Drilling Industry News

IADC Statement on Hurricane Harvey

  • 5th September, 2017

Hurricane Harvey has devastated the Houston area that IADC Headquarters calls home. This storm and the flooding aftermath are without precedence in the United States.

Oil and Gas Development on U.S. Outer Continental Shelf Important for Jobs, Economy

  • 12th July, 2017

“IADC thanks the Committee for holding this hearing to discuss responsible development of our nation’s offshore oil and gas reserves. Offshore oil and gas is important as its operations support millions of American jobs, and contributes $2.8 billion in federal revenues, which has a large impact on the U.S. economy.

IADC Statement on BSEE Announcement of Lease Extensions

  • 15th June, 2017

Today, BSEE announced the extension of leases doubling the amount of time offshore oil and gas operators have to coordinate development operations and retain their leases in federal waters of the U.S. Outer Continental Shelf.

IADC Praises Selection of Scott A. Angelle as BSEE Director

  • 22nd May, 2017

“IADC is pleased with the selection of Scott A. Angelle to lead BSEE. His reputation as a tough defender of offshore safety and his commitment to cultivating the natural resources of the U.S., make him an ideal director for BSEE."

U.S. Senate Fails to Move Forward to Repeal BLM Rule on Methane Emissions

  • 10th May, 2017

“IADC is disappointed with today’s Senate vote regarding BLM’s duplicative and costly methane emissions rule. Since the rule was first introduced in 2016, IADC, along with our industry partners, has argued that the regulation would have the unintended impact of fewer jobs, higher costs for consumers and less energy security and federal revenue.