Articles Tagged with ''oil and gas industry''

Protect oil & gas workers from noise, confined spaces, respiratory & fall risks

July 9, 2014
From 2003 to 2010, 823 oil and gas extraction workers were killed on the job — a fatality rate seven times greater than the rate for all U.S. industries


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GX108 impact-resistant mechanic’s glove

July 9, 2014
The GX108 impact-resistant mechanic’s glove is perfect for oil, gas and mining.


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Cut-resistant glove by Mechanix Wear, Inc

July 9, 2014
The ORHD® Knit CR5 delivers CE Level 5 cut resistance and critical impact protection to working hands.


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Cestusline’s HMD Cut5 glove

July 9, 2014
Cestusline’s HMD Cut5 glove is designed to address both impact protection and cut resistance, the top two concerns of the oil and gas industry.


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NY to fine railroad company for not disclosing crude oil train derailment

Canadian Pacific Railroad cars derailed Monday in Albany
May 16, 2014

New York State Department of Transportation (NYSDOT) Commissioner Joan McDonald said the Department will issue the maximum fine allowed under state law to Canadian Pacific Railroad  for failing to report, as required, the derailment of four tank cars carrying crude oil early Monday morning in Albany.


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EPA to take comments on fracking chemicals transparency

May 12, 2014

One of the major controversies involving hydraulic fracturing – or, “fracking” – will be the subject of an EPA inquiry that could lead to new regulations on the industry.


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Vulnerable equipment, complacent safety culture led to Tesoro Refinery tragedy

Statement by CSB Chairman Rafael Moure-Eraso
May 5, 2014

As reported previously, we found a causal factor of the tragedy to be long-term, undetected High Temperature Hydrogen Attack (HTHA) of the steel equipment, which led to the vessel rupture on the day of the accident and the massive release of highly flammable hydrogen and naphtha.


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Louisiana wants oil and gas companies to repair flood-protection zones

Lawsuit says pipelines put New Orleans at risk
December 11, 2013

The Southeast Louisiana Flood Protection Authority – East (SLFPA-E) has filed a lawsuit alleging that approximately 100 companies cut at least 10,000 miles of oil and gas canals and pipelines through the state’s coastal lands – lands that protect most of the greater New Orleans area from catastrophic flooding.


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Wyoming approves groundwater testing rule for oil and natural gas

November 15, 2013

The Wyoming Oil and Gas Conservation Commission has approved a baseline groundwater testing rule that many claim is the best in the country. The five-member commission, which includes Gov. Matt Mead, unanimously passed the final rule today in Casper.


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LED-driven infrared sensors

LEL gas measurement for oil & gas and confined space entry
September 5, 2013
Oil and gas production and work in confined spaces exposes field personnel to a variety of toxic and explosive gases in every day drilling, processing, transport and municipal operations.


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