Drilling Contractor Safety Award Program

As a leading drilling industry advocate for safe mineral exploration, geotechnical and environmental drilling operations, the National Drilling Association has instituted a Safety Award Program to recognize its drilling contractor members’ outstanding safety performance. The program allows drilling contractors of similar size to compete for an award based on their incident rates. Safety Award recipients will be honored, each year, at the NDA Annual Convention.
Entries must be received by June 30th

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Golden Driller Award

This Service Award is presented to drillers with longevity in the field who have made contributions to the drilling industry and to the National Drilling Association. Recipients are a standard of what we represent and have been a long time staple in the drilling community.They must have a minimum of 25 years in the drilling business; 10 years as a member of NDA and must have served on the NDA board or a committee.

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The Harold F. Scott Distinguished Service Award

The Harold F. Scott Distinguished Service Award is for lifetime achievement in the drilling industry. Presented to individuals who have went above and beyond as a champion of the industry and who have far exceeded all expectations as a leader in the National Drilling Association.

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