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


An insight into United Safety by The Roughneck magazine

06 March 2016, Published by United Safety

Shayne McCallumOn March 2016 The Roughneck magazine published an interview with Shayne McCallum, Vice President Canada at United Safety.

The interview covers United Safety’s origins and the reasons why it was founded: the oil and gas industry was in need of a comprehensive solution, from wellhead to retail, and positioned its service offerings to include gas explorers, producers and process operators, thus providing a single standard of safety for all personnel on a given site. Shayne also discussed how United Safety has been growing for the past 29 years, and the areas we currently operate in now, he said “With an eye on market growth and the careful consideration of the particularities and cultural differences in each country, we were able to achieve sustainable growth.” Continue Reading


29th Safety Excellence Awards season kicks off in Texas

21 February 2016, Published by United Safety

29th Safety Excellence Awards season kicks off in Texas
The United Safety USA team attended the opening ceremony for the 2016 29th Safety Excellence Awards, on the 5th of February, in Pasadena, Texas. Organized by the Houston Area Safety Council and the Houston Business Roundtable, the Annual Safety Excellence Awards will honor contractors in the Houston/Gulf Coast area that have had an outstanding record of safety performance in 2015. Continue Reading


KOC Contractor Safety Day

17 January 2016, Published by United Safety

KOC Contractor Safety DayThe 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


Oilfied Technology magazine features the launch of United Safety’s integrated risk management software ‘Sophia’

29 November 2015, Published by United Safety

Oilfield Technology recently featured United Safety’s launch of a new product that aims to integrate fragmented turnaround management systems into one at ADIPEC 2015.

“Across the globe, United Safety has served 789 turnarounds. We know from experience that it is a pain for plant managers and owners to deal with the time-consuming task of permitting, access validation and document management,” says Dr. Elie Daher, Executive Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer of United Safety. Continue Reading


How experience and innovation drive the Oil and Gas industry forward

29 November 2015, Published by United Safety

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 launches Sophia software that integrates turnaround management systems at ADIPEC

10 November 2015, Published by United Safety

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates – At this year’s ADIPEC, United Safety, a safety solutions company that has been bringing revolutionary safety products and services to the Oil and Gas industry, will offer a new product that aims to integrate fragmented turnaround management systems into one.

“Across the globe, United Safety has served 789 turnarounds. We know from experience that it is a pain for plant managers and owners to deal with the time-consuming task of permitting, access validation and document management,” says Dr. Elie Daher, Executive Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer of United Safety. Continue Reading


Venturing into new markets

02 November 2015, Published by United Safety

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


TeQ Shield™ makes the cover of the GPS Show Daily

22 September 2015, Published by United Safety

The GPS Show Daily was the publication circulating the show floor at the Global Petroleum Show 2015. The launch of the TeQ Shield™ Guardian confined space monitoring technology made it to the cover. The GPS daily reporter attended the launch and met with Lee Whittaker (United Safety’s CEO) who said “it’s very exciting and it’s great to assist our customers in executing these critical tasks”. Continue Reading


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