RDCR 2018 in Numbers:

358 Delegates in Total

24 Sponsors

50 Operator Companies

116 Companies Represented from 12 Countries

14 Operator Case Studies

35 Presentations in Total

Due the high number of attendees this year, the organisers were unable to welcome all of the delegates in to hall one for the opening speech and keynote address. Instead, delegates were asked to choose their hall of interest and go directly there. The technology halls were broken down as follows:

Hall 1:
Drilling and Completion Services

Presentations included: 
Rosneft, RN Uvatneftegaz, MOL Group, SPD, Tatneft and GazpromNeft Yamal.

Moderators included: 
Dmitry Krepostnov, Project Engineer, Technology and Engineering Division at Rosneft, Evgeny Pillipets, Deputy Head of Division, Technologies & Engineering at Rosneft and Antoine Damore, Front End Engineering Manager at Salym Petroleum Development

Hall 2:
Drilling Control and Operations

Presentations included: RN Purneftegaz, SSC, Lukoil West Siberia. NOV, MTU and Nabors.

Moderators included: Evgeny Rykov Deputy General Director for Drilling at Naftagaz and Dean Sillerud, Rig Engineering Manager at EDC Group.

Hall 3:
Well Interventions and Production Operations

Presentations included: Varyoganneftegaz, BP, Rosneft, Lukoil Nizhnevolzhskneft and NOV.

Moderators included: Martin Rylance, Russia Wells Manager and Global Sr. Advisor Frac & Stim at BP and Alexey Pestrikov, Chief Specialist, R&D and Innovation Department at Rosneft

All sessions contained operator case studies which highlighted field problems, followed by service and technology suppliers that discussed their specific solutions for solving the current challenges faced in the drilling, completion and production sectors in Russia. The 7th RDCR in 2019 will see improvements and additions in all areas and the preparation has already started. Key speaking slots for service and technology companies are already being reserved – so to ensure your participation please contact us for further information.

We would like to thank all of the sponsors that supported the RDCR in 2018:

Platinum: NOV

Gold: MTU and Hardbanding Solutions

Silver: EDC Group, PSK Burtechnologii, Phoenix TRS, Caterpillar, Drawworks, TMK, Aqvatick and Drilling Systems

Bronze: Nabors

Plus all of the associated and media sponsors.

We would also like to thanks all of the sponsors and delegates that have supported the RDCR during this extended market downturn. Budgets have been tight and we appreciate the appreciate the faith that you show in us.

Preparations for the 7th RDCR in 2019 have already begun – and with the market showing clear signs of recovery – we would suggest that you contact us as soon as possible should your company wish to present!