KCA DEUTAG Wins Two IADC Safety Awards

KCA DEUTAG recently picked up two major awards at the annual safety awards event organized by the International Association of Drilling Contractors (IADC). More than 350 drilling industry representatives and guests attended the IADC North Sea Chapter safety awards ceremony and dinner at Ardoe House Hotel, on Friday, May 12th.

KCA DEUTAG won the platform drilling category of the Best Statistical Safety Performance during 2005 Award, against competition from three other companies. This award recognized the company with the lowest number of incidents per number of man hours throughout 2005. KCA DEUTAG also won a Merit Award for working six years without a reportable injury on the Beryl Bravo platform.

Geoff Holmes, KCA DEUTAG Area Manager for UK and Norway said: "This is a great achievement for KCA DEUTAG. Over the years we have developed strong relationships with our clients in terms of keeping people safe, which has enabled us to build up a significant track record of safety, and I am delighted that our commitment and experience in providing safe, effective and trouble-free platform drilling operations has been recognized by the IADC."

"The health and safety of our employees and subcontractors is a core company value that underpins all our operations, and we are committed to achieving exemplary standards in the performance of all our contracts. The IADC Safety Awards represent the recognition of the sustained effort over time from all our personnel."