March/April 2024

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Innovating While Drilling
Innovations allow rotary steerable technologies to push new boundaries
Automated well trajectory control, component simplification and knowing when to ease up on ROP are all helping to prolong bit runs
By Stephen Whitfield, Senior Editor
Projects in GOM, Mediterranean showcase expanded value of MPD in optimization, efficiency
By Ahmed Abuelaish and Carlos Sanguinetti, SLB
Real-time sensor solutions provide greater transparency in fluids, solids management
By Stephen Whitfield, Senior Editor
Hydraulic Fracturing
Industry looks beyond higher horsepower to amp up frac performance
By Stephen Whitfield, Senior Editor
Health, Safety, Environment & Training
Crews take greater ownership of safety as Noble focuses on learning from successful work
By Stephen Whitfield, Senior Editor
Drilling contractors shepherd a rethinking of safety culture through focus on SIF prevention
By Stephen Whitfield, Senior Editor
Specialized training comes at a cost, but so does lack of training, especially in the long term
By Sean O’Boyle, Gauge Training
Seadrill redefines Safety Officer role to enable greater focus on crew coaching, interactions
By Stephen Whitfield, Senior Editor
Drilling in the Caspian
GL, SOCAR AQS push the limits in Caspian through operational, technical and ESG innovations
Staff Report
IADC Connection
2024 IADC Chairman Brad James: Putting people first is not only the right thing to do, it’s good business
By Stephen Whitfield, Senior Editor
From the Chairman: A ‘people first’ culture leads to better safety, respect, performance, success
By Brad James, 2024 IADC Chairman
News Cuttings


Drilling Ahead: Ongoing safety initiatives exemplify industry’s spirit of continuous improvement
By Linda Hsieh, Editor & Publisher
D&C News

D&C Tech Digest

News Briefs: Environmental, Social and Governance

Oil & Gas Markets

People, Companies and Products


Perspectives: Tyler Smith, Nabors – IADC provides valuable space to share learnings, spark new ideas
By Stephen Whitfield, Senior Editor
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