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    • SolSpec Launches Aerial Analytics Solution for Pipeline Integrity Management

      by Tina Olivero

      SolSpec Inc., a provider of remote sensing and data analytics, today announced SolSpec™ ROW Integrity Management, an advanced aerial imagery and data analytics solution designed specifically for assessing, mitigating, and preventing geohazard risks on pipeline right-of-ways. Using SolSpec’s drone flight plans, data collection and advanced analytics, owners and operators can detect and predict hazards before […]

    • BelGAS – PSX2 Over/Under Pressure Slam Shut Safety Device

      by Tina Olivero

      BelGAS, a global leader in the design and manufacture of high- and low-pressure regulator products for the natural gas industry, introduces the PSX2 Over/Under Pressure Slam Shut Device. Offering critical protection to downstream applications, the PSX2 automatically shuts down the downstream flow of gas when pressure exceeds either upper or lower set limits. The PSX2 […]

    • Continuous “Hands Off” Insulation Resistance Testing of Critical Motors

      by Tina Olivero

      For decades, offshore oil and gas personnel have performed insulation resistance tests with handheld megohmmeters to prevent motor and generator failures that lead to costly unplanned shutdowns, production interruptions and rewinding repairs. However, these tests only provide a “snapshot” of motor or generator health. In a matter of only a few days, windings and cables […]

    • What if Newfoundland was more like Norway?

      by Tina Olivero

      Publiher’s Commentary – By Tina Olivero In Norway, state-owned oil projects often have upwards of 60% ownership in their oil and gas projects. This model of investment in the energy industry has served them well. Norway is now sitting pretty with the largest nest egg in the world; A sovereign wealth fund with over US$1 trillion in […]

    • White Rose Field Re-Starts!

      by Tina Olivero

      Husky is preparing to move ahead with remediation and production restart activities at the White Rose Field, offshore Newfoundland and Labrador. The Husky Energy plan to recover the flowline connector and plug the flowline at the South White Rose Extension has been accepted by the C-NLOPB and other federal agencies, who were engaged by the […]

    • EXPOSE INVISIBLE DANGERS

      by Tina Olivero

      One of the most critical elements of workplace safety is not the obvious visible safety concerns but the unseen hazards — things like oxygen deficiency, explosive atmospheres, and toxic gasses. Gas detectors provide a reliable, highly responsive way to assess and monitor oxygen, flammability, and toxicity levels. When equipped with the necessary site-specific sensors the […]

    • Podcast: Oil Spills, Oil Challenges, Oil Solutions

      by Tina Olivero

      Publishers Commentary: By Tina Olivero PODCAST LISTEN TO THE FULL COMMENTARY HERE! Simply press this link and press play.     The solution to climate change is not eliminating cars and the solution to oil spills is not eliminating oil production or pipelines. Oil is the foundation of our world. It’s the most sought-after commodity on […]

    • The Oil Industry – Progress and Challenges

      by Tina Olivero

      Publishers Commentary: By Tina Olivero PODCAST LISTEN TO THE FULL COMMENTARY HERE! Simply press this link and press play. The solution to climate change is not eliminating cars and the solution to oil spills is not eliminating oil production or pipelines. Oil is the foundation of our world. It’s the most sought-after commodity on the planet […]

    • REAL-TIME GAS READINGS: Wearables, Connectivity, People Protection

      by Tina Olivero

      CONNECTED SAFETY ALERTS SAVE LIVES Gas alert, gas alert! Those are words you hope you never hear. Hazards left unchecked put people in danger. Your best chain of defence against unimaginable outcomes and explosions is to ensure that gas detection and monitoring is well thought out and executed in your organization. Are you prepared? WHO USES […]

    • EnviroMed Detection Services

      by Tina Olivero

      Fire safety just got even safer with advances in technology that are saving lives. EnviroMed Detection Services CEO, Lee Parmiter, of St. John’s, Newfoundland, is excited about the world of safety for those working in the industrial sector.  Lee says, “Technology is now working where it matters most, with safety. With new devices that offer […]

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