Suretank CEO welcomes proposed increases to offshore safety regulations


Offshore oil and gas: Suretank CEO welcomes proposed increases to offshore safety regulations

Suretank, the world's leading provider of engineered solutions to the offshore oil and gas industry welcomes the proposals put forward by the U.S. Department of Interior to increase regulations to better protect human lives and the environment from contamination.

Suretank manufactures offshore tanks and containers for the oil and gas sector with the vast majority of products being used on or around oil rigs in most of the major offshore drilling areas and through its subsidiary Prior Diesel supplies diesel driven power solutions and well intervention equipment.

The business has gained its reputation from a strict focus on safety and product integrity and boasts more quality accreditations than any other company in the field.

John Fitzgerald, CEO said; “We welcome these proposed changes. The offshore environment is hazardous and it is of paramount importance to ensure that everything utilised on drilling platforms and supporting infrastructure is designed with safety at the fore. Safety is central to everything we do at Suretank and never takes a back seat. Our business has carved out a reputation based on this ethos, quality and integrity and we work very closely with accreditation bodies to ensure we are constantly reviewing and evaluating.”

Suretank Group produces products that transport and store hazardous fluids, gas, tools and machinery that is used within the offshore environment and all products are governed by DNV, PED and CEN quality standards.

Mr Fitzgerald continued; “At Suretank, our focus is on improving efficiency within our operations and processes and the safety and functional aspects of our products are never compromised.”

Suretank is a global leader in the supply of tanks and CCUs (Cargo Carrying Units) to the offshore oil and gas industry. The company has design and manufacturing facilities in Ireland, Brazil, China, the Netherlands, Poland, Thailand, UK and USA as well as sales offices in Australia, Malaysia, Nigeria and Norway.

Suretank’s product range includes chemical and acid tanks, helifuel tanks, offshore containers, baskets, mudskips and cryogenic tanks. Suretank’s customer base includes most of the leading service, rental, exploration and production companies in the offshore industry. Suretank products are found worldwide, including North Sea, West Africa, Gulf of Mexico, Brazil, Canada, Caspian, Sakhalin, India, Australia, Middle East and the Far East.

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