Drilling Engineers Committee

Mission Statement

The Drilling Engineers Committee was formed to advance new technology related to drilling wells.

Committee Officers

  • Chairman: Keith Lynch, ConocoPhillips
  • Staff Liaison: Mike Killalea, IADC

 

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The functions of the Committee include:

  • Presenting proposals for industry drilling-related projects sponsored by members of the Committee for the benefit of both members and non-members.
  • Exploring the different levels of interest from members in potential drilling related problems to aid in developing future industry sponsored projects.
  • Acting as a liaison for DEC members with universities and other research groups

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A member appointed by the Chairman of IADC will chair the Drilling Engineers 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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