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Oil Rig Lights

What is Oil Rig – Refinery – Petrochemical LED Lighting?

We generally think of oil rigs, refineries, and petrochemical facilities as hazardous locations. Therefore, a lot of the LED lighting fixtures need to be rated as explosion-proof lighting.

There are instances where you could use general (non-hazardous) lighting. Such as wall packs, flood lights, and parking lot lights. For indoor areas, high bays, and office panel lights are the preferred options.

Are LED Lights Safe to Use as Oil Rig Lighting and Refinery Lights?

They can be, but you have to choose the right light for the right application. If the area requires explosion-proof lighting, that’s what you should install in the area. LED lights are only unsafe if you use the wrong lights for the wrong application.

Considerations for LED Lights in Oil Refineries Lighting Design

Oil refineries are rather complex areas. So the lighting design needs to take into account all the obstructions that a refinery has. This will provide the best and safest light coverage.

Type of Fixtures for Oil Platform Lighting / Oil Rig Lights / Drilling Rig Lights / Oil Field Lighting

Strict guidelines are in place about the types of lighting You can use. It will be either Class 1 Div 1 or Class 1 Div 2 lights.

Non-explosion Proof Outdoor Lighting Recommendations

It depends on the area that needs to be lit up. For parking areas, we recommend shoebox lights. For security lighting, we recommend flood lights and even high mast lights. For building exterior lighting, we have wall packs. For interior lighting, LED panel lights will fit into a suspended ceiling.

Do you Need Explosion-proof Lighting at an Oil Refinery?

You need explosion-proof lighting if the area’s considered a hazardous location. There are parts of the refinery that are not in a hazardous zone.

Class 1 Division 1 or Class 1 Division 2 at an Oil Refinery / Oil Rig?

That all depends on the environment. If hazardous conditions exist all the time, Class 1 Division 1 (C1D1) is required. If hazardous conditions exist some of the time, use Class 1 Division 2 (C1D2) lighting. You must understand the environment before deciding. If unsure, C1D1 will also cover C1D2 areas.

And remember, we can provide oil refinery lighting design plans for you – free of charge

LED Lights and Extreme Cold down to -40 Degrees Fahrenheit

Yes, we have many fixtures installed in Alaska, where winter conditions are commonly below -40F at night.

High Temperature LED Light

We have high-temperature-rated lights up to 212F. Also, explosion-proof fixtures are rated to 140F.

LED Lighting and Saltwater Environments

We have marine-grade fixtures with special powder coating and epoxy paint finishes.

Should You Use Light Fixture Safety Cords at an Oil Refinery?

Yes, in the event a mount fails, the last thing you would want is to have a light cause an accident in a hazardous location.

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Difference between Oil Rig Lights / Refinery Lights and Commercial LED Lighting

Oil rigs are dangerous environments. Installing a non-explosion-proof light in this environment could prove dangerous. Do not confuse “vaporproof” lighting as a candidate to replace explosion-proof lights. They are not designed to be explosion-proof. Make sure you understand your lighting requirements before you purchase.

Type of LED Fixtures to Use for Oil Rigs

Explosion-proof or high bays are the most suitable types of fixtures for oil field lighting. Other types of fixtures you can use are our high bays, shop lights, area lights, high masts, and flood lights.

Oil Refineries Fixtures SASO / CB Rated LED Lighting

Yes, we have a wide selection of SASO and CB-rated fixtures.

Explosion Proof Linear Led Explosion Proof Light C1d2
Class 1 Division 1 Class 1 Division 2

Free Lighting Plans for Oil Refineries or Drilling Rigs

Yes, we can. To be able to do that, you should supply map coordinates or scaled drawings.

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Are There Special Requirements when Installing Industrial Rig Lights / Petrochemical Lighting?

We recommend using a certified electrician. One who is familiar with installing lights within these types of facilities. There is nothing difficult in installing our fixtures. Understanding codes and regulations is essential in these types of facilities.

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