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Nigeria – Doctor Dies of Ebola In Port Harcourt Oil Hub

Nigeria - Doctor Dies of Ebola In Port Harcourt Oil Hub

LAGOS/LONDON, Aug 28 (Reuters) - A doctor in Nigeria's oil hub of Port Harcourt has died from Ebola after treating a contact of a Liberian-American man who was the first recorded case of the virus in Africa's most populous country, the Health Ministry said on ...

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UK – Talisman Oil Challenges HSE

UK - Talisman Oil Challenges HSE

Oil giant Talisman Sinopec has launched a legal challenge against Health and Safety Executive criticism of one of its platforms. It’s understood the company is appealing an improvement notice issued against its Fulmar installation in October last year. Details of the notice have not been made public. However, ...

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PSA Report – Is lack of competence a risk to safety?

PSA Report - Is lack of competence a risk to safety?

A new report on competence and capacity in the rig industry shows that a lack of professional competence and rig experience from the Norwegian Continental Shelf (NCS) may pose a safety risk. At the same time, new rigs using new technology and long-term contracts may ...

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Australia – Inquiry: Hazelwood Mine Fire Was Forseeable

Australia - Inquiry: Hazelwood Mine Fire Was Forseeable

The Hazelwood Mine Fire inquiry has made 18 recommendations to the state government and mine operator GDF Suez following the largest and longest burning mine fire that has ever occurred in the Latrobe Valley, blanketing the town of Morwell in smoke, ash and carbon monoxide, ...

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USA – Halliburton To Settle US Gulf Spill Claims For $1.1B

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Halliburton Co, North America’s top oilfield services provider, said it reached a $1.1 billion settlement for a majority of claims related to its role in … Continue reading

Mexico – Pipeline explosion forces evacuation of hundreds

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Puebla, Mexico, (EFE).- At least 500 industrial workers were evacuated following an explosion in a gas pipeline in San Miguel Xoxtla, a town in the … Continue reading

USA – PG&E $1.4 Billion Fine For Gas Pipeline Explosion

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PG&E should pay a $1.4 billion penalty for a deadly 2010 gas pipeline explosion, according to a ruling from California regulatory judges Tuesday. PG&E, the … Continue reading

Nicaragua – Rescuers Locate 20 of 24 Trapped In Mine

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MANAGUA, Nicaragua (AP) — Rescuers on Friday located 20 of at least 24 gold miners trapped by a landslide in northern Nicaragua, but were not … Continue reading

Kuwait – Workers Injured In Refinery Fire

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The fire reportedly broke out in a waste treatment facility and was quickly brought under control. Several workers were injured by a small fire that … Continue reading

Mexico – Pemex Says It’s Recovered 90% Of Oil Spilled Into River

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Mexico City – Mexican state oil company Petroleos Mexicanos said it has recovered 90 percent of the crude that was spilled into a river in … Continue reading

Algeria – Statoil Resumes Operations After Deaths

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HELSINKI (AP) — Norwegian oil company Statoil says it will resume operations at a gas field in Algeria, 19 months after five Norwegian workers were killed in … Continue reading

Ivory Coast – Pirates Attack Oil Tanker

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ABIDJAN, Sept 3 (Reuters) – Armed pirates robbed a petroleum products tanker near Ivory Coast’s port of Abidjan, a maritime agency and a private security … Continue reading

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E2S Publishes An Information Guide To Measuring Sound Levels In dB

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E2S Warning Signals, one of the world’s leading independent manufacturers of high-performance audible and visual signals for commercial, industrial, marine, onshore and offshore hazardous locations, has … Continue reading

ELMDENE TO ILLUMINATE IFSEC 2014 WITH INNOVATIVE AND APPROVED EN54-23 FIRE ALARM BEACON

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Innovative electronic fire and security products manufacturer, Elmdene International Limited – a subsidiary of Potter Electric Signal, LLC – is bringing to market an EN54-23:2010 … Continue reading

SharpEye 40/40I Protects Brussels International Airport Hangars

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Three adjacent aircraft hangars at Zaventem Brussels International Airport have recently been equipped with SharpEye 40/40-I Triple IR Flame Detectors. The brand new JetAirFly JetAirport … Continue reading

RAE Systems Introduces First Wireless, 4-Gas Pumped and Diffusion Monitor For Real-time Industrial, Oil & Gas and Emergency Response Gas Detection

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RAE Systems Inc., the leader in wirelessly connected gas and radiation detection solutions, today introduced the industry’s first wireless, portable, 4-gas pumped and diffusion gas … Continue reading

Safer Systems delivers free chemical emergency response smartphone app

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Safer Systems, a leading chemical emergency response solutions provider has announced the debut of Safer Mobile Response, a smartphone and tablet supported application integrating the … Continue reading

Solberg Introduces RE-HEALING™ Foam System Upgrade Program Initiative Replaces Fluorine-based Foam Concentrates in Foam/Water Sprinkler Systems

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Green Bay, Wisconsin – The Solberg Company, the world’s foremost innovator of firefighting foam concentrates and systems hardware announced today a program to replace fluorine-based … Continue reading

E2S Warning Signals creates a library of technical bulletins

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E2S Warning Signals creates a library of technical bulletins E2S designs and manufactures high performance audible and visible signalling devices for use in industrial, marine … Continue reading

GROUND-BREAKING TOTAL FLOODING SUPPRESSION SYSTEM AWARDED UL LISTING

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SCOTTSDALE, Arizona, USA. 9th June 2014: Firetrace International has achieved UL (Underwriters Laboratories) Listing for its “next generation” E4 clean agent total room fire suppression … Continue reading

Bronto Supply New hydraulic platform for BP Gelsenkirchen

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Bronto Skylift deliver a 44-meter hydraulic platform to petrochemical plant BP in Gelsenkirchen, Germany. Bronto’s F 44 RPX SE is a specially designed ‘Super Extinguisher’ … Continue reading

New LNG Training Facility For Falck Risc

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Falck Risc in the Netherlands, provider of education and training in preventing and fighting incidents in the industrial sector and for public services, has extended … Continue reading