Joint Integrity Training for Chemical Company

October is certainly going to be a very busy month for us – next week sees the first of several joint integrity training sessions to be delivered by us to a global speciality chemical company based in South Wales. Regulatory compliance, industry guidelines, engineering standards and best practice will be among many of the topics

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The most used phrase we hear by far in industry….

“We’ve always done it this way”. It may be so, but it doesn’t necessarily mean that it’s been done correctly for the past number of years (or longer!) – and it wont really cut it during an accident or environmental investigation whereby loss of containment and injury was a direct result of lack of control

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ZULU CONTINUES ITS JOINT INTEGRITY SUPPORT TO UK INDUSTRY

We are delighted to have received news this week from the UK’s largest steel producer that Zulu is approved to work on all its UK sites. Although typically working in the oil, gas, chemical and petrochemical industries, this confirmation now allows us to support top tier COMAH sites within the steel making industry. Our services

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ADIPEC 2018

We are heading out to Abu Dhabi later this year to attend ADIPEC 2018 – The World’s most influential meeting point for the oil and gas industry. See you there!… ABU DHABI INTERNATIONAL PETROLEUM EXHIBITION & CONFERENCE 12-15 NOVEMBER 2018

A SAD FACT…

These are the words spoken by Lord Cullen after a 13-month inquiry into the Piper Alpha disaster. Lord Cullen made 106 recommendations in his report, all of which were taken on board by the industry. My fear is that we may well be at a tipping point in terms of joint integrity (or lack of) whereby

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NO GAMBLING MATTER

On the 30th anniversary of the Piper Alpha disaster, I have reflected on how in many ways the industry has changed for the better in terms of process safety and business improvement techniques to reduce the chances of similar disasters occurring. Conversely and specifically in terms of mechanical joint integrity of bolted joints, I also

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