Latin America Chapter

IADC Latin America Chapter

Register for the LATAM Annual General Meeting

Dec 10th, 2020 • 08:30 to 11:30 Hrs (Mexico City time GMT-6) • (via Zoom)

Mission

The IADC Latin America chapter mission is to promote and share best practices towards achieving the highest standards in operational efficiency, environmental protection and safety for the benefit of the upstream oil and gas industry.
La misión del Capítulo Latinoamérica de la IADC es la de promover las mejores prácticas para lograr los más altos estándares de eficiencia operativa, protección al medio ambiente y seguridad en beneficio de la industria de petróleo y gas.

Vision/Visión

We aspire to be the reliable voice of the LATAM member companies and to be the trusted advisor of the upstream oil and gas industry in Latin America.
Aspiramos a ser la voz fiel de los contratistas de perforación y ser el consejero confiable de la industria de petróleo y gas en Latinoamérica.

Core Values/Valores Fundamentales

The IADC Latin America Chapter is committed to the highest values of Safety, Ethics, Continuous Improvement, and Workforce Competency
El Capítulo Latino América de la IADC está comprometido con los más altos valores de Ética, Mejora Continua, Competencia y Seguridad.

Officers/Directivos

CHAIRPERSON/PRESIDENTE
Carlos Ortiz Reguer, Transocean

VICE-PRESIDENT & VICE CHAIR OFFSHORE/VICEPRESIDENTE, COSTA AFUERA
Alejandro Calderón, Seadrill

VICE-CHAIR ONSHORE/VICEPRESIDENTA, PERFORADORES EN TIERRA
Ana Rosique, Parker Drilling

DEPUTY VICE-CHAIR ONSHORE/VICEPRESIDENTE ADJUNTO, PERFORADORES EN TIERRA
Mateo Herrera, H&P

VICE-CHAIR ASSOCIATES/VICEPRESIDENTA, ASOCIADOS
Soraya Carvalho, NOV

SECRETARY/SECRETARIO
DJ Husted, Pacific

TREASURER/TESORERO
Francisco Soriano, Felco

CHAPTER’S REGIONAL REPRESENTATIVE/REPRESENTANTE REGIONAL DEL CAPÍTULO
Luis Labardini, Marcos & Asociados
Pablo Christlieb, Marcos & Asociados

Geographical Reach/Alcance Geográfico

Currently including, but not limited to Mexico, Central America, the Caribbean Islands and continental South America (except Brazil)
Actualmente incluye, pero no se limita a, México, Centroamérica, Islas del Caribe y Sudamérica Continental (excepto Brasil)

Memberships/Membresías

The IADC Latin America Chapter offers the following membership categories:
El Capítulo Latinoamericano de la IADC ofrece las siguientes categorías de membresía:

  • Offshore and Onshore Drilling Contractors*
    Contratistas de Perforación costa afuera y en tierra firme*
  • Associate Companies; available for local or international providers of oilfield goods and/or services.
    Compañías Asociadas; disponibles como proveedores locales o internacionales de bienes y/o servicios a campos de petróleo.
  • Operators**; available for local or international producers of oil and gas
    Operadores**; disponibles como productores locales o internacionales de petróleo y gas
  • Independent Professionals**; available for oil & gas consultants or sole proprietors of professional & consulting services providers.
    Profesionales Independientes**; disponibles como consultores o empresarios individuales de proveedores de servicios para petróleo y gas.
*Offshore and Onshore Drilling Contractors must have a current membership at IADC HQ as a pre-requisite to become members of the IADC Latin America Chapter. **Limited voting rights membership.
*Los Contratistas de Perforación Costa Afuera y en Tierra Firme deberán tener una membresía actual en la Sede Central de la IADC como prerrequisito para hacerse miembros del Capítulo Latinoamericano de la IADC. **Membresía con derecho limitado de voto.

To join the chapter, download the application, complete, and submit to Luis.Labardini@iadc.org.

Para unirse al capítulo, por favor descargue la solicitud y envíe la solicitud al correo indicado:  Luis.Labardini@iadc.org.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Q: What is the difference between a Member and a Delegate?

A: The Member is the company who registers to the Chapter. The Delegate is the individual that represents the Member and who is entitled to vote on behalf of the Member.

Q: Can a Member designate more than one Delegate?

A: A Member can designate one Delegate and one Deputy-Delegate.  In absence of the Delegate, the Deputy Delegate can vote on behalf of the member.

Q: Can other of my co-workers attend the meetings of the Chapter?

A: Generally open meetings have no restriction on how many individuals from a Member company can attend. Some events may be limited to one Delegate and/or may have an extra cost for additional attendees.

Q: Who can apply for an “Individual Membership”?

A: The Individual Membership is limited to: sole proprietors of businesses with no employees, or consultants, or professionals on career transition.  The Individual Membership is not available for companies with employees, nor operators, nor drilling contractors. An individual who works for e.g. an affiliate company, or an operator or a drilling contractor, is not eligible for the Individual Membership.

Q: Who is an Associate Company?

A: An Associate Company is a provider of goods and or services related to the oil and gas industry.

Q: Who is an Operator?

A: An Operators is an oil and gas producer.

Q: I heard that to become a Member of the Chapter, my company must have a good standing membership with the IADC global head office, is this applicable to my company?

A: This pre-requisite is only applicable to drilling contractors, either on-shore or off-shore.  This pre-requisite is not applicable to Associates, Individuals nor Operators.

Q: Are the IADC LATAM Chapter’s events free for Members?

A: Some events do not have an additional cost to Members, some events may have a cost and if so, usually, there are preferential prices for Members with a good standing membership in the Chapter.

Q: My company has multiple branches in Latin America, do we need to register every branch as a member and pay dues for each branch?

A: No, you can register your company using the local legal entity or branch of your preference and pay the dues that correspond to the type of membership that corresponds to your company.

Q: My company is interested in becoming a member of the IADC Latin America Chapter.

A: Awesome!, we have memberships available for a) Offshore Drilling Contracts, b) On-shore Drilling Contractors, c) Associate companies d) Individuals* and e) Operators.  Please visit https://www.iadc.org/chapters/latin-america/ where you could download a PDF application form or fill-out a web based application form.  You will be provided with instructions for payment.

More questions?  Please contact Luis.Labardini@IADC.com or Pablo.Christlieb@IADC.com

Meeting Minutes

Date Function Location
2020
29 October 2020 IADC Latin America Chapter Meeting Virtual Meeting

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Contact the IADC Latin America Chapter

Regional Representatives

Luis.Labardini@iadc.org  |  Pablo.Christlieb@iadc.org