Outer Continental Shelf National Center of Expertise (OCSNCOE)


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The Drill Down

The Drill Down is an outreach and knowledge management tool utilized to share the OCSNCOE's in-house expertise to a broader audience, to assist in educating those involved with, or interested in, the OCS world of work and to help generate discussion among all involved parties. The goal is to "drill down" to the answers for questions regarding the OCS industry.

To learn about how to get the most out of the Drill Down, please read the inaugural issue. See the list below for all issues released to date. To subscribe, see directions to the left (under the "Get Updates" icon).

Issue  Date Title
1 - Inaugural 27Mar2017 Welcome to the Drill Down
2 - Intro 31Mar2017 Introduction to the OCSNCOE
3 - MODU 28Apr2017 What is a Mobile Offshore Drilling Unit?
4 - MODU 03May2017 MODU Regulatory Compliance Options
5 - Prod 06Jul2017 What is a Production Facility?
6 - Prod 05Oct2017 Production Facility Regulatory Compliance
7 - LL 23Sep2015* Dynamic Positioning (DP) Ergonomics
8 - LL 18Mar2016* DP Team Decision Making
9 - OSV 15Nov2017 Evolution of the Offshore Supply Vessel
10 - TS 15Feb2018 Dynamic Positioning Systems
11 - TS 03Apr2018 Primer on Hydrocarbons & Reservoirs
12 - OSV 10Dec2018 Existing Offshore Supply Vessels
13 - OSV 13Dec2019 Class 1 Watertight Door Gaskets
14 - OSV 28Jan2020 Vessel Logbooks
15 30Apr2020 Port State Information Exchange (PSIX)

*Previously published as a "Lessons Learned" document by the OCSNCOE and republished as a Drill Down for archiving purposes.

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