Etihad drilling recognizes that safety and health of personnel and community are core determinants in ensuring the success of any operation especially in the oil & gas sector. Safety and environmental issues are given priority attention in the conduct of our business because of our firm belief that:

  • Accidents and injuries are preventable
  • Everyone has a responsibility for safety both on and off the job
  • No business objective is pursued at the expense of safety
  • A job is satisfactorily done if it is done safely

We stop at nothing to achieve zero accident and equipment failure or damage in all our operations; as such safety and environmental education is part of our staff orientation programme and this is a continual process.

Every staff of Etihad drilling, has a personal stake and responsibility towards ensuring that we maintain 100% safety compliance and environmental friendliness in all our operations both on and off field.


Etihad drilling activities must be planned in a manner so as to achieve and maintain a high standard of safety and to protect property as well as conserve human life through the following measures.

  • Avoid injury to personnel and pursue the health and safety of its employees as well as those of its sub-contractors and any third party that may be directly or indirectly affected by such activity.
  • Minimize the effect of our activities on the environment in which the company will operate.
  • Provide a safe and secure environment, where every employee must plan and carry out is his or her day’s assignments in accordance with the HSE policy procedures and operations in safe manner.
  • Ensure sub-contractors commitment and compliance with the term of the policy.


It is the policy of Etihad drilling to carry out activities in such a way that life of all employees and other people who may be affected by or connected with our operations are safeguarded. The company makes adequate provision for personal protective equipment and adheres strictly to the usage and safety precautions required in any area of it’s operation.

To maintain high safety standards, the company shall assist and develop health, safety and environmental awareness of all her staff in accordance with our policies which are in line with client’s policies.

There are rewards in form of prize and promotion for excellence in this goal while negative attitudes shall be dealt with.
For all jobs, detailed job analysis/procedures shall be written, field management is responsible for its implementation on the field.