IADC/SPE Drilling Conference and Exhibition 6 - 8 Mar 2018 Fort Worth Convention Center Fort Worth, Texas, USA

The IADC/SPE Drilling Conference and Exhibition accelerates progress in our industry by connecting forward-looking technical presentations to open discussion forums. The technical program enables E&P professionals to see through today’s challenges and work collaboratively toward solutions that will create a stronger future for an increasingly energy-driven world.

The conference is co-hosted by the International Association of Drilling Contractors (IADC) and the Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE).

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  • ACCESS new technologies and insights to navigate the current low commodity price environment of our business.
  • EXPAND your professional network by connecting with E&P experts and 70+ exhibiting companies.
  • GAIN innovative tactics and applicable tools with accompanying training courses.
  • INVEST in yourself and make valuable connections.
  • ENHANCE your knowledge with thought-provoking presentations and interactive ePoster sessions.

Read what some of our attendees say about their experience at the Drilling Conference:

"It is the premier event for those in the drilling industry. The "news you can use" and current practical technology are presented in the papers." - 2016 attendee from the United States

"The technical sessions cover a broad spectrum of well construction topics relevant to practicing drilling engineers. The exhibitors provide the opportunity to examine some of their latest tools and services relevant to well construction." - 2016 attendee from the United States

It's a very informative conference. Excellent quality of speakers at keynote sessions and a good technical program." - 2016 attendee from Norway

Make Your Conference Plans

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