From the Editor: Safety FirstOct 16, 2006
In this issue, we’ve attempted to focus on a broad range of issues that fall under the Health, Safety and Environment (HSE) umbrella. Whether you are concerned with protection of personnel and equipment or how the industry is effected by environmental matters, we have touched on something that may be of interest.
To Find The “Next” TechnologyOct 16, 2006
Since Benson K. Whitney presented his credentials to His Majesty King Harald V of Norway last January, he has experienced a crash-course in the Norwegian Continental Shelf oil and gas industry. When Scandinavian Oil-Gas Magazine
met with Mr. Whitney just before this year’s ONS Conference in Stavanger, we found him to be much more than just a quick study.
Fire and Blast Protection of Critical Safety Equipment at HammerfestOct 16, 2006
Before Statoil commissions the Snøhvit project in Northern Norway, the ProTek™ Fire and Blast Protection enclosures for the Emergency Shutdown (ESD) Valves and Actuators will have seen out their first winter at the Hammerfest LNG plant. These “fit and forget” lightweight composite structures fully satisfy the Health, Safety and Environmental (HSE) requirements set by Statoil for the life of project. This article describes why Statoil and its project partner, Aker Kvaerner Stord selected Solent Composite Systems (SCS) to deliver 117 enclosures to meet their exacting HSE requirements.
Produced Water ApplicationsOct 16, 2006
Weir Pumps has developed an intimate understanding of the problems experienced with produced water disposal service after many years of supplying pumps for this difficult and arduous service.
Media: YouTube MomentOct 16, 2006
Everybody’s famous: With cameras in every mobile phone, video editing software on every PC, and a myriad of websites and blogs to host content, we have started to broadcast ourselves to the world. This way, everybody can be a star for a week. Welcome to the world of viral media.