More Tweaks Than Transformation in Rewrite of Well Control Rule
The new well control rule is evidence that memories of the Macondo blowout remain a powerful force for caution. Despite the rhetoric on both sides of this hot-button issue suggesting big changes, the final changes were incremental.
Assessing the Processes, Tools, and Value of Sharing and Learning From Offshore E&P Safety-Related Data
With the US Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement as a cochair of the steering committee, SPE held a 2-day summit in April to discuss the development and implementation of an industrywide safety-data sharing framework.
More Exact Measures Raise Tough Questions: Regulators and Drillers Adjust to Precise Fluid Flow Measures
More precise measurement can create a dilemma. One example is the precise fluid flow measurements used to control managed pressure drilling (MPD) systems.
A Request for Two Statistics Could Change Offshore Drilling
A scientist hired by federal regulators to look for ways to reduce the risk of well blowouts said it is time for the oil and gas industry to treat kicks taken while drilling the same way doctors treat heart attacks.
US Offshore Regulator to Focus More on Technology
The United States’ top offshore regulator said his agency is adopting new policies and measures to improve its working relationship with the offshore industry.
Don't miss out on the latest technology delivered to your email weekly. Sign up for the JPT newsletter. If you are not logged in, you will receive a confirmation email that you will need to click on to confirm you want to receive the newsletter.
01 November 2019
06 November 2019
04 November 2019
05 November 2019
07 November 2019