The International Perforating Forum (IPF) was created in 2008 as an independent forum for the advancement of the well perforating technology and it was incorporated in Texas, USA in 2015, as a nonprofit organization under the name of “International Perforating Forum Company” (IPFC). The first International Perforating Symposium (IPS) was organized in Houston in 2008, and it successfully lead to the next International Perforating Symposiums held biannually in different international locations, such as: Kuala Lumpur, Abu Dhabi, Amsterdam, Bogota and Muscat. Below you may find a short history timeline with our main events held since 2008.
The International Perforating Forum’s mission is to facilitate the exchange of technical knowledge concerning the perforating technology and related technologies, by providing opportunities for professionals to enhance their technical and professional competence.
The International Perforating Forum’s vision is the continuing advancement of well perforating technologies, that would lead to better well completions and improved production, in a safe and environmentally responsible manner.