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CSB report: Macondo BOP failed due to unrecognized pipe buckling during well control efforts

Posted on 18 June 2014 in Drilling It Safely, IADC: Global Leadership, Global Challenges, News

The blowout preventer (BOP) that was intended to shut off the flow of high-pressure oil and gas from the Macondo well in the Gulf of Mexico failed to seal the well because…

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Study: Oil & gas boost European government treasuries by over €400B annually

Posted on 18 June 2014 in Global and Regional Markets, IADC: Global Leadership, Global Challenges, News

Oil and gas contribute hundreds of billions of euros to European government revenues every year, a new study shows, highlighting how the industry – far from being subsidized…

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IADC Drilling Engineers Committee Forum to be held 11 June

Posted on 02 June 2014 in IADC: Global Leadership, Global Challenges, News

IADC has established the Drilling Engineers Committee (DEC) to advance new technologies related to drilling wells. DEC replaces the now-dissolved Drilling Engineering…

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IADC North Sea Chapter recognizes best in safety performance

Posted on 21 May 2014 in Drilling It Safely, IADC: Global Leadership, Global Challenges, News

The IADC North Sea Chapter recognized the best in safety performance at its annual Safety Awards Ceremony held in Aberdeen on 16 May. Northern Offshore and Noble Drilling were recognized in the jackup…

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OSHA: Collaboration paves path to culture of safety

Posted on 21 May 2014 in Drilling It Safely, Exclusive Video, IADC: Global Leadership, Global Challenges, News, Uncategorized

Dr David Michaels, Assistant Secretary of Labor for OSHA, praised the onshore oil and gas industry for continuing to promote a culture of safety through collaboration. In this…

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Shale boom breathes new life into IADC Permian Basin Chapter

Posted on 21 May 2014 in IADC: Global Leadership, Global Challenges, News, Videos

The IADC Permian Basin Chapter is undergoing a renaissance, driven by a continued resurgence of drilling activity. As chapter chairman, Paul Norman, general manager at JB…

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IADC monitoring proposed regulations around social cost of carbon

Posted on 21 May 2014 in IADC: Global Leadership, Global Challenges, News, Videos

Bill Tanner, IADC VP of Government and Regulatory Affairs, spoke with DC at the 2014 IADC Drilling Onshore Conference in Houston on 15 May about IADC’s current legislative…

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IADC Onshore Advisory Panel to tackle land contractors’ critical issues

Posted on 21 May 2014 in IADC: Global Leadership, Global Challenges, News, Videos

IADC recently established the Onshore Advisory Panel, which will address issues and initiatives specifically concerning the onshore drilling industry. In this video, Ed Jacob, a member of the IADC Executive Committee…

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Well Control Institute to seek industry comments; Exec Board agrees on new initiative at inaugural meeting

Posted on 12 May 2014 in Drilling It Safely, IADC: Global Leadership, Global Challenges, News

The Well Control Institute (WCI) set its strategic initiatives at its inaugural Executive Board meeting on 7 May. Executive-level representatives from a broad range of industry-leading companies…

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IADC HSE Environmental Subcommittee developing KPIs to set industry benchmarks

Posted on 02 May 2014 in IADC: Global Leadership, Global Challenges, News, Videos

The IADC HSE Environmental Subcommittee is developing key performance indicators (KPIs) to help the industry improve its environmental performance. The KPIs will classify…

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