Advanced Rig Technology Committee
IADC Committee activities are governed by IADC’s Antitrust Policy and Guidelines.
Chairman: David Reid, National Oilwell Varco
Vice Chairman: Terry Loftis, Transocean
Subcommittee Chairman: Drilling Control Systems: Ian Russell, KCA Deutag LLC
Subcommittee Chairman: Future Technology: Dustin Torkay, Seadrill Americas Inc.
Staff Liaison: Scott Maddox, IADC
Committee Mission Statement:
To improve safety and efficiency through sound operating procedures, design of automated systems and standardizing automation. Issues of note include control philosophy, communication protocol between equipment, competency, and comprehensive automation of the complete drilling process, integrating surface and downhole equipment, including completion systems.
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