IADC/SPE International Drilling
Conference and Exhibition

3–5 March 2020 | Galveston Island Convention Center
Galveston, Texas, USA

About the Conference

IADC/SPE International Drilling Conference and Exhibition

About the Conference

Attend a Popular Industry Event

Attend a Popular Industry Event

For more than 30 years, the IADC/SPE International Drilling Conference and Exhibition has brought together people and ideas best placed to advance the scientific understanding of drilling in oil and gas exploration and production.

The event is developed by the industry for the industry and is the perfect forum to learn, network, and showcase. It brings together operator companies, contractor firms, and service companies to address challenges and deliver improved performance.

Alternating annually between the US and Europe, the 2020 conference will take place in Galveston, Texas, USA.

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According to the post-event survey, 96% of past attendees would recommend this conferences to others in E&P.

What Past Attendees Like About the Conference

"This conference offers the best platform to meet everybody who is involved in hydraulic fracturing."
- 2019 Attendee

"Combination of academic research and practical, field-test expertise. A great marriage."
- 2019 Attendee

"Rich, in-depth technical discussions on the common issues and uncertainties."
- 2018 Attendee

"Quality technical exchange, both in the papers presented and in hallway or show-floor conversations."
- 2018 Attendee

Save the Date for 2021

SPE/IADC International Drilling Conference and Exhibition
9–11 March 2021
Stavanger, Norway

The Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE) is a not-for-profit professional association whose more than 156,000 members in 154 countries are engaged in oil and gas exploration and production. SPE is a key resource for technical knowledge providing publications, events, training courses, and online resources.

The International Association of Drilling Contractors (IADC) is dedicated to enhancing the interests of oil and gas and geothermal drilling contractors worldwide. IADC’s contract drilling members own most of the world’s land and offshore drilling units and drill the vast majority of the wells that produce the planet’s oil and gas. IADC’s membership also includes oil and gas producers, and manufacturers and suppliers of oilfield equipment and services. Founded in 1940, IADC strives to secure responsible standards, practices, legislation and regulations that provide for safe, efficient and environmentally sound global drilling operations.