Linking Well Control Incidents to Human Factors
12th July 2019
A post was recently put up on LinkedIn in relation to a land-rig incident with emphasis on ‘the missed signals leading to a blowout that killed five’ in Jan. 2018.
Here’s a breakdown of where/how the human element influences well control incidents. Just 8% (red slice) of... Read more
A problem shared
3rd July 2019
Challenging projects -
Sometimes we are faced with a problem which seems insurmountable.
Our client is taking a rig from Norway to UK waters and is facing the challenge of complying with all the UK regulatory requirements prior to operating in the UKCS.
Salos were first approached... Read more
18th June 2019
Salos are continuing to enhance our clients' Managed Pressure Drilling projects and are currently looking for dedicated experienced MPD professionals to join our team.
Candidates must have a minimum of 10 years drilling related experience and or 5 years specific experience. Please send your cv... Read more
Human Factors at the DWOP
15th April 2019
Whilst facilitating a recent DWOP for a deepwater project, our client challenged us to demonstrate to the assembled group how we would apply Human Factors at the well-site. We chose to show the group a decision-making tool that will be practiced with, and used by the crews, on the... Read more
Excellent Well Delivery
4th April 2019
Salos is proud to be part of the well delivery team for a recent HPHT well in the UKCS. The project began back in 2018 at the RGU drilling simulator, where we worked with the crews utilising our Human Factors’ techniques. We overloaded the crews with advanced well control under... Read more
14th November 2018
Salos is delighted to announce a recent strategic move into new premises due to strong continued growth.
The Charter Building at Hill of Rubislaw is a newly refurbished property, (in 2018), with dedicated meeting spaces, break-out areas and best in class facilities.
MD of Salos, Grant Wallace... Read more
Salos are Hiring
27th September 2018
Salos are looking for experienced, specialist personnel. Please apply by sending CV and quoting position reference to firstname.lastname@example.org
The Blockers to Excellence
30th August 2018
“We don’t’ take shortcuts, there’s no place for speeding up here.”
- I’m not asking anyone to speed up.
“You want us to go faster, don’t you?”
I’ve lost count of the number of times I’ve heard this from the leader of an... Read more
Bob Dickson - Promotion to Operations Director
13th June 2018
Bob Dickson has been with Salos as Operations Manager since 2016 and we are delighted to report that he has now been appointed as the Operations Director.
Before working with Salos Bob has held senior positions such as sub-sea wells manager with Talisman and has over 35 years’... Read more
New Appointment - Performance Manager
4th May 2018
Salos are pleased to announce the appointment of Bruce Christie, who joins Salos as Performance Manager.
Bruce has over 30 years’ experience in the industry and much of this has been in the continuous improvement space. Bruce worked with KCA Drilling before switching over to project... Read more
Salos Sunesis undergoes MBO & strengthens team with new appointment
26th October 2017
Offshore Oil and Gas, performance improvement specialist, Salos Sunesis has recently carried out a management buy-out, which has enabled director, Grant Wallace to acquire the Aberdeen based company from founder Ty Crandall.
The company was formed 21 years ago and during this time the team has... Read more
Recruitment and selection
2nd August 2017
Salos have recently completed our third round of recruitment, selection and induction days this year.From a large pool of potential personnel we utilised some of our performance tools to select the highest calibre of candidates to take forward to our induction process.
Personnel that we... Read more
Well Engineering Manager Appointment
7th January 2017
With over 40 years of extensive Drilling and Well Engineering experience, Alewijn joins SSL as our Well Engineering Manager.
Alewijn has held senior positions in Drilling and Well Engineering with Shell, such as Well Engineering Manager in Sakhalin, Drilling Engineering Program Director in... Read more