Organisation and Human Factors
A Systems Approach to Well Control Barrier Management during Drilling Operations
Thorogood JL, SPE-184669-MS, SPE/IADC Drilling Conference, 14-16th March 2017, The Hague, The Netherlands
The Macondo Inflow Test Decision: implications for well control and non-technical skills training
Thorogood JL, SPE173123, SPE/IADC Drilling Conference, London, March 2015
Getting to Grips with Human Factors in Drilling Operations
Thorogood JL, Lauche K, Crichton MT, Pollard I, Hviid LB and Verweijen B, SPE173104, SPE/IADC Drilling Conference, London, March 2015
Case Study of Weak Signals and Confirmation Bias in Drilling Operations
Thorogood JL, Crichton MT and Bahamondes A, SPE 168047, IADC/SPE Drilling Conference, Ft Worth 4-6 March 2014
Threat and Error Management: the connection between process safety and practical action at the worksite
Thorogood JL Crichton MT, SPE 167967, IADC/SPE Drilling Conference, Ft Worth 4-6 March 2014.
Operational Control and Managing Change: the Integration of Non-technical Skills with Workplace Procedures
Thorogood JL & Crichton MT, SPE 163489, SPE/IADC Drilling Conference, Amsterdam , March 2013. Peer reviewed version published in SPE Drilling and Completion.
Is there a Place for High Reliability Organizations in Drilling?
Thorogood, JL, SPE 151338, SPE/IADC Drilling Conference, San Diego, March 2012. Peer reviewed version published in SPE Drilling and Completion
Capability Development with Remote Drilling Operations
Lauche K, Sawaryn SJ, Thorogood JL, SPE Intelligent Energy Conference, Amsterdam, April 11-13 2006, SPE 99774.
Command Skills for Drilling and Completion Teams: Managing the Unexpected
Crichton MT, Henderson WG and Thorogood JL, SPE Annual technical Conference, Houston Tx, 25-29 September 2004. SPE 89901
Using Project Management Techniques to Deliver Best in Class Drilling Performance
Thorogood, JL, 16th World Petroleum Congress, Calgary, Canada, June 2000
Delivering World Class Exploration Drilling - Integration of Design, Planning and Execution
Thorogood, JL, Jackson, MD, Thorsen OH, SPE 59205, presented at the 1999 SPE/IADC Drilling Conference, New Orleans, February 24th 2000 and also in Journal of Petroleum Technology, April 2000
Delivering Step Change in Performance from Well Construction Teams
Thorogood, JL, SPE 37572, SPE/IADC Drilling Conference, Amsterdam, March 1997, in preparation.
Building a System in a Service Company to Assure Technical Integrity and Institutionalise Learning
Rixse, MR. and Thorogood JL, SPE/IADC 35067, SPE/IADC Drilling Conference, New Orleans, 12-15 March, 1996
Technical Integrity and Continuous Improvement - Key to Survival Beyond the Nineties
Thorogood, JL, SPE 27977, U of Tulsa Centennial Petroleum Engineering Symposium, 29-31st August, 1994.
Organisation, Integrity, Learning - the Keys to Success in Well Construction
Thorogood, JL, SPE/IADC 29337, SPE/IADC Drilling Conference, Amsterdam, 28 Feb 2 March 1995.