A message from CEO Bob Long

Nigeria in Focus

Reaching Out in Nigeria

24 Hours in Lagos

Measuring Our Success
INBOX: Letters from our customers

Safety Milestones

Performance Milestones

Safety Snapshot


Around Rig
Newbuild News

2009 Safety Vision Meeting

AMU ‘Perfect Day’ is Within Reach!

Asset Reliability Team Presents Maintenance Findings

QHSE Group Kicks Off OSDP

The New RSTC

Top-Set Incident Investigation Tool Adopted Worldwide

ERP Delivers Solutions for Global Excellence

Loving the Limbe Wildlife Center in Cameroon

Transocean Continues Support of Udaan at “Annual Day” in Mumbai, India

Transocean Marianas Donates Blankets to Louisiana Humane Society

Environmental Friendliness Tip of the Issue!

Rig People

Service Anniversaries and Other Events

Safety Milestones

The GSF Adriatic II achieved eight years without a Serious Injury Case (SIC) on Dec. 16, 2008.

The Deepwater Horizon achieved six years without a SIC on Feb. 28, 2009.

“The Deepwater Horizon’s crew takes personal ownership of their safety process onboard,” said Rig Manager Performance John Keeton. “To all on the Deepwater Horizon please accept my heartfelt congratulations to all and my gratitude for being part of this team.” > Click here to read the full text of John’s submission to the March 2009 NAM newsletter!

The GSF High Island VII working offshore Cameroon achieved 1,000 days without a recordable incident (almost three years!) on Dec. 31, 2008. > This just in! Congrats to the HI7 team for being named a 2008 FIRST Excellence Award recipient. Meet all the recipients here.

The GSF Magellan achieved one year without a recordable incident in December 2008, and three years without a SIC on Jan. 20, 2009.

The GSF Monarch achieved one year without a recordable incident in December 2008.

The D.R. Stewart team reported 500 consecutive days injury free on Feb. 20, 2009.

The Roger W. Mowell in February reported one million man hours without a SIC – and received a nice letter from customer Talisman Malaysia. Check it out in the letters section!

The Ron Tappmeyer team reported one year without a recordable incident on Jan. 25, 2009.

“This is more proof of the great results that can be achieved by a team that gains momentum supporting the right tools, processes and is committed to improvements,” said Marcelo De Azeredo, QHSE Manager, India Division. “When we start sharing beliefs and expectations, is when the team culture starts to emerge and solidify.”

The GSF Compact Driller achieved six years without a “Day Away from Work Case” working for Chevron on Jan. 31, 2009. Rig Manager, Performance, Terry Brown accepted a plaque from Mike Haas, Chevron’s Manager of Drilling and Completions.

The GSF Adriatic IX achieved three years without a SIC on Jan. 19, 2009.

The GSF Explorer achieved one year without a SIC on Jan. 21, 2009.

“The winners in this deal are all of the people who work with us and depend on us, but primarily the people who matter most, our families,” said Wullie Strachan, Rig Manager Performance. “Let’s keep taking every day as it comes and ensure that we plan effectively to avoid risk, and should we see a change, make sure we manage it. Great job.”


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2009 FIRST Excellence Awards
VIDEO: Commentary from Past Recipients

VIDEO: Meet the 2008 Award Recipients to be featured in the next issue of Beacon.

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