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[INFOGRAPHIC] 7 Ways To Enhance Safety In Your Company

Contributor: Timothy Haïdar, EIC
Posted: 12/18/2014

[INFOGRAPHIC] 7 Ways To Enhance Safety In Your Company - Timothy Haïdar, EIC

Health and safety practices are pivotal in ensuring the well-being of both a company’s employees and its bottom line. In this infographic we have put together seven steps that we believe will drive towards health and safety excellence Full Article »

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Oil & Gas: Turning Ageing Assets Into New Revenue Streams

Contributor: David Stanier
Posted: 1/20/2013

Oil & Gas: Turning Ageing Assets Into New Revenue Streams - David Stanier

What are the classic mistakes that operators make when trying to overhaul their integrity management framework? The Global Integrity Management Practice Leader at ABB lets us know where the real wins can be made Full Video »

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[THE BOARDROOM] “Watch This Space….A Lower Oil Price Could Mean More Fatalities” - Timothy Haïdar, EIC

In this edition of The Boardroom, we speak with David Doig, Group Chief Executive at OPITO, about the recent health and safety statistics coming out of the International Association of Oil & Gas Producers. With 88 fatalities in the industry across the world in 2012 and lost-time incidents LTIs increasing by 12 per cent, are we actually doing enough to keep our people safe and companies in rude health? Full Podcast »

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What’s All This Talk About Lockdown Sleeves?

Contributor: Derek Park
Posted: 4/7/2015

What’s All This Talk About Lockdown Sleeves? - Derek Park

Soon after the Macondo disaster the US authorities (at that time BOEMRE, the Bureau of Ocean Energy management, Regulation and Enforcement) issued what became known as the ‘drilling safety rule’. In reality the rule contained several requirements which addressed well bore integrity and well control equipment. Included amongst them was a requirement that ‘The operator must ensure that the latching mechanisms or lock down mechanisms are engaged upon installation of each casing string or liner’ . This interim requirement was reconfirmed when the final rule was issued towards the end of last year by the new US authority BSEE (Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement). So what does BOEMRE’s early insistence on casing lockdown tell us about what happened on Deepwater Horizon? Full Column »

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The Outlook for Oil & Gas Supply & Demand In A Global Energy Context

Oil & gas companies face a unique set of challenges. This paper provides an overview of historic energy use patterns, uncertainty around the developing nations’ middle class, and the changing global energy mix - all of which impact the development of a realistic, measured energy strategy. Full Whitepaper »

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