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Payne: Setting a vision, being relentless would drive change and secure industry’s license to operate

Posted on 07 March 2012 in Drilling It Safely, News

In a thriving environment of new technologies, challenges and constant change, a clear vision and a steadfast…

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A look inside the human brain leads to developing and enhancing drilling automation

Posted on 07 March 2012 in Drilling It Safely, Innovating While Drilling, News

Understanding the thought process that drillers go through is shaping the future of human-centered drilling automation…

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Open-architecture platform will lead to feasible automated well construction system

Posted on 07 March 2012 in Drilling Rigs & Automation, Innovating While Drilling, News

While the momentum for drilling automation is evident in the industry, translating the concept into an open-architecture control…

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Marine Spill Response Corp completes Gulf of Mexico expansion program

Posted on 02 March 2012 in Drilling It Safely, News, The Offshore Frontier

The Marine Spill Response Corp has completed its Gulf of Mexico program to respond to an oil spill incident…

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Seadrill orders two new ultra-deepwater drillships for delivery in 2014

Posted on 27 February 2012 in Drilling Rigs & Automation, News, The Offshore Frontier

Samsung Heavy Industries will build two new ultra-deepwater drillships for Seadrill under turnkey contracts…

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Statoil’s Zafarani exploration well a success in East Africa

Posted on 24 February 2012 in Global and Regional Markets, News, The Offshore Frontier

Statoil has encountered indications of natural gas in the Zafarani exploration well…

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Robertson: Let’s engage young professionals through 2012 IADC/SPE Drilling Conference

Posted on 23 February 2012 in IADC: Global Leadership, Global Challenges, News

Thriving in change is the theme of the first day’s plenary, where panelists will discuss how industry can adapt and…

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Drilling Conference presentation to discuss findings from IADC shale drilling workshop

Posted on 23 February 2012 in IADC: Global Leadership, Global Challenges, Innovating While Drilling, News, Onshore Advances

The industry should be more community-minded and engage in more open dialogue with the public when it comes to…

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White Star demonstrates quadraplex mud pump built with clean-sheet design

Posted on 23 February 2012 in Drilling Rigs & Automation, News, Videos

Drilling Contractor visited the manufacturing facility of White Star Pump Company in Waller, Texas, on 17 February…

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Effective security plan protects assets, manages risks

Posted on 23 February 2012 in Drilling It Safely, News

A well-planned security program can protect companies from piracy and terrorism, and the oil and gas industry must be prepared…

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