Frank’s International Wins 2017 NOIA Safety in Seas Safety Practice Award

11th April 2017

Frank’s International was honored as the 2017 recipient of the National Ocean Industries Association (NOIA) Safety in Seas (SIS) Safety Practice Award during the NOIA annual meeting held in Washington D.C. Frank’s received the award for its Jet String™ Elevator, an innovative lifting device that improves the overall safety and efficiency of offshore drilling operations.

Frank’s President and CEO Douglas Stephens accepted the award on behalf of the Company at an awards event on Thursday, April 6, 2017.

“We are honored to be selected as the recipients of this prestigious industry award. This award is particularly significant to all of us at Frank’s International as safety and the offshore industry is such an integral part of who we are as a company. We have a commitment to safety that spans from how we conduct ourselves on site and in the shop, to our dedicated research and development teams who design and develop technologies that increase operational safety and efficiency. We would also like to commend NOIA for their continued efforts to highlight safety in the offshore oil and gas industry and thank them for recognizing our efforts in this important area,” said Stephens.

Watch an animation featuring the Jet String™ Elevator: 

Read the NOIA-issued press release.

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