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IADC, Regulation, and Legislation

Despite strong US economy, warning signs loom

The US economy is strong, but warning signs are popping up, said John Murphy, Senior VP for International Policy at the US Chamber of Commerce, at the 2019 IADC Annual General Meeting in Austin, Texas. In this video with DC from the conference, Mr Murphy explains potential impacts from tariffs, issues of contention under the USMCA and more. Watch the video for more information.

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IADC ART DCS Subcommittee to create rig sensor/instrument guidelines through new initiative

The IADC ART Drilling Control Systems (DCS) Subcommittee has kicked off the Rig Sensor Stewardship initiative, which aims to formulate guidelines to ensure sensor and instrument performance. This is an important project due to the massive amounts of data the industry is generating and the need for accurate data to digitalize and automate, said Assaad Mohanna, Vice Chairman of the IADC ART DCS Subcommittee. In this video with DC at the 2019 IADC Advanced Rig Technology Conference in Amsterdam, Mr Mohanna explains the initiative’s relevance and scope, as well as how the guidelines relate to the work done by the API Subcommittee 8 and the Operators Group for Data Quality. Watch the video for more information.

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Exciting initiatives on the horizon as IADC heads into 80th year

From the President In the pages to follow, we will be sharing a snapshot of IADC’s activities during 2019. I am proud of what our dedicated staff and involved members have been able to accomplish this year, and it is my hope that this snapshot will make clear the value of IADC and the key role the association plays in facilitating the industry’s high standards of safety, environmental stewardship and operational efficiency. The activities of the various groups at IADC – including Government and Industry Affairs, Accreditation and Credentialing, International Development and Communications – along with the contributions of IADC’s many committees, are wide and varied. We have been able to accomplish a lot in what feels like a short ...

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Through IADC, members come together to make our industry better and stronger

By Kevin Neveu, 2019 IADC Chairman At the start of this year, I noted that IADC has a long history of bringing the drilling industry together to identify common problems and solve them in ways that enable our long-term success. As we wrap up 2019, I’m honored to have served as Chairman of IADC and particularly proud of our accomplishments that further solidify the association’s legacy. It is an accepted fact that our industry is volatile, but I have always believed that if you work hard and deliver results, you can have a successful career in this industry. This is a critical message that must be conveyed to those who are in the infancy of their careers, looking at our ...

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