The paper details the automation lifecycle management (ALM) methodology used in the implementation and continuous execution of drilling and pipe handling automation. The paper also presents a case study of drilling and pipe handling automation implemented in two drilling rigs operating in the North Sea that utilize the detailed ALM methodology to achieve and sustain performance.
Keywords:knowledge management, benchmarking, personnel competence, performance indicator, well operator, upstream oil & gas, functionality, technical support, automation technology, operator
Subjects:Drilling Operations, Drilling Equipment, Strategic Planning and Management, Professionalism, Training, and Education, Information Management and Systems, Lifecycle management and planning, Benchmarking and performance indicators, Personnel competence, Communities of practice, Knowledge management
Copyright 2022, Offshore Technology Conference DOI 10.4043/31950-MS