IADC International Well Control 2020 Conference & Exhibition

Welcome

The 2020 IADC International Well Control Conference will seek to examine the innovations that are shaping the future of well control, from technology to personnel competencies.

This event will focus on timely technical presentations highlighting recent developments and innovations in technology, techniques, training, management systems, and a wide variety of other topics that affect well control. Presentations that pose provocative questions and prompt discussion are especially welcome.

StartOctober 13, 2020EndOctober 14, 2020
CityOslo
CountryNorway
Radisson Blu Scandinavia Hotel

2018 Event Demographics

Registrants by Job Title

  • Management
  • Geologist/Geophysicist
  • Quality, Health, Safety & Environment
  • Library/Miscellaneous
  • Training/Education
  • Company Owner/Corporate Officer
  • Completion Engineer
  • Drilling and/or Completion Operations
  • Drilling Engineer
  • Drilling & Completion Engineer
130

Delegates

42

Speakers

6

Exhibitors

5

Sponsors

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Venue & Hotel

Radisson Blu Scandinavia Hotel

Or, you can call +47 02525 and refer to the booking code ”IADC20”

Address Holbergs gate 30, 0166, Oslo, Norway
Phone +47 23 29 30 00

Negotiated Room Rate
Single Rate NOK 1995,- per night
Double Rate NOK 2195,- per night

The room rate are NET, includes VAT and Breakfast.

NOTE: The negotiated room block will be released by the 11th of September, please make your bookings timely to be ensured of a sleeping room.

Cancellation Policy
The rooms can be cancelled without charge 72 hours prior to arrival.

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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Registration Information

  • Registration fee: IADC Member: EUR € 750 / Non-Member: EUR € 937,50
  • 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)

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 31 March)

The IADC International Well Control 2020 Conference will seek to examine the innovations that are shaping the future of well control, from technology to personnel competencies.

This event will focus on timely technical presentations highlighting recent developments and innovations in technology, techniques, training, management systems, and a wide variety of other topics that affect well control. Presentations that pose provocative questions and prompt discussion are especially welcome.

Presentations on case histories, current innovations, and the future inspirations in well control across the following subject areas are welcomed;

  • Well Design and Planning
  • Construction (Drilling and Completion) Well Control
  • Intervention Well Control
  • Workover Well Control
  • Plug and Abandonment Well Control
  • Conventional and Unconventional Well Control
  • Regulatory Matters
  • Management Systems
  • Barrier Management
  • Standard Operating Procedures
  • Emergency Preparedness and Response
  • Well Control Competencies
  • Well Control Training
  • Human Factors in Critical Operations
  • Extreme Working Environment Challenges
  • Extreme Pressure and Temperature Challenges
  • Specific Hazards e.g. Shallow Gas
  • Oil Versus Gas Well Control
  • Land Versus Offshore Well Control
  • Offshore Shelf, Mid, Deep and Ultra Deepwater Well Control
  • Remote Monitoring and Control
  • Equipment and Process
  • Equipment and Process Automation
  • Equipment Performance Reliability

NOTE: Selected abstracts might be assigned to interactive panel discussions, rather than scheduled as conventional presentations.

Authors are invited to submit proposals for presentations at the conference. For consideration, an abstract for each proposed paper must be submitted to IADC no later than 31st of March 2020. Authors of papers selected will receive confirmation letters and guidelines by Mid-May 2020. Please note that formal papers are encouraged 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.

Click here to view General Guidelines for IADC Abstract Submissions

TIPS FOR A GOOD ABSTRACT AND PRESENTATION
Communicate the strategic value of your proposal. Use Case Studies to the greatest extent possible. Conclude the presentation by summarizing the Big Idea encapsulated in your talk and its ultimate impact. Further, this conference prizes diversity in ethnicity and gender.

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

Conference Program Committee

  • Giorgio Chiapponi, Pergemine
  • Paolo Croatto, Saipem
  • John Huffman, Valaris
  • Gary Kelso, BP
  • Corrado Leali, ENI
  • Ronald Lee, Noble Drilling
  • Angus Mather, Baker Hughes
  • Steve Mullen, Northern Offshore Ltd.
  • Andrew Parkinson, Shell
  • Thor Paulsen, Equinor
  • Mike Simpson, Cansco Well Control
  • Gerhard Thonhauser, TDE Group
  • Stein Arild Tonning, DNO North Sea
  • Øyvind Tuntland, Petroleum Safety Authority Norway
  • Guido van den Bos, National Oilwell Varco
  • Bruce Worthington, Seadrill
  • Lars Nydahl Jorgensen, IADC
  • Steve Kropla, IADC

Conference Exhibitions

Exhibition Information

Cost for the 3 x 2 meter Table Top Space + 2 complimentary registrations is EUR 2.500.

The space will be set with a skirted table (size 180 cm wide x 45 cm deep, 80 cm height), two chairs and access to electricity. With the space, you receive 2 complimentary/free conference registrations and up to 2 additional registrations at half price (EUR 375).

  • Exhibitors can set-up between 18.00-23.59 hours on Monday 12 October 2020.
  • You may tear down your booth space on Wednesday 14 October after 16.00 hours.
  • The exhibitor space is a 3 x 2 meter area. Maximum height is 2,5 meters. It will be set with a skirted table (size 180 cm wide x 45 cm deep, 80 cm height) and two chairs with access to electricity. Please do not exceed the given space as the exhibition area will be limited.
  • Wall space for signs/banners will not be available. All signs/banners must be affixed to the table or free standing.
  • All personnel working the exhibition must be registered.

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 Membership is mandatory for booking an exhibition space at this event. Non-members will receive an USD 200 discount on their IADC Membership when booking exhibition space. 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.
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
For more information and sponsor bookings please contact us at europe@iadc.org or phone: +31.24.675.2252

PLATINUM SPONSORS

SILVER SPONSORS

EVENT SPONSORS

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