PFPNet 2019 Conference

PFPNet is the industry group dedicated to the increase of knowledge and understanding regarding passive fire protection in the hydrocarbon processing and industrial market. PFPNet is a global organisation with many major oil and gas companies as members along with industry regulators, engineering contractors, fire protection installation contractors, suppliers and other companies with an interest in this important area of industrial safety.

The 2019 annual conference will be held in Manchester on 5th/6th June and further details can be found at, the conference is open to members and non-members and the website includes details of registration for attendance. PFPS Director John Dunk is currently Chairman of the PFPNet Steering Committee and commented that this year’s conference will be a mixture of presentations and workshops with specific emphasis on Day 1 relating to the condition of existing PFP installations, inspection, maintenance and repair. On Day 2 a number of interesting presentations are scheduled including updates on current work programmes and plans for 2019.

Dr Ian Bradley receives a PhD from the University of Edinburgh

Dr Ian Bradley had received his PhD from the University of Edinburgh in the subject: “The Response to Fire of Pressure Vessels for the Storage and Transportation of Hazardous Materials”.

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Allan Jowsey joins PFP Specialists

Portrait photo of Allan JowseyWe are delighted to announce that Allan joined us in December 2018 and brings a huge depth of knowledge and understanding about passive fire protection to what we can offer our clients. Allan is a Chartered Engineer with 15 years of experience as a Fire Engineer with his main area of expertise being structural fire engineering. Read more