SPE/IADC Middle East Drilling
Technology Conference and Exhibition

26–28 January 2021 | Abu Dhabi, UAE

The Conference


The Conference

The SPE/IADC Middle East Drilling Technology Conference and Exhibition is one of the biggest drilling events in the region and is a joint effort between two highly respected industry associations, the Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE) and the International Association of Drilling Contractors (IADC).

In its 12th edition, the conference will continue providing an unprecedented platform for experts in drilling and completions to share their latest technological advancements, evolving challenges, and successful case histories.

What’s Planned for 2021

  • Opening, plenary, panel, and special sessions where industry leaders will provide strategic insights on key issues shaping the oil and gas industry
  • Technical sessions where subject-matter experts will share practical and applied knowledge on all aspects of drilling and completions
  • A technological exhibition with offerings and solutions specialised in drilling and completions
  • Highly technical and specialised networking opportunities
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To view the Post-Event Report of the 11th edition of SPE/IADC Middle East Drilling Technology Conference and Exhibition that took place in 2018, click here >>


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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.

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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, seminars, and online resources.