Recent Media Coverage and/or Conferences involving Tallrite

Tallrite presented the following Safety Management-related papers over the past year at prestigious international conferences in the Oman, Norway and USA - they are listed in reverse order. 

In addition, The Economist newspaper recently published a letter on the management of safety on the UK railways, based on Tallrite's  Oman paper.

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bulletLetter to the Editor of The Economist published in the issue of 8th December 2000 on Rail Safety, in response to a leader and lenthy follow-up article in the issue of 25th November 2000.

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bullet"QHSE - Where to Now ? ... "Relationships & Passion", IADC Drilling Middle East 2000 Conference, Muscat, Oman, October 2000.  This annual event is an annual gathering of drilling professionals from, or servicing, the Middle East, which the world's most intenstive drilling market.   It is organized by the International Association of Drilling Contractors, and the somewhat cryptic theme of this year's conference was "Perfecting Performance — People, Practices and …?".   The conference suggested that the missing word was "Passion".   Each year a different Middle Eastern venue is selected for this gathering, usually in the Gulf. 


bullet"Maximising Safety Performance Despite the Client/Contractor Relationship", 5th SPE International Conference on Health Safety & Environment in Oil & Gas Exploration & Production, Stavangar, June 2000.  This conference, whose theme was "Progress through sharing values", was the fifth bi-ennial gathering of the entire world-wide oil & gas exploration & production industry to discuss HSE.  Organized by the Society of Petroleum Engineers, which is the industry's international representative body, this year's conference also attracted, in addition to over a thousand industry delegates, distinguished speakers from the World Wide Fund for Nature, the World Bank, Greenpeace, the Red Cross and academia.  The keynote address was delivered by President Olusegun Obansanjo of Nigeria, who made a state visit to Norway especially for the occasion.   This conference venues rotate between industry centres in Europe, the Far East, North America and South America. 


bullet"Managing the Client/Contractor Relationship to Maximise Safety Performance", 2000 IADC Drilling Conference, New Orleans, February 2000.  This annual event is the pre-eminent global conference of the oil- and gas-field drilling industry, hosted by the International Association of Drilling Contractors, the drilling industry's international representative organization.  The conference theme was "Creative Use of Technology in the Well Construction Process to Improve Industry Economics".  The conference alternates between New Orleans and Amsterdam. 


The author of all these papers is Tony Allwright, our Chief Executive. 

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