Global solution providers to meet and interact with process safety directors, offshore installation managers, reliability managers, operations and production directors from offshore oil & gas industry.
February 3, 2014 (Newswire) - The Council of the European Union has adopted fresh legislation to reduce the impact of major accidents stemming from offshore oil and gas operations. Abiding to the theme 'Enabling people & processes for better future', the Offshore Safety & Risk forum scheduled on 11-12 February at Radisson Blu Atlantic Hotel in Norway will update on preventing offshore accidents and the EU Offshore safety directive and changing industry practices.
The risky nature of processing and storage activities in offshore production results in loss of hands of onsite workers. To safeguard critical hand injuries, Gransberg AS, gold sponsor for the summit will provide a presentation on what is expensive: advanced hand protection vs. critical injuries. Dr. Virginijus Urbelis, Assoc. Professor & Chief Engineer will bring forth Gransberg developments and advanced technology used in offshore gloves.
The forum will witness James Norwood, Head of Business Area Surveillance from Raytheon Anschütz. James will expand on Raytheon's offshore security, safety & environmental management system. Silver sponsor for the forum, Raytheon Anschütz has a long tradition and is well known in the maritime market. In the past century, Raytheon Anschütz has proven to be a reliable partner for navies, shipping companies and shipbuilders worldwide.
To set the standard in offshore design, verification, assurance and safety, Global Maritime has confirmed their participation as Silver sponsor at the Offshore Safety & Risk Forum. They are a global leader in marine and offshore technology, offering expertise from concept design, construction and operation, through decommissioning of offshore developments. Mikal Grure Eie, Business Development Leader & Helge Hydle, Manager - Risk & Safety from Global Maritime AS, Norway will give a joint presentation on 360 degree barrier management review at the forum.
Other organizations participating as sponsors are Trelleborg Offshore Norway AS, Daletec, ATG Lanka (Pvt) Ltd. and DNVGL. Simpli & Xafe AS will be exhibiting to expand their visibility to Process Safety Directors, Offshore Installation Managers, Reliability Managers, Operations and Production Directors from offshore oil & gas industry. This summit will bring together HSE & risk management experts focusing on how companies can achieve goal zero & HSE excellence.
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