INFLUENCE OF LEADERSHIP IN ENSURING SAFETY AND QUALITY WITHIN THE OIL AND GAS SECTOR: A REVIEW
The oil and gas sector plays a crucial role in meeting global energy demands; however, it is also one of the most hazardous industries, necessitating a strong focus on safety and quality assurance. Leadership within this sector significantly influences the safety of personnel, the protection of the environment, and the overall quality of operations. This research paper conducts a short review of existing literature to explore the impact of leadership on safety and quality within the oil and gas industry. The study delves into the relationship between leadership and safety culture and its influence on quality assurance practices. Additionally, it identifies challenges faced by leaders and presents best practices and success stories from exemplary organizations. The paper concludes with actionable recommendations for leaders to enhance safety and quality initiatives within the oil and gas sector.
leadership, safety, quality, oil and gas sector, safety culture, quality assurance, environmental protection, best practices