IADC Well Control Committee

IADC Well Control Committee

Meeting & Venue Details

Start DateMarch 11, 2020Start Time8:00 am
Venue
End DateMarch 11, 2020End Time12:00 pm
Address3657 Briarpark Drive, Houston, Texas, 77042, USA
IADC

Agenda

DRILLING CONTRACTORS’ FOCUS MEETING
NOTE: This session is open to DRILLING CONTRACTOR MEMBERS ONLY.
8:00 – 9:00 Nial Shepherd, Ensign Energy Services, Committee Chairman

Discussion Topics:

  • Recent events/lessons learned
  • What can the Well Control Committee do to help?
  • What topics would you want to see on the next agenda?
WELL CONTROL COMMITTEE MEETING (All members)
9:00 – 9:15 Welcome

Facility Orientation/Safety Briefing
Nial Shepherd, Committee Chairman

IADC Antitrust Guidelines & Policies
Steve Kropla, IADC

Attendee Introductions
Steve Kropla, IADC
Nial Shepherd, Committee Chairman

9:15 – 09:45 API Well Control Standards Update
Holly Hopkins, American Petroleum Institute
09:45 – 10:30 IADC Update – WellSharp MPD/UBO modifications & STCA program
Mark Denkowski, IADC
10:30 – 10:45 Break
10:45 – 11:30 Review of Current Well Control Practices
Paul Sonnemann, Safekick
11:30 – 12:00 General Discussion
  • Committee Vice Chair
  • Date/Topics for next meeting
  • Any other business
12:00 ADJOURNMENT

IADC Well Control Committee Mission

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.

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General Committee 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. For any questions, please contact the IADC Committee Coordinator.