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Exclusive interview with 2010 IADC/SPE Drilling Conference chairman Bob Bloom

Posted on 03 February 2010

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“Tomorrow’s workplace: the essential ingredients” is the theme of this years 2010 IADC/SPE Drilling Conference in New Orleans on 2-4 February. IADC group vice president/publisher Mike Killalea interviews chairman of the conference, Bob Bloom, National Oilwell Varco’s previous chief technology officer. “All together (the conference) is a good blend of technology and new products and new services that should enable all the participants to come away with something that can benefit their operations,” Mr Bloom said.

The conference has drawn more than 1600 people and a record number of 115 exhibitors. Plenary sessions cover: Is technology outpacing competency? Young professionals: The formula for success; and Automation: from pipe dream to practicality.

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