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Wednesday, 20 February 2019 11:30

Is the Caspian Drilling Industry ready for the future?

Is the Caspian Drilling Industry ready for the future?

The Caspian region faces challenges around changing market conditions, workforce development, drilling efficiency, safety and security, and equipment maintenance. To address these issues, the International Association of Drilling Contractors (IADC) will host the IADC Drilling Caspian 2019 Conference & Exhibition on 20-21 February at the Hilton Hotel in Baku.

The conference will bring together industry leaders and drilling professionals to discuss challenges and share best practices and experiences. Cutting-edge technology advances, including drilling automation, will be featured, as will case studies of relevant technical achievements. The event will also highlight evolving approaches to safety and training, providing practical information on new tools and processes that can be used to improve HSE performance. It will also provide a unique networking opportunity for those working in the region.

The event is sponsored by Socar AQS; BP; Maersk Drilling; Socar KQIT; KCA Deutag Drilling and Derrick Equipment Company. In addition, the exhibition will give regional and international companies the chance to showcase their services and products.

The complete conference program, conference registration, and more information can be found on the conference website at under the Events tab. Or, you can contact IADC directly at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  or at +31 24 675 2252.


Since 1940, the International Association of Drilling Contractors (IADC) has exclusively represented the worldwide oil and gas drilling industry. IADC's mission is to catalyze improved performance for the drilling industry by enhancing operational integrity and championing better regulation to facilitate safer, cleaner and more efficient drilling operations worldwide. For more information, visit the IADC website at

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