Press Releases in January 2014

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United Safety innovations get featured in Al Jazeera’s coverage Jan 2014

United Safety innovations get featured in Al Jazeera’s coverage of the opening day of the International Petroleum Technology Conference (IPTC) in Doha, Qatar. The Al Jazeera report highlighted the importance of innovation for the Oil and Gas industry. Riding the Air Qruise™ Solo, the reporter projected that companies with an innovative mindset will be the ones leading the industry.  

IPTC TV interviews Mike Gilbert Jan 2014

At the opening day of the International Petroleum Technology Conference (IPTC) in Doha, IPTC TV interviewed Mike Gilbert, VP for Middle East and Asia at United Safety. The focus was around our latest technology, the Air Qruise™, and the role that innovations such as the Air Qruise™ Trooper, Rover and Solo will play in improving safety in the Oil & Gas industry.  

United Safety unveils latest Air Qruise™ innovations Jan 2014

Doha, Qatar – United Safety announces the launch of its newest family of innovations – The Air Qruise™. The launch will take place at the IPTC on January 20, 2014 at the Qatar National Convention Center.

The Air Qruise™ is a proprietary Breathing Air Management System that can be incorporated into a range of vehicles that enable the users to work, travel and transit safely through toxic environments.  

United Safety launches Air Qruise™ Trooper in Doha at the IPTC 2014 Jan 2014

Doha, Qatar – After a successful launch at ADIPEC in November 2013, United Safety in association with Schlumberger, will now debut the Air Qruise™ Trooper, the world’s first Vehicle Gas Protection System, at the IPTC 2014 in Qatar.  

Gas Protection System Allows Safe Transit Through Dangerous Areas Jan 2014

A vehicle equipped with the Air Qruise™ system
A vehicle equipped with the Air Qruise™ system.

In 2003, sour gas forced the evacuation of 64,000 residents and killed 243 people in Gaoqiao, Chonqing, China, during a massive leak that covered an area of 25 km2. In January 2013, a sour gas leak near Grand Prairie, Alberta, Canada, forced police to close a 100 km stretch of a major highway.

The industry has been reminded time and again of the importance of continuously monitoring gas in and around work sites. At concentrations ranging from 250 to 1,000 ppm, hydrogen sulfide is deadly and can kill in seconds. In the event of an uncontrolled release of hydrogen sulphide, every second counts.  

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