Applications for Petro Guardian

Lightning Protection for the Oil and Gas Industry

Petro Guardian is the only oil and gas services company dedicated exclusively to providing comprehensive lightning and static protection. In the upstream sector, we have developed protective measures for everything from small work-over rigs to large multi-well production pads. Petro Guardian also has extensive experience in mid-stream operations, from a single CP stand on a pipeline to large bulk storage and transfer terminals.

Drilling

Drilling Operations

Lightning strikes on a drilling site can cause serious accidents, injuring personnel and leading to spills and fires. Our engineered grounding and bonding systems reduce the risk of direct lightning strikes on your drilling equipment.
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Production Facility

Production Operations

Tank fires ignited during lightning events cause serious economic losses and can expose you to environmental fines. Petro Guardian’s lightning and static protection products mitigate production-site tank fires.
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SWD Disposal Facility

SWD Disposal Operations

Using fiberglass tanks in disposals increases the risk of fires from lightning and static events. Installing proper protection from Petro Guardian helps prevent tank fires.
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Storage Facility

Storage Operations

Vent valve fires during lightning events commonly lead to to fully involved tank fires on storage facilities. Petro Guardian’s engineered lightning protection is appropriately bonded and grounded to vent valves, minimizing tank fires at your storage facility.
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Pipeline Facility

Pipeline Operations

Compressor and pump stations along pipelines are a critical part of midstream operations. Lightning can damage metering and communication at these stations, leaving you with heavy economic losses and unsatisfied customers. Petro Guardian’s engineered lightning protection for instrumentation can mitigate compressor and pump station downtime.
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How Protected Are You?

A comprehensive plan addresses direct lightning strikes, indirect lightning strikes, static, automation vulnerabilities, and maintenance.

The Plan

A comprehensive plan addresses direct lightning strikes, indirect lightning strikes, static, automation vulnerabilities, and maintenance.