2003 ANNUAL MEETING HIGHLIGHTS
|IADC monitors regulations affecting offshore operations|
|Government Affairs monitors legislation|
|IADC works for onshore drilling industry interests|
|IADC expands its training and accreditation programs|
|The latest in drilling contract form revisions now available|
|2003 IADC Annual Meeting looks toward the future|
LATEST DRILLING EQUIPMENT AND TECHNOLOGY
|Saipem’s Rig Buggies move land rigs without dismantling|
|GlobalSantaFe’s new jackup provides maximum performance|
|Novel expandable bit provides significant drilling advantages|
|Reviewing active heave hoisting system for safety and performance|
|New Atwood Oceanics jackup relies on proven technology|
|Adding the human factor to rig anti-collision systems|
|Artificial buoyant seabed assists in deepwater E&P|
|Schlumberger provides alternatives to pilot wells|
|Drilling Engineering Association identifies potential JIPs|
|Zero spill technology ensures upstream HSE results|
|People, Companies and Products|
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25 November 2014
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24 November 2014
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21 November 2014
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