January/February 2012

 Critical Issues in Drilling and Completions

Exclusive Q&A’s with industry leaders
by Mike Killalea, editor; Linda Hsieh, managing editor; Joanne Liou, editorial coordinator; Jeremy Cresswell, Jerry Greenberg and Katie Mazerov, contributing editors

 Regional Focus: Arctic

The Arctic: Confronting the cold, hard truths about the last frontier
Possibilities of untapped resources entice, but barriers
to E&P in this remote, harsh frontier remain significant

by Katie Mazerov, contributing editor

 Health, Safety, Environment & Training

Numbers show: Good safety is good business
by Warren Hubler, Helmerich & Payne International Drilling Co; Anthony Zacniewski, Bandera Drilling; Kurt Papenfus, Safety Management Systems; Ryan Hill, Kyla Retzer and George Conway, National Institute For Occupational Safety And Health
Making the right HSE decisions at right time
by Gareth Book and Steve Lewis, Risktec Solutions
Focus on HSE culture delivers lasting results
by Mohammed J. Al-Saeedi, Nayef Al-Anezi, Subba rao Palagummi, Sridhar Gopalan, Abdul Latheef, Jignesh Thakkar, Kieran D’Silva, Kuwait Oil Company Deep Drilling Group
Online structure keeps training job-specific
by Klaus Rimke, Newsco International Energy Services

 Completions

EXCLUSIVE WEB CONTENT
Expandables to the rescue in shale refracs, trouble zones, long-reach wells

by Katie Mazerov, contributing editor

 2012 IADC/SPE Drilling Conference Special

Plenary sessions to discuss importance of people, how industry can adapt in an ever-changing world
by Katherine Scott, editorial coordinator
Exclusive roundup of abstracts from 18 technical sessions and 13 e-poster sessions

 IADC Connection

2012 IADC Officers
2012 IADC chairman: A global association for a global industry
by Linda Hsieh, managing editor
EXCLUSIVE WEB CONTENT
2011 IADC Contractors of the Year: Louis Raspino and John Rynd
From the Chairman: 2012 – Let’s take safety to new levels
by Dan Rabun, 2012 IADC Chairman
Wirelines
News Cuttings

 Departments

Drilling Ahead: Drilling smarter – It’s not your father’s oilfield
by Mike Killalea,editor & publisher
EXCLUSIVE WEB CONTENT
D&C News
D&C Tech Digest
EXCLUSIVE WEB CONTENT
HSE&T Corner: Eight steps to grow the right people
by Joanne Liou, editorial coordinator
People, Companies and Products
Perspectives: Shane Marchand, H&P – Industry is nothing without our people
by Linda Hsieh, managing editor

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