Real Human Factors
10th November 2019
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... Read more
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. Read more
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. ... Read more
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... Read more
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 firstname.lastname@example.org and visit our website for more information... Read more
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. Read more
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! Read more
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. Read more
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 email@example.com
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