April 2018 Newsletter
Upcoming AADE Mid-Con Events
Mark your calendars for AADE Mid-Continent Chapter's upcoming events.

In April, join us for the annual OSU Chapter golf tournament at Cimarron Trails in Perkins, OK and for our Monthly Luncheon in Tulsa on "Transformation Through Digitization: The New Oilfield Intelligent Systems for Drilling & Completions" by Matt Green from Weir Pressure Control Intelligent Systems.

May 1st marks the deadline for student scholarship applications. For more information, see bottom of this newsletter, contact the university AADE chapter, or email aade.okc.chapter@gmail.com.
OSU AADE Golf Tournament
Friday, April 13th
Tee off @ 9:00 AM
Cimarron Trails - Perkins, OK
closes TODAY
April Luncheon
Tuesday, April 17th
11:30 - 1:00 PM
Oaks CC - Tulsa
online closes Thurs, 4/12
May Meeting
Tuesday, May 15th
Managed Pressure Drilling

Save the date
Event Wrap Up
AADE Mid-Con Chapter
Bass Tournament
Thank you to all of our participants and sponsors at this past weekend's bass tournament on Lake Texoma. The weather didn't want to cooperate, but the event was still a success.

We had 51 boats entered and 24 boats weighed fish.


1st Place Stringer - 20.25#
  • Aaron Palmer (Nabors Drilling Co.) & James Cioni (Nabors Drilling Co.)
2nd Place Stringer - 18.26#
  • Jeff Pool (Crescent Directional) & Ryan Eustace (Gulfport Energy)
3rd Place Stringer - 17.53#
  • Jami Igo (Bison Oilfield Services) & Kevin Hitt (Gulfport Energy)
4th Place Stringer - 17.49#
  • Joe Midgett (Washita Valley Enterprises) & Matt Midgett (Washita Valley Enterprises)
5th Place Stringer - 15.90#
  • Mike Avery (Washita Valley Enterprises) & Joe Stewart (Patterson Drilling)

Big Bass:
1st Place Big Bass - 5.74#
  • Aaron Palmer (Nabors Drilling Co.) & James Cioni (Nabors Drilling Co.)
2nd Place Big Bass - 5.60#
  • Jeff Pool (Crescent Directional) & Ryan Eustace (Gulfport Energy)

Fish Fry:
MI Swaco - A Schlumberger Co

Shirt Sponsors:
Applied Industrial Machining, C&C Mud Pump Expendables, KAT Industries Machine, LCM Products, MI Swaco, PDC Logic, Pinnacle Trading Corp., Reliance Oilfield Services, SPN Well Services, Superior Supervaks, Valence Drilling Fluids, Washita Valley Enterprises

General Sponsors:
BASS Bagnard & Associates Safety Services, C&C Mud Pump Expendables, Cactus Drilling Co, Drilco, Hamm & Phillips Services, JDC Drilling Co, Ken's Oilfield Services, Knight Oil Tools, Lucky Lure Tackle, Mayco Chemical Products,
Midland Carrier, Nabors, Plaster & Wald Consulting Corp., Select Energy Services, Superior Supervaks, Tetra, Tres Management, Unit Drilling
AADE Mid-Con Chapter
Sporting Clays Shoot
Thank you to everyone who came out to McLoud, OK to Quail Ridge Sporting Clays and the sponsors who helped make the annual clay shoot event possible.


Morning Flight #1:
1st Place - score 323
  • Thru Tubing Solutions
2nd Place - score 312
  • IOS an LB Foster Co.
3rd Place - score 309
  • Derrick

Morning Flight #2:
1st Place - score 268
  • NOV
2nd Place - score 265
  • Terra Oilfield Solutions
3rd Place - score 263
  • AES Drilling Fluids

Afternoon Flight #1:
1st Place
  • Cudd Energy Services - 335
2nd Place
  • PDC Logic - 335
3rd Place
  • Tres Management - 334

Afternoon Flight #2:
1st Place - score 269
  • NOV
2nd Place - score 263
  • Drilco
3rd Place - score 260
  • Producers Supply Co / White's Welding

Breakfast Sponsor -
  • DrillChem
On Course Drinks -
  • LCM Solutions
Lunch Sponsor -
  • Stallion
Score Card Sponsor -
  • Stallion
Game Sponsor -
  • Pason
Game Sponsor -
  • DeepWell Energy Services
Rifle Sponsor -
  • Canrig Drilling Technology Ltd.
Shotgun Sponsor -
  • Precision Drilling
Station Sponsors:
AES Drilling Fluids, C&J Energy - Otex Cementing, Crescent Consulting, Cudd Energy Services, Derrick, Dynamic Drilling Fluids, Fountain Quail Energy Services, Gate Guard Services, Gyrodata Inc., Halliburton, Hawkeye Directional, Innovex Downhole, Integrity Directional Services, IOS an LB Foster Co., Kenai Drilling, Lubriflange, MS Directional, Newpark, PDC Logic, PDC Logic, Producers Supply Company, Reservoir Data, Sierra Engineering, Terra Oilfield Solutions, Thru Tubing Solutions, Tres Management, Ulterra, Unit, White's Welding
OSU Chapter Golf Tournament
Friday, April 13th
Tee off @ 9:00 AM
Cimarron Trails - Perkins, OK
closes TODAY

The Oklahoma State University AADE student section is sponsored by the Mid-Continent Chapter of the American Association of Drilling Engineers to provide knowledge of the theory and practice of all aspects of drilling engineering. The section is open to student members with any interest in the Oil & Gas Industry. 

The proceeds of this fundraiser allow the section the opportunity to continue enhancing their knowledge of today's drilling practices with guest speakers, field trips and networking opportunities. This is an industry wide event for all ages and affiliations. Please show your support of the OSU AADE Student Section, the future of the oil & gas industry!

Registration is at 8:30am with 9:00am tee off.
$300.00/3 man team with the 4th being a student.
$100.00 hole sponsorship.
$5.00 mulligans/limit 8 per team.

Breakfast Sponsor - Halliburton
Lunch Sponsor - Weatherford
Hole Sponsors - C&J Energy Serve, Cactus Drilling, Centric Pipe, Gate Guard Services, Newpark Drilling Fluids, Pruitt Optimal MPD Services, Reservoir Data, Select Energy Services, TTS Drilling Solutions, Top Hand Field Services and Ulterra 

April Meeting
Tuesday, April 17th
11:30 - 1:00 PM
Oaks CC - Tulsa

Presentation Title:
Transformation Through Digitization: The New Oilfield
Intelligent Systems for Drilling and Completions

Matt Green
Director of Engineering, Weir Pressure Control Intelligent Systems
Matt is the Director of Engineering for Weir Pressure Control Intelligent Systems, based in El Reno, OK, USA. He has held this position since January 2013.
Matt joined Weir in 2012 as Engineering Manager for Weir Mathena. During his tenure with Weir, Matt has lead the engineering capability for strategic vision, product development and new product introductions related to Intelligent Systems. Matt received his BSME from the University of Oklahoma and his MBA from Oklahoma State University.  
Looking to mark your calendars? Save the dates:

5/15/18 - Monthly Meeting - OKC
6/8/18 - AADE Mid-Con Chapter Golf Tournament - Perkins, OK
7/17/18 - Monthly Meeting - Tulsa
8/21/18 - Monthly Meeting - OKC
In awarding the Nate Fleming and Paul E. Legg Memorial Scholarship, we seek to help men and women of ability and character within the American Association of Drilling Engineers to aid and extend their education. This enables them to meet the career demands of today’s job market and entrepreneurial arena.

In Memory of
Nathan Zane Fleming
September 11, 1980 - January 27, 2001

Nate died in the tragic Oklahoma State University basketball plane crash on January 27, 2001 near Strasburg, Colorado on the return trip from the OSU – Colorado game.

Nate was a 4.0 graduate of Edmond North High School with valedictorian honors. He earned All-State in tennis and basketball. He was named the “Jim Thorpe” Athlete of Oklahoma in tennis his senior year.

Nate was active in community affairs, an active member of the Westminster Presbyterian Church in Oklahoma City and a member and leader of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes. Nate attended Kanakuk Christian Kamp in Branson, Missouri for six summers in a row and practiced the “I am Third” throughout his life.

Nate was a sophomore at Oklahoma State University on a full academic scholarship and was chosen to the President’s Leadership Council. Nate made the Oklahoma State University Basketball Team as a “Walk-on” under Coach Eddie Sutton. Nate traveled as a player through the NCAA tournament. OSU made it to the “Great Eight” tournament in Syracuse, New York his freshman year. Nate majored in Engineering with a 3.71 GPA through 3 semesters. He was named to the Big-12 All-Academic First Team.

In Memory of
Paul Earnest Legg
March 5, 1954 – October 22, 2009

Paul Earnest Legg of Tuttle, OK passed away on October 22, 2009. Paul graduated from Oklahoma State University in 1976 with a Bachelor of Science in Petroleum Engineering. He was an avid outdoorsman, a member of the Order of the Arrow and an Eagle Scout. He was a vital part of the AADE organization as well as the entire oil and gas industry in the State of Oklahoma for over 30 years. Paul’s legacy and character as an individual will never be forgotten.

Applications must be mailed and received by May 1st.