Kaufman Global Attends 2013 SPE / IADC Drilling Conference

INDIANAPOLIS ― Kaufman Global announced today its plans to attend the 2013 SPE / IADC Drilling Conference and Exhibition being held at the RAI Conference Center in Amsterdam starting March 5. As one of world’s largest energy and petroleum drilling events, the annual conference provides the opportunity for producers, contractors, and service company professionals to meet, discuss, evaluate and share ideas to SPE / IADC Drilling Conferenceadvance drilling operations internationally, promote solutions to common problems and improve overall efficiency and profitability.

Hosted by the International Association of Drilling Contractors (IADC) and the Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE), the event has brought together emerging technologies, state-of-the-art innovations, leading-edge companies and organizations, as well as thousands of engineers, scientists, managers and executives for the past 30 years. This year’s event will include an increased number of technical sessions ― 18 in all ― on a variety of topics including drilling process / technology, tubulars, deepwater / subsea, and well technology / field development, among others.

“Once again, we are proud to be a part of this premier event; one that brings together professionals from throughout the drilling industry to learn from each others’ successes,” said Michael Plageman, vice president of business development for Kaufman Global. “This event marries well with how we work with clients to improve asset velocity and reduce cycle time. Methods like Lean and Office Kaizen can further advance efficiencies, improve service quality and, ultimately, maximize competitiveness.”

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About Kaufman Global
Kaufman Global is a proven implementation partner that focuses on accelerating performance. For 20 years, the firm has worked with clients around the world to drive enterprise-wide change initiatives and cultural transformations. Leveraging Lean, Continuous Improvement and proprietary change management techniques, Kaufman Global delivers structured implementation and transformation projects that enable sustainable operational and financial results.

About International Association of Drilling Contractors (IADC)
IADC is dedicated to enhancing the interests of the oil-and-gas and geothermal drilling and completion industry worldwide. IADC’s contract drilling members own most of the world’s land and offshore drilling units that drill the vast majority of the wells producing the planet’s oil and gas. IADC’s membership also includes oil-and-gas producers, and manufacturers and suppliers of oilfield equipment and services. Founded in 1940, the Association is a leader in developing standards for industry training, notably its Well Control Accreditation Program (WellCAP)® and rig-floor orientation program, RIG PASS® among others. For more information, visit http://www.iadc.org.

About Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE)
The Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE) is a not-for-profit professional association whose members are engaged in energy resources development and production. SPE serves more than 104,000 members in 123 countries worldwide. SPE is a key resource for technical knowledge related to the oil and gas exploration and production industry and provides services through its publications, events, training courses and online resources at www.spe.org.


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