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A look inside the human brain leads to developing and enhancing drilling automation

Posted on 07 March 2012 in Drilling It Safely, Innovating While Drilling, News

Understanding the thought process that drillers go through is shaping the future of human-centered drilling automation…

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Marine Spill Response Corp completes Gulf of Mexico expansion program

Posted on 02 March 2012 in Drilling It Safely, News, The Offshore Frontier

The Marine Spill Response Corp has completed its Gulf of Mexico program to respond to an oil spill incident…

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Effective security plan protects assets, manages risks

Posted on 23 February 2012 in Drilling It Safely, News

A well-planned security program can protect companies from piracy and terrorism, and the oil and gas industry must be prepared…

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Case studies: Mitigating drilling hazards offshore Mexico, optimizing well architecture offshore California

Posted on 23 February 2012 in Drilling It Safely, Innovating While Drilling, News, The Offshore Frontier, Videos

Weatherford International recently deployed its Total Depth well construction approach to deliver fit-for-purpose plans…

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Industry pursues new strategies to enhance process safety management

Posted on 14 February 2012 in Drilling It Safely, News

Until recently, process safety management was seen as something that only plants and refineries had to worry…

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12 lives saved in F5 tornado proves value of Cactus Drilling emergency plan

Posted on 14 February 2012 in Drilling It Safely, News

Creating the plan started by recognizing opportunities where an emergency could affect the company’s crews…

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Tap into emotions to deliver HSE message

Posted on 14 February 2012 in Drilling It Safely, News

Facts are important, but they don’t convey the emotional connection that can motivate people to change their behavior – a mind shift must occur…

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Indirect costs of incidents, fatalities make the financial case for better safety practices

Posted on 14 February 2012 in Drilling It Safely, News

An investment in time, effort and money goes a long way to prevent injuries and to protect the work force, while saving…

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In addition to competence and training, an optimal mindset leads to better results

Posted on 13 February 2012 in Drilling It Safely, News

The attributes of a peak performer can be divided into two parts – 30% skill set and 70% mindset…

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Online structure keeps training job-specific

Posted on 01 February 2012 in 2012, Drilling It Safely, January/February

Understanding the terms “competent” and “competency assessment” are integral to any safety program, as both terms are being used with increasing frequency within the context…

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