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Drilling Optimization

Wednesday, 5 October
362 A-C
Technical Session
Optimizing well placement and drilling efficiency while minimizing bit/equipment damages and avoiding drilling hazards is of utmost importance. This session showcases the advancements in downhole/surface technologies and techniques for efficient drilling, improved wellbore placement and automated post-run bit-condition evaluation.
Session Chairperson(s)
Nicholas Lyons - Baker Hughes
Okurerie Ogedegbe - Shell Petroleum Development Company Nigeria (SPDC)
Sarah Kern - Helmerich & Payne Inc.
  • 0830-0855 210312
    Auto Driller Improvements And Open Source Modeling Reduce Drilling Time And Trips
    P.E. Pastusek, ExxonMobil Upstream Integrated Solutions Co; P. Barajas, ExxonMobil UIS; A. Hinojosa, ExxonMobil; P. Clayton, ExxonMobil UIS; M.F. Whatley, Nabors Drilling USA; S. Soni, Nabors Drilling Solutions; M.R. Manocha, Nabors Corporate Services; S. Saxena, Nabors Industries; R. Dixit, ExxonMobil Services & Technology Pvt Ltd; G.S. Payette, Exxon Mobil Corporation
  • 0855-0920 210249
    Drilling Limiters, Drilling Process Automation, And Drilling Data - Relating Downhole Measurements To Surface Process Automation
    M.R. Isbell, Hess Corp.; I.S. Fonseca, S.G. Boone, Nabors Drilling USA; D. Avdeev, Nabors Drilling Solutions; J. Neal, Hess Corp.; B. Farrow, Nabors Corporate Services
  • 0920-0945 210369
    Using AI Cuttings Load Classification To Assess Hole Cleaning And Wellbore Stability
    C. Holt, DrillDocs Company; F. Ruel, DrillDocs
  • 0945-1010 210195
    Finally, A Low Cost And Autonomous Method Of Generating Corrected Mechanical Specific Energy For Improved Decision Making, Drilling Performance, And Rock Property Characterization
    J. Kilb, B.C. Brame, K. Anderson, Ovintiv (formerly Encana)
  • 1040-1105 210105
    Real-time Mud Motor Stall Detection Using Downhole And Surface Data For Improved Performance Management And Failure Mitigation
    M.H. Alameer, A. Patni, A.d. Germain, N. Wang, P. Ashok, E. van Oort, The University of Texas At Austin; S. Abe, R. Sato, JOGMEC
  • 1105-1130 210361
    Automating Log Interpretation For Optimal Well Placement And Increased Drilling Efficiency
    F. Jonsbraaten, Baker Hughes Norway; M. Iversen, K. Røsvik Jensen, M.V. Constable, H. Haktorson, Equinor; D. Holbrough, S. Wessling, Baker Hughes
  • 1130-1155 210340
    Challenging Standard Practices: How A Review Of Standard Practices Resulted In An Improvement In BHA Reliability
    C.N. Marland, Chevron Corporation; D.A. Gonzalez, Chevron; J.W. Koy, Chevron North America E&P
  • Alternate 210135
    Design Mud Weight And Control Breakout Width Based On Angle Of Intersection Analysis
    J. Zhang, BP America Inc; S. Edwards, BP America
  • Alternate 210084
    Novel Multi-Station MWD Survey Correction
    K. Bulychenkov, MWD STD Inc

Prepare for an Unforgettable Opening Session!

Through an insightful discussion, we aim to provide a comprehensive understanding of the past, present, and future of innovation within the Oil & Gas industry, inspiring a new era of energy professionals committed to shaping a resilient and sustainable energy landscape.


Moderator: Elena Melchert | Podcast Host and Consultant | Oil and Gas Global Network