When the oil price is down, the gloves come off! Maximizing the full potential of closed-loop drilling (CLD) techniques to achieve dynamic well control and effectively slash costs is one often overlooked solution: Leveraging on the experience of numerous operations, this paper will showcase the operational impact of CLD to demonstrate why CLD technologies are one of the most underutilized performance drilling tools available to the market, yielding operational process safety improvements and cost-savings unattainable with conventional methods.

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