IADC Chapters offer a local connection to a vast global network through social events and informal regional forums for Members to consider problems and issues in the industry.

Regional chapters provide critical forums for members to exchanges ideas and expertise. Membership includes local drilling contractors, producers and service companies. Chapters sponsor social events and provide informal forums for members to discuss issues in the industry.

Student chapters provide an avenue for students to connect to global IADC activities, drilling industry professionals, and the industry as a whole. IADC supports student chapters by coordinating rig visits, factory tours, industry professional speakers, and conference attendance.

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Start a Student Chapter

To start a student chapter, the following is required:

  • Minimum of 12 students interested
  • Identification of Student Chapter Officers (4)
  • Faculty advisor
  • College/University membership in IADC
  • Agreement with IADC’s Student Chapter Guidelines on Professionalism

IADC Membership

International Association of Drilling Contractors is the forum for all oil & gas drilling industry stakeholders to connect, share knowledge, tackle common problems, and develop solutions to critical issues.