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Astronaut: Over time, normalization of deviance will lead to lower standards

Posted on 12 February 2014 in Drilling It Safely, News, Videos

Why do bad things happen to individuals and teams with stellar safety histories? Under everyday pressures, they may succumb to a long-term phenomenon called normalization of…

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Planning for medical emergencies can save lives on remote drilling sites

Posted on 12 February 2014 in Drilling It Safely, Global and Regional Markets, News, Videos

As drilling operations continue to expand into increasingly remote areas, it is important for companies to prepare their drilling crews to deal with medical emergencies…

New IADC book details science, engineering practices of well cementing

Posted on 12 February 2014 in IADC: Global Leadership, Global Challenges, News, Videos

The IADC Technical Publications Committee has released “Well Cementing Operations,” which aims to provide an understanding of the science and engineering practices behind…

Exclusive video: Sustainable practices minimize industry’s environmental impact, boost reputation

Posted on 29 January 2014 in Drilling It Safely, News, Videos

Industry is increasingly integrating sustainable concepts into its operations, leaving a positive impact on the…

Exclusive video: Energy reforms could shake up Mexican market

Posted on 13 November 2013 in Global and Regional Markets, News, Videos

Mexico’s Congress is expected to vote soon on whether to reform its Constitution to open the country’s economy to foreign oil and gas companies…

Exclusive video: Six potential business impacts of the US deficit

Posted on 13 November 2013 in Global and Regional Markets, News, Videos

As the US deficit approaches $17 trillion, businesses, including drilling contractors and operators, could potentially be negatively impacted by federal…

Jacobsen, Robinson, Reid receive IADC Exemplary Service Awards

Posted on 07 November 2013 in News, Videos

IADC awarded three industry leaders – Don Jacobsen, “Doc” Leon Robinson and David Reid – with Exemplary Service Awards today at the…

IADC Well Servicing Committee workshop addresses HSE, technologies, regulations

Posted on 04 November 2013 in Completing the Well, Drilling It Safely, IADC: Global Leadership, Global Challenges, News, Videos, Videos - IADC/SPE Drilling Conference

The IADC Well Servicing Committee’s mission is to facilitate the exchange of information within the well servicing industry regarding…

Maersk Oil: Industry tasked with developing young, passionate workforce

Posted on 22 October 2013 in Drilling It Safely, News, Videos

The big crew change has spotlighted the importance of developing a workforce that’s not only competent but also passionate…

Sulfide stress cracking-resistant drill pipe addresses H2S challenges

Posted on 16 October 2013 in Drilling It Safely, News, Onshore Advances, Videos

NOV Grant Prideco is working to improve the metallurgy of its drill pipe technologies to address H2S hazards. Michael Jellison, senior vice president – engineering for NOV Grant Prideco, spoke earlier this month…

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