17 January 2016, Published by United Safety
The Kuwait Oil Company Contractor Safety Day, which took place last week on the 15th of January in Kuwait City, was a success.
The seminar was an excellent platform to discuss best practices and new technologies that improve worksite safety. It provided the ideal meeting point for contractors, KOC oil and gas employees and safety professionals to exchange experiences and network with one another. Mike Gilbert, United Safety’s VP for Middle East, discussed how innovations can help solve H2S challenges. Continue Reading
12 November 2014, Published by United Safety
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, Published by United Safety
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, Published by United Safety
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
02 October 2014, Published by United Safety
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
16 September 2014, Published by United Safety
09 September 2014, Published by United Safety
United Safety and our Vice president for Middle East, Mike Gilbert, were featured in the September issue of Pipeline Magazine.
The article talks about the increasing foot print of the oil and gas industry and the need for special gas safety protection measures to ensure the safety of the workers and nearby populations.
“We believe not one single safety measure can be ultimately effective in addressing H2S protection. Continue Reading
10 April 2014, Published by United Safety
United Safety is featured in the last issue of Oil & Gas Middle East. Elie Daher (EVP United Safety) and Mike Gilbert (VP Middle East United Safety) discuss the complexity of the Oil and Gas industry in the UAE. For instance, high H2S concentration in UAE’s fields such as Shah and Bab pose major challenges to companies extracting and refining gas in the region. One such challenge is how to ensure safety of personnel and adjacent communities. Gilbert and Daher believe that technology plays a key role in tackling the complex challenges of the region.
To read the full article, click here.
20 March 2014, Published by United Safety
United Safety’s article “Innovative Vehicles Ensure Safety While Transiting Through Red Zones” is featured in HSE Now this month.
Red zones are high-risk areas with an increased likelihood of immediately dangerous to life and health (IDLH) atmosphere, due to the presence of toxic or flammable gases.
Despite the hazards, operations in red zones must go on, and maintenance must be carried out. In addition, there is also potential for accidents.
A major challenge is ensuring that people transiting through or working in these red zones remain safe at all times. Solutions like gas detection and breathing equipment have evolved in the past 20 years, but they still have limitation such as range, capacity and mobility. Continue Reading
23 February 2014, Published by United Safety