An Oil and Gas event called the PILOT Share Fair, described as the biggest and best yet, was heralded as a resounding success by safety expert Dräger.

Dräger, which has a dedicated site in Aberdeen and offers specialist safety training, repair workshop facilities and a base for customers to hire, purchase and maintain Dräger products, was the principal sponsor of the event, organised by Oil and Gas UK.

The fair, which is widely regarded as the foremost business development event in the UK oil and gas industry calendar, aims to enable purchasers and suppliers to do business better by providing the opportunity to network and learn about the latest UK oil and gas business development opportunities from the major industry players.

Representatives from Dräger were on hand to meet and talk to delegates and share information and updates on the company’s safety campaign, products and services.

Phil Saxton, General Manager of Dräeger Marine and Offshore UK, said, “We’ve been attending the PILOT Share Fair for five years now as it is a key event in the Dräger calendar. Our passion for the Oil & Gas industry can be seen in everything we do.”

“For us, it’s helpful to understand what it is our customers are hoping to achieve themselves and to roadtest the ways in which we can help them in the future by coming up with innovative solutions. It’s all about attention to technical detail, quality and products that continue to protect our customers everywhere.”

“This year’s event has been a huge success in driving home our campaign message – ‘our passion is your safety’. We want our customers to be prepared for any eventuality. It’s about zero accidents and more safety in the workplace and we are already looking forward to sharing our newest innovations with our peers next year.”

Other key discussions and highlights included:

In all, delegates shared good practice in supply chain management to support the principles of the industry’s Supply Chain Code of Practice. They also heard the latest UK oil and gas business developments, from major operator and contractor communities, who unveil their 18-month forward business plans for projects taking place on the UK Continental Shelf (UKCS).