The individual, partnership, firm, or corporation having control or management of offshore operations. The owner/operator may be a lessee, designated agent of the lessee(s), or holder of operating rights under an operating agreement.
Source: API RP 70, Security for Offshore Oil and Natural Gas Operations, Downstream Segment, First Edition, March 2003. Global Standards
Source: API RP 70I, Security for Worldwide Offshore Oil and Natural Gas Operations, Upstream Segment, First Edition, May 2004. Global Standards