HWCG will bring hundreds of well control experts together on August 7-8 during its annual source control drill. W&T Offshore, Inc., an independent oil and natural gas acquisition, exploitation and exploration company, will serve as the host for this year’s exercise. The drill will take place at PetroSkills Conference Center in Katy, TX.
We’ve recently welcomed Petrobras America Inc., Red Willow Offshore, LLC, Ridgewood Energy WCG Member, LLC and TOTAL E&P USA, INC. to our consortium of deepwater operators and non-operators. Each of these companies contribute to our robust mutual aid program to help us quickly and comprehensively respond to a subsea incident. We look forward to working with each of our new membership companies.
HWCG presented the American Cancer Society with a check for nearly $16,000 raised at the 2014 Don Weisinger Memorial Golf tournament. The funds will go towards constructing a new Hope Lodge housing facility for cancer patients in Houston.
HWCG contributed an educational post to Rigzone's Training section, explaining how subsea well containment and incident response work.
HWCG LLC held its Fourth Annual Don Weisinger Memorial Golf Tournament on September 18, 2014 at The Cypress Lakes Golf Club in Cypress, Texas. This year, 110 participants attended, forming a total of 30 teams and representing 12 HWCG member companies and 13 contractor companies.
A week-long drill testing how the oil industry and federal regulators would respond to an out-of-control Gulf of Mexico well wrapped up late Monday, with government officials deeming the exercise a success.