United 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
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
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
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
This is SPE’s flagship HSE event, and it will highlight HSE best practices and debate current industry challenges in over 200 technical presentations, special events and networking opportunities. Continue Reading
The Air Qruise™ is a proprietary Breathing Air Management System that can be incorporated into a range of vehicles that enable the users to work, travel and transit safely through toxic environments. Discover what you can expect from the Air Qruise™ innovations.
A vehicle equipped with the Air Qruise™ system.
In 2003, sour gas forced the evacuation of 64,000 residents and killed 243 people in Gaoqiao, Chonqing, China, during a massive leak that covered an area of 25 km2. In January 2013, a sour gas leak near Grand Prairie, Alberta, Canada, forced police to close a 100 km stretch of a major highway.
The industry has been reminded time and again of the importance of continuously monitoring gas in and around work sites. At concentrations ranging from 250 to 1,000 ppm, hydrogen sulfide is deadly and can kill in seconds. In the event of an uncontrolled release of hydrogen sulphide, every second counts. Continue Reading
Industry’s first Vehicle Gas Protection System™ (VGPS) 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.
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