As a leading drilling industry advocate for safe mineral exploration, geotechnical and environmental drilling operations, the National Drilling Association has instituted a Safety Award Program to recognize its drilling contractor members' outstanding safety performance. The program allows drilling contractors of similar size to compete for an award based on their incident rates. Safety Award recipients will be honored, each year, at the NDA Annual Convention.
Original application documents must be submitted to the NDA office by June 30th. ...
Hard Hats are Required
7:30 A.M. to 8:00 A.M. – Sign in, Coffee & Donuts
9:00 A.M. to 10:00 A.M. – Safety Briefing Core Barrel Maintenance
Presented by Rob Caho, Diedrich Drill
10:00 A.M. to 11:00 A.M. – Diamond Core Bit Wear Identification
(cause of different types of bit wear)
Presented by Frank Villella, Hoffman Diamond
11:00 A.M. to 12:00 P.M. – Coring Technique
(including use of mud products with coring to reduce circulation fluid loss)
Presented by Dennis Duty, Baroid Industrial Drilling Products and Jeff Quinn, Preferred Pump and Equipment
12:00 P.M. to 1:00 P.M. – Barbecue Lunch and Discussion
Cost to Attend: $25
Vendor Tables: $100
RSVP by Friday, April 14