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January/February 2019

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DC 75th Anniversary Retrospective
In celebration of our 75th anniversary, we look back at some of our archived covers from years past. Here is 1944 to 1959.
Critical Issues in Drilling and Completions
Momentum continues to build for a digital transformation in drilling
as leaders fully embrace data analytics for performance improvement

by Linda Hsieh, Editor & Publisher

Health, Safety, Environment and Training
Leadership, proper decision making essential to ensuring human performance in barrier management
by Tove Spjeld and Rune Mesel, Odfjell Drilling
Threat response drills developed to focus equally on preventive risk assessments, reactive mitigations
by Matthew Novia and Terrance Sookdeo, Baker Hughes, a GE company
Completions
Analysis: High sand concentrations not main driver of production
by Matt Degrood, Contributor
Factory-batch strategy improves efficiency of cased-hole gravel pack completions offshore Myanmar
by Attawit Choodesh and Marvin Gary Rutland, PTTEPI; Colin William Graham Grant, Thanawee Kreethapon and Chevit Phasook, PTTEP
2019 SPE/IADC International Drilling Conference Special
Automation, collaboration, diversity to be key topics at 2019 SPE/IADC International Drilling Conference
IADC Connection
2019 IADC Officers
From the Chairman: Better training and HSE, growth of student chapters among key IADC goals for 2019
by Kevin Neveu, 2019 IADC Chairman
2019 IADC Chairman: Industry must keep its culture modern, evolving
by Linda Hsieh, Editor & Publisher
Trent Latshaw recognized as 2018 IADC Contractor of the Year
by Amy Rose, IADC Director of External Relations
News Cuttings

Wirelines

Departments
Drilling Ahead: New beginnings as DC celebrates 75th anniversary
by Linda Hsieh, Editor & Publisher
D&C News

D&C Tech Digest

HSE&T Corner: Safety, rig equipment maintenance must go hand in hand
by Gus Caldera, Ingersoll Rand
People, Companies and Products

Products

Perspectives: Andrea Marques Machado, Brazil’s ANP —
Industry should learn to better tell its story, or someone
else will tell the story for you

by Linda Hsieh, Editor & Publisher