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
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
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
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
United Shutdown Safety unveils the Ultra Lite at the AFPM Maintenance & Reliability Trade Show in San Antonio, Texas, May 20-23 2014.
The Oil and Gas industry is under constant pressure to improve production, reduce costs, and maintain current assets while at the same time ensure the safety of employees and contractors. 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.
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
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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.
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates – On November 10, 2013, United Safety launched the Oil and Gas industry’s first Vehicle Gas Protection System – the Air Qruise™ at ADIPEC 2013.
With Oil and Gas activities progressing into increasingly challenging environments, the Air Qruise™ fills an industry gap and ensures that in the event of a gas leak, every aspect of a person’s safe evacuation from a toxic gas release site is in place. Continue Reading
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