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IADC/SPE International
Drilling Conference and Exhibition

8–10 March 2022 | Galveston, Texas, USA
Galveston Island Convention Center



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Attending the SPE/IADC Virtual International Drilling Conference and Exhibition is a must for all drilling professionals wanting to advance, expand and develop their drilling expertise and network.

From wherever you are in the world, you can view technical sessions, e-posters, online networking and discover the latest technologies in our virtual exhibition zone. 


What Will You Gain From Attending?


Future trends and their implications for your business and the industry.


You’ll walk away from the five-days ready to make informed decisions.


Create, collaborate and connect with your peers. Connect with inquisitive engineers facing similar challenges.

Discover a New Online Experience


Keynote Address: Driving Change Towards a Digital and Low Carbon Future

Arne Sigve Nylund, Executive Vice President Technology, Projects and Drilling (TPD), Equinor

Arne Sigve Nylund is the Executive Vice President for Technology, Projects and Drilling in Equinor since 1 January 2021. Previously he was the Executive Vice President for Development & Production Norway (DPN) which is a position he held from January 2014. Prior to that he was Senior Vice President for Marketing, Processing and Renewable Energy (MPR) at Statoil ASA.


Meet the Speakers

  • "Building on its reputation for the highest calibre technical content, the event will provide an excellent forum in which to learn, network and promote."
    Erik Kirkemo
    SVP Drilling & Well, Equinor
  • “By attending this event, you get to see what’s coming up in the industry – you will see the trends year to year on how these trends are changing and you can see what the next best thing is coming”
    Drilling Subject Matter Expert, Schlumberger
  • “I think a lot of people think this conference is only meant for drillers, but I think everyone in the upstream, midstream and downstream sector can benefit from this event. It will broaden your knowledge and understanding of what’s going on in the drilling world and how they can leverage on this in their own space”
    Olawale Oredolapo
    Drilling Services Sales Leader, Baker Hughes
  • “The SPE/IADC Drilling Conference is the world’s premier conference in drilling. This is where people who are at the top of their game present their material, get feedback and we have really sophisticated companies showcase their technology”
    Pradeepkumar Ashok
    Senior Research Scientist, University of Texas
  • “This event is a great opportunity for young people to be introduced to this wonderful industry. The oil and gas industry has gone through some difficult times, but has also withstood tough situations – but these conferences bring people together, identify new opportunities and build great careers”
    Assaad Mohanna
    Director of Business Strategy, NOV
  • “This is the main drilling event for our business throughout the world. This is where the drilling people really come together to talk about what’s changing, what’s new in our industry and how we improve”
    Tore Øian
    Head of Dvalin Drilling, Wintershall Dea Norge AS