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News Cuttings

Posted on 10 September 2013 in 2013, IADC: Global Leadership, Global Challenges, September/October

European Commissioner for Energy Günther Oettinger hosted a luncheon on 18 July in Houston to discuss offshore safety leadership across the globe where oil and gas companies operate…

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Wirelines

Posted on 05 September 2013 in 2013, IADC: Global Leadership, Global Challenges, September/October

New Zealand has announced the implementation of new regulations that will raise the standard for workplace safety in petroleum E&P…

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IADC launches Well Control Institute

Posted on 28 August 2013 in Drilling It Safely, Features, IADC: Global Leadership, Global Challenges, News

Preventing the unwanted release of hydrocarbons is the primary process safety concern at all stages of a well’s life cycle. Proper personnel training is an essential element in that prevention. On the eve of the 2013 IADC Well Control Conference…

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Talent growth

Posted on 28 August 2013 in Features, IADC: Global Leadership, Global Challenges, News

The drilling industry needs more competent workers – it needs a lot more of them and needs them urgently. Rig demand is strong in almost every drilling market, and dozens of newbuilds are scheduled to be commissioned over the next several years…

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Exclusive video: New name reflects broadened scope for IADC Workforce Development Committee

Posted on 07 August 2013 in IADC: Global Leadership, Global Challenges, News

The IADC Training Committee recently took on the new name of the IADC Workforce Development Committee…

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Drilling Ahead: Piper Alpha 25 years on

Posted on 11 July 2013 in 2013, Departments, IADC: Global Leadership, Global Challenges, July/August

The Piper Alpha survivor recalled receiving a safety orientation – 10 years earlier. But not that day. Not 6 July 1988, the date of the…

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Wirelines

Posted on 11 July 2013 in 2013, IADC: Global Leadership, Global Challenges, July/August

Changes in Indian customs affect drilling operations The government of India recently issued a clarification and notification related to the transfer of oil and gas equipment from one contract to another. Previously, the Indian government required that equipment be exported out of the country and imported back in before work could commence under a different […]

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News Cuttings

Posted on 11 July 2013 in 2013, IADC: Global Leadership, Global Challenges, July/August

In a news release issued on 23 May, IADC praised the European Union’s authorization of a new directive on safety of offshore oil and gas activities…

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IADC releases semi-annual report on international standards activities

Posted on 11 July 2013 in 2013, Global and Regional Markets, IADC: Global Leadership, Global Challenges, July/August, The Offshore Frontier

IADC recently released its semi-annual report on international regulations that affect offshore drilling activities. Alan Spackman, IADC vice president- offshore division, is the author of the publication…

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Member involvement in IADC initiatives crucial to association and industry success

Posted on 11 July 2013 in 2013, IADC: Global Leadership, Global Challenges, July/August

By now you have likely heard about IADC’s Red Thread, our narrative that describes IADC’s journey toward greater collaboration within the drilling community to ensure its license to operate. It is how we define who we are as an association, what we do and how we do it…

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