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September/October 2021

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Driving ESG Performance
‘Green’ innovations flourish amid drive for lower emissions
Peak shaving, energy storage systems already reducing offshore diesel use, while mobile wind units, fuel cells emerge as part of the next wave

By Stephen Whitfield, Associate Editor
Automation-enabled fuel efficiency leads onshore drilling ESG
Intelligent monitoring software combined with energy storage, alternative fuel options demonstrate high potential for cutting emissions

By Stephen Whitfield, Associate Editor
Drilling Rigs & Equipment
Early planning, customer alignment among key ingredients to successful rig reactivations during pandemic
By Stephen Whitfield, Associate Editor
How to safely, efficiently use hot bolting to combat corrosion
By Thomas Lamb, Hydratight
Advancing Geothermal Drilling
Oil and gas drilling innovations could fill technology gaps to make ‘geothermal anywhere’ a reality
By Stephen Whitfield, Associate Editor
Physics-based approach improves drilling of FORGE geothermal well by identifying, mitigating limiters
By Stephen Whitfield, Associate Editor
IADC Connection
2020 IADC ISP report shows global LTI, recordable rates fell by 25%+ despite stressed environments
From the President: IADC’s multi-pronged approach to ESG spans technology, training, regulator engagement
By Jason McFarland, IADC President
News Cuttings

Wirelines

Departments
Drilling Ahead: Emissions plunged last year, but at a ‘scarily high’ price
By Linda Hsieh, Editor & Publisher
D&C News

D&C Tech Digest

News Briefs: Environmental, Social and Governance

HSE&T Corner: Understanding over-optimism can help organizations avoid poor decisions, create environment for better risk management
By Jared Dempsey, Kognivate, and Tim Wigham, Exceed Performance
People, Companies and Products

Products

Perspectives: Linda Ibrahim, Vantage Drilling – Understanding all business drivers, getting internal buy-in are key to driving tax efficiency
By Linda Hsieh, Editor & Publisher