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17Mar2016

Safety Matters

  • By Kirsty Morrison
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Technology has penetrated almost every aspect of refining and petrochemical operations, with many believing it has made them safer, more secure and less harmful to the environment. Process automation now more than ever allows workers to perform their duties without even leaving the control room, while smart equipment can deflect, predict and prevent potentially life-threatening
08Mar2016

Securing Vital Operations with PSM

  • By Kirsty Morrison
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By Simon Jones, Head of Professional Services, Petrotechnics Petrotechnics was privileged to chair and present at the Fleming Gulf Process Safety Kuwait event from 16th to 17th February. Attended by senior oil and gas industry professionals, the event explored the role of Process Safety Management in securing Kuwait’s vital operations.   While most of the
03Feb2016

Breaking the back of overwhelming maintenance

  • By Kirsty Morrison
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Petrotechnics’ Neil Singh explains in this month’s Railway Strategies magazine how the big-picture view can help improve the safety-productivity dynamic.   Behind the operation of any rail network are two essential, but often contradictory priorities: productivity and safety. Ensuring one, without compromising the other, is a constant challenge, particularly in an organisation as complex as
30Nov2015

Petrotechnics Featured in Future Rail – Learning From Oil and Gas

  • By Kirsty Morrison
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Click here to download a PDF version of the infographic Safety versus productivity is a constant challenge for the Rail industry, but it’s one that the Oil and Gas sector has started to address. Iain Mackay of Petrotechnics shows how rail operators can learn from the Oil and Gas sector. When the Golden Age of rail
13Oct2015

Awareness Of Your Elevated Risks

  • By Kirsty Morrison
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Aberdeen-based software company is seeing big interest in its ‘Proscient’ solution to help offshore workers be more aware about elevated risks, so they can plan their work accordingly. One thread common to the Piper Alpha, Texas City Refinery and Deepwater Horizon accident investigation reports is there were multiple factors which elevated risk levels leading up
12Aug2015

Promoting efficiency and reduced operational risk

  • By Kirsty Morrison
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  Petrotechnics, a leading provider of Enterprise Operations Excellence Management software solutions, is strengthening its Middle East presence in response to the growth in demand for its flagship solution Proscient.™ Introduced in 2013, Proscient is the Enterprise Operations Excellence Management platform specifically designed to enable organisations in hazardous industries to optimise production efficiency and lower
08Jul2015

Interview with RPME: Move PSM Beyond Compliance for Safer, More Efficient Operations

  • By Jenna Chambers
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Refining and Petrochemicals Middle East delves below the corporate strategy to understand what really makes the industry’s leaders tick. This month Andrew Bartlett, Petrotechnics’ HSE Consultant, is interviewed. Tell us a little bit about Petrotechnics’ main areas of focus here in the Middle East. Petrotechnics has recently increased its presence in the Middle East by
17Jun2015

Interview with Petrotechnics: Well-worn paths to innovation

  • By Jenna Chambers
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Petrotechnics is interviewed by the Press & Journal on the path to innovation: “Scotland’s economy can only benefit from firms constantly innovating and expanding their horizons to take advantage of emerging opportunities. Phil Murray, chief executive at Aberdeen-headquartered Petrotechnics, tells Keith Findlay there are ‘well-trodden’ paths to follow. We even invented the blackboard for goodness sake,
26May2015

Petrotechnics Speaks to Oil & Gas Middle East About Growth in Region

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  Petrotechnics New Regional Middle East Manager, Stuart Douglas speaks to Oil & Gas Middle East about his new position and Petrotechnics growth. When Petrotechnics appointed two new members to its Middle East team, the company had one thing in mind – to grow the business in the region Expanding Petrotechnics’ footprint in the region
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