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Posted on 27 July 2010 in News

“The irony of all this is that the only company drilling in the [deepwater] Gulf today is the company that caused the spill – British Petroleum” – US Sen Mary Landrieu, D-La., commenting…

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IPAA: Make your voice heard before Congress passes damaging bills

Posted on 27 July 2010 in News

IPAA president Barry Russell sent out a letter to the industry late last week encouraging people to contact their…

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IADC applauds senators’ leadership in opposing drilling moratorium

Posted on 20 July 2010 in News

IADC issued a news release on 20 July applauding the leadership of three US senators, David Vitter (La.)…

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BOEM to hold public meetings on drilling safety, containment, spill response

Posted on 20 July 2010 in News

Michael Bromwich, director of the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation and Enforcement (BOEM)…

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Raspino: IADC putting in ‘Herculean’ effort to fight drilling ban

Posted on 15 July 2010 in News

Speaking just a day after the government issued new suspensions on Gulf of Mexico deepwater drilling…

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IADC opposes job-, industry-killing moratorium

Posted on 15 July 2010 in News

IADC issued a news release on 14 July unequivocally opposing the 12 July suspension on deepwater drilling in the Gulf of Mexico. This blanket, industrywide…

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Safe Lifting Committee: Human behavior at root of lifting incidents

Posted on 15 July 2010 in News

Since its formation in mid-2009, the API Safe Lifting Committee (SLC) has evaluated years of lifting data from the US Outer…

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Industry, Louisiana leaders warn National Commission of moratorium’s dire impact

Posted on 15 July 2010 in News

Industry and community leaders warned the National Commission on the BP Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill…

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New offshore regulator Bromwich defends moratorium

Posted on 15 July 2010 in News

The new lead regulator for offshore oil and gas development defended to the National Commission on the BP Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill and Offshore…

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Lifting panel focuses on hand safety, competence assurance, maintenance

Posted on 15 July 2010 in News

Operators and drilling contractors are focusing on hand safety, communications, competence assurance and…

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