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Environmentally friendly proppant technology to improve hydraulic fracturing efficiency

Posted on 28 May 2013 in 2013, Drilling It Safely, Innovating While Drilling, May/June, Onshore Advances

Preferred Sands has launched a non-phenolic, resin-coating technology designed to be more environmentally friendly and efficient than conventional phenolic-based resins…

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ASTM subcommittee to develop hydraulic fracturing standards

Posted on 28 May 2013 in 2013, Drilling It Safely, May/June, Onshore Advances

ASTM International has formed a subcommittee to develop standards for hydraulic fracturing. Subcommittee D18.26, which held its first meeting in January, includes 230 volunteer…

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DOI to encourage RD&D of oil shale, tar sands resources

Posted on 28 May 2013 in 2013, Drilling It Safely, May/June, Onshore Advances

The US Department of the Interior (DOI) has finalized a plan to encourage research, development and demonstration (RD&D) of oil shale and tar sands resources on Bureau of Land Management…

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For industry, by industry: 6 key facts worth repeating about IADC Rig Pass

Posted on 28 May 2013 in 2013, Departments, Drilling It Safely, May/June

Since its establishment in 1992, IADC’s Rig Pass safety orientation program has issued approximately 200,000 certificates to the drilling industry…

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FPSO boom calls for care with power supply equipment, hazards

Posted on 22 May 2013 in 2013, Drilling It Safely, May/June, The Offshore Frontier

The global FPSO market has encountered tremendous growth over the past 20 years and is showing no sign of slowing…

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Exclusive video: How leaders can achieve and sustain safety excellence

Posted on 21 May 2013 in Drilling It Safely, Exclusive Video, News, Videos

Leaders can achieve more in safety excellence by focusing on what they want employees to…

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IADC chairman David Williams: Member participation integral to propel industry forward

Posted on 21 May 2013 in Drilling It Safely, IADC: Global Leadership, Global Challenges, News

IADC is devoting significant energy and focus to address the interests of its onshore members…

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Exclusive video: New system automates completion services for safer operations

Posted on 07 May 2013 in Drilling It Safely, Innovating While Drilling, News, OTC, Videos, Videos OTC

For onshore and offshore completion services, Superior Energy Services recently launched the Complete Automated Technology…

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WWC named provider for Kick Assistance Program for Berkley Oil & Gas, J.H. Blades

Posted on 06 May 2013 in Drilling It Safely, News, OTC

Wild Well Control (WWC) has been named the exclusive provider for the Kick Assistance Program (KAP) for insurance provider…

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Exclusive video: Chemical-free water treatment system recovers petroleum, saves water

Posted on 03 May 2013 in 2013, Drilling It Safely, Innovating While Drilling, May/June, Onshore Advances, Videos

To help operators extract more petroleum from process water and reduce the need to use fresh water in the fracturing operations…

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