Fulcrum Functional Safety Specialists

FUNCTIONAL SAFETY SPECIALISTS

Fulcrum is an independent company which specialise in Functional Safety solutions for the North Sea Oil & Gas industry.

Based in the north east of Scotland, we support the North Sea Oil & Gas industry in all aspects of the Functional Safety Lifecycle. Functional Safety is essential to all Oil & Gas operations and our objective is to provide an efficient high quality service, delivering Functional Safety solutions to ensure compliance and continued safe operation.

Fulcrum Functional Safety Specialists

WE ARE LEADERS IN OUR FIELD...

 

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SIL ASSESSMENT

Fulcrum offer SIL assessment services, including all mainstream methods of SIL classification including RGA, LOPA, Matrix. Fulcrum also refer to company specific guidance for applying the SIL classification at this stage of the FS lifecycle.

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SIL VERIFICATION

Fulcrum can carry out SIL verification calculations to assess whether the installed/proposed hardware can meet the requirements of the target SIL. This can be done using a variety of methods, including specialised software applications or fault tree analysis.

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FUNCTIONAL SAFETY ASSESSMENTS

Fulcrum are able to carry out FSA at any lifecycle stage, such as at stage 3 as part of final commissioning or stage 4 for assets that have been in production for some time.

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SAFETY FUNCTION DESIGN

Fulcrum can also assist with the design of specific safety functions where SIL2 or SIL3 requirements are to be met. This can be carried out, complementing the work carried out by the incumbent design contractor.

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PROOF TEST PROCEDURE PREPARATION

Fulcrum can provide detailed proof test procedures to ensure that all the requirements of IEC-61511, EEMUA222 and the guidance from the Health and Safety Executive are included.

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ALARM RATIONALISATION

Fulcrum can carry out alarm reviews based on the guidance in EEMUA191 and perform periodic status reviews to ensure that alarm systems are functioning efficiently and providing the correct operator feedback.

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COMPETENCY ASSESSMENT AND TRAINING

Fulcrum offer functional safety training. We can also offer tailored training packages to meet your specific requirements.

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TECHNICAL ASSURANCE

Fulcrum can carry out review services on project or operational documentation and drawings, including SIL assessment guidelines and company tolerability tables.

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PLANNING

Fulcrum can prepare detailed FS management plans in accordance with the requirements of IEC-61511 for each lifecycle stage from hazard and risk assessment to decommissioning.

WE WORK TO THE HIGHEST STANDARDS

MEET THE TEAM

Stan KayLinkedIn Stan Kay

Stan Kay

Stan is a Chartered Engineer with 18 years engineering experience in the Oil & Gas industry. He has worked in a number of roles including design contractors, operations support and verification. Stan has specialised in FS for the last 9 years and is currently a leading practitioner in applying LOPA.

Stan holds an honours degree in electronic engineering and became a chartered engineer in 2002.

Stan has been a certified FS Engineer (TUV Rheinland) since 2007 and is a member of the Safety and Reliability Society (SaRS).

Keith CameronLinkedIn Keith Cameron

Keith Cameron

Keith is a Chartered Engineer with 17 years engineering experience in the Oil & Gas industry. Keith has worked in a number of roles including design contractors, operations support and control system software development. Keith has specialised in FS for the last 8 years.

Keith holds an honours degree in electronic and computer engineering and became a chartered engineer in 2002.

Keith has been a certified FS Engineer (TUV Rheinland) since 2007 and achieved FS Expert certification in 2013.

Ryan MackenzieLinkedIn Ryan Mackenzie

Ryan Mackenzie

Ryan is an Engineer with over 2 years engineering experience in the Oil & Gas industry. He has worked in a number of roles including service equipment technician, maintenance support and data analysis.

Ryan holds an honours degree in Mechanical Engineering and is currently working towards Chartered Engineer status.

Ryan is a member of the IMechE, IET and is a registered STEM Ambassador.

Craig BarbourLinkedIn Craig Barbour

Craig Barbour

Craig is a Graduate Engineer who holds an honours degree in Chemical Engineering and is currently working towards Chartered Engineer status.

Craig is a member of the IChemE.

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NEWS

Jun2017

Team News: Graduate Engineering Trainee for 2017

Fulcrum (North Sea) Ltd is pleased to announce the start of our new Graduate Trainee, Craig Barbour. Craig completed his BEng in Chemical Engineering at the University of Aberdeen in 2016, and hopes to continue his professional development. It is great to have another graduate on board and we are sure that Craig will be a great addition to the team....

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May2017

Functional Safety Training Package

After months of development, Fulcrum (North Sea) Ltd are proud to announce the release of a Functional Safety Training Package. This package consists of multiple modules which comprise of short videos followed by an interactive test. This has been developed to provide information to technicians and improve the competency of those working within the framework of IEC 61508/61511...

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Sep2016

Team News: Graduate Engineering Trainee for 2016

Fulcrum (North Sea) Ltd is delighted to welcome aboard our new Graduate Trainee, Ryan. Ryan recently completed his BEng in Mechanical Engineering at the University of Aberdeen and has been on placement with a major operator over the summer of 2016. He hopes to continue his professional development and is aiming for Chartered Engineer status. It...

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Sep2015

Retro Race Night

Fulcrum (North Sea) Ltd were invited to sponsor a race at the recent Retro Race Night fund raising event held to benefit SensationALL, a local charity. Fulcrum has donated to this worthwhile charity in the past and was delighted to do so again. The event was a great success and raised £1,655.92 on the night –...

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May2015

ACHIEVING ISO CERTIFICATION

In November last year, work started on a planned programme to achieve accreditation for ISO 9001:2008, ISO 14001:2004 and OHSAS18001:2007. For a new company like Fulcrum, this was a priority to show their business commitment to staff health and safety as well as the environment and, most importantly, quality management. Local company, QuEnsh Specialists Ltd...

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Jan2014

Safety Comes First

Fulcrum is an independent company which specialises in functional safety solutions for the North Sea oil and gas industry. Established earlier this year by consultants Keith Cameron and Stan Kay – who each have 15 years’ experience in the sector – the company’s objective is to provide an efficient, high-quality service, delivering functional safety solutions...

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Functional Safety is essential to your oil & gas operation

contact us to find out why...

For more information or general enquiries, please email:
info@fulcrum-ns.com or call +44 (0)1224 737249
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FULCRUM NORTH SEA LIMITED
Westhill Business Centre
Arnhall Business Park
Westhill
AB32 6UF

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