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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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Focus on HSE culture delivers lasting results

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

Kuwait Oil Company’s Deep Drilling Group, established in late 2008, has doubled its rig fleet. Considering such rapid growth, there was a need to align and standardize the systems…

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Making the right HSE decisions at right time

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

In an ideal world, drilling contractors and operating companies would have access to competent and sensible advice from internal and external professional HSE advisers…

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Numbers show: Good safety is good business

Posted on 16 January 2012 in 2012, Drilling It Safely, January/February

Investing in workers’ safety and health practices reach beyond costs savings…

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Petrofac begins water safety and survival training at NASA facility

Posted on 05 January 2012 in Drilling It Safely, News, Videos

From outer space to offshore drilling rigs, workers in both industries are sharing common ground at NASA’s Johnson Space Center in Houston…

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Well intervention simulator tops off Shell’s new advanced well control course

Posted on 13 December 2011 in Drilling It Safely, News

Shell is raising its well control standards and hopes to be an example for the industry to follow. Last week, the…

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