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Kuwait Oil study targets main causes of hand injuries

Posted on 29 January 2014 in Drilling It Safely, News

Controlling hand injuries is a significant challenge for the drilling industry, clearly illustrated by IADC statistics, and not too surprising given the intensive…

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Smart regulations, risk communication may help refocus industry’s hydraulic fracturing debate

Posted on 29 January 2014 in Drilling It Safely, IADC: Global Leadership, Global Challenges, News

The public debate around hydraulic fracturing has gone off track, jeopardizing opportunities for the energy industry and the potential economic and environmental benefits…

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Integrated sustainability concepts enhance site remediation, restoration

Posted on 24 January 2014 in 2014, Drilling It Safely, January/February, Onshore Advances

Today’s E&P companies and service providers are being driven by communities, regulatory requirements, customers, employees and shareholders to integrate sustainability…

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HSE&T Corner: Training program targets crews working with equipment in hazardous locations

Posted on 24 January 2014 in 2014, Drilling It Safely, January/February

More training requirements could be on the way for the Gulf of Mexico if rulemaking proposed last June by the US Coast Guard (USCG) goes through. Under the proposal, certain…

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BSEE dedicates $7 million to oil spill response research in 2014

Posted on 08 January 2014 in Drilling It Safely, Global and Regional Markets, News, The Offshore Frontier

The US Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) is soliciting proposals for oil spill response research projects and will invest up to…

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Sangwongwanich: Industry can overcome challenges if it goes forward hand-in-hand

Posted on 27 November 2013 in Drilling It Safely, News

“If you want to go fast, go alone. But if you want to go far, go together.” Citing this African proverb at an IADC…

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Chevron Thailand promotes focus on planning for safe, efficient and consistent performance

Posted on 27 November 2013 in Drilling It Safely, Global and Regional Markets, News

In its mission to ensure consistently safe, efficient and reliable well construction, Chevron Thailand has…

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Gallegos: Record-setting AC-drive rigs reduce cycle times, drilling costs

Posted on 27 November 2013 in Drilling It Safely, Drilling Rigs & Automation, Global and Regional Markets, News, Onshore Advances

Since 2008, many supermajors, large independents and even NOCs have increased their focus on land…

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BP’s Mingé: BOP reliability, safety management systems among areas requiring more industry collaboration

Posted on 13 November 2013 in Drilling It Safely, News

Although the industry has changed significantly over the past few decades in terms of its technologies and operating…

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Saltiel: Delivering operational excellence is key to Atwood growth

Posted on 13 November 2013 in Drilling It Safely, Global and Regional Markets, News

From 2011 to 2015, Atwood Oceanics will more than double its total fleet, with nine newbuilds joining eight legacy rigs. Its first two ultra-deepwater…

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