MSA Safety has been named as a preferred supplier of portable gas detection equipment for Royal Dutch Shell.

The recognition is part of a newly inked three-year global framework agreement which will see MSA Safety supply portable gas detection equipment and other safety technology to Shell’s offshore and onshore facilities.

As part of the agreement, MSA Safety’s portable gas detectors, which offer web-based gas detection capabilities such as live monitoring and fleet management, will be deployed at Shell’s sites.

Welcoming the news, Bob Leenen, President of MSA’s International Business Segment, said, “Having worked with Shell for more than three decades, we are very pleased to be names a preferred supplier and continue a partnership focused on providing Shell employees with access to the most advanced safety equipment available today.”

“In many respects, this new agreement reflects the 360° approach MSA takes with regard to assessing worksite safety. From gas detection and head protection, to fall protection, industrial breathing apparatus and our training services, we look forward to this opportunity to continue strengthening our relationship with Shell and supporting their efforts and focus on workplace safety.”

Chrystal Landgraf of Shell, added, “We are pleased to select MSA as a new Shell vendor under this global framework agreement. With MSA’s focus on safety innovation and connected technologies, they are an organisation well suited to help Shell achieve our compliance, safety, productivity and cost saving goals.”