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Human Factors White Paper published!

OESI is proud to announce that we have published our initial research document, which focuses on Human Factors in the offshore. Dr Camille Peres (TAMU) and Dr Randolph Bias (UT-Austin) have finished their research white paper, “Human Factors and ergonomics in Offshore Drilling and Production: The Implications for Drilling Safety”. More info can be found here.

Zonal Isolation research paper ready!

OESI is pleased to announce our next research document, which focuses on Zonal Isolation. Dr Eric Van Oort (UT-Austin) and his team have finished their paper and are preparing it for SPE presentation in 2017. The paper, “Advanced Modeling of Cement Displacement Complexities”, can be found here.

Dr.Camille Peres to receive National Academies' Gulf Research Program grant

OESI Research Fellow, Dr Camille Peres, to receive National Academies’ Gulf Research Program grant to explore how fatigue affect offshore workers. Read more here.

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Discussing Best Practices for Real Time Monitoring (RTM)

Forum Date: Monday, April 17, 2017

Time:1:30 PM - 3:00 PM

Location: Doubletree at IAH

15747 John F Kennedy Blvd

Houston, TX 77032

About the forum: OESI will host a discussion on an OESI/BSEE Best Practice Document for Real Time Monitoring (RTM) of Offshore Well Construction. In 2016, new well-control rules were established (CFR § 250.724) whereby operators are required to provide RTM plans and capabilities for operations in the OCS. As written the rule is open to interpretation and could be viewed as a way for regulators to use technicalities or loopholes to obstruct operations. Therefore, to provide additional clarity regarding § 250.724 and to demonstrate the agency’s intent to cooperate and collaborate with industry, BSEE has requested that OESI provide a collection of recommendations that are likely to satisfy the spirit of the rule without imposing undue burdens on operators or prescribing specific technologies or practices.

Best Practices for Real Time Monitoring of Offshore Well Construction pdf

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