Well Control Committee

Mission Statement

The purpose of the Well Control Committee is to advance the Drilling Industry, from pre-drill planning to plug and abandonment including remedial work, by providing an international, industry-wide forum for collaboration and exchange of best practices related to well control.

Committee Officers

  • Chairman: Aaron Mueller, Independence Contract Drilling, Inc.
  • Vice Chairman: Peter Bennett, Pacific Drilling
  • Staff Liaison: Steve Kropla, IADC

 

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The main objectives of the Committee are:

-To promote an understanding of regulations, technical systems, and human factors affecting well control practices and events.
-To expand the awareness of good well control training and operational practices.

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A member appointed by the Chairman of IADC will chair the Well Control 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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