The last time we caught up with Rig Manager, Kevin Dobson, the 10-year Trinidad veteran had just received CAODC’s safety excellence award. Today, Dobson and his crews are at the top of their game and are the proud new owners of Chevron’s 2016 award for operational excellence. Continue reading
Trinidad Drilling is marking its 20th anniversary in 2016. In honour of this milestone, we’ve put together this graphic looking at a few key years in our evolution as a company (check out our logo variations!) – and a peek at what was happening in the world at large during that time.
Everyone knows that 2015 was a challenging year in the oilpatch.
Yet at Trinidad Drilling, we took on those challenges and continued moving forward with exciting new rig technology, our joint ventures in new locations, and an important acquisition that made us bigger and stronger.
Most importantly, Trinidad also maintained its super-impressive safety record. No matter what, safety is always number one at Trinidad.
Take a peek at five of our most impressive milestones in 2015, and celebrate with us (click to enlarge infographic).
This is the first post in our “Day of Rig Safety” series, where we’ll be looking at the various steps Trinidad employees take to make sure everyone goes home at the end of the day.
Name: Paul Oake
Location: Rig 58, north of Fort Nelson, B.C.
Years with Trinidad: 6
Paul Oake begins every single day with safety on his mind.
An average workday for him involves tasks like drilling and manipulating sections of pipe or drill stem at the rig floor, removing and replacing strings of pipe or drill stem and assisting in setting up and taking down the drilling rig and equipment.
Safety precautions are also a huge part of his job.