The Height of the Problem

The Height of the Problem
In today’s hyper-connected world of instant access to anything, anywhere, the use of mobile devices, such as smartphones and tablets, has been growing at a staggering pace and it’s not slowing down. It’s estimated that well over 2 billion mobile devices will be purchased and shipped this year. 91% of all people on earth have a mobile phone 56% of people own a smartphone 50% of mobile phone users, use mobile as their primary internet source The av...

Myth of “Bakken” Crude

Myth of “Bakken” Crude
Speculations and myths regarding Bakken crude oil and its potential volatility have been rampant over the last several months and is the top issue being addressed by the entire petroleum industry.  In discussing this topic, one of the prominent speculations was that Bakken crude may be more volatile than other light sweet crude, and therefore more dangerous to haul than many other hazardous materials that traverse the nation’s roads and railways on daily b...

Feeling Claustrophobic

Feeling Claustrophobic
Each year confined space entry results in numerous injuries and fatalities. Generally, these preventable incidents are caused by a lack of ability to recognize what a confined space is, lack of understanding the hazards associated with entry and the overall lack proper training and safe work practices. True Story and content courtesy of Danatec Confined Space Pre-Entry Training: “Two workers were in the process of repairing a leak in the discharge pi

Not “BAKKEN” Down

Not “BAKKEN” Down
We at Danatec Inc. are proud members of the North Dakota Petroleum Council and a leading safety training providers to many of the key Bakken organizations, so we felt the need to share the fantastic news of the great successes being achieved and congratulate all of the hard working men and women in North Dakota. One Million Barrels Strong!! In April 2014, North Dakota and the successful Bakken Shale Basin, have officially joined a very exclusive club fo...