From drilling inception to final well completion, United Safety plays an integral role in providing customized onsite safety solutions for both onshore and offshore operations. United Safety’s experience and reliability has been proven and tested by successfully executing large scale projects.

Safety challenges and solutions in an upstream environment

Upstream Safety Soultions

Challenge: How do you plan and prepare before the project to ensure maximum efficiency?

Solution: Planning and preparation are key to understanding and meeting client’s requirements. The Needs Assessment is a pre-job session with client to clarify any issues related to scope and requirements to plan and ensure a smooth and safe service delivery.

Challenge: How do you provide breathing air solutions tailored to the specific requirements of the project?

Solution: Our custom-fit breathing air system brings together innovative breathing air technologies like Smart Pack and Air II that are compact, scalable, flexible and tailored to your exact requirements.

Challenge: Who are the key personnel responsible for onsite rig safety?

Solution: Effective onshore and offshore rig safety is maintained by safety specialists with years of training and experience. These team of experts include Process Excellence Supervisors, Hazardous Gas Safety Specialists, Operations Technical Coordinator, Safety Technicians to name a few.

Challenge: How do we evacuate people safely through high risk areas from a toxic release site?

Solution: The Air Qruise™ is a patented system of compressed air supply and distribution that is installed in client vehicles or in vehicles supplied to clients by United Safety.

Challenge: How do you keep onsite and offsite rig personnel safe in the event of a gas leak?

Solution: : From onshore to offshore, community protection and awareness to sensor configuration and advance warning systems, our comprehensive gas monitoring and detection systems can be tailored to meet your specific upstream requirements.

Challenge: How can you maximize productivity and enhance project control and visibility in upstream?

Solution: United Safety has an integrated suite of safety services called TeQ Shield™ that combines gas detection, two-way communication, access control, permitting, quality control and assurance and monitoring of core body vitals to improve safety while reducing costs and are compact enough to even fit in a container on an offshore rig.

Challenge: How do you plan for an emergency on site?

Solution: Planning and preparedness is key to managing emergencies onsite. There is a detailed emergency response plan in the event of something going wrong, but an experienced team is in place to ensure that it does not become necessary.

Challenge: How can you ensure maximum productivity and safety in upstream?

Solution: Ensure maximum productivity and safety and reduced costs by managing several factors from workforce readiness to asset availability, real time monitoring to data capture and analytics, HSE management to workforce site protection.

Challenge: How do you capture learnings from a project and ensure that they are used to make the next project even better?

Solution: The Stewardship Report captures key learnings from every project upon completion to help us evaluate what we did well and how we can do things better. This information is used as builds for the next project to ensure a continuous cycle of improvement and learning.

Challenge: Can you provide well ignition services if required?

Solution: VulQan, the well ignition system provided by United Safety provides critical well safety as part of a complete H2S safety package by performing well blowout ignition. United Safety is the first safety services company in the world to develop and offer this technology directly to customers.

Past Projects in Upstream

Proven track record in:

  • H2S and hazardous gas safety services
  • Developing industry-leading equipment and process innovations
  • Providing cutting-edge digital networked solutions under our umbrella system – TeQ Shield™
  • Operating within Arctic, Desert, Tropical, and Oceanic environments
  • Safety management of critical projects like Snubbing, Underbalanced Drilling, and Coiled Tubing
  • Over 60 offshore production platforms, inclusive of Floating Production Storage Offloading (FPSO)
    units and Mobile Offshore Drilling Units (MODUs)
  • Forecasting project requirements
  • Drilling, Workover and Completions Campaigns
  • Providing best-in-class rental safety solutions

Read on to find out about United Safety’s activities in the following countries:

  • Offshore H2S Safety services: UAE, South Africa, Libya, Brazil, Saudi Arabia, Angola, Congo, Italy, Canada
  • Onshore H2S Safety services: Iraq, China, Saudi Arabia, Italy, Canada

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rigs protected by United Safety


Improve safety response and enhanced productivity by up to 10% with our TeQ Shield Guardian system.

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