American Association of Drilling Engineers - Mid-Continent Chapter
Sept 2017 Newsletter
Community News

August Meeting
Wrap Up
Thank you to our presenter, Wild Well Control's Steve Wehrenberg for great presentation on well control trends and the hazards of multi-well pads with tight well spacing.
If you would like to see pictures of today's meeting, click over to our   Facebook page .

If you would like to submit information for our "community news" section, please email us at AADE.OKC.Chapter@gmail.
Deadline for the newsletter will be the 25th of the each month.
Upcoming Events

2nd Annual Fin, Feather, Fur Food Festival "F5"
Date: Friday, September 15, 2017
Time: 3:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Cost: $25/individual
Location:  Gaillardia CC - OKC
RSVP:  Tickets

OU Student Section Sporting Clays Shoot
Date: Friday, September 29, 2017
Time:  11:30 AM - registration
Cost:  $500/team of 3
RSVP:   Registration

September Event
2nd Annual AADE MC
Fin, Feather, Fur Food Festival "F5"
Friday, Sept 15, 2017 3:30-8:00 PM

Cost: $25/individual - see below for teams 

This unique cook-off competition gives cooking teams a chance to show off their culinary skills and enjoy an evening with the Mid-Con Oil & Gas Community.

There are a limited amount of tickets for the event so advance registration is highly encouraged!

Individual tickets for $25 each or groups of 5 for $100.

No outside beverages. All beverages must be purchased from the country club, even for the cook teams - no exceptions.

September Event
OU Student Section AADE Clay Shoot
Date: Friday, Sept 29, 2017
Time: 11:30 AM - Registration / Lunch
Location:  Quail Ridge Sporting Clays  - McLoud
RSVP:  Registration

This is an industry-wide event for all ages and affiliations. The money raised from this event will help cover the costs of the AADE OU student section's general meeting expenses, field trips, etc.

Registration options:
  • Team of 3 - $500
  • Individual - $200
  • Station Sponsor - $100

Mulligans can be purchased for $5 each. (Limit 2 per person.)

Registration/Lunch 11:30-1:00 PM 
Start Time 1:30 PM
Each team will consist of three industry team members and the committee will assign an AADE OU student member to participate as a fourth shooter.
  • Golf carts will be included in fee
  • Tournament is limited to the first 40 teams
  • All participants are responsible for their own shells, hearing and eye protection

If you are interested in providing lunch or being a student shell sponsor, please contact
Student Section Meetings / Info:
No upcoming events

President: Jake McCarver
Vice Pres: Ajay Pradhan
Expo Chair: Eric Alberson
Marketing:  Nathan Albiter
Faculty Advisor:  Russ Ostermann
Chapter/Industry Liaison:  Suraj Pillutla

Contact: Jake McCarver
OU Student Section AADE Clay Shoot
Date:  Friday, Sept 29, 2017
Time:  11:30 AM - Registration
Location: Quail Ridge Sporting Clays  - McLoud, OK
RSVP:  Registration

President:  Andy Wiechman
Vice Pres:  Saurabh Agarwal
Secretary:  Adonis Ichim
Treasurer:  Erich Solimano
Faculty Advisor:  Dr. Catalin Teodoriu
Chapter/Industry Liaison:  TBA

Contact: Andy Wiechman
No upcoming events

President: Laymon Barnett
Vice Pres: Kevin Klein
Secretary: Shelby Anderson
Treasurer: Tyler Monroe

Faculty Advisor:  Geir Hareland, Ph.D
Chapter/Industry Liaison:  John Harrison - Gyrodata

Contact: Laymon Barnett
No upcoming events

President:  Ohm Devani
Vice Pres:  Satyam Krishna
Secretary:  Ben Brown
Treasurer:  Matt Hicks

Faculty Advisor:  Steve Tipton
Chapter/Industry Liaison: Tom Carrington –Unit Petroleum

Contact: Ohm Devani
Student section committee chair: Geree Wald Morton
Committee members: Chuck Henkes, Raj Pillutla (KU), John Harrison (OSU), Tom Carrington (TU)

If you or your company would be interested in sponsoring student sections of AADE, please contact Geree Wald Morton (405-376-1428) or Chuck Henkes (405-301-5665).
Looking for a committee member to assist with the OU sutdent section. Please contact  if interested.
What is AADE?


To provide the forum for the dissemination of practical drilling technology to those employed or interested in the drilling industry.

To be a leading forum for the dissemination and interchange of drilling practices and technology. 

To promote professionalism and respect within the drilling industry, the community, and the environment in which it co-exists.
To become an AADE/MC Member, Renew Membership or change your AADE/MC Profile (membership runs on the calendar year Jan. 1 thru Dec. 31) please click on the links below:

Renew Membership –

New Member Enrollment – (ONLY if you have never enrolled in the 123system)

If you have any problems with the links above, please call or e-mail:
Geree Wald Morton (405-650-2025)
2017 Mid-Continent Officers
President: Cody Martin - Midstates Petroleum
VP OKC: Courtney Strang - BP US L48
VP Tulsa: Justin Beougher - WPX Energy
Secretary: Kinzie Beavers - WPX Energy
Treasurer: Tom Ross - Tetra Technologies
Chapter Rep: Geree Wald Morton - Plaster & Wald Consulting
Social Media: Matt Hill - Knight Oil Tools
The AADE Mid-Continent Chapter Newsletter, along with other chapter Newsletters, can also be found on the National Website @