CATEGORIZED | News

‘Industry Day’ seeks improvements to HSEQ, efficiency

Posted on 28 January 2010

Gert-Jan Windhorst, manager HSE&Q Europe for Noble Drilling, speaks at an “Inudstry Day” held on 27 November in the Netherlands.

Gert-Jan Windhorst, manager HSE&Q Europe for Noble Drilling, speaks at an “Industry Day” held on 27 November in the Netherlands.

An “Industry Day” held in Noorwijk, the Netherlands, on 27 November by the Netherlands Oil and Gas Exploration Production Association (NOGEPA), IADC, the Association of Dutch Suppliers (IRO) and the Dutch Society for Efficient Maintenance (NVDO) focused on improving industry HSEQ and efficiency. Breakout groups discussed issues of production and maintenance, engineering and projects, logistics and drilling and wells with regards to harmonization, competence, behavior and HSE culture. The results from these sessions determined which projects would commence in the first half of 2010.

In addition to participating in Industry Day, NOGEPA continues to enhance safety measures. In October 2009, NOGEPA and the IRO Safety Training Workgroup (ISTG) met in Rotterdam to discuss a revision of the NOGEPA Training Handbook. E-learning was discussed, and the State Supervision of Mines presented results of a fire/explosion inspection project carried out in 2008 and 2009.

Leave a Reply

*

FEATURED MICROSITES


Recent Drilling News

  • 22 April 2015

    Transocean appoints Jeremy D. Thigpen as President & CEO

    Transocean has announced that Jeremy D. Thigpen has been named President and Chief Executive Officer effective 22 April 2015. Mr Thigpen succeeds Ian C. Strachan, Interim...

  • 22 April 2015

    Noted broadcast journalist Eithne Treanor to MC IADC World Drilling 2015, Rome, 17-18 June

    IADC is pleased to announce that noted industry broadcast journalist and professional moderator Eithne Treanor will serve as master of ceremonies...

  • 22 April 2015

    UBO & MPD Committee drives safe practices, while survey indicates industry moving toward acceptance

    The IADC Underbalanced Operations & Managed Pressure Drilling Committee continues to drive safe practices...

  • 22 April 2015

    Video: Schlumberger’s At Balance brand aims to make MPD more accessible

    Schlumberger recently brought back the At Balance brand as a family of product and services offering at the 2015 IADC/SPE Managed Pressure Drilling and Underbalanced...

  • 21 April 2015

    Petrobras’ first MPD operation aboard a DP rig succeeds

    Petrobras’ first use of MPD aboard a dynamically positioned rig proved successful and kept NPT to less then 3%, according to a paper presented at the 2015 IADC/SPE...

  • Read more news