KOC Contractor Safety Day

17 January 2016, Published by United Safety

KOC Contractor Safety DayThe 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


A new environment – United Safety featured in The Oil & Gas Year / Abu Dhabi 2015

14 January 2015, Published by United Safety

A new environment – United Safety featured in The Oil & Gas Year / Abu Dhabi 2015United Safety and Karim Sabet, United Safety’s Regional Sales Manager for the Middle East, are featured in The Oil & Gas Year (TOGY), Abu Dhabi 2015.

Mr. Sabet talks about the impact that technology has had on the industry and the way that safety considerations factor into sour gas developments. He mentions that operators in the region are taking steps towards making safety an integral part of their business and also talks about how specialized equipment is vital in sour gas production. Continue Reading


Automated Well Ignition Increases Safety for Well Blowouts_HSE Now

12 October 2014, Published by United Safety

Automated Well Ignition Increases Safety for Well Blowouts_HSE NowUnited 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


Gas Safety Innovations – United Safety in Pipeline Magazine

09 September 2014, Published by United Safety

United Safety in the Oil&Gas magazineUnited 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


United Safety at the Lloydminster Heavy Oil Show

03 September 2014, Published by United Safety

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. Continue Reading


United Safety’s Innovations at the Oil Sands Trade Show

03 September 2014, Published by United Safety

Oil Sands Trade Show

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


United Safety unveils the VulQan™ auto ignition system for critical sour well safety

12 August 2014, Published by United Safety

VulQan™ Auto Ignition System

New regulations responding to accidents with uncontrolled blowouts brought more strict drilling procedures to be applied when operating critical wells (high pressure and sour), especially when they are located close to populated areas. “As oil and gas demand grows, operations expand and distance to inhabited areas decreases. Continue Reading


United Safety featured in HSE Now: Ensuring Public Protection from Toxic Gas Releases

17 July 2014, Published by United Safety

United Safety featured in HSE Now: Ensuring Public Protection from Toxic Gas Releases

Community perimeter monitoring with Quazar™.

United Safety is featured in HSE Now (the SPE online HSE magazine) this month. Our article discusses community protection in the Oil and Gas industry.

The expansion of the oil and gas industry comes with inevitable coexistence with communities. Several health concerns result from this proximity—for instance, contact with contaminated water or polluted air. One hazard, however, stands out: the potential release of toxic gases such as sulfur dioxide or hydrogen sulfide. Continue Reading


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