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U.S. Eyes European Safety Standards For Oil Refineries

U.S. Eyes European Safety Standards For Oil Refineries

Oil refiners can learn from Europe as they try to reduce accidents at plants in Louisiana and other states, U.S. safety experts say. After a string of disasters, President Obama issued an executive order last August to improve chemical facility safety. A year before his ...

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Missing flight MH370: Robotic Sub First Mission Cut Short

Missing flight MH370: Robotic Sub First Mission Cut Short

A robotic submarine deployed to search for the missing Malaysia Airlines plane in the southern Indian Ocean has had its first mission cut short. The Bluefin-21 was sent to search the sea floor for wreckage after signals believed to be consistent with "black box" flight ...

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CAA Helicopter Offshore Safety Timeline Criticized

CAA Helicopter Offshore Safety Timeline Criticized

Trade body Oil & Gas UK said Wednesday that it believes that a timeline for recommendations proposed in the Civil Aviation Authority's helicopter safety review, published in February, "does not take into account the full risk picture for offshore workers". February 20 saw the CAA propose measures ...

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E2S Warning Signals announces an industry leading five year warranty

E2S Warning Signals announces an industry leading five year warranty

For greater peace of mind, signalling products for hazardous areas, fire and industrial applications and wide area disaster warning are now available with a five-year warranty. Priding itself on stringent quality procedures being applied throughout the product manufacturing process, the company has backed up this claim ...

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World News

Safety Probe & Union Protest As Two Fires This Year Shut Down North Sea Rig

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A NORTH Sea oil rig has been shut down after two fires in less than three months, it has emerged. Sprinklers failed to come on … Continue reading

No News Of 22 Trapped In Flooded China Mine

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Xinhua reported that half the water from a flooded coal mine in southwest China’s Yunnan Province has been pumped out but no substantial progress made … Continue reading

Series Of Explosions At Indian Chemical Unit

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MUMBAI: A series of six explosions took place in the reactor of a chemical plant in Tarapur MIDC on Sunday evening. Reports of injuries were … Continue reading

Poor Risk Management Led To Shell Platform Grounding

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ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Poor risk assessment and management were among factors that led to the grounding of a Shell oil drilling rig in the … Continue reading

Seven Killed In Ukraine Coal Mine Blast

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Kiev, April 11 – At least seven people were killed in a blast that ripped through a coal mine in Donetsk in Ukraine’s eastern region … Continue reading

Mining Deaths Up In 2013, Injuries Down

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USA — Federal mine safety officials say the number of mining deaths in the nation totaled 42 in 2013, up six from the previous year. … Continue reading

Fire Breaks Out At Rosneft’s Saratov Oil Refinery

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MOSCOW, April 14 (Reuters) – A fire broke out at the Saratov oil refinery in Russia’s Volga river region, an official at the plant controlled … Continue reading

China – Oil Leak Blamed For Benzene Contamination

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BEIJING (AP) — An oil pipe leak caused excessive levels of the toxic chemical benzene in a major Chinese city’s water supply, prompting warnings against drinking from the tap … Continue reading

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Product News

Solberg Foam Awarded A Multi-Year Framework Agreement For RE-HEALING Fluorine-Free Foam In Partnership With Statoil

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In order to achieve the high environmental stewardship standards at Statoil, The Solberg Company (Solberg), the world’s foremost innovator of firefighting foam concentrates and systems … Continue reading

New Guide For Hazardous Areas From E2S

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E2S Warning Signals have today published a new ‘Guide for Hazardous areas’ which is available as a free download from their website. The guide has … Continue reading

City Technology to exhibit at CIPPE Oil & Gas Event in Beijing

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City Technology is set to exhibit with Honeywell at one of the world’s largest oil and gas trade shows, The China International Petroleum and Petrochemical … Continue reading

Fomtec Enviro 3×3 Ultra Flourine Free FireFighting Foam

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Enviro 3×3 Ultra Flourine Free FireFighting Foam Fomtec Enviro 3×3 Ultra is a multi-purpose alcohol resistant fire fighting foam totally free from fluorinated surfactants and … Continue reading

Internation Paint – Corrosion Barrier Protection For Shell/NAM South North Sea Gas Producing Platforms

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Shell UK and Nederlandse Aardolie Maatschappij B.V (NAM) of the Netherlands own and operate 56 offshore oil and gas installations in the South North Sea … Continue reading

E2S Warning Signals announces an industry leading five year warranty

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For greater peace of mind, signalling products for hazardous areas, fire and industrial applications and wide area disaster warning are now available with a five-year … Continue reading

Dr Sthamer – Hamburg Launch New FireFighting Foam Range

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Dr Sthamer – Hamburg, Europe’s foremost Fire Fighting Foam Manufacturer is proud to announce the Global Launch of its latest product MOUSSOL APS 1×3 F-0 … Continue reading

ESP Introduce IPES-IR3 Flame Detector

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IPES IR3 Flame Detector The state-of-the-art multi-spectral infrared technology of ESP Safety’s Model IPES-IR3 Flame Detector affords the highest level of sensitivity in detecting flames from … Continue reading

Unifire AB has announced the introduction of its next generation Force™ series stainless steel 316L water/foam cannons

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Unifire AB has announced the introduction of its next generation Force™ series stainless steel 316L water/foam cannons, manufactured at new, state-of-the-art, large volume manufacturing facilities. … Continue reading

Solberg Re-HEALING™ Foam – History in the Making

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Greenbay WI — The Solberg Company, the world’s foremost innovator of firefighting foam concentrates and systems hardware announced today the commercial introduction of the company’s … Continue reading