Unparalleled Networking, Sponsorship & Exhibition Opportunities For Manufacturers, Suppliers And Service Providers Of:

  • Directional & Horizontal Drilling Services
  • MWD Services
  • LWD Services
  • Geosteering Services
  • Drilling Fluids / Mud Systems
  • Drilling Rigs
  • Drill Bits
  • Downhole Tools
  • Drilling Motors
  • Directional Tools & Drill Bits
  • Rotary Steerable Tools
  • Drill Waste Management Services
  • Casing Design Services
  • Well Control Services
  • Field Development Planning Solutions
  • Borehole Cleaning Services
  • Bottom Hole Assembly Inspection Services

Please contact the ABC team at to reserve strategic speaking slots and/or exhibition booths or to request a floor plan.

Meet Senior Decision Makers From:

  • North America's major and super major E&Ps, as well as quick and dynamic mid-sized operators

With The Following Job Titles:

CEOs, COOs, SVPs, VPs, Directors, Managers, Superintendents, Supervisors, Engineers of

  • Drilling
  • Drilling & Completions
  • Completions
  • Engineering
  • Operations
  • Automation


Maximizing Horizontal Drilling Efficiency Congress North America 2018

Performance-Based Case Studies & Discussions To Execute BHA Design, New Directional Drilling Technologies, Real-Time Data Analytics & More, As Horizontal Wells Get Deeper And Longer


After the success of Horizontal Drilling Permian Basin 2017 and the U.S. E&P companies adding new rigs in other producing regions, especially in late 2017 and early 2018, the 2018 is now for all of North America.

The Maximizing Horizontal Drilling Efficiency Congress North America 2018 will focus on assessing innovative BHA designs, new directional drilling, technologies & real time data analytics strategies to optimize and drilling efficiency.

Learn More About American Business Conferences

American Business Conferences has held over 100 conferences around the world in the Oil & Gas space since 2010, with over 15,000 attendees, with hugely popular annual events that are permanent part of the portfolio, seeing sold-out attendance year after year, from almost every major unconventional E&P company operating in the Americas and Europe including Apache Corporation, ENAP, Chesapeake, Anadarko, Shell, Plains Exploration & Production, ConocoPhillips, Statoil, PennWest Exploration, Chevron, Continental Resources, BHP Billiton, PetroBakken, Talisman Energy,  BP, Pioneer Natural Resources, Cuadrilla Resources Ltd, Hess Corporation, Nexen Inc,  Sinopec, El Paso Corporation, Seneca Resources, Range Resources, Tamboran Resources, Americas Petrogas, Shell, Antero Resources, Talisman Energy, with sponsors and exhibitors ranging from Halliburton, Hydrozonix, Golder Associates, New Wave Energy Services Group, Concord Produced Water Services LLC, Baker Hughes, Schlumberger, WorleyParsons, Weatherford, Core Laboratories, Inc., Calfrac Well Services and Nalco Champion to name but a few.

Through close collaboration with principal industry associations, we ensure that our conferences are as relevant and up-to-date as possible, bringing you the latest insight and information in a well-presented, enjoyable and professional format.

Review our recent flagship successes:

New Artificial Lift Designs & Production Optimization Technologies Permian Basin 2018

Well Site Automation 2018

Permian Basin Frac Design & New Completions Technologies 2017

Cost Effective Well Site Facilities Onshore 2017

Production Chemicals Optimization 2017

Water Sourcing & Produced Water Management Permian 2017

Water Sourcing & Produced Water Management Permian 2017


Unrivaled Solution-Orientated Case-Studies For Maximizing Performance

Who's In The Room This Year: Meet & Learn From Drilling Teams From...

  • Discovery Natural Resources
  • Gulfport Energy
  • Red Willow Production
  • Whiting Petroleum
  • Breitburn Energy
  • ConocoPhillips
  • Le Norman Operating
  • Pearl Oil & Gas
  • Callon Petroleum
  • Earthstone Energy
  • Sable Permian Resources
  • PEMEX Mexico
  • Endurance Resources
  • Windy Cove Energy
  • Riverford Exploration
  • Petro Santander
  • Ultra Petroleum
  • Seven Generations Energy
  • Treadstone Energy Partners
  • Shell
  • Diamondback Energy
  • Pan American Energy
  • Three Rivers Operating
  • Vanguard Natural Resources
  • Goodrich Petroleum Company
  • Reliance Energy
  • Paramount Resources
  • Encana
  • Tecpetrol SA
  • Chevron
  • Antero Resources

Brand New, Highly Technical Focus Areas In 2018

  • Drilling Best Practices From The Permian Basin & Beyond : Optimize Efficiencies & Performance And Reduce Non-Productive Time
  • Control Drilling Costs : Opportunities And Practical Strategies To Combat, Reduce And Predict Drilling Costs As Laterals Get Deeper And Longer
  • Cost-Efficiently Drill 15000 To 30,000 Foot Laterals : Not As One-Off Projects, But As The Way Of The Future
  • How Far & Deep Can You Drill? Determine The Optimal Lateral Length Where ROI Is Maximized
  • BHA Design For Extended Laterals : Design Philosophies To Improve Reliability While Maximizing Rate Of Penetration In Deeper, Longer Laterals
  • Mud Systems : Assess The Effectiveness Of Oil-Based Vs. Water-Based Muds And New Mud Additives To Reduce Torque And Drag
  • Drill Bit Selection Relative To Reservoir Types : Increase Bit Stability, Maximize Bit Life And Improve Drilling Performance
  • Mud Motors : Examine Capabilities And Impact On Drilling Performance In Extended Trajectories
  • Maximize Directional Efficiency In 6 ¾ Inch And 12 ¼ Inch Tubing : Overcome Efficiency, Buckling And Wear Issues
  • Rotary Steerable Systems : Assess Economics, Frequency Of Use, Quality And Reliability
  • Smoother Geosteering : Optimize Navigation And Control To Successfully Direct And Steer And Keep Laterals In The Zone
  • Rotary Steerable Systems Vs. Conventional Motors : Compare Cost & Performance To Make The Most Effective Choice For Your Lateral Length
  • Real-Time Drilling Data Analytics : Organize And Use Data Effectively To Make Better Decisions & Reduce Non-Productive Time
  • Hole Cleaning : Move Cutting From The Lateral While Maximizing ROP And Maintaining ECD
  • Wellbore Stability : Assess Formation Characteristics And Drilling Pressures To Prevent Hole Collapse
  • Cementing : Achieve Zonal Isolation Between Frac Stages And Lower Losses
  • Get Weight To The Bottom Of The Lateral : Keep Tortuosity Down To Extend The Lateral Length As Much As Possible
  • Automate Drilling Systems & Processes : Improve Efficiency, Consistency And Reduce NPT
  • Drilling Tools & Labor Availability : Manage The Immediate Impact Of Tool And Skilled Labor Shortage While Keeping Rigs Active


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