PPE Solutions for the Oil & Gas Industry

PPE Solutions for the Oil & Gas Industry


Because everyone has someone depending on them to get home safely.

Are your workers really protected?

Workers in the oil & gas industry face many on-the-job hazards, including flash fire; slick, oily surfaces; sharp edges; punctures; heat contact; uncontrolled pressure release;  and exposure to hazardous chemicals, dust and solvents— to name just a few.

Providing workers with the protection they need for the hazards they face is a major responsibility. DuPont Personal Protection has the in-depth knowledge, unparalleled expertise and broad portfolio of PPE solutions to help keep your workers safe.

DuPont PPE solutions are designed to meet or exceed global standards for protection and performance, including National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), ASTM International,  Canadian General Standards Board (CGSB), American National Standards Institute (ANSI), International Organization for  Standardization (ISO) and China GB National Standards.

To help you in the decision-making process, from risk assessment through implementation, we recommend using the 4P methodology:


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Get an insider look into PPE solutions for hazards faced by workers in the Oil and Gas industry.

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Drilling, producing and refining oil & gas involves high-risk tasks in extreme conditions

DuPont offers a broad range of PPE solutions to address these on-the-job hazards for the Upstream and Midstream/Downstream sectors of the Oil & Gas industry, including: Nomex® garments for flash fire hazards; Tyvek® garments for protection against fine particle hazards and low level liquid splashes; Tychem® garments and gloves for protection against concentrated chemicals under pressure; and gloves made with Kevlar® for cut and multi-hazard protection. DuPont experts are also available to work side by side with the HSE manager to help simplify the process of properly matching PPE to the hazards your workers face.



    Protection for every task


Protection against a wide range of chemicals and particulates
Industry-leading cut performance
Arc flash protection along with heat and flame resistance
Better protection at longer exposures and higher temperatures

Resists tears and abrasions
Extremely durable and long-lasting protective solutions
Inherent protection; can’t be washed out or worn away

WEBINAR: 6 Steps for Selecting PPE in the Oil & Gas Industry

Learn more about what to consider when selecting PPE for your hazards and tasks in the oil & gas industry from our experts at DuPont Personal Protection including hazard identification, regulatory compliance, key characteristics of PPE, how to save time selecting PPE, and more!

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Nomex® Fabric for Oil & Gas

When it comes to FR protection, DuPont™ Nomex® continues to meet and exceed global standards for protection and performance—providing safety managers with peace of mind and workers with the confidence to get the job done.


FR face coverings against COVID‑19 exposure

DuPont™ Nomex® in masks won’t melt, drip or burn when exposed to heat or flame, providing these workers with the facial protection they need in an emergency flash fire situation.


Tychem® for oil & gas    

For protection against chemical dangers, frontline professionals in the oil and gas industry rely on DuPont™ Tychem® garments.


Cut & mechanical protection

Only DuPont™ Kevlar® can protect against multiple hazards, while keeping workers comfortable. And DuPont can help guide you through the new standards, innovation possibilities and more.


Personal Protective Equipment

From first responders, to industrial workers, to warfighters, we provide the innovative personal protective equipment solutions to overcome any challenge. 


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Find the right products for the utilities industry in SafeSPEC™.

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