Safety Services News in United States

ABS & Leading FPSO Operators Publish Best Practices for Safer Operations
5/3/2022 - Industry best practices for addressing the challenges posed by an aging global Floating Production Storage and Offloading (FPSO) fleet have been published by ABS in a safety milestone for the sector. ...
API Supports Safety with New Specification for Oilfield Hammer Unions
3/3/2022 - The American Petroleum Institute (API) published a new specification for manufacturing oilfield hammer unions, helping to expand future interoperability of the widely used field equipment and enhance ...
Semtech Technology Integrated Into Natural Gas Smart Safety Shutoff System
9/30/2021 - Semtech Corporation (SMTC) announced that GTI will showcase a new “Natural Gas Smart Safety Shutoff System” utilizing the LoRaWAN® standard at the 2021 AGA Operations Conference & Exhibition taking pl...
Renewable Energy Issues Update on REG Geismar
9/2/2021 - Renewable Energy Group, Inc. (REGI) is issuing the following statement from President and CEO, Cynthia ‘CJ’ Warner regarding the status of its renewable diesel plant located in Geismar, Louisiana foll...
Chevron Commits $3 Million to Support Hurricane Ida Relief
9/2/2021 - Chevron Corporation (CVX) announced it is making a commitment of $3 million to support relief and recovery efforts underway in the communities affected by Hurricane Ida.

“As a major employ...
PG&E Begins Shutting Off Power for Safety during Offshore Wind Event
8/17/2021 - Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) confirms that it is in the process of implementing a Public Safety Power Shutoff (PSPS) affecting about 51,000 customers in small portions of 18 counties focuse...
MSA Safety Named as Preferred Portable Gas Detection Supplier for Shell
7/30/2021 - MSA Safety (MSA), the global leader in the development, manufacture and supply of advanced safety solutions that protect people and facility infrastructures, today announced it has been named a prefer...
Westlake Chemical Issues Statement on Lake Charles Operations
8/27/2020 - Westlake Chemical Partners LP issued a statement regarding Hurricane Laura, which made landfall near plants in the Lake Charles, Louisiana area owned by Westlake Chemical OpCo LP (“OpCo”), in which th...
Emerson Launches New Drilling Jar Clamp for Increased Safety & Well Integrity
8/15/2017 - Emerson Automation Solutions has launched the latest product within its polymer completions solutions range – the PolyOil® JAR Handling Clamp – for increased safety and well integrity. ...
QMS Implementation & Operational Efficiency
8/1/2017 - With the changing landscape of the oil and gas industry, companies are under increasing pressure to improve operational efficiencies as prices continue to remain low and margins are narrowed. In order...
Recognizing Oil & Gas Industry Safety Risks
4/28/2017 - The Department of Labor states that on-the-job fatality rates are seven times higher for oil and gas extraction workers than all other industries. The only solution to this serious problem is proactiv...
U.S Coast Guard Responds to Gulf of Mexico Platform Fire
1/5/2017 - The U.S. Coast Guard said on Thursday it was responding to a report of a fire on an oil platform in the Gulf of Mexico off Grand Isle, Louisiana. ...
Mech-Tool Completes Contract on BP Kinneil Scheme
11/22/2016 - The North East’s leading product manufacturer and global supplier of fire, blast and radiant heat protection systems – Mech-Tool Engineering Ltd – has successfully completed a contract to deliver its ...
Wood Group Awarded $40M Automation Services Contract
11/15/2016 - Wood Group has been awarded a $40 million contract by ExxonMobil Chemical to provide main automation contractor services, including detailed design and site construction of the process control systems...
U.S. Gulf Oil Facilities Evacuate some Staff Ahead of Storm
8/29/2016 - Anadarko Petroleum has evacuated all non-essential personnel from its production platforms in the eastern Gulf of Mexico, a company spokesman said on Monday by email, ahead of a storm threat from Trop...
Obama to Issue New Offshore Drilling Rules
4/13/2016 - The Obama administration will announce safety regulations for offshore oil and natural gas drilling to prevent the kind of explosion that happened six years ago on a BP rig in the Gulf of Mexico. ...
Chevron & Wolverine Pipeline Companies win API Distinguished Safety and Environmental Award
4/5/2016 - API awarded its 2015 Distinguished Safety and Environmental Award to Chevron Pipe Line Company and Wolverine Pipe Line Company. This is API’s highest safety and environmental performance award for pip...
BSEE Responds to Report of Fatality in the Gulf of Mexico
3/11/2016 - The Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) is responding to a reported fatality on Platform A, Green Canyon Block 18 in the Gulf of Mexico, approximately 150 miles south of New Orleans....
Fire in the DHT Unit in the Pasadena Refinery
3/7/2016 - Petrobras hereby announces that a fire broke out in the Diesel Hydrotreating (DHT) Unit of Pasadena Refinery System Inc. (PRSI), in the United States. ...
Gulf of Mexico Oil Rig Worker Dies in Accident
10/20/2015 - A crew member on a Gulf of Mexico oil rig contracted by Chevron Corp was killed in an accident, the company said. ...

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