The ‘West Neptune’ 6th generation drillship was the first Seadrill asset to be outfitted with the Vision IQ safety system. Photos courtesy of Seadrill

Advanced Technology Improves Worker Safety


Improving worker safety on offshore assets has long been a challenge for the oil and gas industry. Statistics on injuries from the U.K. Offshore Statistics & Regulatory Activity Report 2018 indicate there were 106 reported injuries. The U.S. BSEE (Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement) reported a similar number of…

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Iain Cracknell is the Director of Communications for Seadrill Limited. He is an Oil and Gas veteran with over 20 years’ experience in the industry having previously worked for TOTAL and Fina Inc.

3 Ways Technology is Going to Shape the Oil and Gas Industry Free to Download Today

Oil and gas operations are commonly found in remote locations far from company headquarters. Now, it's possible to monitor pump operations, collate and analyze seismic data, and track employees around the world from almost anywhere. Whether employees are in the office or in the field, the internet and related applications enable a greater multidirectional flow of information – and control – than ever before.

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