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IADC Maintenance Committee partners with OEMs to address equipment improvements

Posted on 21 August 2014 in IADC: Global Leadership, Global Challenges, Uncategorized, Videos

If one drilling contractor faces an issue with a piece of equipment, there’s a chance another drilling contractor is dealing with the same issue…

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Shale Shaker Video

Posted on 19 August 2014 in Uncategorized

OSHA: Collaboration paves path to culture of safety

Posted on 21 May 2014 in Drilling It Safely, Exclusive Video, IADC: Global Leadership, Global Challenges, News, Uncategorized

Dr David Michaels, Assistant Secretary of Labor for OSHA, praised the onshore oil and gas industry for continuing to promote a culture of safety through collaboration. In this…

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Posted on 23 October 2013 in Uncategorized

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Exclusive Video: Schlumberger launches high-def imaging-while-drilling service

Posted on 07 October 2013 in Innovating While Drilling, News, Uncategorized, Videos

Schlumberger launched the new MicroScope HD high-definition imaging-while-drilling service at the…

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Posted on 17 April 2013 in Uncategorized

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Glenda Wylie, Halliburton: Passion for solving challenges driven by love of science

Posted on 02 November 2012 in Uncategorized

At the age of four, Glenda Wylie, now director of global technical marketing for Halliburton, was given three acres of land by her family on their farm in Missouri to do with as she pleased…

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Posted on 26 March 2012 in Uncategorized

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Perspectives: Brady Long, Ensco – Dynamic drilling industry best experienced from the inside

Posted on 14 July 2011 in 2011, Departments, July/August, Uncategorized

Listening to Brady Long’s story of how he found himself working first at Pride International and now at Ensco, you realize that he’s telling you he feels more at home working among drillers than among lawyers. Considering his law degree background, it seems slightly ironic…

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