Shane Marchand, VP of Marketing and Business Development with Helmerich & Payne International Drilling Co, has been named as Chairman of the 2018 IADC/SPE Drilling Conference, scheduled for 6-8 March in Fort Worth, Texas.
“Continued innovation and collaboration are paramount to the future success of this industry,” Mr Marchand said. “The IADC/SPE Drilling Conference provides the premiere forum for drilling industry professionals to come together and share ideas that can push operational efficiency, performance and safety to new heights. When stakeholders recognize the value of collaboration and participation with valuable organizations like IADC and SPE, everyone wins.”
Mr Marchand graduated from Baylor University in 1995 with a mechanical engineering degree. He joined H&P in 1996 and has worked in various engineering and operational roles, including district engineer in Alice, Texas, prior to his transition to account management in 2004. In 2005, he was promoted to International Marketing and Business Development Manager. In July 2010, he was named Vice President, Marketing.