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Oil and Gas

Fire and Gas Safety in the Oil and Gas Industry

Det-Tronics fire and gas detection and hazard-mitigation solutions have a legacy of protecting people and processes in all sectors of the oil and gas industry, from offshore drilling platforms to pipeline compressor stations to refineries.

No matter whether your process is upstream, midstream or downstream, Det-Tronics fire and gas safety solutions are well-suited to the requirements of high-value, high-risk oil and gas applications. Det-Tronics hazard detection and mitigation systems lead the industry in flexibility, functionality and reliability. Our products are designed and certified to function reliably, even in the extreme environments and remote, often unmanned locations common in oil and gas operations.

Det-Tronics detector engineering and applications expertise bring you effective flame detection and combustible/ toxic gas detection technologies available. The Det-Tronics Eagle Quantum Premier® (EQP) safety system controller integrates flame and gas detection inputs and provides alarm signaling, fault notification and suppression action. All on a reliable, fault-tolerant, digital network using a variety of protocol options to communicate with process control and communication systems.

Certified SIL 2-capable flame and gas detection solutions

Functional safety system components such as flame and gas detectors need to be certified for compliance with multiple global and local standards. Det-Tronics products carry performance and safety certifications from internationally recognized third-party testing agencies and approval bodies, including FM, ATEX, BRE and USCG.

Oil and gas experience

Det-Tronics is currently providing 24/7 fire and gas safety protection for:
  • Over 200 oil platforms from the North Sea to Africa and South America
  • Over 20 FPSOs
  • Over 1,000 onshore petrochemical facilities

Downloads and resources

Feature article: Hydrocarbon Processing article, Integrating fire and gas safety with process control systems: Why, what and how

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