MISSION: DC is the only viable magazine exclusively covering the global drilling and completion industry, both land and offshore. The official magazine of the International Association of Drilling Contractors, DC has been published since 1944, and is the longest continuously published magazine focusing on drilling and completion.

EDITORIAL EMPHASIS: Every issue of Drilling Contractor covers drilling and completion technology, equipment and operations. DC also covers industry news; market and financial trends; government and regulatory affairs; IADC news; quality, health, safety and the environment; well control and training; and opinion by the leading drilling and producing executives.


» Exclusively covers drilling and completion worldwide—offshore and land, technology, equipment, HSEQ, markets, regulations and trends.
» Includes completion editorial in every issue, the only industry magazine to do so
» Complements print magazine with website “enhanced editorial” related to articles, such as animations, videos, additional graphics
» Features training, health, safety and the environment in each issue
» Represents the International Association of Drilling Contractors, the only organization representing the global drilling industry, and the Drilling Engineering Association, the leading forum for promoting drilling research and development
» Steep discounts for regular advertisers

IN EVERY ISSUE: In addition to scheduled special features (see Editorial Calendar below), DC publishes several high-interest departments:
» Drilling Ahead: Opinion column giving insights into the D&C industry.
» D&C News: Presents the latest news in the drilling and completion industry—drilling contracts, field development, hydrocarbon discoveries, and more.
» D&C Tech Digest: Concise summaries of timely drilling and completion technical achievements and milestones.
» HSE Corner: Health, safety & environment-related trends and practical training advice.
» Perspectives: Concise profiles of men and women who stand tall in the D&C business.
» IADC Connection: Focus on IADC news, initiatives and opinions.

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