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Policy changes could create more than 1.4 million jobs in oil and gas industry, API-sponsored study finds

Posted on 20 September 2011 in News

US oil and natural gas policy changes could generate more than 1.4 million jobs, $800 billion in additional…

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IADC.org expands resources for association news, Montara/Macondo investigations

Posted on 13 September 2011 in News

The launch of the newest pages reflects IADC’s ongoing mission to represent the worldwide drilling industry…

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Join IADC at APOGCE for special session

Posted on 09 September 2011 in News

IADC has prepared a special session “IADC Critical Issues in Drilling” for the 2011 SPE Asia Pacific Oil & Gas Conference & Exhibition (APOGCE), 20-22 September…

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Shell confirms deepwater oil discovery offshore French Guiana

Posted on 09 September 2011 in News

The GM-ES-1 well is being drilled in a water depth of more than 2,000 meters and has encountered more than 70-meters of net oil pay in two objectives…

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OSPRAG-backed capping device launched

Posted on 06 September 2011 in News

UK Energy Minister Charles Hendry introduced a well capping device today at the SPE Offshore Europe 2011 conference in Aberdeen…

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Norske Shell enhances competency, preparedness post-Macondo on deepwater drilling campaign

Posted on 06 September 2011 in News

Using well control as a focus and simplifying procedures for the driller, Norske Shell established a new benchmark…

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In well control, improper training can spell disaster

Posted on 06 September 2011 in News

In well control, the driller is the first line of defense in many cases; therefore, his ability to recognize a kick and shut in the well is significant, Joe Garcia…

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Chevron makes a case for competency-based training

Posted on 06 September 2011 in News

Chevron is transforming well control training through adoption of new tools and integrating them with modern training techniques …

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BOEMRE’s Herbst: Reorganization in progress

Posted on 06 September 2011 in News

Speaking at the IADC Well Control of the Americas Conference & Exhibition held 25-26 August in San Antonio, Texas, Lars Herbst, Gulf of Mexico OCS region…

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ABS issues guidance to minimize software-related errors on rigs

Posted on 06 September 2011 in News

On today’s highly complex and computerized offshore drilling vessels, one critical component ensures that the multiple control systems…

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