INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF DRILLING CONTRACTORS

CATALYZING IMPROVED PERFORMANCE FOR THE DRILLING INDUSTRY

International Association of Drilling Contractors is the forum for all oil & gas drilling industry stakeholders to connect, share knowledge, tackle common problems, and develop solutions to critical issues.

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Enhancing expertise for rig crews of today & tomorrow

Conferences

Bringing people together to share lessons learned

Accreditation

Ensuring a competent and compliant workforce

Committees

Shaping policies and developing initiatives

Chapters

Networking and discussing industry issues

HSE

Working to improve HSE protection and training

Membership

Company-based membership for the drilling industry

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Join IADC’s Effort to Advance the Industry

IADC welcomes the membership of all companies involved in the worldwide upstream petroleum industry that share a commitment to improving safety, advancing drilling technology, striving for reasonable regulation and legislation, and enhancing the training and education of technical and management personnel.

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Conferences & Events

IADC’s worldwide events bring the industry together to discuss and share best practices on a wide range of topics.

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Drilling Contractor Magazine

Drilling Contractor is the only magazine that exclusively covers the global drilling and completion industry. IADC’s official magazine reaches more than 30,000 readers six times annually.

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Accreditation & Credentialing

Drawing on more than 70 years of experience in the industry, IADC operates accreditation programs that are recognized throughout the world. These programs have been developed to ensure that critical training programs adhere to industry standards.

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Create Your KSA

Knowledge, Skill, and Ability (KSA) Competencies

Addressing the Drilling Industry Competency Challenge

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IADC Committees

Committees are IADC’s principal forum for bringing industry stakeholders together to pursue projects, initiatives, and programs that will advance the drilling industry.

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IADC Chapters

Chapters comprise local drilling contractors, producers, and service companies. The chapters sponsor social events and provide informal regional forums for members to consider problems and issues in the industry.

IADC Chapters

Each of IADC’s 15 active chapters is represented by a regional representative, who helps coordinate IADC activities with the chapters in that area. IADC members interested in forming a new Chapter in their area should click the appropriate button below.

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Health, Safety & Environment (HSE)

Improving industry health, safety, environmental protection, and training is a cornerstone of IADC’s mission. The HSE section includes:

  • IADC Safety Alerts
  • Incidents Statistics Program (ISP)
  • Safety Posters
  • IADC HSE Case Guidelines
  • Useful Links

IADC HSE Section

Latest Safety Alerts

Alert 14 – 30 Casing Thread Protector Dropped During Hi-Line Operation

Alert 14 – 30 Casing Thread Protector Dropped During Hi-Line Operation
WHAT HAPPENED:
Having already transferred 40 joints of casing with the […]

24th November, 2014|Safety Alerts|

Alert 14 – 29 Personnel Basket Failure – Serious Near Hit

Alert 14 – 29 Personnel Basket Failure – Serious Near Hit
WHAT HAPPENED:
While lifting a Floorhand in a personnel basket to […]

24th November, 2014|Safety Alerts|
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Since 1940, IADC has exclusively represented the worldwide oil and gas drilling industry.

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