September 1st, Bergen, Norway: GexCon, a world leader in sophisticated and user-friendly dispersion, explosion and fire modelling software, today announces the release of a landmark software package, FLACS-Fire. Tailor-made for the oil and gas, processing, and industrial segments, FLACS-Fire combines optimal usability with an unparalleled ability to generate detailed models of jet and pool fires.
On August 22, 2014 Dr. Scott Davis, President of GexCon US, signed a contract valued at 3.7 million dollars with the Research Partnership to Secure Energy for America (RPSEA).
A signing ceremony for the Technology Cooperation Framework Agreement between GexCon and CCS
GexCon and China Ocean Shipping Company (COSCO SHIPYARD GROUP) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU)
GexCon UK is pleased to announce the appointment of Pablo Giacopinelli to the team.
GexCon and China University of Petroleum (CUP) announced the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding on July the 16th.
Gexcon can now offer an exellent oppertunity to be part of a winning team form the outset at our new London office Click here to apply and for further details.
On June 11th, GexCon's CEO Mr. Sturle Harald Pedersen was pleased to announce the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Mr. Jun Deng on behalf of Xi'an University of Science and Technology(XUST).
Safety and risk management specialist GexCon has announced details of a major expansion of the world-leading test site facilities on an island near Bergen, Norway.
GexCon’s newest subsidiary is now open for business in the Middle East. The Dubai based company serving the Arabian Gulf region and the wider Middle East received its operating license today from the UAE authorities.
In early May GexCon UK was assessed using the Investors in People Standard. The conclusion of the assessment is
We are embarking on an exciting growth strategy over the next 5 years which will see the company develop from a small subsidiary to a major recognized explosion safety / process safety service provider within the UK sector.
Leading safety and risk management consultancy GexCon is expanding with an office in London to provide personal service across its network to a growing customer base in complex safety and risk management including advanced dispersion, explosion and fire modelling.
DSB, the Norwegian Directorate for Civil Protection, has commissioned a report where GexCon has perfomed work with FLACS to understand the level of hazard that Oslo would deal with in case of accident at the Oil facility Sjursøya.
FLACS 10.2 contains several improvements and a full version of two major new components: Geo2flacs and Flowvis5
GexCon is proud to announce the imminent expansion and upgrade of our large-scale test facilities at Sotra.
Bernt Skeie is a chief executive with line management experience from Oil Services and Top Tier consulting firms. He is presently CEO in CMR Prototech. He has broad experience from stock listed companies as well as consulting work, both nationally and internationally. Skeie has served on the Board of Directors of multiple companies within Oil Services in Norway, as well as companies in Australia/ New Zealand.
GexCon and China Huanqiu Contracting & Engineering Corporation (HQC) announced the signing of a memorandum of understanding for cooperation in Chinese regulation, QRA software, training course and industry seminar on 30th July. Gexcon is willing to share its own unique expertise of risk management, advanced dispersion, explosion and fire modeling with HQC. The MOU will drive both parties to pursue opportunities for the mutual growth in China.
GexCon and University of Bergen (UiB) will host the Tenth International Symposium on Hazards, Prevention, and Mitigation of Industrial Explosions (X ISHPMIE) in Bergen 10-13 June 2014, including an optional post-conference event on Saturday 14 June.
GexCon is looking for new competent people. We offer exciting and challenging career opportunities within safety and gas dispersion, explosion as well as fire modeling. By joining GexCon you will work as part of an international organisation.
Four new positions are now available within the Research & Development department. Read more about the positions here.
16th of April, the Norwegian Ambassador, his excellency Mr. Stig Traavig and first Secretary Mr. Constantin Nicolaysen Karame visited the offices of GexCon Indonesia located in downtown Jakarta. GexCon gave a presentation on the status of where GexCon Indonesia is at the moment and where it is headed in the future. We briefly outlined our big plans for the area and for knowledge transfer and answered quite a few questions from the ambassador and the first secretary regarding operations training and the local business climate.
Late 2012 Petróleos de Venezuela S.A., PDVSA, purchased FLACS software licenses and training from Gexcon.
PDSVA is the state-owned corporation of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela and is responsible for the efficient, profitable, and dependable exploration, production, refining, transport and commerce of hydrocarbons.
We are very happy to welcome PDVSA as a customer and will support PDVSA develop their explosion hazard assessments using FLACS.
GexCon's business is expanding and we are looking for new competent people at our offices in Norway, UK, US and Australia.
FLACS is now approved for LNG Vapour Dispersion Modelling under U.S. Federal Regulations
On 7 October 2011, The Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) of the U.S. Department of Transportation issued a final approval letter for FLACS to be used in LNG vapour dispersion modelling scenarios according to federal regulations (49 CFR 193.2059). The approval culminates a multi-year effort which includes the validation of FLACS against a total of 33 dense gas dispersion experiments, as specified in the Model Evaluation Protocol.
Here you can see a COMPLETE version of our Gas Explosion Handbook.
You can, if you wish, purchase the handbook on CD-ROM or paper copy (price: 126 Euros + shipping).