Whitepaper: World Offshore Accident Databank - Woad

The World Offshore Accident Databank (Woad) is the world’s leading repository of information on accidents occurring in the offshore oil and gas industry. The initiative to start collecting this information began in the mid-1970s. DNV GL – Digital Solutions is pleased to announce the release of the latest update to Woad.

World Offshore Accident Database - offshore accident data for diverse facility types

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The latest update to the World Offshore Accident Database adds over 300 new offshore accident records bringing the dataset up to the Hercules 265 blowout on 23rd July 2013. The Woad data is systematically organised and provides thorough detail on the accident and the unit involved, providing industry with the information you need to take lessons learnt and improve safety for the future. With records of 6451 offshore accidents occurring to 3795 operating units, Woad continues to be a critical resource to those working in risk and hazard management, insurance and regulation in the offshore industry globally.