IADC Maintenance Committee partners with OEMs to address equipment improvements

Posted on 21 August 2014

YouTube Preview Image

If one drilling contractor faces an issue with a piece of equipment, there’s a chance another drilling contractor is dealing with the same issue. Rather than approaching the OEM as individual companies, the IADC Maintenance Committee has united drilling contractors to partner with OEMs to discuss opportunities for equipment improvements. Frank Breland, Chairman of the IADC Maintenance Committee and Manager Planned Maintenance for Diamond Offshore Drilling, spoke with DC Associate Editor Joanne Liou about the result of a partnership with Caterpillar and a recently established partnership with National Oilwell Varco at the 2014 IADC Asset Integrity and Reliability Conference in Houston on 20 August.

Leave a Reply

*

FEATURED MICROSITES


Recent Drilling News

  • 15 April 2015

    DNV unveils Recommended Practice to standardize steel forgings for subsea applications

    Steel forgings are important building blocks for subsea components and are often tailored to meet end-users’ specific requirements. This results in long delivery times...

  • 14 April 2015

    BSEE issues proposed BOP, well control regulations for public comment

    On 13 April, US Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell announced proposed regulations that call for more...

  • 14 April 2015

    Wood Mackenzie: Deeper cuts may be needed to achieve cash flow neutrality

    The rapid and aggressive response by oil and gas companies to low oil prices has stabilized the sector...

  • 13 April 2015

    UKOG completes Weald Basin PEDL126 acquisition from Magellan

    UK Oil and Gas now holds 100% interest in the Weald Basin onshore license PEDL126 after acquiring...

  • 13 April 2015

    Noble Energy to drill Humpback, Rhea offshore Falkland Islands this year

    Noble Energy has acquired a 75% interest and operatorship of the PL001 license in the North Falkland Basin from...

  • Read more news