SafeGulf Advisory Group

The SafeGulf Advisory Group (SGAG) is a volunteer organization, comprised of voting and advising members of the upstream oil and gas Industry. This organization acts as an oversight committee. Its responsibilities include but are not limited to: Syllabus Development, Accreditation Review/Endorsement, and SafeGulf Industry Expansion. At present, the voting members of SGAG are:

Operator – BP America Production Company
Operator – Shell Exploration and Production Company
Gulf Coast Safety and Training Organization
Veriforce (Formerly PEC)

SafeGulf Advisory Group Members

Below are the team members that make up the SafeGulf Advisory Group. They are listed in alphabetical order.

Apache International New Ventures

Shane Fruge –

Center for Offshore Safety
Julia Fitzgerald –

Dynamic Industries, Inc.
Gary LoPiccolo –

ENI Petroleum
Catherine Hoyt –

Gulf Coast Safety and Training Organization
Buddy White –

Alma Roberts –
Rosa Frias –


Veriforce (Formerly PEC)
Pete Eustis –