The well completion planning process can be more effective by moving to a digital platform which enables automation of many frequent decisions, repetitive tasks and calculations performed by completion engineers. This can potentially reduce manhours, improve quality of the completion programs, improve HSE and performance in operations. As the industry moves towards automation of the rig equipment, digitalizing the well planning process can further aid rig automation coupling the digital completion program and procedures with the rig equipment execution platform. The initial step in the project was to establish the Basis of Design and completion operational decisions into programmed machine logic. This logic is based on digital experience developed from standards and industry best practices. This work shows how digital and automated well completion planning can be applied to improve the well completion selection workflow.

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