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Wirelines

Posted on 18 November 2008 in 2008, IADC: Global Leadership, Global Challenges, November/December

The State of New York’s Department of Environmental Conservation held a hearing on 16 October in New York City to consider the merits of hydraulic fracturing operations in the Marcellus Shale formation…

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News Cuttings

Posted on 18 November 2008 in 2008, IADC: Global Leadership, Global Challenges, November/December

In a move that could greatly benefit drilling contractors, Shell International Exploration & Production has certified the use of IADC’s WellCAP as an acceptable form of well control training worldwide…

D&C News

Posted on 18 November 2008 in 2008, Departments, November/December

The Offshore Energy Center (OEC) has reported that the Ocean Star Offshore Drilling Rig & Museum in Galveston, Texas, survived Hurricane Ike’s powerful winds and storm surges in September…

D&C Tech Digest

Posted on 18 November 2008 in 2008, Departments, November/December

Helix Energy Solutions Group subsidiary Helix Well Ops announced that its Well Ops Asia Pacific team, based in Perth, Western Australia, recently set a world depth record for subsea wireline intervention…

Trainers Corner

Posted on 18 November 2008 in 2008, Departments, November/December

Have you ever called a direct report on the phone and given him precise instructions, only to find later that he did not follow through on what you requested?

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