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Shale gas panel: Industry must engage, educate public to win trust

Posted on 11 April 2013 in Drilling It Safely, Global and Regional Markets, News

In the discussion of the environmental impact of shale gas development, the word “impact” has become more of a reference…

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Proposed 2014 budget for BSEE increased by $24.8 million over 2012 enacted levels

Posted on 10 April 2013 in Global and Regional Markets, News

US President Obama announced today that he has requested $222.1 million for the Bureau of Safety and Environmental…

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Exclusive video: Downhole reservoir testing system fit for temperatures up to 410˚F

Posted on 10 April 2013 in Innovating While Drilling, News, Videos

Rasik Bahadur, vice president of subsurface testing services for Schlumberger, speaks with Drilling Contractor…

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Vantage Drilling charts path toward offshore personnel competency

Posted on 10 April 2013 in Drilling It Safely, News

If it’s not yet clear from the increasing number of discussions that drilling professionals are having about competency…

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Chevron Thailand developing tool to stimulate thinking, ensure multiple layers of protection

Posted on 10 April 2013 in Innovating While Drilling, News

Chevron Thailand is working to develop simple tools that will help to stimulate crews’ thought processes and ensure…

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Smooth Operators: Personal, process safety should go hand in hand

Posted on 10 April 2013 in Drilling It Safely, News

A group of HSE professionals calling themselves the “Smooth Operators” are meeting quarterly to discuss common…

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Petronas Carigali competency program takes outcome-based approach to training

Posted on 10 April 2013 in Drilling It Safely, News

Petronas Carigali is collaborating with industry service providers, including Halliburton and In Step, on a new…

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New technology center dedicated to proppant innovation

Posted on 10 April 2013 in Innovating While Drilling, News, Onshore Advances, Videos

Vinay Mehta, vice president of technical excellence & innovation for Fairmount Minerals, speaks with Drilling Contractor associate editor Katherine Scott…

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NOSAC seeks member representing offshore industry

Posted on 10 April 2013 in News, The Offshore Frontier

The US Coast Guard is requesting applications from qualified candidates seeking consideration for appointment…

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William Reilly weighs implications of energy efficiencies, shale development

Posted on 10 April 2013 in Global and Regional Markets, News

Recognizing the oil and gas industry for its collaborative work with scientists, the government, economists, environmental…

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