IADC committees undertake initiatives that influence safe, efficient, and environmentally sound drilling operations worldwide.

COVID-19 Update

IADC is closely monitoring the COVID-19 situation and evaluating what impact it may have on IADC committee meetings. At this time, in-person meetings are cancelled through 30 April.  We will continue to monitor the situation closely to determine the best course of action beyond that time, using the World Health Organization as an ongoing information resource. Please visit specific Committee meeting schedules for the latest cancellation/rescheduling information.

IADC provides an important environment to meet with and learn from others in the industry, many of whom are competitors, and under other circumstances, we would not have that opportunity.

– Catina D’Achille, Patterson-UTI Drilling
IADC Member

Upcoming Committee Meetings

IADC boasts 17 committees, from HSE to Technical Publications, to Well Control, Young Professionals and much more. Find the committee that is right for you.

About IADC Committees

IADC boasts two types of committees – Standing and Divisional.

Standing Committees are the legacy or founding committees of IADC, such as HSE and Tax. Divisional Committees have been created as the needs of our industry dictate, for a specific purpose or project, including Underbalanced Operations/Managed Pressure Drilling and Advanced Rig Technology (ART).

View a complete list of IADC’s Standing and Divisional Committees.

Explore IADC Committees

Cybersecurity Committee

The Cybersecurity Committee develops digital security guidelines for drilling assets that are built upon existing industry standards and best practices.

HSE Committee

The HSE Committee provides a forum to exchange best practices and disseminate those practices to the IADC membership.

Technical Publications Committee

The Technical Publications Committee creates practical and readily understandable publications to educate and guide personnel at all levels.

UBO/MPD Committee

The UBO/MPD Committees promotes safe and efficient execution of underbalanced operations and managed pressure drilling worldwide.

Well Control Committee

The Well Control Committee provides an industry-wide forum for collaboration and exchange of best practices related to well control.

Young Professionals Committee

The Young Professionals Committee drives young professional engagement to develop the next generation of leaders in the drilling industry.

IADC Membership

International Association of Drilling Contractors is the forum for all oil & gas drilling industry stakeholders to connect, share knowledge, tackle common problems, and develop solutions to critical issues.