IADC is the voice of the drilling industry, facilitating impactful advocacy across the growing number of countries where drilling operations take place.
With staff in place across the world, IADC is at the forefront of influencing sensible and fair regulations for the drilling industry.
Engaging with government officials and regulators, IADC strives to develop ongoing dialogue on issues critical to the industry and advocate for better regulatory practices.
Onshore: North America
DOT / FMCSA
|Date Material Posted||Subject|
|16 June 2022||IADC Comment Submission to the U.S. SEC Climate Risk Notice of Proposed Rulemaking|
|9 May 2022||IADC Comment Submission to U.S. SEC Cybersecurity Risk Consultation|
|26 June 2013||FWS Response to Udall-Inhofe
In this letter the Fish & Wildlife Service informed Senator Udall & Senator Inhofe that it will give a six month extension on comments before it makes its ruling on whether or not to list the lesser prairie chicken as a threatened species.
|13 March 2013||Lesser Prairie-Chicken
Industry associations comment to the US Fish and Wildlife Service’s (“FWS” or “the Service”) Proposed Rule to List the Lesser Prairie-Chicken (“LPC on the Lesser Prairie-Chicken as a Threatened Species under the Endangered Species Act (“ESA”).
State Oil & Gas Drilling Rules
|Date Material Posted||Subject|
|22 March 2016||RRC Rule 13 Clarification of Well Control Issues
On 29 February 2016, IADC received correspondence from the Texas Railroad Commission confirming Clarifications of Well Control Issues submitted by the IADC Rule 13 Task Group. Continuing summary meetings by the IADC Technical Review Team and the Texas RRC in recent months has resulted in the attached clarifications, which apply to all land drilling contractors in the State of Texas.
|13 June 2014||IADC Task Group Review of RRC Rule 13 and API Std 53
On 3 June, IADC held a workshop on the Texas Railroad Commission Rule 13 and API Standard 53. As a result of the workshop, IADC has submitted a letter listing issues raised by the blanket use of Std 53 in Rule 13.
|24 January 2014||Statewide Rule 13 Workshop
On December 19th, 2013, IADC hosted a meeting regarding the Railroad Commission’s Statewide Rule 13 and the application of API Standard 53. District Director Arnold Ott gave the above attached presentation. Upon conclusion of the meeting, many questions still remained primarily pertaining to B.O.P certifications. As an effort to assist our members, IADC is collaborating with the Railroad Commission in order to reach clarification on the new rule.
|Updated 11 June 2014||State Oil & Gas Drilling Rules|
|Date of Report||Description|
|January 2015||IADC Onshore Federal Regulatory Summary|
|August 2014||Monthly Onshore Activity Report August 2014|
|July 2014||Monthly Onshore Activity Report July 2014|
|June 2014||Monthly Onshore Activity Report June 2014|
|30 June 2014||IADC Federal Regulatory Summary|
|May 2014||Monthly Onshore Activity Report May 2014|
|27 January 2014||26 January 2014 US Onshore Regulatory Agenda Summary|
|26 February 2013||31 December 2012 US Onshore Regulations Summary|
|23 July 2012||30 June 2012 Onshore Regulations Summary REV1|
Vice President – Government and Industry Affairs – Onshore
Vice President – International Development