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Shell launches phase II of Parque das Conchas offshore Brazil: Project exceeds production targets

Posted on 15 October 2010 in News

Shell announced on 14 October new investment to support phase II of the prolific deepwater Parque das Conchas…

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IADC Houston Chapter plans first shoot in March

Posted on 15 October 2010 in News

The first IADC Houston Chapter Oilfield Charity Shoot will be held 11 March, 2011 at American Shooting Centers. Proceeds will be split between…

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Crosco will drill INA Egyptian well

Posted on 15 October 2010 in News

Croatian operator INA has contracted a rig owned by Crosco Integrated Drilling & Well Services to continue exploration of the Egyptia East Yidma concession…

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Regalado re-joins Cudd as VP

Posted on 15 October 2010 in News

Todd Regalado has re-joined Cudd Energy Services as Vice President of Corporate Services. Mr Regalado has led well-control operations in 42 countries since 1989…

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DOI issues new regulations to improve offshore drilling safety

Posted on 01 October 2010 in News

The US Department of the Interior (DOI) announced on 30 September two new rules that will toughen requirements for safety equipment, well control systems…

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Sharpe: Shell’s safety efforts zero in on dropped objects, land transport

Posted on 01 October 2010 in News

Personal safety and well-related process safety were the core themes of the keynote address on the opening day…

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Behaviour-based safety panel: Leadership priorities, worker empowerment remain critical to HSE success

Posted on 01 October 2010 in News

Setting the scene for the panel session on behaviour-based safety at the IADC Drilling HSE Europe Conference in…

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KOC: Massive rig start-up project is as much about people, training as it is about rigs

Posted on 01 October 2010 in News

Kuwait Oil Company (KOC) has embarked on a major campaign to boost oil and gas output that involves the…

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Noble addresses recordable incidents rate through focus on human behaviours

Posted on 01 October 2010 in News

The drilling sector is doing a lot better today than 40 or so years ago, but how does it build on that into the future…

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Third-party personnel on rigs: Who owns them?

Posted on 01 October 2010 in News

A panel discussion held on the second day of the 2010 IADC Drilling HSE Europe Conference in Amsterdam this week – “Third Party Personnel…

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