27 November 2014
The Brazilian Petroleum, Gas and Biofuels Institute (IBP), in partnership with the SPE and with support from Petrobras, are hosting the Brazil Onshore 2014 in the city of Natal, located in the NE of Brazil, from November 25 to 27, 2014.
A conference and an exhibit bring together representatives of companies dedicated to the onshore oil and gas industry in Brazil and abroad, under the theme “Growth, Innovation, and Revitalization”. United Safety is present as part of the Canada Pavilion – organized by the Consulate-General of Canada in Rio, Export Development Canada (EDC), and the Government of Alberta – in a delegation of approximately 14 Canadian companies. Continue Reading
20 November 2014
United Safety supports the increase of health and safety initiatives in Iraq and works to add value and offer practical advice to operators and oilfield services companies.
“Conditions in Iraq cause high operational costs so any idea or product that reduces project time is welcome,” says Mike Gilbert, United Safety’s Vice President for Middle East/Asia in an interview for The Oil & Gas Year’s Iraq 2014 publication.
Recently, the company completed a turnaround and shutdown safety service for a customer in Iraq, providing safety watch, quality control personnel and high angle rescue teams and the planning of confined space entry and rescue. Continue Reading
12 November 2014
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates – United Safety in association with Al Hosn Gas will unveil the Air Qruise™ Electro-Ex, an explosion-proof vehicle designed for use in Immediately Dangerous to Life and Health (IDLH) environments at ADIPEC 2014. Al Hosn Gas is the first company to make use of the Air Qruise™ technology for its Shah Gas Field.
“Al Hosn Gas is committed to becoming the world’s leading company in developing sour gas resources. Given the complexity of the Shah Gas Field, we are actively seeking innovative and creative solutions for possible safety gaps as an added layer of protection for our workforce,” states Al Hosn Gas CEO Saif Ahmed Al Ghafli. Continue Reading
29 October 2014
The Abu Dhabi International Petroleum Exhibition & Conference is celebrating its 30th anniversary in its 2014 edition, running from November 10 to 13. This event will gather global decision makers and thought leaders of the Oil and Gas industry under the theme “challenges and opportunities of the industry for the next 30 years”.
Ranking amongst the top 3 Oil and Gas conferences in the world, and the biggest in the MENA region, this year’s edition won’t fall short. Continue Reading
29 October 2014
Rawabi United Safety Services (RUSS), our branch in the Kingdon of Saudi Arabia, is participating in the upcoming exhibition of the STM (SABIC Technical Meeting). The STM aims to foster the exchange of knowledge between experts of the Saudi Basic Industries Corporation (SABIC) through a technical program featuring several keynote speakers and an exhibition with more than 400 participating companies. Continue Reading
27 October 2014
Join United Safety at ATCE 2014
The SPE Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition (ATCE) is coming to Amsterdam from the 27–29 October 2014. This SPE flagship event will address new technologies and best practices for conventional and unconventional oil and gas.
The highlight of the event is the high-quality technical content, with over 400 peer-selected papers on current applications and industry innovations for the future. United Safety will contribute as thought leader in two technical presentations in Technical session 43. Continue Reading
12 October 2014
United Safety is currently featured in HSE Now, the online safety magazine from SPE. In the article United Safety’s Elie Daher (Executive Vice President and CMO) and Mike Gilbert (Vice President, Middle East) talk about the risks posed by well blowouts and how an auto well ignition solution helps reduce these risks.
Well blowouts are extremely dangerous. In order to prevent the gas released from spreading and reaching populated areas, the well must be ignited. Continue Reading
02 October 2014
Doha, Qatar – October 2, 2014 – At the recently concluded seventh Middle East Health Safety Environment and Sustainable Development Conference (MEHSE) hosted by Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE), United Safety’s thought leaders once again shared a wealth of invaluable knowledge to improve HSE initiatives across the Middle East. Continue Reading