New U.S., Mexico, Canada Trade Agreement a Win for Business, Oil and Gas Industry

Houston (1 October 2018) – In response to President Trump’s announcement today of a new trade deal to replace NAFTA, The United States, Mexico, Canada Agreement (USMCA), IADC President Jason McFarland said:

“IADC is pleased to see the advancement of a new trade agreement with all three countries at the table. A trade agreement that promotes the swift movement of equipment and personnel across the borders in North America is important to IADC’s membership and we will continue to monitor it as it moves toward a Congressional vote.”

About IADC

Since 1940, the International Association of Drilling Contractors (IADC) has exclusively represented the worldwide oil and gas drilling industry. IADC’s mission is to catalyze improved performance for the drilling industry by enhancing operational integrity and championing better regulation to facilitate safer, cleaner and more efficient drilling operations worldwide. For more information, visit IADC at and