PERSPECTIVES

The optimum compromise: Lengthening safety solutions’ lifespan

The optimum compromise: Lengthening safety solutions’ lifespan

ALIGN’s experience underscores the philosophy that there are many different approaches to sustaining an acceptable risk level, while at the same time reducing the cost of upgrading, maintaining and replacing safety systems on oil and gas installations.

ALIGN BS100 Lifetime Evaluation

Retain Safety. Minimize Investments.

We experience a great deal of uncertainty in the market following the announcement of discontinued production of BS100 spare parts. The industry in general seems to have limited knowledge of possible alternatives for maturing BS100 fire & gas systems.

Ageing safety solutions do not necessarily require large investments

Ageing safety solutions do not necessarily require large investments

In a time where the focus on cost savings is at its peak, we need to ensure that the safety of the installations still meets the requirements and that we still can claim to be “top of the league” regarding safety in the Petroleum sector.

Photo: Stig Håvard Dirdal

ALIGN’s new division promises saving on complexity, time and cost

ALIGN’s new division promises saving on complexity, time and cost

ALIGN, the supplier of technical safety and total fire fighting solutions for the global oil and gas industry, has launched a new operating division that will more completely integrate its market leading brands and better serve its customers.

Gullfaks A, Photo Øyvind Hagen - Statoil ASA. Statoil started process monitoring at the Gullfaks field with WirelessHART in 2007; later the Company has also tested the ISA100.

Lack of beds drives wireless systems

Lack of beds drives wireless systems

– When performing cabling operations, many men are needed offshore on the platforms over several days. Bed capacity becomes a challenge.

Photo: Talisman Energy

Successful Gyda project

Successful Gyda project

Origo Solutions has implemented a new shutdown philosophy at Gyda, to the satisfaction of Talisman Energy.

Nyhamna, Photo Jan Haukaas

Nyhamna: case study

Nyhamna: case study

Joint effort across all Align’s divisions will ensure one of the most important energy projects for two countries before the end of 2014.