NPC urges government-industry against cyber threats

This article is a late-breaking adjunct to the special report that begins on p. 66.The US oil and gas industry is often at odds with the federal government over the role regulators play in meeting public policy goals. Public lands access, environmental stewardship, and trade issues are a frequent sparring ground.But in one area, cybernetic security, it appears that government and industry are working in tandem to ensure that the industry's critical infrastructure, whether it is a pipeline, refinery, or service station pump, is protected against computer hackers. Click here to enlarge imageEvidence of this cooperation was reinforced June 6, when the National Petroleum Council released...

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