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Macurco Gas Detection

Oil & Gas

Gas and flame detection is crucial for personal and property safety in the oil and gas industry. It is a critical safeguard against the potential risks of releasing hazardous gases during exploration, production, and processing activities.

Why Install A Gas Detection System?

Gas detectors provide detection of combustible, toxic, and other hazardous gases that could be released during operations. Early detection of unsafe gases can help prevent explosions or dangerous personnel exposure. Gas and flame detectors provide an immediate indication of gas or flame release through visual alarms and audio warnings, enabling extraction of personnel at risk and accurate control of the situation. In addition, regular monitoring of gas concentrations helps ensure a safe working environment and can help reduce the risk of environmental damage or losses due to undetected gas leaks.

Oil & Gas Applications

Gases Found

Common gas hazards in these plants are combustible gases such as Methane, Propane, oxygen deficiency, and toxic gases. Facility or Company Environmental, Health, and Safety professionals can refer to the appropriate regulatory compliance agencies and/or internal policies for guidance in determining monitoring requirements.

  • Toxic Gases

    Ammonia • Benzene • Carbon Dioxide • Hydrogen Sulfide • Oxygen • Sulfur Dioxide • Volatile Organic Compounds

  • Combustible (LEL)

    Methane/Natural Gas • LNG • Propane • LPG • Butane • Fuel Oils (Aviation Fuel, Diesel Fuel, Gasoline)

Differences between Upstream / Midstream / Downstream

Oil & Gas

Suggested Gas Detectors, Control Panels & Accessories

Common Applications