An Energy Industry Educational Organization, Organized in 1950  


Today’s employers are looking for employees who know how to operate professionally in today’s competitive work environment.

The Desk and Derrick Club of Houston can offer you an educational and enjoyable method by which you can expand your knowledge of the industry and become more valuable to your employer.

If you are employed in any branch of the petroleum, natural gas, energy and allied industries, or in companies which directly supply and serve these industries, make a commitment to expand your professional and personal knowledge.

The Desk and Derrick Club of Houston is affiliated with the Association of Desk and Derrick Clubs. Our members have been the guiding force behind publications such as the Fundamentals of Petroleum and the D&D Abbreviator, publications that are used widely throughout the world and are indispensable to thousands working in all aspects of the industry.

The members of the Desk and Derrick Club of Houston invite you to be a part of this dynamic organization.

Greater Knowledge -
Greater Service

To promote the education and professional development of individuals employed in or affiliated with the petroleum, energy, and allied industries and to educate the general public about these industries.

Mission Statement
To enhance and foster a positive image to the global community by promoting the contribution of the petroleum, energy, and allied industries through education, by using all resources available.

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