Draft Details

Review start date:Apr 9, 2020
Review end date:Jun 8, 2020
Contact email:mary.morgan(at)csagroup.org
Draft Scope/Description:

1 Scope


This Standard specifies criteria for establishing a security management program for petroleum and natural gas industry systems to ensure security threats and associated risks are identified and managed. This Standard provides mitigation and response processes and procedures to prevent and minimize the impact of security incidents that could adversely affect people, the environment, assets, and economic stability.


This Standard applies to all petroleum and natural gas industry systems (as illustrated in Figures 2 and 3), including

a) pipeline systems handling

i) oil;
ii) gas;
iii) oil-field water;
iv) liquid products;
v) multi-phase fluids;
vi) slurries; and
vii) system supports, including

1) meter stations;
2) compressor stations;
3) pump stations;
4) tank farms;
5) terminals; and
6) all assets that support Items 1) to 5);

b) liquefied natural gas (LNG) production, storage, and handling facilities;

c) storage of hydrocarbons in underground formations;

d) petrochemical installations, including

i) refineries;
ii) gas processing plants;
iii) liquefied petroleum gas plants;
iv) synthetic natural gas plants; and
v) coal gasification plants;

e) oil and gas exploration, development, production, treatment, processing, and storage operations not covered in Items a) to d);

f) oil sands facilities: and

g) petroleum and natural gas wells.


Offshore petroleum and natural gas activity, petroleum and LNG tankers, and customers piping systems are outside the scope of this Standard.

Note: See Figures 2 and 3.


The requirements of this Standard are applicable to all operators, regardless of the size or number of their assets.


In this Standard, “shall” is used to express a requirement, i.e., a provision that the user is obliged to satisfy in order to comply with the standard; “should” is used to express a recommendation or that which is advised but not required; and “may” is used to express an option or that which is permissible within the limits of the Standard.

Notes accompanying clauses do not include requirements or alternative requirements; the purpose of a note accompanying a clause is to separate from the text explanatory or informative material.

Notes to tables and figures are considered part of the table or figure and may be written as requirements.

Annexes are designated normative (mandatory) or informative (non-mandatory) to define their application.

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