Monthly eNewsletter from the IADC

IADC Hosts 2023 Drilling Onshore Conference in Houston

IADC’s 2023 Drilling Onshore Conference & Exhibition took place on 18 May in Houston, Texas. Drilling Onshore, with its top speakers and panels, explores issues affecting the onshore drilling industry, including technology, management, and perspectives on future onshore activity and regulation. It’s the only event specifically targeting onshore drilling operations.

Barry Smitherman – Chairman, President, and Co-founder of the Texas Geothermal Energy Alliance – delivered the keynote address: The Future of Energy in Texas – all the Above… and Below

Other presentations included: 

  • Safety Panel
  • Engine and Emissions Management Solutions
  • Operational Well Control Assurance
  • Market Outlook
  • Texas Tech Training Rig 
  • Washington Update
  • Operators Outlook
  • Raising Your EQ: How Emotional Intelligence Can Improve Your Workplace 

IADC sponsored 7 students from Texas Tech and the IADC Student Chapter at the University of North Dakota to attend the conference. These students were able to attend the various presentations and panels, learn more about onshore drilling, check out the exhibitors present, and network with other IADC Members. 

Thank you to everyone who made this conference possible, including attendees, presenters, panelists, exhibitors, program committee members, and staff! 

A special thank you to the conference sponsors! 

Gold Sponsors: Independence Contract Drilling, Patterson-UTI, Precision Drilling, SLB

Silver Sponsors: CAD Control Systems, Derrick, HMH

Event Sponsors: Katch Kan, Pason, TSC Drill Pipe