3 Dec, 2012

NEWS: Latest industry training program drills deep to reduce accidents & boost retention, especially among entry-level drilling ops employees

KATY, Texas, USA (3 December, 2012). The facts are disturbing: ACCIDENTS: In 2011, the largest percentage of drilling operator fatalities occurred among workers with 1-5 years of service, with most victims being floormen (IADC). RETENTION: “We’ve seen floorhand turnover as high as 74 percent, with 26 percent of those leaving within the first 30 days,” said a drilling operator spokesperson in a 2012 Drilling Contractor magazine article. To help reverse these alarming statistics, PetroSkills now offers drilling contractors the industry’s broadest, most in-depth training targeted to onshore and offshore workers.

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