Sponsorship & Exhibition Opportunities Now Available For 2019

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 sponsorship@american-business-conferences.com 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

American Business Conferences' flagship Horizontal Drilling North America Congress returns to Houston this May (15, 16 & 17), with a new and improved agenda, more technical than all previous years. Delivering performance-based case studies and discussions led by from North America's major E&Ps, as well as quick and dynamic mid-sized operators, the 2018 event gives you the chance to learn best practices to execute BHA Design, implement new directional drilling technologies, real-time data analytics & more, as horizontal wells get deeper and longer.

'This conference has been a great opportunity to network and kick around strategies to drilling challenges' - Drilling Engineer, Pioneer Natural Resources

'It was great to hear what other operators were doing in the Permian Basin ' - Senior Drilling Superintendent, BHP

>> With an agenda and speaker line-up like none other, the 2018 event will raise the bar on every level imaginable.

  • Fully-Loaded, Technical Agenda Spanning Over 3 Days > Greater focus on driving drilling efficiencies, controlling costs, reducing non-productive time & achieving the optimal lateral length
  • More Details On What's Really Driving Drilling Performance & Efficiency : Real information on what operators tested, which practices were applied, what results they got and how it's helped them drive results
  • With no grey areas and no stones left unturned, speakers will deliver real-world case studies and practical insight on the hottest, most challenging horizontal drilling topics.

Pre-Conference Workshops: Tuesday May 15, 2018

  • Morning Workshop : Using Rotary Steerable Systems To Maximize Drilling Performance
  • Afternoon Workshop : Applying Innovative Downhole Drilling Tools To Maximize ROP

Two Day Conference: Wednesday & Thursday, May 16 & 17, 2018

Day 1 Focus : Formation-Specific Drilling Practices, Cost Control Strategies & BHA Designs To Extend Laterals As Much As Possible

Day 2 Focus : Innovative Direction Drilling Technologies, Including Rotary Steerable Systems & Geosteering, Real-Time Data Analytics Hole Cleaning Methodologies + Learn How To Automate Drilling Systems And Processes To Reduce NPT

Multiple Registration Options | Make Sure You Don't Miss Out

+ Subsidized E&P Registration Rates      + Group Discounts For E&Ps & Vendors     
+ Sponsorship & Exhibition Options         + Fully Interactive Live Stream Option

I look forward to welcoming you to Houston in May, 2018.


Alishba Jan

Divisional Director, Oil & Gas - American Business Conferences


Preview The Room

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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