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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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PSA delivers results of NSOAF multinational theme audit

Posted on 01 October 2010 in News

A very high percentage of safety incidents in the North Sea are linked with lifting operations, according to Svein Anders Eriksson, discipline leader – logistics…

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PETEX now offers e-Learning and Video-on-Demand products

Posted on 27 September 2010 in News

The University of Texas – Petroleum Extension Service (PETEX) has launched new e-Learning and Video-on-Demand (VOD) products to offer instant access…

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Panelists: Natural gas needs louder voice among policymakers, general public

Posted on 23 September 2010 in News

Natural gas will play a critical role in the global energy mix for the coming decades, but industry must continue to…

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Open-hole multistage completions found to outperform cemented liners with plug-and-perf in Bakken study

Posted on 23 September 2010 in News

Open-hole multistage completions (OHMS) were found to outperform cemented liners with plug-and-perf…

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Subsea drilling-with-casing system, RFID-controlled drilling reamer unveiled

Posted on 23 September 2010 in News

Weatherford International unveiled two technologies this week at the SPE Annual Technical Conference…

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GOM-approved system helps restore surface control to subsurface safety valves

Posted on 23 September 2010 in News

Baker Hughes has commercialized its Reconnect technology, the company announced at a news conference on…

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New completion technology reduces degradation of near-wellbore area

Posted on 23 September 2010 in News

UK-based Darcy Technologies launched a new completion technology this week at the SPE Annual Technical…

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1st exploration shale gas well drilled in Poland’s Baltic Basin

Posted on 23 September 2010 in News

Łebień LE1, the first exploration shale gas well evaluating the shales in the Baltic Basin of northern Poland…

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