IADC Advanced Rig Technology (ART) Committee

Mission Statement

To improve safety and efficiency through sound operating procedures, design of automated systems and standardizing automation.

Committee Officers

  • Chair: Robin Macmillan, NOV
  • Vice Chair:  Trenton Martin, Transocean
  • Subcommittee Chair:  BOP Controls:  Roy Mills, Noble Drilling Services Inc
  • Subcommittee Co-Chair:  BOP Controls:  Mitch Eichler, Parker Hannifin
  • Subcommittee Chair:  Cybersecurity:  Siv Hilde Houmb, Secure-NOK LLC
  • Subcommittee Chair: Drilling Control Systems:  Nathan Moralez, BP
  • Subcommittee Co-Chair:  Drilling Control Systems:  Robert van Kuilenburg, Noble Drilling
  • Subcommittee Chair:  Future Technology:  Harris Reynolds, Diamond Offshore
  • Subcommittee Co-Chair:  Future Technology:  Bob Judge, Baker Hughes, a GE Company (BHGE)
  • Staff Liaison:  Mike Killalea & Melissa Meijas (Cybersecurity), IADC

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A member appointed by the Chairman of IADC will chair the IADC Advanced Rig Technology (ART) Committee. The Committee Chairman may at his discretion appoint a reasonable number of Committee Vice-Chairmen to oversee specific disciplines or issues (e.g., onshore/offshore safety issues, environmental practices, specific regulatory issues, etc.)

General meetings are open to participants from all categories of IADC membership. The Chairman may invite non-members to attend when it furthers the interests of the Committee. At the discretion of the Chairman and IADC staff, the meeting or portions of the meeting may be exclusively reserved for drilling contractor members. Meetings will be held at such times and locations as may be selected by the Chairman with the advice of the Committee.

General meetings are open to participants from all categories of IADC membership. The Chairman may invite non-members to attend when it furthers the interests of the Committee. At the discretion of the Chairman and IADC staff, the meeting or portions of the meeting may be exclusively reserved for drilling contractor members. Meetings will be held at such times and locations as may be selected by the Chairman with the advice of the Committee.

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