The vision of the Well Control Institute (WCI) is to be the industry’s definitive collaborative body and value-enhancing resource for all matters related to well control.
The mission of the WCI is to encourage safe control well practices and well bore integrity through collaborative consideration toward advancing competency, processes, technology and best practices.
The WCI governance includes an Executive Board comprising industry-leading organizations and individuals dedicating their time to fulfill the purpose of the WCI.
Click Here for the WCI Charter as approved by the WCI Board.
The WCI is governed by an independent Board of Directors consisting of 19 voting members, including a Chairman of the Board and representatives from 6 operators, 8 drilling contractors, 2 equipment manufacturers and 2 well services providers. The President and CEO of IADC is a non-voting participant of the Executive Board, and a representative of IOGP has also been invited in this capacity. The purpose of the Executive Board is to forward the work of the WCI through strategic planning and to discuss and approve initiatives consistent with that strategy. The Executive Board is also responsible for setting the budget of the WCI and administrative oversight.
|WCI||Lyndol Dew||Chairman, WCI|
|Chevron||Kim McHugh||VP, Global Drilling & Completions|
|BP America||Andy Krieger||Head of Global Wells|
|Shell International E&P||Cindy Taff||Vice President Wells Discipline|
|Apache||Thom Roller||Director, Worldwide Drilling|
|Total S.A.||Eric Daflon||VP, Drilling & Wells|
|Hess||Richard Lynch||Senior VP Drilling, Completions and Developments|
|Precision Drilling||Gene Stahl||President, Drilling Operations|
|Ensco plc||Carey Lowe||Executive VP & Chief Operating Officer|
|Maersk Drilling||Jorn Madsen||CEO and Member of Group Executive Board|
|Seadrill||Leif Nielson||VP Operations Performance|
|KCA Deutag||Simon Drew||President|
|Ensign Energy||Mike Nuss||Executive VP – US & Latin America Operations|
|WELL SERVICES COMPANIES|
|Schlumberger||Jean-Francois Poupeau||Executive VP Corporate Development and Communication|
|Halliburton||Jim Taylor||Vice President Consulting & Project Management|
|Baker Hughes/GE||Chuck Chauviere||President, Drilling Systems|
|NOV||Joe Rovig||President, Rig Systems and Aftermarket|
|INDUSTRY ASSOCIATIONS (NON-VOTING)|
|IOGP||Gordon Ballard||Executive Director|