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DrillWell Committee Role and Charter



An open forum for learning and sharing best Well Engineering and Operational Technical Practices for the Australian Drilling and Well Services Industry.




Share Well Engineering and Operational Technical learnings relevant to the industry as a whole.
Present technical initiatives and programs that companies and relevant bodies are running both within and outside of Australia. Communicate initiatives of interest with relevant industry and national bodies. Provide 2-3 hours of technical content to DrillSafe forum (Quarterly).


Structure of Committee


2-3 operator’s Engineering Seniors / Managers.
2-3 major Service Company Representatives.
1 Drilling Contractor Representative.
Chairman, rotating every two years; Deputy Chairman, Chairman, Past Chairman.
Secretariat, rotating every two years; backup to DrillSafe Secretariat.
East Coast subcommittee 2-3 operator engineers and service company representative for co-ordinating East Coast meetings; copy into meeting minutes




Collect and compile agenda material using secretariat as communication mouthpiece.
Submit agenda to secretariat for onpassing to committee for vetting before meetings.
Book meeting venue.
Arrange meals and refreshments.
Pay for venue, meals and refreshments.
Facilitate meeting.
Hand out feedback forms at start of meeting.
Timekeeping of meeting.
Introduce sponsor of guest speaker.
Minute taking.
Preparation of minutes and issue (electronic format) to secretariat for distribution (within one week of meeting).
Collect feedback forms after each meeting and hand to secretariat for collation (within one week of meeting).




Liaise with DrillSafe Web editor on DrillWell section of web page.
Focal point for committee contact.
Focal point for DrillWell presentations and collation of Bio’s for DrillWell speakers.
Issue minutes (electronic version) within one week of meeting.
Focal point for meeting RSVP’s.
Compile & distribute DrillWell feedback from Forums.


Committee Members


Main Committee

Peruse recommendations from feedback forms and discuss possibilities raised on forms.
Seeking presentations from interested parties.
Input into preparation of meeting agenda to assist host.
Vetting of proposed presentations.
Opening DrillWell meeting by Chair or delegate.
Run open forum at the end of each meeting and close the meeting if required (depending on agreement with host) by Chair.
Co-ordination of committee meetings.
Co-ordination of guest speakers.
Liaise with Committee with regards to organising and suggesting guest speaker.
Introduce guest speaker at meeting.