HSE Now, the safety e-magazine from SPE reports on our Updated Safety Trends Report highlighting the shifting upstream environment. Without a doubt, the unprecedented decline in oil prices has had a major effect on the safety issues and concerns of the upstream industry. The updated Upstream Safety Trends report dives deeply into safety issues, outlining the scope of the various challenges and, where possible or required, suggesting relevant solutions. Continue Reading
Oilfied Technology magazine features the launch of United Safety’s integrated risk management software ‘Sophia’
Oilfield Technology recently featured United Safety’s launch of a new product that aims to integrate fragmented turnaround management systems into one at ADIPEC 2015.
“Across the globe, United Safety has served 789 turnarounds. We know from experience that it is a pain for plant managers and owners to deal with the time-consuming task of permitting, access validation and document management,” says Dr. Elie Daher, Executive Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer of United Safety. Continue Reading
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
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
Protecting people, environment, asset, and reputation—are we prepared?
This is the theme of the seventh SPE Middle East Health, Safety, Environment & Sustainable Development Conference & Exhibition in Doha Qatar, running from September 22-24. Continue Reading
New learning methods for the new generation of Oil and Gas workers at APDT conference
The tenth biennial International Association of Drilling Contractors (IADC) and the Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE) Asia Pacific Drilling Technology Conference (APDT) will be held 25-27 August 2014 in Bangkok, Thailand under the theme “Driving Sustainable Growth Through Technology and Innovation”. Continue Reading
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
Middle East Oil and Gas Companies are boosting HSE budgets to ensure staff safety
United Safety’s EVP, Elie Daher was part of the pool of experts interviewed regarding HSE efforts in the Middle East. Featured in this month’s Oil&Gas Middle East magazine, the article discusses how Oil and Gas players in the region are looking to balance increased production with proper HSE management.
Operating in a risk-filled industry means that accidents may happen. The outcome will depend on how well employees are prepared to respond and manage them. The issue is aggravated by the fact that the region has many different regulations and a range of regulatory bodies. Continue Reading
Join United Safety at the 38th Indonesian Petroleum Association Annual Convention & Exhibition, Jakarta 21-23 May
This is IPA’s premier convention and it has been attracting worldwide Oil and Gas leaders for the past 30 years, growing in significance while Indonesia maintains its status as one of the largest producers of Oil and Gas in Asia. Continue Reading
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.
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