January/February 2011

 Critical Issues in Drilling and Completions

Exclusive Q&A’s with industry leaders
by Linda Hsieh, managing editor; Diane Langely, editorial coordinator; Jerry Greenberg and Katie Mazerov, contributing editors

 Completions

Intelligent wells: It’s not all or nothing
by Katie Mazerov, contributing editor

 Health, Safety, Environment & Training

EXCLUSIVE WEB CONTENT
How to ensure H2S safety on offshore rigs
by Angelo Pinheiro, Marathon Oil
Study: Employees intervene in only 2 of 5 observed unsafe acts
by Ron D. Ragain, Phillip Ragain, Mike Allen & Michael Allen, The RAD Group
For sustainable safety, leaders must do more coaching, less policing
by Shawn M. Galloway, Proact Safety

 Regional Focus: Asia Pacific

No slump in sight for Asia Pacific drilling
by Diane Langley, editorial coordinator

 Drilling & Completions

No more silos: Drilling optimization requires integrated workflow
by Jerry Greenwood, Rick Russell and James Bement, Halliburton

 2011 SPE/IADC Drilling Conference Special

Conference theme is ‘Being the best – growing our business’
by Diane Langley, editorial coordinator
Exclusive roundup of abstracts from 18 technical sessions and eight e-poster sessions

 IADC Connection

2010 IADC Contractor of the Year Scott Gordon: honored to serve the industry
by Linda Hsieh, managing editor
From the Chairman:Leadership, not politics
2011 IADC Officers
2011 IADC Chairman: Walk the walk on safety
Wirelines/News Cuttings

 Departments

Drilling Ahead: Strong oil prices, enabling technology drive expansion
D&C News
D&C Tech Digest
HSE Corner: How to gain the upper hand in finger, hand safety: 10 tips from the industry
by Diane Langley, editorial coordinator
People, Companies and Products
Perspectives: Cary Momjian, Ensco plc

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