Improper waste management during operational activities in the oil and gas industry brings adverse environmental impacts. Consequently, the quality of life of the population decreases. This study aims to investigate the antecedents for waste management in the oil and gas industry. Policy governance, facilities, technology and environmental education, are proposed to be affecting the waste management in the industry. Primary data was collected via an online survey among 98 oil and gas players in Malaysia. Policy governance, facilities and environmental education were found to be the antecedents, while technology is proven to be non-significance.