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New IADC project will enhance competency guidelines for drilling rig personnel

Posted on 04 June 2012 in Drilling It Safely, IADC: Global Leadership, Global Challenges, News

IADC has announced a major drilling industry project to develop enhanced competency guidelines for rig personnel…

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Salazar directs MWCC to deploy capping stack for exercise in GOM

Posted on 24 May 2012 in Drilling It Safely, Innovating While Drilling, News, The Offshore Frontier

US Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar has charged the Marine Well Containment Company (MWCC) with conducting a live drill this summer to deploy critical…

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Empowered crews enhance well control competency

Posted on 22 May 2012 in Drilling It Safely, News, Onshore Advances

To learn from the past and improve well control competency at the wellsite, the industry needs to reemphasize the…

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Dietswell channels drilling expertise into rig design, auditing

Posted on 22 May 2012 in Drilling It Safely, Global and Regional Markets, News, Videos

Jean-Claude Bourdon, founder and executive vice president of Dietswell, recently talked with Drilling Contractor publisher/editor Mike Killalea…

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OTC event raises industry awareness for high school students

Posted on 08 May 2012 in Drilling It Safely, News, OTC, Videos OTC

Approximately 200 high school math and science students from across Texas arrived at the 2012 OTC on…

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‘Virtual presence’ technology enhances productivity safety

Posted on 08 May 2012 in Drilling It Safely, Innovating While Drilling, News, OTC, Videos OTC

Virtual technology is making the oil patch smarter. Driven by the continued push into unconventional and deepwater environments and the anticipated…

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Industry safety statistics improve in 2011, IADC statistics show

Posted on 08 May 2012 in Drilling It Safely, IADC: Global Leadership, Global Challenges, News

The drilling industry is actively working to enhance its safety performance and has strong results to show for it, Joe Hurt, IADC regional VP North America…

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Halliburton launches low ECD solution to enhance reservoir access

Posted on 30 April 2012 in Drilling It Safely, Innovating While Drilling, News

Halliburton unveiled today at the 2012 OTC a package of technologies aimed at helping operators access…

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Perspectives: Goran Andersson, Chevron: Experiential training is the way forward

Posted on 19 April 2012 in 2012, Completing the Well, Drilling It Safely, May/June, Videos

As a new generation enters the industry work force, Chevron’s Goran Andersson strongly believes…

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Drilling optimization culture built on real-time data, communication

Posted on 19 April 2012 in 2012, Completing the Well, Drilling It Safely, Innovating While Drilling, May/June

In recent years, deepwater drilling operations have become more challenging, with new exploratory frontiers and the rise of rig rates demanding first-class drilling…

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