The Greater Houston STEPS Network fosters a work environment that relies upon open communication and trust and encourages the growth of the STEPS Network. The STEPS Network is a way for those working in, or directly supporting the exploration and production industry, to:
The Greater Houston Service Transmission Exploration and Production Safety (STEPS) Network promotes safety, health, and environmental improvement in the oil and gas exploration and production industry. The Network provides opportunities for the sharing of best practices, continuing education, and networking opportunities for individuals and companies operating or based in the Greater Houston Area.
The first STEPS Network was established in Corpus Christi, TX in 2003 as a collaboration between companies in the exploration and production industry and the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA). The Network been so successful that Networks have been established in Midland, TX (Permian Basin STEPS), OK City, OK (Mid-Continent STEPS), Kilgore, TX (Ark La Tex STEPS), and Ft. Worth, TX (North Texas NTEPS). A future STEPS Network is planned in the Lafayette, LA area on September 17, 2009.