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HSE&T Corner: Security programs must incorporate terrorism prevention, crisis management

Posted on 19 April 2012 in 2012, Departments, Drilling It Safely, May/June

History has shown we cannot prevent terrorist acts from occurring. However, we can minimize the destruction…

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Drilling contracts evolve with industry expansion, legislative, judicial trends

Posted on 19 April 2012 in 2012, May/June

During the course of this author’s 35-year drilling industry career, he has seen drilling contracts evolve from relatively simple documents to lengthy, complex…

From the President: Sparking performance improvement

Posted on 19 April 2012 in 2012, May/June

During my first days as president of IADC, I’ve been doing a lot of listening. I’m listening to land drilling contractors. I’m listening to deepwater and shallow-water drilling contractors. I’m listening to…

Wirelines

Posted on 19 April 2012 in 2012, IADC: Global Leadership, Global Challenges, May/June

Industry urges suspension of National Ocean Policy. IADC, NOIA and IPAA are urging the National Ocean Council (NOC)…

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