After 4 years of planning, facilitation, and (basically) hoop-jumping, IADC, Patterson-UTI, and Brady Trucking have delivered the rig donation to Texas Tech University (TTU). This
As part of the ceremony, the TTU Herd Department of Petroleum Engineering entered Patterson-UTI’s Mike Garvin with a plaque of membership in the Academy of Petroleum Engineers. This recognition was given by Texas Tech since Garvin facilitated the process through thick and thin.
IADC’s Bob Warren said of the completion of the rig donation: