Technical Report Focuses on Offshore E&P Safety-Related Data
SPE released a new technical report last month, “Assessing the Processes, Tools, and Value of Sharing and Learning from Offshore E&P Safety-Related Data” (SPE-182847-TR).
The report was written by a steering committee of subject matter experts (SMEs) with industry input from an SPE summit held April 2016 in Houston as well as members from SPE online communities. The report is based on discussions and conclusions from the summit and is intended to provide guidance on an industry-wide safety management data sharing program. The overall objective of the effort is to: a) eliminate or reduce risk of harm through industry sharing of data; b) to generate information that builds knowledge, understanding, and ownership; and c) to disseminate recommended corrective actions to prevent a reoccurrence. It was approved by the SPE Board of Directors in September 2016.
Keppel Takes a Hit From Industry Downturn
Due to the continued pressure from weak utilization of existing operating fleet and supply overhang of newbuilds, Keppel is cutting its yard capacity. The company is however seeking opportunities in niche and new markets.
Juniper Platform Heads to Offshore Trinidad
The new Juniper offshore platform began its journey toward Trinidad to be installed as BP Trinidad and Tobago LLC’s 14th offshore installation. Juniper will have a production capacity of approximately 590 MMscf/D.
Macondo Contractor/Operator Gaps Identified by CSB
Various incidents that took place between Transocean, the owner of Deepwater Horizon, and BP, the company that leased the rig for use at Macondo, illustrate the gap between work-as-imagined in the drilling program and work-as-done by the well operations crew.
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