4 January 2018

IADC Comment on 2019-2024 OCS Oil & Gas Leasing Proposed Program

“Today’s draft proposed program is an important step forward in the legislatively mandated process that will ultimately determine the available leasing areas for oil and gas development on the U.S. Outer Continental Shelf."
15 November 2017

Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee Advances Drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge

Today, the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee voted on legislation that would open parts of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR) to oil and gas development. It was approved with a vote of 13-10.
15 November 2017

IADC Contractor of the Year, Exemplary Service Awards Recognize Industry Excellence

The International Association of Drilling Contractors (IADC) presented its Contractor of the Year Award to Dr. Tom Burke, President and CEO of Rowan Companies, during last week’s IADC Annual General Meeting in Austin, Texas.
6 November 2017

IADC Supports H.R. 4239, the SECURE American Energy Act

n comments submitted today to the U.S. House Natural Resources Committee, IADC affirmed its support for H.R. 4239, the Strengthening the Economy with Critical Untapped Resources to Expand American Energy Act (SECURE Act).
28 September 2017

5th Circuit Rules in Favor of Offshore Contractors on Contractor Liability under OCSLA

Today, a panel of the U.S. 5th Circuit Court of Appeals ruled against the government with regard to its attempt to exercise criminal enforcement powers against contractors and subcontractors.
15 September 2017

House passes Interior Appropriations Bill as Part of Larger Package – IADC Supports the Defeat of Anti Domestic Energy Amendments

“IADC and its members are supportive of the House’s efforts to pass an Interior Appropriations bill that advances U.S. energy production, both onshore and offshore."
5 September 2017

IADC Statement on Hurricane Harvey

Hurricane Harvey has devastated the Houston area that IADC Headquarters calls home. This storm and the flooding aftermath are without precedence in the United States.
17 August 2017

Expanding Oil and Gas Access on OCS Important for Future Jobs, Economy

Today, IADC joined with other industry trades to comment on the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management’s request for information and comments on the 2019-2024 Outer Continental Shelf Oil and Gas Leasing Program.
12 July 2017

Oil and Gas Development on U.S. Outer Continental Shelf Important for Jobs, Economy

“IADC thanks the Committee for holding this hearing to discuss responsible development of our nation’s offshore oil and gas reserves. Offshore oil and gas is important as its operations support millions of American jobs, and contributes $2.8 billion in federal revenues, which has a large impact on the U.S. economy.