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’s Mike Gilbert, Vice-President for the Middle East is featured in the October 2015 issue of World Pipelines magazine.
The Oil and Gas industry has always been operating in challenging geographic conditions. These challenges often come with limited infrastructure, pressing timelines and the lack of skilled personnel. This article examines how experience and innovation are key to future efficiency and safety in extreme environments. Continue Reading
United Safety’s Mike Gilbert, Vice-President for the Middle East is featured in The Oil and Gas Year (TOGY), Qatar, 2015.
This article discusses United Safety’s success, securing six long-term contracts for its safety services in Qatar. United Safety will be supporting Oryx GTL, Qatar Shell and Qatar Chemical Company for their annual shutdown and turnaround services. The company will also be providing a number of full-time services for these companies. Continue Reading
United Safety supports the increase of health and safety initiatives in Iraq and works to add value and offer practical advice to operators and oilfield services companies.
“Conditions in Iraq cause high operational costs so any idea or product that reduces project time is welcome,” says Mike Gilbert, United Safety’s Vice President for Middle East/Asia in an interview for The Oil & Gas Year’s Iraq 2014 publication.
Recently, the company completed a turnaround and shutdown safety service for a customer in Iraq, providing safety watch, quality control personnel and high angle rescue teams and the planning of confined space entry and rescue. 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.
At the opening day of the International Petroleum Technology Conference (IPTC) in Doha, IPTC TV interviewed Mike Gilbert, VP for Middle East and Asia at United Safety. The focus was around our latest technology, the Air Qruise™, and the role that innovations such as the Air Qruise™ Trooper, Rover and Solo will play in improving safety in the Oil & Gas industry.
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