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Publisher: Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE)
Paper presented at the SPE Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition, September 21–23, 2021
Paper Number: SPE-206092-MS
... renewable energy incident hole section rig geothermal drilling Introduction Drilling takes a large sum of the energy company's budget. This applies for petroleum and geothermal companies. Renting the rig can vary between $ 20K per day for an inland rig in North America (Daleel, 2019) to $ 250K...
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Publisher: Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE)
Paper presented at the SPE Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition, September 21–23, 2021
Paper Number: SPE-205864-MS
... rigs ( Slagmulder 2016 ) and bespoke bottom hole assembly (BHA) that limit operational options. The goal is in designing systems that enable directional drilling automation ( Chatar 2018 ) with existing BHAs. This paper will look at three challenges that were identified and overcome to deploy a vendor...
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Paper presented at the SPE Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition, October 26–29, 2020
Paper Number: SPE-201440-MS
... Abstract The driller on the rig performs a number of complex tasks including engaging and disengaging the bit, determining subsurface bit location in real-time, orienting the toolface to steer the bit, adjusting pumps and rotary, and deciding set-points to maximize performance, all while...
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Paper presented at the SPE Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition, October 26–29, 2020
Paper Number: SPE-201495-MS
... scenario oil production student rig workforce engineering intake exponential technology engineering education academic institution energy economics upstream oil & gas cloud computing university curricula artificial intelligence Recovery took almost 15 years after the 1980s crash...
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Paper presented at the SPE Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition, October 26–29, 2020
Paper Number: SPE-201763-MS
... drilling drillstring design information fusion upstream oil & gas calculation indirect measurement exhibition crown block rig drilling data acquisition artificial intelligence drilling operation accuracy collaboration requirement digital twin sensor adc system drilling fluid...
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Paper presented at the SPE Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition, September 30–October 2, 2019
Paper Number: SPE-195835-MS
... are both necessary. Oil companies require even more robust and efficient gain and loss tools, with reduced costs and reduced rig personnel. Instead of using the flow paddle, a flowmeter can be installed on the flowline. The advantage in terms of reactivity is the same as that of the flow paddle...
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Paper presented at the SPE Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition, September 30–October 2, 2019
Paper Number: SPE-196080-MS
... of the drilling engineering educational process. At the Colorado School of Mines, both goals are achieved using a new coring rig equipped with a high-frequency data acquisition system. A Sandvik DE 130 Diamond Coring Rig was acquired by the school through a grant from Apache Corporation that has proven...
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Paper presented at the SPE Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition, September 24–26, 2018
Paper Number: SPE-191586-MS
... Abstract Years of effort, knowledge, innovation, and process integration resulted in the first unmanned remote operation where the drilling services company completed the directional drilling contract without any physical presence of personnel on the rig. In addition, the company has...
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Paper presented at the SPE Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition, October 9–11, 2017
Paper Number: SPE-187388-MS
... designing a BOP functional test tool that could be conveyed to the well-head by the wireline itself. This would eliminate the added process of wireline POOH and pipe RIH/POOH. For functional test amidst wireline operations, this new process shelves approximately ~10 hours of rig time, as shown in Figure 2...
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Paper presented at the SPE Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition, September 26–28, 2016
Paper Number: SPE-181415-MS
... Abstract This paper documents some of the key findings on the data required and methods used to detect and correct issues with drilling control systems such as auto drillers, top drive active torsional damping systems, and heave compensation systems. It has been found that the rig control...
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Paper presented at the SPE Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition, September 26–28, 2016
Paper Number: SPE-181458-MS
.... real time system remote collaboration reduce risk user interface planning phase milling Upstream Oil & Gas Technician rig knowledge management communication database application operation new technology software Anchor personnel reduction real-time data society of petroleum...
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Paper presented at the SPE Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition, September 26–28, 2016
Paper Number: SPE-181315-MS
... Abstract After the setup of a real-time drilling data feed from the Rig site to the operations center, the obvious question is - How good is the data that is being streamed? Real-Time rig sensor data could be an effective input for drilling optimization, However, the confidence in the results...
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Paper presented at the SPE Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition, September 26–28, 2016
Paper Number: SPE-181494-MS
... Abstract Through-tubing bridge plugs (TTBPs) enable the production of new zones by isolating abandoned zones without requiring a costly and time-consuming workover rig. Previously available hydraulic setting tools were not applicable to all types of well conditions and plugs, often because...
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Paper presented at the SPE Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition, September 28–30, 2015
Paper Number: SPE-174920-MS
... opportunity. The competition requires university teams to design and build laboratory-scale drilling rigs to automatically drill through a sample of material unknown to the students. This paper presents the winning students' summary of the rig design, construction and operation of their test results and how...
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Paper presented at the SPE Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition, September 28–30, 2015
Paper Number: SPE-174779-MS
... the conference, thereby contributing to topics of interest. The technical track included work to define a common interface for equipment control based on the OPC-UA communications protocol and a rig information model, or data dictionary, which is necessary for modeling the process of drilling a stand using...
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Paper presented at the SPE Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition, October 27–29, 2014
Paper Number: SPE-170744-MS
... the safety of all personnel involved and comply with regulatory spacing stipulations. This paper aims to illustrate how Shell Canada implemented SIMOPS; further highlighting how rig operations were successfully co-ordinated during a restrictive weather period (melting snow and associated road bans) and how...
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Paper presented at the SPE Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition, September 30–October 2, 2013
Paper Number: SPE-166387-MS
... Abstract The safe and efficient construction of a well requires close attention to how the well and the rig equipment behave as the well is drilled. This primarily involves monitoring and correctly interpreting all the data collected at the rig site. In the past, this was primarily accomplished...
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Paper presented at the SPE Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition, October 8–10, 2012
Paper Number: SPE-160074-MS
... drilling can be found with rig moves and skidding applications, leading into the concern of road use for unconventional developments. Significant mitigation of environmental and financial risk can be incorporated with forethought and the use of centralized infrastructure for frac spreads instead...
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Paper presented at the SPE Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition, October 8–10, 2012
Paper Number: SPE-159349-MS
... The rig that was selected was a hybrid rig, with a "Big Wheel" injector, as shown in Figure 2 , which provides the versatility to drill with coiled tubing (with the wheel raised), whilst also providing the ability to run and pull casing (with the wheel lowered). The company and the type...
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Paper presented at the SPE Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition, October 30–November 2, 2011
Paper Number: SPE-146624-MS
... and blame game quickly showed the entire world that all operators may not be truly partnered with their rig and service suppliers in cooperative efforts to safely drill and complete the high rate wells which have historically made the deepwater Gulf of Mexico an attractive area to explore. After the blowout...

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