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.

2015 National Technical Conference & Exhibition

April 8-9, 2015

San Antonio Convention Center, San Antonio, TX

Technical Papers | Conference Photo's

Offshore Technology Conference

May 4-7, 2015

Reliant Park
Houston, TX 

AADE New Orleans Chapter - 2015 Technical Symposium

Date: June 4th 2015 – 11:00 AM to 5:00PM

Location: Hyatt Regency of New Orleans
601 Loyola Ave, New Orleans LA 70113


  •    $50 member registration thru June 3rd and at the door
  •    $70 non-members at the door
  •    No charge for University Students (Students must still register via the link provided)

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Lunch included in registration; Happy Hour sponsored by Newpark Drilling Fluids to follow.

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