The International Association of Drilling Contractors (IADC), North Sea chapter has recognized the best in safety performance at its annual Safety Awards Ceremony held in Aberdeen.
John Atkinson, IADC regional director commented: “Once again our North Sea chapter members have to be congratulated in presenting some outstanding results in the 2014 Safety Awards categories. The judging panel was impressed by the number of individual units returning zero or very low recordable incidents against the criteria used in the evaluation process. An ongoing focus on improving safety remains very much one of the pillars in our strategy to catalyze improved performance alongside operational efficiency and managing the market reality in these tough times we now find ourselves in".
Chairman’s Awards, which recognized individual rigs and their crews which had the best safety performance in 2014, went to Ensco 92, Ensco (Jack-up); WilHunter, Awilco Drilling (Floating Rig); and Murchison, KCA Deutag (Platform).The Associate Member Award was presented to Falck Safety Services.
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