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 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
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’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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