IADC Drilling Caspian 2021 Conference & Exhibition

Welcome

The Caspian region continues to face challenges around changing market conditions, pandemic operational challenges, workforce development, drilling efficiency, safety and security, and equipment maintenance.

The IADC Drilling Caspian 2021 Conference & Exhibition will bring together industry leaders and drilling professionals to discuss such challenges and share best practices and experiences. Cutting-edge technology advances, including drilling automation, will be featured, as will case studies of relevant technical achievements, and impact of Oil & Gas to the Caspian region. The premier event also will highlight evolving approaches to safety and training, providing practical information on new tools and processes that can be used to improve HSE performance.

StartFebruary 23, 2021EndFebruary 24, 2021
CityBaku
CountryAzerbaijan
JW Marriott Absheron Baku Hotel

2019 Event Demographics

Registrants by Job Title

  • Management
  • Student
  • Quality, Health, Safety & Environment
  • Drilling & Completion Engineer
  • Training/Education
  • Company Owner/Corporate Officer
  • Completion Engineer
  • Drilling and/or Completion Operations
  • Drilling Engineer
  • Press
  • Drilling & Completion Engineer
200

Delegates

36

Speakers

11

Exhibitors

6

Sponsors

Registrants by Company Type

  • Equipment Manufacturer
  • Land Drilling Contractor
  • Land/Offshore Drilling Contractor
  • Land/Offshore Well Servicing Contractor
  • Major Oil Producer
  • Training
  • Offshore Drilling Contractor
  • Oilfield Service/Consultant
  • Trade/Professional Association
  • National Oil Company

Registrants by Location

  • Registrants
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Venue & Hotel

5-Star Hotel Baku, Entrance

JW Marriott Absheron Hotel

Address 674 Azadliq Square Baku, 1000, Azerbeidzjan
Phone +994 12 499 88 88

Negotiated Room Rate
Date rooms are upon availability of rooms and prices.

NOTE: The negotiated room block will be released by 21 January 2021 please make your bookings timely to be ensured of a sleeping room. Any Reservation received after 21 January 2021 will be subject to room availability at the Best Available Rate of the day.

Warning!
Please note that there are several 3rd party companies actively approaching conference delegates and exhibitors by phone and email trying to sell hotel rooms at the contracted hotel for a cheaper rate than the published rate on this conference website. Please note that these companies do not represent IADC or the hotel, nor has IADC or the hotel authorized them to use their names or trademarks on information they send out to exhibitors and delegates.

To avoid being a victim of fraud, please do not give out your credit card details to any other party and be sure to make your hotel reservations exclusively through the contracted hotel.

Venue Details

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674 Azadliq Square, Baku 1000, Azerbeidzjan

Registration Information

  • Registration fee: USD 700 Member / USD 875 Non-Member.
  • Employees of federal regulatory agencies may be eligible for a 50% discount on conference registration.
  • Speakers, sponsors and guests are not eligible for online registration.
    (Please contact europe@iadc.org to obtain the correct registration form)
  • In order to receive a letter of invitation, IADC requires payment via Wire Transfer. The wire transfer information is included on the registration form.
    (Complete the Conference Registration Form PDF above)
  • No refunds will be made for cancellations 30 days prior to the conference date.

Press Policy

Complimentary press registration is limited to one (1) person per company. This individual must be a titled editor, writer, reporter or other bona fide editorial representative of a legitimate industry or consumer publication. Publishers and sales and marketing specialists are excluded from this complimentary registration practice and must pay the full conference registration fee to attend an event.

Need Help? Europe@iadc.org / + 31.24.675.2252

Call for Abstracts (deadline 1 September)

The Caspian region continues to face challenges around changing market conditions, pandemic operational challenges, workforce development, drilling efficiency, safety and security, and equipment maintenance.

The IADC Drilling Caspian 2021 Conference & Exhibition will bring together industry leaders and drilling professionals to discuss such challenges and share best practices and experiences. Cutting-edge technology advances, including drilling automation, will be featured, as will case studies of relevant technical achievements, and impact of Oil & Gas to the Caspian region. The premier event also will highlight evolving approaches to safety and training, providing practical information on new tools and processes that can be used to improve HSE performance.

IADC Drilling Caspian 2021 will focus on real and unexpected challenges facing the drilling industry today and those that will ultimately shape the industry in the future.  IADC invites submission of abstracts for new and practical solutions aimed toward improving industry performance. Presentations that focus on lessons learned and how those lessons point toward a way forward will be particularly valued — how the lessons of yesterday and today can produce a vision for tomorrow. Also, presentations that pose provocative questions to promote earnest discussion are especially welcome.

General subject themes envisioned for the event include the following:

  • Drilling Plans
  • Market Outlook
  • HSE: Environmental Stewardship / Safety Requirements / Covid-19 Future & Lessons Learned
  • Efficiencies/Cost Reduction
  • Innovative Training Programs
  • Human Factors
  • Regulatory Oversight within the Upstream Industry
  • Critical Issues in the Area / unexpected disruptions
  • Community Development
  • Emerging Markets
  • Well Integrity
  • Risk Management
  • Supply Chain Management & Contracts
  • New Technologies
  • Local Content
  • Leadership & Talent Acquisition
  • The Role of Data Collection and Data Retention in Drilling Efficiency
  • Customs – Importation of Critical Rig Equipment, Immigration Issues for Expat Personnel.

Authors are invited to submit proposals for presentations at the conference. Authors of selected presentations may be asked to participate in panel discussions. For consideration, an abstract for each proposed paper must be submitted to IADC no later than 1 September 2020. Authors of papers selected will receive confirmation letters and guidelines by Mid-September 2020. Please note that formal papers will be accepted but are NOT required for this conference.

Prior to paper proposal submission, management clearance must be obtained. Any issues concerning clearance should be outlined when the paper proposal is submitted.

We look forward to your participation and hope to see you at this important event!

Conference Program Committee

David Bateman, BP

Paolo, Cantalupo, Drillmec

Alish Hasanov, SOCAR

Bahtiyar Hasanov, Schlumberger

Nick Hore, Azer MI

Gunay Huseynalizada, Socar AQS

Ramis Imamkuliev, National Oilwell Varco

Ramin Isayev, Socar AQS

Jim Kay, Applus Velosi

Joe Lockridge, Parker Drilling

Elman Mikayilov, BP

Vasso Papadopoulou, Turan Drilling

Bob Petrie, KCA Deutag

Steven Thorley, Maersk Drilling

Jim Vagher, Halliburton

Hisham Zebian, IADC

Exhibition Information

Cost for the 3 x 2 meter Table Top Space + 2 complimentary registration is US $ 2.000.

The space will be set with a skirted table, two chairs and access to electricity. With the space, you receive 2 complimentary conference registrations and up to 2 additional registrations at half price (US $ 350).

Exhibitions at IADC events will be limited to showcasing products and services that advance technology, competency or HSE. Exhibitions centered on recruitment or employment should not take space at IADC events. IADC Exhibitions will solely be visited by conference attendees. Non-conference attendees are not allowed to enter the exhibition area.

For more information and exhibition bookings please contact us at europe@iadc.org or phone: +31.24.675.2252.
Reservations can be made by completing the letter of agreement and returning it by e-mail: europe@iadc.org.
Space applications will be confirmed after receiving the signed letter of agreement and payment of the invoice. We will include your company in all marketing activities after receipt of payment.
Exhibition space is being allocated on a first come, first served basis!

Sponsorship

There are four levels of sponsoring: Diamond sponsors, Platinum Sponsors, Gold Sponsors, and Silver Sponsors. Event sponsorships are also available and will be categorized by monetary contribution with the appropriate level of sponsorship. Please find the benefits of the sponsor packages below. The conference sponsor will receive high profile recognition before, during and after the conference.

*Comps refer to number of complimentary registration

Note: no refunds for cancellations of sponsorships will be issued.

For more information and sponsor bookings please contact us at europe@iadc.org or phone: +31.24.675.2252

COVID-19 Safety Updates & Information

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