CATEGORIZED | Drilling It Safely, News, Videos

Lacy: Industry must address human factors as part of self-regulation

Posted on 25 June 2014

YouTube Preview Image

Tracing the cause of major incidents in the drilling industry often leads to single-point human errors. Participating on a panel discussion titled “Are we doing enough as an industry to be self-regulated?” at IADC World Drilling 2014 in Vienna on 19 June, industry veteran Kevin Lacy highlighted the role that human factors play in process safety. In this exclusive interview with DC Associate Editor Joanne Liou, Mr Lacy shares his insights on how industry can make processes more effective and steps to improve self-regulation.

Leave a Reply

*

FEATURED MICROSITES


Recent Drilling News

  • 31 October 2014

    Japan Drilling to operate new jackup under construction at Keppel

    The KFELS Super B Class design has a drilling depth of 35,000 ft. The rig's leg structure is designed to provide enhanced robustness for operations at 400 ft water depth...

  • 29 October 2014

    New intelligent water management solution based on oxidizer technology

    Nalco Champion has launched the RenewIQ line of oilfield water reuse solutions to help operators reduce freshwater consumption and associated handling costs...

  • 29 October 2014

    Baker Hughes launches all-electric intelligent well system

    Baker Hughes has commercially released its MultiNode all-electric intelligent well system. It allows operators to remotely monitor and control a greater number of production zones...

  • 29 October 2014

    Tercel collaborates with TOTAL to design MicroCORE PDC drill bit

    Tercel Oilfield Products has launched the MicroCORE cutting system at the 2014 SPE Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition in Amsterdam. The MicroCORE cutting...

  • 28 October 2014

    First extension well in pre-salt Libra leads to oil discovery

    The Libra consortium announced that the drilling of the first extension well in the Libra area, known as 3-BRSA-1255-RJS (3-RJS-731), has proven the discovery of high-quality oil...

  • Read more news