North Sea Chapter

IADC North Sea Chapter

The North Sea Chapter, based in Aberdeen, represents member companies in North West Europe. Regular meetings are held to address issues of importance to member companies. Task groups and working parties are set up to deal with issues and provide a ‘voice’ for the drilling industry in key industry matters.

Chapter Office

c/o Valaris
Gateway Crescent
Gateway Business Park
Aberdeen AB12 3GA
Tel: 44/01224 780400

For more information contact the Chapter Administrator at rochelle.sanders@iadc.org.

Officers

CHAIR
Darren Sutherland, Borr Drilling

VICE CHAIRS
Gary Holman, Awilco Drilling and Andy Leslie, Transocean

TREASURER
Allen McIntosh, NOV

VICE CHAIRS ASSOCIATE MEMBERS
Keith Nelson, Rigmar
Andrew Burns, Weatherford

Chapter Structure

The North Sea Chapter represents member companies in North West Europe. Regular meetings are held to address issues of importance to member companies. Task groups and working parties are set up to deal with issues and provide a ‘voice’ for the drilling industry in key industry matters.

The 2022 Chair of the North Sea Chapter is Darren Sutherland, Borr Drilling and Gary Holman, Awilco Drilling and Andy Leslie, Transocean are Vice Chairs.

Vice Chairs Associate Members are Andrew Burns, Weatherford and Keith Nelson, Rigmar.

Working Parties

IADC North Sea Chapter’s current Working Parties include:

Safety, Health & Environment Working Party
Mission Statement
Kevin Pope (Chair)
John Ellis (Vice Chair)
KCA Deutag
Diamond Offshore Drilling
Training & Competency Working Party
Mission Statement
Vacant – TBD TBD
HR Group Alexis Hay (Chair) Transocean

Representation on External Groups

Emergency Preparedness Offshore Liaison (EPOL) Stuart Clow IADC
OPITO Strategic Board Gary Holman Awilco Drilling
Offshore Training Foundation (OTF) Board Kenny Dey Archer
OPITO UK Board Kenny Dey

Gary Holman

Archer

Awilco Drilling

OPITO UK Industry Forum Stuart Clow IADC
OMAHAC (Offshore Major Accident Hazards Advisory Committee) Stuart Clow IADC
OGUK – Pandemic Steering Group (PSG) Stuart Clow IADC
OGUK – Aviation Safety Technical Group (ASTG) Stuart Clow IADC
Step Change Leadership Team Stuart Clow

Gary Holman

IADC

Awilco Drilling

OMHEC (Offshore Mechanical Handling Equipment Committee) Claus Schiller Maersk Drilling
EERTAG Stuart Clow IADC

Meeting Schedule

Please note the following meetings are open to North Sea Chapter Contractor and Committee members only.

NSC Meetings

Date Time
25 January 10.30
25 March 10.30
24 May 10.30
22 June 10.30
30 August 10.30
11 October 10.30
24 November 15.00

NSC Safety, Health and Environment Working Party Meetings

Date Time
22 February 10.30
10 May 10.30
13 September 10.30
15 November 10.30

NSC HR Group Meetings

Date Time
18 January 10.30
19 April 10.30
28 June 10.30
20 September 10.30
6 December 10.30

Chapter Members

Contractors
  • Archer (UK) Limited
  • Awilco Drilling PLC
  • Borr Drilling
  • COSL Drilling Europe AS
  • Diamond Offshore Drilling (UK) Ltd
  • Dolphin Drilling Ltd
  • KCA Deutag Drilling Ltd
  • Maersk Drilling
  • Noble Drilling Ltd
  • Odfjell Drilling (UK) Ltd
  • Seadrill
  • Stena Drilling Ltd
  • Transocean
  • Valaris
  • Well-Safe Solutions
Associates
  • ADC Energy
  • Aberdeen First Aid School
  • ABS EUROPE LTD
  • Advanced Drilling Technologies (Adrilltech) FZE
  • Aquaterra Energy Ltd
  • OSSO Ltd
  • Derrick Services (UK) Limited
  • Enelift
  • Global Resource Management Limited
  • ITS (International Tubular Services), Parker Drilling
  • Sodexo Energy & Resources
  • MODUTEC Ltd
  • MRDS Group
  • Proserv UK Ltd
  • TEXO
  • Subsea Pressure Controls Ltd
  • Cable Solutions Worldwide Ltd
  • Forum Energy Technologies (UK) Ltd
  • Fennex
  • AXESS NORTH SEA LIMITED
  • Wellhead Electrical Supplies Ltd
  • XIC
  • Maritime Developments
  • Gibb Safety & Survival
  • Engpro3 Ltd
  • Forsyths
  • RAZOR Oiltools Limited
  • Aberdeen Drilling Consultants
  • Aberdeen First Aid School
  • ABS EUROPE LTD
  • Advanced Drilling Technologies (Adrilltech) FZE
  • Allrig Ltd
  • Aramark
  • Atlas Professionals
  • Blaze Manufacturing Solutions Ltd
  • Control Union Industrial Inspections
  • Derrick Services (UK) Limited
  • Drillmar Resources
  • Dron & Dickson
  • Enerpro Group Ltd
  • Entier-Services
  • ESS Suport Services Worldwide
  • EUROTECH TECHNICAL SERVICES LTD
  • FIRST MARINE SOLUTIONS
  • Gates Engineering & Services Ltd
  • Glenside Energy Services Ltd
  • Global Offshore
  • Global Resource Network (GRN)
  • Halliburton ESG UK Ltd
  • Haynes and Boone CDG, LLP
  • Highland Oilfield Services Group Ltd
  • igus UK Ltd
  • Infinity Oilfield Services Limited
  • InterMoor
  • Intervention Rentals
  • International SOS (Medical Services) UK Limited
  • iTS, Parker Drilling
  • Kishorn Port Ltd
  • LHR Marine Ltd
  • HMH
  • Monitor Systems Scotland Ltd
  • NOV M/D Totco
  • NOV Wellsite Services
  • NSL
  • OES Oilfield Services (UK) Limited
  • OPITO Limited
  • OWM Group Ltd
  • Petrofac Training Services  – (invoice: Petrofac Facilities Management)
  • Polaris Learning Ltd
  • Premium Drilling Tools Ltd
  • Red Wing UK
  • Rig Surveys Limited
  • Rigmar Group
  • RigQuip
  • ROVOP
  • Saturn FE Ltd
  • Semco Maritime Ltd
  • Step Oiltools (UK) Ltd
  • Survey3di
  • TETRA Technologies (U.K.) Limited
  • The REACH Group
  • Weatherford UK
  • Westerton Access Limited

Upcoming Events

Annual Safety Awards Dinner which is planned to be held on Friday 25th March 2022 at the P&J Live.

This year’s golf tournament will take place on Friday 24th June 2022 at Peterculter golf club followed by an evening meal at the Chester Hotel. Further details about the event will be released later this year.

Two Meet and Greet events in April 2022 and November 2022 at the Marcliffe Hotel Pitfolds.

2022 Safety Awards 25 March 2022 P&J Live
2022 Charity Golf tournament 24 June 2022 Peterculter Golf Club
(followed by an evening meal at the Chester Hotel)
Associate Members Meet & Greet 26 April 2022  /  8 November 2022 Marcliffe Hotel

2022 IADC North Sea Chapter Golf Tournament

IADC North Sea Chapter held the IADC North Sea Chapter Golf Tournament on Friday 24th June at Peterculter Golf Club.

2022 Safety Awards

IADC North Sea Chapter held their Annual Safety Awards & Dinner on 25th March 2022 to celebrate the efforts and achievements of our members in delivering outstanding HSE performance.

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