John de Wardt

Nabors

Nabors has embarked on a three tier Drilling Automation Strategy:  Advisory Automation, Process Automation and Machine Automation.Advisory Automation integrates customers’ well programs and best practices with Nabors’ rig activities.Process Automation integrates service company activities with the Nabors control system to optimize the drilling process. These processes include wellbore placement, geosteering, down-linking to downhole tools, managed pressure drilling, and casing running. Nabors system. Contact: [email protected]

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The Automation of Well Placement

Organized by DSATS in collaboration with WBPTS, DETS and the OGDQ Automated well placement is a key, high-value milestone achieving improved well quality for lower life-cycle cost. Success requires a cross-discipline solution: drilling, completions, reservoir, production operations. Experts in the session will access industry progress, needs, and future steps. Speaker(s) Adrian Ledroz – Gyrodata Inc. Edward Stockhausen – Chevron ETC Geoffrey Downton – Schlumberger Shauna Noonan – Occidental Petroleum Stefan Wessling – Baker Hughes, a GE Company Moderator(s) Ford Brett…

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NOV

NOV has developed an automated drilling system as a new product line. This system utilizes a reflexive system over the rig controls to apply various automated procedures for drilling operations. The system permits the implementation of applications for drilling process control developed by clients and third parties. The system also has the capability to integrate with real time downhole date transmitted to surface by wired drill pipe. NOV system. Contact: [email protected]

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