Julie Robertson, executive vice president of Noble Corp, was announced on 3 March as chairperson of the 2012 IADC/SPE Drilling Conference, to be held 3-6 March next year at the Town and Country Resort & Conference Center in San Diego, California.
“I’m very honored to serve in this capacity,” Ms Robertson said just before introducing the 3 March plenary session. She added that she looks forward to working with the IADC and SPE staff to pull the event together.
Davie Stewart, chairman of this year’s Drilling Conference, also took the opportunity to thank the Program and Advisory committees for the effort they put in to make the event a success. The number of participants at this year’s conference topped the 2,000 mark.
“It’s been a pleasure being the conference chairperson… I’ve improved myself, and I hope I’ve given something back to the industry,” said Mr Stewart, Shell VP of wells disciplines.