IADC Well Control Committee

IADC Well Control Committee

Meeting & Venue Details

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Start DateDecember 9, 2020Start Time9:00 am
End DateDecember 9, 2020End Time11:00 am


  • Committee Chair Nial Shepherd opens meeting
  • IADC Antitrust
  • Committee meeting attendee Introductions
  • Chair and Vice considerations for 2021
  • Safestack Technology Presentation
  • Strategy 2021 – The Committee Roadmap for the next year
  • Well Control Training Update
    • Panel Expectations from Well Control Committee
    • Well Sharp Training/Exam
    • Unconventional Well Control (formerly known at Managed Pressure Returns)
    • UBO/MPD Update
  • API Update
    • Key Personnel Status
  • Establishing the 2021 Meeting Schedule
  • Any Other Business

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.