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14 November webinar to focus on accelerating ‘time to competence’

Posted on 30 October 2013 in Drilling It Safely, IADC: Global Leadership, Global Challenges, News

IADC will air a new webinar, “How to build a performance-ready engineer,” on 14 November. …

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OSRL containment system to be response-ready by end of 2014

Posted on 30 October 2013 in Drilling It Safely, News

Industry cooperative Oil Spill Response Ltd (OSRL) announced in September an effort to develop a subsea containment system to supplement its capping stack, dispersant and debris-clearing toolboxes. …

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Setting industry standards

Posted on 29 October 2013 in 2013, Drilling It Safely, Features, IADC: Global Leadership, Global Challenges, November/December

The IADC Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSAs) project is nearing completion. With a database comprising core competencies for more than 70 rig-based positions, the IADC KSAs provide a tool for the industry to demonstrate their personnel’s qualifications…

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Integrating learning, operations

Posted on 29 October 2013 in 2013, Drilling It Safely, Features, November/December

Noble Corporation has launched a new facility in Sugar Land, Texas, that offers state-of-the-art simulator and classroom training, as well as space…

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Maersk Oil: Industry tasked with developing young, passionate workforce

Posted on 22 October 2013 in Drilling It Safely, News, Videos

The big crew change has spotlighted the importance of developing a workforce that’s not only competent but also passionate…

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Sulfide stress cracking-resistant drill pipe addresses H2S challenges

Posted on 16 October 2013 in Drilling It Safely, News, Onshore Advances, Videos

NOV Grant Prideco is working to improve the metallurgy of its drill pipe technologies to address H2S hazards. Michael Jellison, senior vice president – engineering for NOV Grant Prideco, spoke earlier this month…

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Cansco CEO: API Standard 53, competency programs vital to well integrity

Posted on 15 October 2013 in Drilling It Safely, Global and Regional Markets, News, Videos

API Standard 53 has raised the bar for industry to standardize BOP operating requirements and prioritize preventive maintenance…

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Exclusive video: Express Energy shares H2S safety film

Posted on 14 October 2013 in Drilling It Safely, News, Videos

Express Energy Services released a movie in August that ties in families and emotions to emphasize H2S safety. Gary Childress, executive vice president of Express, speaks with…

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Darnell: Ensuring asset integrity key to process safety

Posted on 09 October 2013 in Drilling It Safely, Exclusive Video, IADC/SPE Drilling Conference, News

The drilling industry must maintain a laser-like focus on asset integrity in its quest to enhance process safety, James Darnell, VP – health, safety and…

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IADC launches Drilling Near Miss/Hit Report

Posted on 09 October 2013 in Drilling It Safely, Exclusive Video, News

To help its members further enhance operational integrity, IADC has introduced the Drilling Near Miss/Hit Report. The new form was launched at the…

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