How Cloud Technology Is Improving The Well Planning Process

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There are a lot of changes happening in our industry. Automation, "Big Data" and Cloud technologies are starting to show benefits to operators and service companies alike. Well planning is one area that promises to quickly implement such technologies to the benefit of engineers. The cloud is providing enhanced communications between the engineer, vendors, the rig and management. Data is starting to take shape with data aggregation and analysis applications coming available to actually make sense of it. Artificial Intelligence and Machine Language are automating analysis processes to make the engineer more productive and responsive, especially in "factory" style drilling environments.

Biography: Dan has 45 years in the Drilling industry this year, with work experience in Drilling Consulting, Directional Drilling , Manufacturing and Fishing Tools, worldwide. Dan has been working with modeling and simulators since the early 1980s when Drilco came out with their BHA analysis program. He has been associated and used many of the well planning suites developed in the past as well as data analysis tools. Recent focus has been in the dynamic hydraulic multiphase well control simulation as well as the introduction of Schlumberger's drilling programs in their cloud environment called Delfi. He is currently based in Oklahoma City.

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