGP) and International Petroleum Industry Environmental Conservation Association (IPIECA), “Substance Misuse: A Guide for Managers and Supervisors in the Oil and Gas Industry,” OGP Report No. 445 (London, UK:  2010). Produced by IPIECA, the global oil and gas industry association for environmental and social issues, and OGP, this guide for managers in the oil and gas industry focuses on substance misuse prevention techniques applicable to the workplace.

A pumper jack. Photo provided by Shell Oil Company.