What is “A Barrel of Oil” – Depends where you measure

This is an interesting and informative article from OilPro.com that gives some very interesting history and background on how oil is measured and why a… Read more »

AIS Exhibiting at the 2017 National Occupational Safety Conference and Exhibition

We’re happy to announce that we’ll be attending and exhibiting at the American Fuel & Petrochemical Manufacturers 2017 National Occupational Safety Conference & Exhibition from May… Read more »

Chemical Safety Board Is Necessary For Industrial Safety

AIS strongly supports keeping the Chemical Safety Board. It is a necessary tool in understanding and correcting the underlying conditions that cause industrial accidents and fatalities. What the… Read more »

Prelude – Largest Floating LNG Facility

Prelude is the largest floating liquefied natural gas (LNG) processing facility in the world. This half-kilometer long vessel will be moored off the Australian coast… Read more »

Pipeline Safety – A Lesson In Managing Information

  The following is an excerpt from the article “A Passion for the Profession – Alison North” from the Association of Records Managers and Administrators (ARMA)… Read more »

New Refinery Proposed – New Challenges Ahead

A new refinery is being proposed to handle the increasing production coming out of the West Texas Permian Basin. The new 50,000 BPD refinery would be built… Read more »

The Projects Problem

OK, so you have an oil refinery or a chemical processing facility, and it comes with a “user’s manual” of several thousand documents whose contents… Read more »

Why We Do It

Why do we do it? What makes us arrive at the office day after day at 6 am and often on weekends to create the… Read more »

Refinery Safety – Hydrofluoric Acid Leak Injures 7 Workers During Turnaround

Refinery turnarounds and startups are the periods of highest risk to refinery workers. It’s the time when most accidents happen. A lot of work and preparation goes… Read more »

Pipeline Safety – Magellan Diesel Spill

Nobody likes a spill. What goes on in the pipeline stays in the pipeline.  The best ways to prevent spills are to perform adequate inspections and maintain good operating and maintenance… Read more »