The Houston Chronicle highlights the Global Safety Institue:
Niche for NASA exes: Need for safety experts in offshore drilling is a natural fit for laid-off space workers
"...NASA's extremity can be the offshore oil and gas industry's opportunity. Indeed, it probably should be. Recent cutbacks at the space agency make available a pool of highly skilled engineering, technical and scientific talent that is ideally suited to help the industry come back from the safety and ecological disaster by last year's BP spill in the central Gulf of Mexico."