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Drilling Systems Automation Body of Knowledge [DSABOK]

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John de Wardt

Program Manager

Founder and Program Manager of the Drilling Systems Automation Body of Knowledge (DSABOK) industry initiative.

Steering Committee

  • Alfred Eustes (Colorado School of Mines – retired)
  • Amanda Warren (Charles River Analytics)
  • John Macpherson (Baker Hughes)
  • Linda Hsieh (IADC)
  • Mark Anderson (Ensign)
  • Moray Laing (Halliburton)

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Drilling Systems Automation Body of Knowledge (DSABOK™) is a website devoted to informing and publishing information on Drilling Systems Automation (DSA) either directly or though linking to other well established websites. Automation and digitalization is about enhancing human expertise with technology that makes them more efficient and valuable through an interactive digital extension of human capabilities.

This website is managed by the DSABOK Program Manager (John de Wardt) and hosted by DE WARDT AND COMPANY. All of the content is approved by the DSABOK Steering Committee. The DSABOK Steering Committee acts in accordance with the DSABOK Charter.

The information is organized under navigation tabs by source, type of publication and new material.

DSABOK™ is a trademark of the dsabok.org website


This DSABOK website is affiliated with well established organizations that have roles in the development and publication of DSA knowledge.

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