Category - Company News

Introduction to the Oil and Gas industry: An Intern’s Perspective

During my first week at OCS Group, I learned about the many areas of the oil and gas industry, which include different sectors. In addition, turns out the oil and gas industry even has its own language; terms that I’ve never heard before. I personally thought they were pretty entertaining; for example, “monkey boards”, which […]

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OCS Group’s Lunch and Learn: Arc Flash

You might have heard of the term “Arc Flash”, but what is it exactly? And why is it so important for safety professionals to be responsible and completely aware of what the issues are with electrical arc flash safety? It is imperative to learn and be alert at all times when handling electrical equipment to […]

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USCG training “Electrical Equipment in Hazardous Locations”

USCG: OCS Group Trains USCG in Hazardous Areas OCS Group visited the US Homeland Security  and US Coast Guard (USCG) in Port Arthur, Texas last week to educate about electrical equipment in hazardous areas. OCS Group discussed the importance of competency and skills regarding offshore area classification. Determining the hazardous area classification is essential to identify […]

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Arc Flash: Know the Risks, Regulatory Requirements and Preventative Techniques

The definition of an Arc Flash according to the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) is an electrical current that passes through air when insulation or isolation between electrified conductors is no longer sufficient to withstand the applied voltage. Arc Flash incidences are such a health and safety hazard that there are multiple legal requirements associated […]

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OCS Group Announces Collaboration with UL

OCS Group Announces Collaboration with UL for the Provision of Industry Best, Competency Based (Knowledge and Skills) Training   About the Collaboration As the need for operational excellence and safety in oil and gas never being greater and achieving higher levels of safety and performance while simultaneously reducing resources is extremely challenging; UL and OCS […]

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US Coast Guard (USCG) to Enforce New Electrical Regulations

The U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) is responsible for maritime safety and security in the U.S. Offshore Continental Shelf. USCG recently published amendments to the Title 46 CFR rules governing electrical equipment used offshore in hazardous locations. These changes have the potential to affect builders and suppliers of equipment used on all gas and oil rigs, […]

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PERTAMINA: HPHT Drilling Operation and Well Engineering Training

OCS Group – PERTAMINA Course #2: HPHT Drilling Operation and Well Engineering Training   OCS Group and PERTAMINA Indonesia OCS Training Institute (A member of OCS Group) is extremely proud and excited to have been appointed the primary provider for PERTAMINA Indonesia for their technical training needs. This continues the strong relationship OCS Group has […]

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PERTAMINA Indonesia: Drilling Projects and Risk Management Training

OCS Group – PERTAMINA Course #1: Drilling Projects and Risk Management Training   OCS Group and PERTAMINA Indonesia OCS Training Institute (A member of OCS Group) is extremely proud and excited to have been appointed the primary provider for PERTAMINA Indonesia for their technical training needs. This continues the strong relationship OCS Group has built […]

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Global First: Upstream 500-505 Combined Training

OCS Group is pleased to announce the approval of OCS Groups new training offering. The course ‘Upstream 500/505’  has been absent from the current offerings available in the oil and gas industry. OCS Group was encouraged by sector stakeholders to develop an appropriate course in collaboration with the industry. OCS Group has successfully produced, and […]

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OCS Group and Combustible Dust News Video

OCS Group on KPRC Channel 2 News Houston With the incidents that have occurred in Texas over the last few years, the importance and dangers of Hazardous Combustible Materials has once again been brought to the forefront. OCS Group is a leading energy industry organization that specializes in training various energy clients regarding safety and […]

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