Our Association

The American Association of Drilling Engineers (AADE) is a non-profit (IRS 501-6C), volunteer organization founded in New Orleans in 1978 and is made up of an affiliation of independent chapters licensed and governed by a National Board. 


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Our Chapters

Eleven chapters are now active in New Orleans, Lafayette, Houston, Dallas-Fort Worth, Permian Basin (Midland), Mid-Continent (Oklahoma City-Tulsa), Denver, West Coast (Bakersfield), Alaska (Anchorage), Appalachian Basin (Coraopolis, PA) and Central Texas (San Antonio). 

Important Dates

Check out the upcoming conferences and events sponsored by AADE.


2020 Fluids Conference & Exhibition

April 14-15, 2020

Marriot Marquis - Downtown Houston, TX


Click Here for Abstract Submission (for Industry Papers)

2020 Call for Papers
AADE 2020 CFP ad 05JUL19 8-5x11 WEB.pdf
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17th Annual AADE National Fin Feather Fur Food Festival

Thursday, Nov 14, 2019

3:30 – 10:30 p.m.

The Humble Civic Arena


2018 F5 Photos - Group I | Group II

2018 F5 Winners
2018 F5 Winners.pdf
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