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Drilling optimization culture built on real-time data, communication

Posted on 19 April 2012 in 2012, Completing the Well, Drilling It Safely, Innovating While Drilling, May/June

In recent years, deepwater drilling operations have become more challenging, with new exploratory frontiers and the rise of rig rates demanding first-class drilling…

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HSE&T Corner: Security programs must incorporate terrorism prevention, crisis management

Posted on 19 April 2012 in 2012, Departments, Drilling It Safely, May/June

History has shown we cannot prevent terrorist acts from occurring. However, we can minimize the destruction…

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Wirelines

Posted on 19 April 2012 in 2012, IADC: Global Leadership, Global Challenges, May/June

Industry urges suspension of National Ocean Policy. IADC, NOIA and IPAA are urging the National Ocean Council (NOC)…

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Program chairman Joseph Reilly: Operation integrity is big theme at 2012 OTC

Posted on 17 April 2012 in Global and Regional Markets, News, OTC, The Offshore Frontier

Drilling Contractor recently spoke with ExxonMobil Upstream Research’s Joseph Reilly, who is program chairman…

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Visit IADC at OTC

Posted on 17 April 2012 in IADC: Global Leadership, Global Challenges, News, OTC

Visit IADC at the 2012 Offshore Technology Conference, 30 April – 3 May in Houston, at booth S14. IADC’s booth is located on the ground-floor lobby of Reliant Center…

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2012 OTC Spotlight on New Technology Awards

Posted on 17 April 2012 in News, The Efficient Rig

The Offshore Technology Conference has announced the 13 winning technologies that will receive the 2012 Spotlight on New Technology Awards recognizing…

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Ocean Energy Safety Advisory Committee to hold public meeting

Posted on 17 April 2012 in Drilling It Safely, News, The Offshore Frontier

The Ocean Energy Safety Advisory Committee (OESC) will hold its fourth public meeting next Thursday on 26 April…

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New dates announced for the IPTC in 2013, abstracts being accepted

Posted on 17 April 2012 in Drilling It Safely, Global and Regional Markets, News, The Efficient Rig

The sixth edition of the International Petroleum Technology Conference (IPTC) will be held 26-28 March 2013 in Beijing, China…

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SPE automation workshop set for July in Vail

Posted on 17 April 2012 in Innovating While Drilling, News, Onshore Advances, The Efficient Rig, The Offshore Frontier

SPE’s “Well Construction Automation – Preparing for the Big Jump Forward” workshop, convening in 16-18 July in Vail…

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Petrobras’ extension well confirms discovery in pre-salt of Santos Basin

Posted on 17 April 2012 in Global and Regional Markets, News, The Offshore Frontier

Petrobras has completed drilling extension exploratory well 3-BRSA-1032-RJS (3-RJS-697), located in the Iara…

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