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ABS Group Concludes Acquisition of Safetec Nordic AS

ABS Group of Companies, Inc. concluded its acquisition of Safetec Nordic AS, with a signing ceremony attended by senior ABS, ABS Group and Safetec management in Trondheim, Norway, on January 5, 2012.


Safetec Awarded Frame Agreement with Statoil

As part of a strategic alliance with NES Global Talent Norge AS, Safetec, an ABS Group company, has been awarded a four-year frame agreement with Statoil ASA to deliver HSE technology and HSE management services.

IIOC Aerospace College Meets In Madrid

The Independent International Organisation for Certification's (IIOC) Aerospace College met to discuss changes and certification body related matters planned for the Aerospace series of standards.

World Accreditation Day 2015

ABS QE recognizes June 9, 2015 as World Accreditation Day, a global initiative established by the International Accreditation Forum and the International Laboratory Accreditation Cooperation.


Mary Kay O'Connor Process Safety Symposium

Steve Arendt, ABS Group Vice President for Global Oil, Gas and Chemicals, will present on "Lessons Learned from Recent U.S. Onshore and Offshore Accident Investigations." Arendt has more than 35 years of experience in process safety and risk management and has performed hundreds of process safety/HSE analyses, risk assessments, audits and accident investigations on a variety of global oil, gas, chemical and related industry processes. Dr. Henrique Paula, ABS Group Senior Vice President, Strategic Initiatives will also present on "Data Analytics/Data Management Solutions to Manage Pipeline Integrity and Comply with New PHMSA Regulations." Paula has over 36 years of engineering experiance in oil and gas regulatory regimes and management experience in integrity, risk, safety, reliability analyses and project quality. ABS Group will also exhibit at booth 6.  

Platts 18th Annual Financing US Power Conference

ABS Group will exhibit at the 18th Annual Financing US Power Conference hosted by Platts. The conference will highlight a variety of topics on the current state of the US power market for utilities, financiers, developers and analysts. Visit the ABS Group booth to learn more about our comprehensive due diligence support for power plant acquisitions and other solutions that can help mitigate risk and improve efficiency. 

IADC Critical Issues Middle East

ABS Group Manager of Innovation Research Smarty Mathew John, Alistair Moat, ABS Consulting Services Manager for the Middle East, and Andrew Quillian, Principal Engineer for Quantitative Risk Analysis, will present at the IADC Critical Issues Middle East Conference and Exhibition. Their paper, titled "Validating Managed Pressure Drilling System Integrity Through Risk Assessments and Barrier Analysis," addresses a systematic risk assessment approach for validating MPD system integrity at multiple levels. Best practices, lessons learned and an introduction to an approach on barrier analysis will also be discussed. 

POWER-GEN International

Thomas Adams, ABS Group Vice President for Power Business Development, and Robert Parker, ABS Group Senior Security Consultant, will present papers at the POWER-GEN International Conference hosted by PennWell. Adams will speak on "Best Practices for Combined Heat and Power Development" on Wednesday, December 14, at 9:30 am. Parker will address safety, risk and compliance management in his presentation "Beyond NERC Compliance: Broader Implications for Safety and Cyber Security in the Power Sector," which is scheduled for Wednesday, December 14, at 1:30 pm.  
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