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  • Setting the conditions for a strong operational safety culture

    For standard operations, the right mindset is to always be prepared to invite inspection, not fear it, said David Burnham, President and CEO of CAVU International, at the 2019 IADC Drilling Onshore Conference & Exhibition in Houston on 16 May. He spoke about the tools he and other former military leaders use in coaching best ... The post Setting the conditions for a strong operational safety culture appeared first on Drilling Contractor.
  • IADC DRILLERSPAC and USMCA update from Capitol Hill

    The United States Canada Mexico Agreement, coming before Congress this summer, will retain key provisions from NAFTA to protect the energy industry, said Liz Craddock, IADC Vice President of Policy and Government Affairs, at the 2019 IADC Drilling Onshore Conference & Exhibition in Houston on 16 May. In this video, Mrs Craddock discusses legislative priorities ... The post IADC DRILLERSPAC and USMCA update from Capitol Hill appeared first on Drilling Contractor.
  • OSHA Multi-Employer Citation Policy, potential impact on energy industry

    With multi-employer scenarios commonplace in oil and gas, OSHA?s citation policy puts general contractors at risk of a citation even in instances where they do not have a direct hiring relationship with the secondary sub-contractor in violation. At the 2019 IADC Drilling Onshore Conference & Exhibition, Ken Bullock, a shareholder with Munch Hardt Kopf & ... The post OSHA Multi-Employer Citation Policy, potential impact on energy industry appeared first on Drilling Contractor.
  • Noble names Barry Smith as Senior Vice President – Operations

    Noble Corporation announced that Barry Smith will join the Company as Senior Vice President ? Operations, beginning 3 June, 2019... The post Noble names Barry Smith as Senior Vice President ? Operations appeared first on Drilling Contractor.
  • Safety and efficiency needed in 24-hour rig moves

    When it comes to current rig moves, accounting for 37% of incidents in 2018, there is room for more safety and efficiency gains. Whether it is how the rig itself is designed, with added input from the trucking industry to improve the hauling of the equipment, or a system for maintaining both day and night ... The post Safety and efficiency needed in 24-hour rig moves appeared first on Drilling Contractor.
  • Slightly lower super-spec rig dayrates and rig count stability for 2019

    With the late 2018 oil price drop, contractors and service companies have felt the impact as oil companies slowed their activity for 2019, particularly on the completions side. The outlook for 2019 includes slightly lower super-spec rig dayrates and some independent companies dropping a few rigs by year end. Byron Pope, Managing Director with Tudor ... The post Slightly lower super-spec rig dayrates and rig count stability for 2019 appeared first on Drilling Contractor.

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