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 David Reid, vice president, E&P technology & business for National Oilwell Varco, has been named chairman of the IADC Advanced Rig Technology Committee. Mr Reid previously served as the committee’s vice chairman-service companies and succeeds Steve Richards, who had served as interim chairman.

Mr Reid is responsible for developing corporate business interaction with strategic E&P companies. Previously, he was vice president of products for NOV’s Rig Solutions Division and vice president of marketing and business development for Varco. 

NOV's David Reid named chairman of IADC Advanced Rig Technology Committee

The IADC ART Committee was created to “improve safety and efficiency through sound operating procedures, design of automated systems and standardizing automation. Issues of note include control philosophy, communication protocol between equipment, competency, and comprehensive automation of the complete drilling process, integrating surface and downhole equipment, including completion systems.”

The committee comprises five active subcommittees. For more information, click here, or contact Mike Killalea at IADC.

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