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Real Human Factors

Real Human Factors

10th November 2019

https://youtu.be/DSXIbKXGTGM We believe changes in behaviour transform operational delivery.  Performance is driven by culture, which is built through behaviours.  Salos are using leading edge simulation technology and unique performance techniques to deliver Real Human Factors in a...

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Working right first time

Working right first time

30th October 2019

Salos has just completed a performance project West of Shetland for a drilling contractor.  No equipment downtime during the project.  Found a great new way of sharing task plans on this rig.  Well done team.

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HF Breakfast Meeting

HF Breakfast Meeting

22nd October 2019

Great to be presenting at the Step Change for Safety Human Factors Breakfast meeting this morning.  An opportunity to hear from peers in the industry and get constructive feedback on their views of what we are currently doing.  Looking forward to the next breakfast in December. ...

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Classroom training with simulator

Classroom training with simulator

1st October 2019

Fantastic training sessions with one of the world’s leading drilling contractors at our Aberdeen facility as we prepare crews for their next campaign.  Topics covered included HPHT Managed Pressure Drilling and Human Factors.  Salos received extremely positive feedback from the...

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20th September 2019

Do you have a wealth of HPHT experience which you would like to pass on to others?  We are looking for HPHT coaches to join our team and would like to hear from you if you are interested.  Please send your cv to susie.keely@salos-sunesis.com and visit our website for more information...

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Safety Critical Competence Target Met

Safety Critical Competence Target Met

5th September 2019

Safety critical roles’ compliance target met.  Well done team!  Crew members have achieved the goal of 100% compliance of the standards for safety critical tasks.  Salos created a new competence system for a vessel transferring over to the UKCS.  Get in touch for details.

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Boots on Deck

Boots on Deck

29th August 2019

Boots on deck.  One of the Salos team out with the crew on a competence assurance project at the rigsite.  Working on their safety critical roles assessments.  Nearly there – approaching the compliance target.  Keep up the great work guys!

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Safety Coaching

Safety Coaching

15th August 2019

Just completed another safety coaching assignment on an HPHT project.  Joined the rig in the shipyard & saw the project through to the abandonment phases.  Executed with no well control incidents or safety and environmental issues.  Thanks team for you dedication.

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Linking Well Control Incidents to Human Factors

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...

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A problem shared

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...

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Personnel Required

Personnel Required

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...

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Human Factors at the DWOP

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...

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Excellent Well Delivery

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...

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New Premises

New Premises

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...

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Salos are Hiring

Salos are Hiring

27th September 2018

Salos are looking for experienced, specialist personnel.  Please apply by sending CV and quoting position reference to susie.keely@salos-sunesis.com  

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The Blockers to Excellence

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...

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Bob Dickson - Promotion to Operations Director

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’...

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New Appointment - Performance Manager

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...

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Salos Sunesis undergoes MBO & strengthens team with new appointment

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...

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Recruitment and selection

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...

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Well Engineering Manager Appointment

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...

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