January/February 2003

 HEALTH, SAFETY, ENVIRONMENT AND TRAINING ISSUES

Offshore drilling environmental standards evolve
Bandera: Small contractor thinks big on safety, innovation
Caza Drilling’s training program pays off with safety
NW Europe HSE case is a template for practices
HSE & Training conference set for 4-5 Feb in Houston

 2003 SPE/IADC DRILLING CONFERENCE HIGHLIGHTS

Drilling conference focuses on people and technology
Expandable screens expanding their applications
Bit technology solves challenging applications
HSE session focuses on management and environment
Solutions presented for deepwater challenges
Drilling and completion issues presented in field development session
Automatic driller, dual drawworks reduce costs
Second deepwater session focuses on interventions, 5th generation rigs
Drilling fluids technology means easier drilling
Geosciences examines seismic while drilling
New experience, tools drive underbalanced operations
Mature fields can still contain deeper reserves
Tubular technology means more efficient operations
Blowout, accumulator issues examined in well control session
Smart technology means more efficient operations
Recruitment, decision-making examined in conference
Operating in challenging areas will be presented
Proper cementing operations key to zonal isolation
Directional drilling technology reaching new areas

 Departments

Drilling Ahead
Capital Wirelines
Editorials
IADC Connection/Drilling Services
People, Companies and Products

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