Lee Whittaker


Export Development Canada recognizes United Safety’s mission to protect workers worldwide

21 June 2016, Published by United Safety

Export Development Canada recognizes United Safety’s mission to protect workers worldwide

In February this year, Export Development Canada (EDC), the State-owned export credit agency provided C$750 million ($553 million) in emergency loans to small and medium-sized oil and gas companies in a bid to help the industry survive the current downturn. Continue Reading


Export Development Canada talks to United Safety’s CEO Lee Whittaker

13 June 2016, Published by United Safety

United Safety CEO Lee Whittaker

In its CEO Insights series, Export Development Canada (EDC) talks to United Safety’s CEO Lee Whittaker to find out how the company started exporting services to the oil and gas industry and the lessons they learned along the way.

EDC is bringing the spotlight to Canadian oil and gas companies, which have demonstrated value by bringing value-added services to international markets. Continue Reading


Fueling the innovative minds of tomorrow

08 February 2015, Published by United Safety

Fueling the innovative minds of tomorrow

United Safety is proud to announce the sponsorship of the FIRST Pearland Robotics Team, Team Pearadox. FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) aims at inspiring young people to be science and technology leaders, through an exciting mentor-based program that fosters science, engineering and technology skills, and nurtures self-confidence, communication and leadership. Continue Reading


Official launch of the Air Qruise™ Rover and Solo at IPTC.

21 January 2014, Published by United Safety

Official launch of the Air Qruise™ Rover and Solo

(From left to right) Lee Whittaker, Chief Executive Officer, United Safety, Andy Kveps, General Manager, Innovation, United Safety, Don Pye, Director, Innovation, United Safety, and Dr. Elie Daher, Executive Vice President & Chief Marketing Officer, United Safety. Continue Reading


United Safety presents the Air Qruise™ Trooper at IPTC.

21 January 2014, Published by United Safety

United Safety presents the Air Qruise™ Trooper at IPTC.

(From left to right) Lee Whittaker, Chief Executive Officer, United Safety, Stephen A. Kelly, President & General Manager, OXY Occidental Petroleum of Qatar, Patrick Schorn, President, Operations & Integration, Schlumberger, Dr. Elie Daher, Executive Vice President & Chief Marketing Officer, United Safety, Karim Malash, VP OFS, Schlumberger. Continue Reading


United Safety gives years of service award to five employees

19 December 2013, Published by United Safety

Courage, teamwork and cool-headedness

Courage, teamwork and cool-headedness. From left to right: John Peppard, Don Pye, Dave Dyck, Lee Whittaker and Shirley Shewkenek celebrate 25 years of service at United Safety with their commemorative Rolex watches. Continue Reading


Watch the video of the Air Qruise™ Trooper Launch at ADIPEC

12 December 2013, Published by United Safety

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.


United Safety launches Air Qruise™, the world’s first Vehicle Gas Protection System

13 November 2013, Published by United Safety

Andy Kveps, United Safety’s General Manager for Innovations explains how the Air Qruise™ integrates state-of-the-art gas detection electronics
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


New office opens its doors in Dubai

12 September 2013, Published by United Safety

United Safety CEO Lee Whittaker leads ribbon cutting ceremony

Yesterday we opened our new and bigger Eastern Hemisphere hub in Dubai as we continue to expand our presence and footprint around the globe. Continue Reading


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