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Aging derricks could be a major problem for worldwide well servicing fleet

Posted on 17 January 2009 in 2009, IADC: Global Leadership, Global Challenges, January/February

The average age of the worldwide well servicing rig fleet is over 25 years old, and many of these rigs are much older. The idea of using 25- to 30-year-old equipment seems ludicrous in most industries, yet there are still more rigs working today over 25 years of age than there are under age 10…

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Perspectives

Posted on 17 January 2009 in 2009, Departments, IADC: Global Leadership, Global Challenges, January/February

Salvador – it’s Brazil’s oldest city (founded in 1549), one of its largest (3 million-plus people in the metropolitan area), and a vibrant place known as the country’s “Capital da Alegria,” or “Capital of Happiness…”

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News Cuttings

Posted on 17 January 2009 in 2009, IADC: Global Leadership, Global Challenges, January/February

The IADC Career Connection (ICC) program will return to Fort Hood on 4 February with a new Returning Military Campaign (RMC) job fair…

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Wirelines

Posted on 17 January 2009 in 2009, IADC: Global Leadership, Global Challenges, January/February

IADC recently participated in a workshop in Annapolis, Md., to set the framework for recommendations to the Obama Administration on ocean resource policies…

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Despite short-term difficulties, we can’t forget long-term goals or slack off on environment

Posted on 17 January 2009 in 2009, IADC: Global Leadership, Global Challenges, January/February

2008 is behind us and what a diverse year that became for the oil & gas related industries. Oil prices during the year climbed to historical, surprising and extraordinarily high levels…

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IADC Board of Directors elects 2009 officers

Posted on 17 January 2009 in 2009, IADC: Global Leadership, Global Challenges, January/February

Claus Hemmingsen is chief executive officer of Maersk Drilling, partner in the firm A.P. Møller and member of the group’s Executive Board…

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2009 chairman profile: Maersk Drilling’s Claus Hemmingsen

Posted on 18 November 2008 in 2008, Features, IADC: Global Leadership, Global Challenges, November/December

In 1981, Claus V Hemmingsen, born and raised just outside of Copenhagen, was fresh out of high school and had no inkling what he wanted to do or where to begin his career…

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Chairman’s editorial

Posted on 18 November 2008 in 2008, IADC: Global Leadership, Global Challenges, November/December

As I write this editorial, we are in the midst of the biggest one-week stock market melt-down since the Great Depression…

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Wirelines

Posted on 18 November 2008 in 2008, IADC: Global Leadership, Global Challenges, November/December

The State of New York’s Department of Environmental Conservation held a hearing on 16 October in New York City to consider the merits of hydraulic fracturing operations in the Marcellus Shale formation…

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News Cuttings

Posted on 18 November 2008 in 2008, IADC: Global Leadership, Global Challenges, November/December

In a move that could greatly benefit drilling contractors, Shell International Exploration & Production has certified the use of IADC’s WellCAP as an acceptable form of well control training worldwide…

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