Locations that require limited access and a higher degree of security protection in accordance with the security plan. The entire facility may be designated the restricted area, as long as the entire facility is provided the appropriate level of security.
Source: API RP 781 Security Plan Methodology for the Oil and Natural Gas Industries.1st Ed. September 2016. Global Standards
An area containing systems or assets that, if compromised, would have a major adverse impact on people, the environment, assets, and economic stability.
Source: Canadian Standards Association, Z246.1-09, Security management for petroleum and natural gas industry systems, August 2009, Regional Standards
- Note: Restricted areas include control centre operations, security departments, and certain information technology areas.