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Planning for medical emergencies can save lives on remote drilling sites

Posted on 12 February 2014 in Drilling It Safely, Global and Regional Markets, News, Videos

As drilling operations continue to expand into increasingly remote areas, it is important for companies to prepare their drilling crews to deal with medical emergencies…

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API Spec Q2 aims to standardize risk mitigation, improve service reliability

Posted on 12 February 2014 in 2014, Drilling It Safely, Global and Regional Markets, News

An industrywide collaboration is pushing to standardize expectations for drilling services with a risk management-based system. Although development of API Spec Q2 began…

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Exclusive video: Sustainable practices minimize industry’s environmental impact, boost reputation

Posted on 29 January 2014 in Drilling It Safely, News, Videos

Industry is increasingly integrating sustainable concepts into its operations, leaving a positive impact on the…

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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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