MEMBERS of the North Sea chapter of the International Association of Drilling Contractors (IADC) gathered to celebrate the success of contenders, runners-up and winners at their annual dinner and safety-awards ceremony in Aberdeen.
Chapter chairman John Monks, of Northern Offshore, announced the contenders, runners-up and winners.
The dinner, held at the Mercure Ardoe Hotel, was attended by 360 drilling-contractor members, associate members of IADC North Sea chapter and their guests.
Steven Gangelhoff, vice-president of the offshore division of IADC, spoke on behalf of the international organisation.
After-dinner speaker Penny Mallory’s varied career as a successful rally driver, stunt driver and powerful motivational speaker provided original and challenging entertainment.
The master of ceremonies was TV presenter Dougie Vipond.