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DESIGN FOR SAFETY, SECURITY & RELIABILITY

Our Consulting Engineering Services focus on the safe operation of critical processes in oil & gas, chemical, and other industries. Our engineering services focus on Process Hazards Analysis, Safety Instrumented Systems, Fire and Gas Mapping, and Industrial Control System Cyber Security.

Our team includes chemical engineers and industrial cyber security experts to assist your team operate safely and securely as defined by ISA/IEC 61511 and ISA/IEC 62443 in addition to local standards and best practices from various regions globally.

Additionally, our Fire and Gas Mapping team utilizes performance-based design concepts defined in the ISA TR84.00.07 Guidance On The Evaluation Of Fire And Gas System Effectiveness.  Our fire and gas design basis utilize both geographical coverage and scenario-based coverage against your performance targets using various scenario analysis methods including sub-sonic and super-sonic gaussian and computational fluid dynamics.

We formed an Industrial Control System Cyber Security group many years ago after determining that safety was dependent on the system operating reliably. We follow ISA/IEC 62443 Security For Industrial Automation And Control Systems Standard as well as the Cybersecurity Framework from NIST,  NERC CIP, ISO/IEC 27001, NESA – The New Standard of Information Security in the UAE, and other local standards where appropriate.

Kenexis Integrated Safety Suite is comprised of integrated software designed and built by process safety engineers to improve engineering whether you are calculating λ or IPF SIL level, performing fault-tree analysis, managing your process safety system through its lifecycle, or trying to meet the performance target with your gas detector array.

Our services and software are designed to assist our clients with compliance and to benchmark their performance against industry best practices. Kenexis also follows strict quality control standards as an ISO 9001 Certified organization.

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Comparison of Voting Arrangements in SIS

November 7th, 2018|Comments Off on Comparison of Voting Arrangements in SIS

While I'm certain that all of you have all of the strengths and limitations of the different voting arrangements tatooed in your memory, I know that you also have to explain these strengths and limitations [...]

Security PHA Review Video – Kaspersky ICS Conference

October 18th, 2018|Comments Off on Security PHA Review Video – Kaspersky ICS Conference

On 20 Sep 2018, Kenexis CEO Ed Marszal presented at the 2018 Kaspersky Industrial Cyber-Security conference in Sochi, Russia. The topic of the presentation was Security PHA Review (SPR).  The presentation provides a brief overview [...]

Kenexis Process Safety Conference

October 17th, 2018|Comments Off on Kenexis Process Safety Conference

Join us in Longview, TX for the Kenexis Process Safety Conference on Thursday October 25th, 2018 Join us at the Hilton Garden Inn in Longview, Texas for a day of sessions focused on process safety, fire [...]

Kenexis Integrated Safety Suite – Users Group Meeting

October 8th, 2018|Comments Off on Kenexis Integrated Safety Suite – Users Group Meeting

    REGISTRATION IS OPEN for Kenexis Integrated Software Suite - Users Group Meeting Kenexis Houston will be hosting the annual Kenexis Integrated Software Suite - Users Group Meeting 05NOV2018 from 5-8pm. The event will [...]

What’s Your Backup and Recovery Strategy?

August 22nd, 2018|Comments Off on What’s Your Backup and Recovery Strategy?

While reading the Wired article, titled The Untold Story of NotPetya, the Most Devastating Cyberattack in History, I thought a lot about backups. Backing up your data and systems in order to maintain critical services [...]

Systematic Safety Integrity; what you need to know.

July 6th, 2018|Comments Off on Systematic Safety Integrity; what you need to know.

There's a lot of confusion about Systematic Safety Integrity in new IEC61511.  We are starting to see devices certified for SIS applications to have a rated Systematic Capability (SC) of 2.  What does this mean?  Is [...]