The IADC International Deepwater Drilling & Human Performance Conference & Exhibition was held 7-8 December 2022 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The conference covered a variety of topics, including ways to increase productivity while continuing to address reliability, safety, operational performance, and ESG requirements. Presentations and panels also discussed new ways of working, along with new technologies based on the understanding of human nature, which will assist in meeting industry challenges.
This conference provided a platform for collaboration between drilling contractors, chapter officers, and companies from the operator community. Conference participation across the upstream industry was excellent. Attendees discussed industry challenges, with a special focus on addressing these challenges locally in Brazil.