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New Paper shows CAM Model in Shell FRED performs well in predicting DDT

New Paper shows CAM Model in Shell FRED performs well in predicting DDT

The Shell FRED (Fire, Release, Explosion, and Dispersion) tool is a well-validated software tool for the prediction of the hazardous effects of accidental or intentional releases and is supported by over 40 years of physical testing and validation. A paper released in the July 2020 edition of the Journal of

FLACS-CFD 20 coming soon

FLACS-CFD 20 coming soon

Gexcon is set to launch a major update to its flagship consequence modelling software later this year to offer users greater flexibility, digitalisation and integration capabilities. FLACS-CFD 20 will replace FLACS 10.9 from this autumn and represents a significant software upgrade, building on more than 40 years of industrial safety

Calling for Beta Testers of Shell FRED 2020

Calling for Beta Testers of Shell FRED 2020

Gexcon and Shell are excited to announce that we are working on a new version of Shell FRED for 2020. Shell FRED allows safety professionals to predict the consequences of Fire, Release, Explosion, and Dispersion from accidental and design releases of products from the process, storage, transport, and distribution operations.

Gexcon to open new branch office in Sweden

Gexcon to open new branch office in Sweden

Gexcon is happy to announce that we will open a new branch office in Sweden. As our market continues to expand in Sweden, Denmark, and Finland, we realized the need for an additional office closer to our customers.  The Sweden office will provide all the core complex risk and safety

FRED v7.1.1 is now Available

FRED v7.1.1 is now Available

Gexcon and Shell are pleased to announce the release of FRED v7.1.1 FRED (Fire, Release, Explosion, and Dispersion) is Shell’s consequence modelling tool used to predict the consequences of accidental and design releases from process, storage, transport, and distribution operations. A couple of significant issues have been identified in the

Gexcon to Present at the 2020 AIChE Spring Meeting and 16th Global Conference on Process Safety

Gexcon to Present at the 2020 AIChE Spring Meeting and 16th Global Conference on Process Safety

Important Notice Due to the ongoing global public health concerns (COVID-19), we received a notification that the AIChE Spring Meeting & 16th Global Congress on Process Safety (GCPS) will be rescheduled to August 16 – 20, 2020, at the Hilton Americas and George R. Brown Convention Center, Houston, TX. For

FLACS-Frequency: Calling for Beta-Testers

FLACS-Frequency: Calling for Beta-Testers

Gexcon is excited to announce our new tool FLACS-Frequency, and we invite you to test it. FLACS-Frequency calculates leak frequency/release frequency for equipment (flanges, valves, instruments, storage tanks, etc.) at onshore and offshore process facilities. Release frequency can be calculated using a range of industry-standard models and databases, including models based

Gexcon is Involved in the Development of Liquid Hydrogen Supply Chain for Maritime Applications in Norway

Gexcon is Involved in the Development of Liquid Hydrogen Supply Chain for Maritime Applications in Norway

A consortium of major industry players in the hydrogen field has been awarded NOK 33.5 million under the PILOT-E funding scheme for the development of liquid hydrogen (LH2) supply chain for maritime applications. The aim of the project is to build a full-scale national hydrogen infrastructure in order to secure

A Consortium of Leading Players in The Hydrogen Field has been Awarded for a Hydrogen Project in Norway

A Consortium of Leading Players in The Hydrogen Field has been Awarded for a Hydrogen Project in Norway

The Hellesylt Hydrogen Hub, a consortium of leading players in the hydrogen field, has been awarded NOK 37.6 million under the PILOT-E funding scheme for the development of a hydrogen production facility that can deliver hydrogen to ferries and cruise ships in the Geirangerfjord, as well as to other mobility

Gexcon Signed an MoU with East China University of Science and Technology

Gexcon Signed an MoU with East China University of Science and Technology

On October 22, Mr. Kjell Svellingen, Global Executive Vice President of Gexcon AS and Mr. Bin Xie, General Manager of Gexcon China, visited East China University of Science and Technology and signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Prof. Liu Haifeng, Deputy Dean of ECUST (East China University of Science

Gexcon Participated in the 3rd National Symposium on Safety Science and Emergency Management in China

Gexcon Participated in the 3rd National Symposium on Safety Science and Emergency Management in China

From October 19 to 20, 2019, the 3rd National Symposium on Safety Science and Emergency Management was successfully held in the North China Institute of Science and Technology. Mr. Kjell Svellingen, Gexcon AS Executive Vice President, and Dr. Franz Zdravistch, Gexcon AS Chief Training Officer, were invited to participate in

Gexcon Delivered a Presentation at the 8th International Conference on Hydrogen Safety

Gexcon Delivered a Presentation at the 8th International Conference on Hydrogen Safety

Our Research Engineer, Melodia Lucas, was presenting a paper titled “Simulating Vented Hydrogen Deflagrations: Improved Modelling in the CFD Tool FLACS-Hydrogen” at the 8th International Conference on Hydrogen Safety (ICHS 2019). This conference was held on 24-26 September in Adelaide, Australia. The attendees consist of hydrogen safety experts from all

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