Become A Member!

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 personnel competence.

IADC offers four types of membership. Click on one of the categories below for additional information or to download a membership application form.

  • Contractor – companies who own and operate land or offshore drilling rigs.
  • Producer – companies engaged in exploring for and producing oil, natural gas, or geothermal energy.
  • Associate – service companies, equipment manufacturers, consultants, and academic and/or training institutions.
  • Well Servicing – companies who own and operate well servicing equipment.

Contractor Membership

A complete listing of all IADC Contractor, Producer and Associate members can be found in the IADC Annual Membership Directory.

IADC’s Contractor Membership is reserved for contract-drilling firms, whether on land or offshore. Well Servicing members must own and operate only well servicing equipment.

Dues depend on the type and capability of the rig fleet, as shown in the tables below.

Minimum dues: *$300. Maximum Contractor dues: *$75,000.

Download Contractor Application

Land Rigs

Rig Type Annual Dues
0-14,999 ft. $ 200/rig
15,000 + ft. $ 200/rig
Workover $ 100/rig
Coil Tubing $ 100/rig
Coiled Tubing Workover $ 100/rig

Offshore Rigs

Rig Type Annual Dues
Offsore Mobile $1800/rig
Drillship $1800/rig
Semi-submersible $1800/rig
Submersible $1800/rig
Jack-up $1800/rig
Tender $1800/rig
Mobile Offshore Production Units (MOPUs) $1800/rig
Platform $ 400/rig
Workover $ 300/rig
Platform Workover $ 300/rig
Offshore Jackup Accommodation $ 300/rig

Inland Barges

Rig Type Annual Dues
Drilling $ 350/rig
Workover $ 350/rig
Coiled Tubing $ 100/rig

Producer Membership

IADC’s Producer Membership is open to all energy-producing companies. The dues structure depends on the type and size of the company, as shown in the table below.

Download Producer Application

 

Producer Classification Annual Dues
Production in excess of 1 million boe/day $ 150,000
Production up to 1 million boe/day $ 100,000
Production up to 500,000 boe/day $ 75,000
Production up to 250,000 boe/day $ 30,000
Turnkey Operator/Research subsidiary or producing firm $ 750

Associate Membership

IADC’s Associate Membership is available to manufacturers, suppliers, consultants, educators,
oilfield-service firms and others with a professional or commercial interest in the upstream energy industry. The dues structure depends on the type and size of the company, as shown in the table below.

Dues are shown in U.S. Dollars.

Download Associate Application

 

Associate Classification Annual Dues
One location and up to 15 employees
(1 membership directory listing)
$ 400
One location and more than 15 employees; 2 to 5 locations; single branch of a large corporation
(Up to 5 membership directory listings)
$ 550
Firms who conduct less than 50% of their business in the drilling industry and with 6 or more locations
(Up to 10 membership directory listings)
$ 950
Firms who conduct more than 50% of their business in the drilling industry and with 6 or more locations
(Up to 10 membership directory listings)
$ 2000
Training schools and universities.
(1 membership directory listing)
$ 200
Banks, brokerage firms and financial advisors
(Up to 6 membership directory listings)
$ 500

Well Servicing Membership

IADC’s Well Servicing Membership is available to companies who own and operate well servicing equipment.

Minimum dues: *$300. Maximum Contractor dues: *$75,000.

Dues are shown in U.S. Dollars.

Download Well Servicing Application

Land Rigs

Rig Type Annual Dues
Workover $ 100/rig
Coil Tubing $ 100/rig
Coiled Tubing Workover $ 100/rig

Offshore Rigs

Rig Type Annual Dues
Platform $ 400/rig
Workover $ 300/rig
Platform Workover $ 300/rig
Offshore Jackup Accommodation $ 300/rig

Inland Barges

Rig Type Annual Dues
Workover $ 350/rig
Coiled Tubing $ 100/rig