IADC/SPE Asia Pacific Drilling Technology Conference and Exhibition 27 - 29 Aug 2018 Bangkok Convention Centre at CentralWorld Bangkok, Thailand

Reshaping for a Smart and Sustainable Future

Since 1996, the IADC/SPE Asia Pacific Drilling Technology Conference and Exhibition has established itself as the region’s leading drilling event. Rotating biennially within Asia Pacific, it provides the opportunity for operators, suppliers, contractors, and service company professionals to meet, discuss, evaluate, and share ideas to advance drilling operations, promote solutions to common problems, and improve overall efficiency and profitability.

Distinguished Speakers Include

Dr. Kurujit Nakornthap
Co-chairman, (Thailand), Malaysia-Thailand
Joint Authority (MTJA)

Somporn Vongvuthipornchai
Chief Executive Officer, PTTEP

Darcy Spady
2018 President, Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE) and
Managing Director, Broadview Energy Asset Management

Mike DuBose
Vice President – International Development
International Association of Drilling Contractors (IADC)

Brad Middleton
Managing Director, Chevron Asia South Ltd.

Marcus Chew
CEO, Energy Drilling

Chayong Borisuitsawat
Acting Executive Vice President, Operations Support Group, PTTEP

Raphael Siri
Senior Vice President, Sapura Energy

Take a look at the full programme schedule here.

 What to Expect

  • 800+ participants from 30+ countries
  • 150+ technical presentations
  • 2+ hours of high-level industry addresses and executive plenary sessions
  • 5+ hours of interactive panel and special sessions
  • 10+ hours of targeted networking functions with coffee breaks, ice cream socials, luncheons, and industry receptions
  • 20+ hours of focused technical sessions
  • Showcase of the latest drilling innovations, services, and solutions

 Who Attends

  • Well Engineering Managers and Directors
  • Petroleum Engineers
  • Drilling Services Managers and Directors
  • Exploration Engineers and Managers
  • Procurement Managers, Drilling and Exploration
  • Geologists and Petrophysicists
  • Rig Operators
  • Contracts Managers
  • Drilling Team Leaders and Management
  • HSE Officers and Managers
  • Drilling and Completion Engineers and Managers
  • Senior Executives




Conference Sponsors


Host Organisation

Principal Sponsor, Lanyards and Entrance Banner

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General Sponsors

Conference Bags

Directional Signage

Silver Sponsor

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Bottled Drinking Water

Silver Sponsor

Writing Pads and Pens

Silver Sponsor

Conference Digital Proceedings

Silver Sponsor

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Conference Medical Provider

Training Course


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attending our training course.

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Download the Conference Programme (pdf)