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New Web Event on Human Factors

Attend a web event on “Human Factors in Drilling: Are there practical tools for use at the wellsite?” presented by John Thorogood on 12 November.

New Web Event on Occurrences

This web event will be of interest to all those interested in developing an effective investigation system, and in developing skills in effectively investigating the causes of accidents, incidents and unsafe conditions in their environment.

New Web Event on Vent Gas Management in Upstream Oil and Gas Operations

Vent Gas Management is an area companies need to explore to increase their bottom line and reduce liability. This talk will be on opportunities, solutions and techniques in Vent Gas Management.

New Web Event on Deepwater Horizon BOP

Join Stan Christman on 7 October as he discusses analyses contained within the U.S. Chemical Safety Board report on the Deepwater Horizon blowout preventer.

Drilling Systems Automation Technical Section (DSATS) Special Event at ATCE

The SPE Drilling Systems Automation Technical Section will sponsor a special event held in conjunction with the 2014 Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition (ATCE).

New Web Event on Major Capital Projects

Listen to a live webinar featuring Stephen Framptoni on 21 August as he discusses "HSSE-SR: Major Capital Projects—Increasing Safety Assurance in Construction, Load out, Transportation, Installation, Hookup and Commissioning."

New Web Event Focused on Rail Car Issues

Attend a web event on “Crude by Rail Car Issues” sponsored by SPE Gulf Coast Section’s Health, Safety & Environment Study Group. Presented by David Friedman, this web event will be broadcast on 29 July.

Business and Human Rights—What is Your Company’s Responsibility?

Join the 9 July web event to hear from three experts and further understand elements of business respect for human rights.

Join us on 23 July for MPD Automation and Competency: Meeting Training Challenges for New Technologies

Austin Johnson will discuss how automation in the drilling industry is challenging conventional thought on how rigs are designed, how wells are drilled, and how the human is involved in the process. Automation is opening the door for new types of failures due to system complexity and crew latency.

Pitfalls in HPHT Completion Design and Planning

Join Tom Freeman on 19 August as he discusses the pitfalls, problems, and lessons learned in planning an extra-HPHT completion. Examples of pitfalls encountered in completion design will include tubing design and qualification issues, perforating challenges, limited downhole production equipment, vendor selection and manufacturing challenges, and lack of service tools.