Press Releases

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Export Development Canada recognizes United Safety’s mission to protect workers worldwide Jun 2016

Export Development Canada recognizes United Safety’s mission to protect workers worldwide

In February this year, Export Development Canada (EDC), the State-owned export credit agency provided C$750 million ($553 million) in emergency loans to small and medium-sized oil and gas companies in a bid to help the industry survive the current downturn.  

Export Development Canada talks to United Safety’s CEO Lee Whittaker Jun 2016

United Safety CEO Lee Whittaker

In its CEO Insights series, Export Development Canada (EDC) talks to United Safety’s CEO Lee Whittaker to find out how the company started exporting services to the oil and gas industry and the lessons they learned along the way.

EDC is bringing the spotlight to Canadian oil and gas companies, which have demonstrated value by bringing value-added services to international markets.  

An insight into United Safety by The Roughneck magazine Mar 2016

Shayne McCallum

On March 2016 The Roughneck magazine published an interview with Shayne McCallum, Vice President Canada at United Safety.

The interview covers United Safety’s origins and the reasons why it was founded: the oil and gas industry was in need of a comprehensive solution, from wellhead to retail, and positioned its service offerings to include gas explorers, producers and process operators, thus providing a single standard of safety for all personnel on a given site. Shayne also discussed how United Safety has been growing for the past 29 years, and the areas we currently operate in now, he said “With an eye on market growth and the careful consideration of the particularities and cultural differences in each country, we were able to achieve sustainable growth.”  

Innovations abound at the Peace Region Petroleum Show May 2015

Peace Region Petroleum Show

This biennial event will attract hundreds of exhibitors and thousands of participants to Grande Prairie, Alberta, Canada on May 13-14. Under the theme “where energy creates opportunity”, the show offers attendees a chance to make contacts, exchange knowledge and discover the latest in Oil and Gas technology.  

Join United Safety at BANFF PSC 2015 Apr 2015

Join United Safety at BANFF PSC 2015

United Safety will be back at the Banff Petroleum Safety Conference for its 2015 edition. This hallmark event has 60 years of history in promoting health and safety within the oil and gas industry in western Canada.  

United Safety at the Lloydminster Heavy Oil Show Sep 2014

Lloydminster Heavy Oil Show

The premier showcase for Heavy Oil knowledge and technology is taking place on September 10-11, at Lloydminster, SK. The event venue is strategic, as the region is surrounded by producing heavy oil wells of both cold and thermal production.  

United Safety’s Innovations at the Oil Sands Trade Show Sep 2014

Oil Sands Trade Show

United Safety will be at the Oil Sands Conference, taking place September 9-10 inat Fort McMurray, Canada. The show brings over 450 companies showcasing the newest technologies, products and services at the forefront of the oil sands industry.  

United Safety at the 2014 Indonesian Petroleum Association Annual Convention & Exhibition May 2014

38th Indonesian Petroleum Association Annual Convention & Exhibition

Join United Safety at the 38th Indonesian Petroleum Association Annual Convention & Exhibition, Jakarta 21-23 May

This is IPA’s premier convention and it has been attracting worldwide Oil and Gas leaders for the past 30 years, growing in significance while Indonesia maintains its status as one of the largest producers of Oil and Gas in Asia.  

3rd Annual Shutdowns Turnarounds Fort McMurray conference in Review Mar 2014

3rd annual Shutdowns Turnarounds Fort McMurray Conference United Safety BoothThe turnaround and shutdown community gathered to exchange knowledge and new strategies to overcome current industry challenges.

The first day has brought discussions on a number of high-importance topics including operational readiness, managing and avoiding scope creep and regulatory compliance and communication. The seminars were designed to give attendants the knowledge and tools necessary to mitigate risks while minimizing costs.

The second day of the event focused heavily on the importance of turnaround safety.  

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