“I don’t want to believe. I want to know.”

Dr. Carl Sagan

Thin margins and intense public scrutiny mean the oil and gas industry has to be more efficient and perform better than ever before.


Wells are expensive to construct and can be even more costly if they fail in service. The difference between success and failure in HSE performance, financially and to your reputation is enormous.


The industry faces many risks and challenges. Some of the greatest ones are in well construction and operations.

Industry Challenges

Project Delays<br/>& Cost Overruns

Project Delays
& Cost Overruns

If you do not change direction you may end up where you are heading

Business Cycles

Business Cycles

Issues related to staffing will be the most critical challenge we have ahead of us

Global Lost Production

Global Lost Production

Over $30 billion lost every year for well integrity reasons

Well Risk Insurance

Well Risk Insurance

Mind the gap



Tipping the balance in your favour



The hidden cost behind apparent best practices

Oversight & Regulation

Oversight & Regulation

Meeting your obligations

Unseen Risks

Unseen Risks

Mastering Well Integrity is impossible if you cannot see the real risks

Well Abandonment

Well Abandonment

Avoid a sting in the tail



We can’t afford to lose reputation – even a shred of reputation

Well and petroleum engineers must be effective in addressing the challenges they face. They must be efficient without harming people, the environment or our industry.

GirlingMcIntosh makes software applications so engineers and managers understand the critical tasks and risks they must manage to meet their performance obligations.


Truth in drilling project management

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Evidence based well risk management

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