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Young Professionals Subcommittee provides network for new oil and gas talent

Posted on 18 March 2015 in Drilling It Safely, News, Videos

As an aging workforce continues to leave the oil and gas industry, newcomers must begin to carry the torch. To aid in this transition, the 2015 SPE/IADC Drilling…

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BP Well Advisor aims to transform data to information, information to insight

Posted on 18 March 2015 in Drilling It Safely, Innovating While Drilling, News, The Offshore Frontier

While the digital age has spawned a world of nearly seamless information access for billions of people around the world, the drilling industry…

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Panel: Knowledge sharing, collaboration required to push reduction, awareness of dropped object incidents

Posted on 18 March 2015 in Drilling It Safely, IADC: Global Leadership, Global Challenges, News

Information sharing and cooperation are paramount to improving dropped object prevention…

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Darus: Non-compromising attitude toward safety must emanate from top down

Posted on 18 March 2015 in Drilling It Safely, News

“The oil price is down. Nevertheless, whatever the commercial aspects of the industry, we must always remember that the safety of our people…

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Perspective from aviation: Striking balance is critical to efficiency gains in automation

Posted on 17 March 2015 in Drilling It Safely, Innovating While Drilling, News, Videos

Much like the world of drilling, the aviation industry operates within complex environments and is supported by highly skilled workers entrusted with specific functions…

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Panel: Embedding safety culture requires creative, integrated approach

Posted on 17 March 2015 in Drilling It Safely, News

Safety culture is all about human behavior, how people communicate and how leaders lead, Rosli Hamzah, Head of International Wells at PETRONAS…

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Regulations, liabilities, legacy roles obstruct full marriage between MPD and well control

Posted on 17 March 2015 in Drilling It Safely, IADC/SPE Drilling Conference, News

Managed pressure drilling (MPD) is often still viewed as a contingency-type of service – helping operators drill the undrillable, for example…

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Pacific Drilling becomes first drilling contractor to receive COS SEMS certification

Posted on 05 March 2015 in Drilling It Safely, News

Pacific Drilling has become the first drilling contractor to complete the requirements to receive a Center for Offshore Safety (COS) SEMS Certificate…

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Video: WADI program arms young talent with skills to succeed in drilling industry

Posted on 11 February 2015 in Drilling It Safely, IADC: Global Leadership, Global Challenges, News

As the drilling industry’s aging workforce continues to retire, a new generation of employees is needed to fill vital roles. To address this challenge, IADC’s Workforce…

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Video: Proper fitness-for-duty evaluations can reduce medical evacuations

Posted on 11 February 2015 in Drilling It Safely, News

Effective fitness-for-duty evaluations can help reduce the number of medical evacuations from drilling rigs, as a large portion of those evacuations are due to illness…

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