The current level of aviation safety in OGP operations is unacceptable, said Exxon Neftegas aviation advisor Robert Williams during his keynote address on 10 September at the IADC Drilling HSE Europe Conference & Exhibition in Amsterdam.
Mr Williams, who also serves as chairman of the OGP Aviation Subcommittee (ASC), called for the industry to improve its aviation safety performance and detailed ongoing OGP initiatives aimed at achieving that improvement.
A significant amount of helicopter activities goes on in the oil and gas industry. According to OGP data, there were nearly 1,400 helicopters operating for the industry worldwide in 2006. They carried more than 9 million passengers by flying more than 1 million hours and about 2.7 million flights.Read More »