Items Tagged with 'oil and gas industry'


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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Options for short-term gas detector needs

September 5, 2013
This article will explore options to ensure each worker is equipped with a gas detector during a turnaround, and why renting might be your best option.

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European oil & gas industry to reveal chemicals used in fracking

Website launched to address public concerns
June 26, 2013

While U.S. oil & gas companies have, for the most part, refused to disclose the chemicals they use in hydraulic fracturing – or “fracking” – on the grounds that such information is proprietary, their European counterparts have launched a new website to disclose those and other details.

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Stick welding glove by Revco Industries Inc

June 7, 2013
The BS99 21-inch stick welding glove from BSX® is perfect for welding, especially pipeline construction in the oil and gas industry.

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OSHA to conduct 1,000+ fewer inspections in 2014

Enforcement approach being adjusted
April 23, 2013

OSHA has indicated that in FY 2014, it will conduct a total of 39,250 federal inspections – 31,400 safety inspections and 7,850 health inspections.

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3 critical questions to ask about oil and gas industry safety

April 2, 2013
According to a six-year fatal occupational injuries census conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, oil and gas workers in the Gulf countries could be up to seven times more likely to be fatally injured than workers in other industry sectors.

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“This is loony”: BP execs get a free pass in Gulf spill settlement

November 28, 2012
The Justice Department just entered into the largest criminal settlement in U.S. history with the giant oil company BP.

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Dryrigger sub-zero glove

November 1, 2012
Oil- and water-resistant and designed for the oil and gas industry. Help prevent hairline fractures, bruising and pinched fingers.

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