October 2018 Newsletter
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October General Meeting Luncheon
Date : Tue, Oct 16, 2018
Time : 11:30 - 1:00pm
Cost : $35/person
Location : Oaks Country Club - Tulsa
RSVP : Register

Presentation : Highly Advanced Solid-State Gyro Overcomes the Limitations of Traditional Technologies resulting in a step change in Wellbore Placement

Speaker : Adrián Ledroz, VP Chief Scientist Wellbore Placement, Gyrodata Inc.
Fin, Feather Fur Food Festival (F5)
Date : Fri, Oct 19, 2018
Time : 4:30 - 9:00 PM
Cost : $25/individual; see sponsorship options
Location : Heritage Place - OKC

The Mid-Continent Chapter of the AADE is pleased to announce the 3rd Annual Fin, Feather, Fur Food Festival (F5) to take place in Oklahoma City on October 19th, 2018 located at the Heritage Place Event Center in OKC. The festivities will be from 4:30 pm to 9:00 pm. 

This unique cook-off competition gives cooking teams a chance to show off their culinary skills and enjoy an evening with the Mid-Continent Oil & Gas Community. The F5 event is hosted by other AADE Chapters including Houston, Dallas, Denver, and New Orleans.  Proceeds from the event will go to the MidCon AADE Scholarship fund.  

What happens at an F5 event? The F5 is open to both service company vendors and operators that will cook food to be sampled by those in attendance. Each cook team will be competing against each other. Guest judges will sample and judge each entry and select a winner for the best food and the attendees will select a fan favorite. 
*Adult Beverages will be served by the facility.
Admission Ticket includes: entry to facility, unlimited food samples and two beverage tickets.
*Note - No actual tickets will be mailed. Your name will be placed on a list at the check-in door. 
**Cook Teams/Sponsorships include varied quantities of admission tickets, see below.
GOLD SPONSORSHIP $1500 - 1 cook team, 15 tickets to the event, company name / logo on event wrist bands, company recognition on PowerPoint display during the event. 

NETWORKING SPONSORSHIP $1000 - 1 cook team, 10 tickets to the event, company name / logo on drink tickets,  company recognition on PowerPoint display during the event. 

TEAM SPONSORSHIP $550 - 1 cook team – 10 tickets to the event, company recognition on PowerPoint during the event.

GENERAL SPONSORSHIP $350 - 10 tickets to the event, company recognition on PowerPoint display during the event. 

TROPHY SPONSORSHIP $300 - 5 tickets to the event, company recognition on PowerPoint display during the event and company name included on the team trophy's presented.
Thank you to those who have already registered to sponsor the F5.
  • Cathedral Energy Services
  • TAM International
  • Valence Drilling Fluids

  • Baker Hughes
  • KSW Oilfield Rentals
  • NOV ReedHycalog Drill Bits

  • Reliance Oilfield Services
  • Weatherford
  • Baker Hughes
  • Cathedral Energy Services
  • Cevio
  • DrillChem
  • Evolution Engineering
  • Inwell Directional
  • KSW Oilfield Rental Solids Control
  • MS Energy Services
  • Nabors Drilling Solutions
  • Newpark Drilling Fluids
  • NOV ReedHycalog Drill Bits
  • Pilot Logistics
  • Plaster & Wald Consulting
  • QES Directional
  • Schlumberger - Slider
  • SEF Energy
  • Select Energy Solutions
  • Stellar Drilling Fluids
  • TAM International
  • Tenaris
  • Valence Drilling Fluids
Event Wrap Ups
OU AADE Sporting Clays Tournament
Winning Team:
Patterson UTI - overall score of 368
Thank you to everyone who came out last Friday to support the OU AADE Student Section at their Sporting Clay Tournament. We had 25 teams participating this year. The proceeds from the event will help cover OU's general meeting expenses, field trips and section shirt expenses.

Special thanks to all of our sponsors!

Lunch catering by Smoked Out BBQ sponsored by Cactus Drilling Company, Knight Oil Tools, Plaster & Wald Consulting Corp and Quail Tools.

Student Shells sponsored by C&J Energy Services, Newpark Drilling Fluids, NOV Downhole, and Redzone Coiled Tubing.

Student Safety Sponsor - Plaster & Wald Consulting Corp.

Station Sponsors - C&J Energy Services, Cudd Energy Services, Gate Guard Services, and Gyrodata Inc.

Participating teams:
Anchor Drilling Fluids, C&J Energy Services, Cactus Drilling Company, Cathedral Energy Services, Citadel Casing Solutions, Cudd Energy Services, Downing Wellhead Equipment, Gyrodata Inc., Innovex Downhole, Newpark Drilling Fluids, NOV Downhole, NOV Drilling Fluids, NOV MD Totco, NOV ReedHycalog Drill Bits, O-Tex Pumping, Patterson UTI, Producers Supply Company, Redzone Coiled Tubing, Sierra Hamilton, Thru Tubing Solutions, Tryton Tools, Ulterra, Varel, Warren CAT, Weir
Team Winner - Patterson UTI with an overall score of 368
1st Overall - Nick D'achille with an individual score of 98
2nd Overall (tie) - Whit Cosper & Jarrod Hatfield with individual scores of 92
Mark your calendars! Upcoming AADE events:
11/20 - General Meeting (OKC)
Get Involved!
Do you want to get more involved in AADE Mid-Continent? Reach out to one of the officers or steering committee members. You can also send us an email at  aade.chapter.okc@gmail.com
2018 Officers
President – Cody Martin
Vice President, OKC – Steve Donley
Vice President, Tulsa – Steve Garrison
Secretary – Kinzie Beavers
Treasurer – Isabel Leon
Chapter Rep – Geree Wald Morton
Steering Committee
John Frick, Nick Goree, Sammy Graham, Chuck Henkes, Matt Hill, Geree Wald Morton, Cathy Roark, Scotty Turner, Les Wald