Technology Papers

General papers and webinars presented at various conferences and describing and developing the infrastructure and awareness for drilling systems automation.


https://www.onepetro.org/journal-paper/SPE-0916-0094-JPT

Systems Architecture and Operations States for Drilling and Completion: The Foundation to Real Performance Measurement and Drilling Systems Automation - SPE 178814

John P de Wardt, DE WARDT AND COMPANY; Calvin E Inabinett Jr, Independent; Moray L Laing, SAS Institute; John D Macpherson, Baker Hughes. IADC/SPE Drilling Conference and Exhibition held in Fort Worth, Texas, USA, March 2016. Presentation and published


https://www.onepetro.org/conference-paper/SPE-178841-MS

Human Systems Integration: Key Enabler for Improved Driller Performance and Successful Automation Application - SPE 178841

John P de Wardt, DE WARDT AND COMPANY; Thomas B Sheridan, MIT; Amanda DiFiore. AMD Consulting. IADC/SPE Drilling Conference and Exhibition held in Fort Worth, Texas, USA, March 2016. Presentation and published


https://www.onepetro.org/conference-paper/SPE-178787-MS

John Macpherson, Baker Hughes; John de Wardt, DE WARDT AND COMPANY; Moray Laing, SAS Institute; Nathan Zenero, Independent. IADC/SPE Drilling Conference and Exhibition held in Fort Worth, Texas, USA, March 2016. 


https://www.onepetro.org/journal-paper/SPE-0915-0137-JPT

Drilling Systems Automation Roadmap - The Means to Accelerate Adoption – SPE 173010

John P de Wardt, SPE, DE WARDT AND COMPANY; John D Macpherson, SPE, Baker Hughes; Mario Zamora, SPE, M-I SWACO; Blaine Dow, SPE, Slim Hbaieb, SPE, Schlumberger; Robin A Macmillan, SPE, NOV; Moray L Laing, SPE, SAS Institute; Amanda M DiFiore, QinetiQ North America; Calvin E Inabinett Jr., SPE, Aerojet Rocketdyne; Mark W Anderson, SPE, Shell Int E&P.; 2015 SPE/IADC Drilling Conference and Exhibition held in London, United Kingdom, 17–19 March 2015.


https://www.onepetro.org/conference-paper/SPE-167933-MS

The Drilling Business Model: Driver or Inhibitor of Performance and Innovation – SPE 167933

John P de Wardt, DE WARDT AND COMPANY INC; 2014 IADC/SPE Drilling Conference and Exhibition held in Fort Worth, Texas, USA, 4–6 March 2014. Reprinted in Drilling Contractor Magazine, May / June 2014. 


http://www.onepetro.org/conference-paper/SPE-163422-MS 

Drilling Systems Automation - Preparing for the Big Jump Forward – SPE 163422

John P de Wardt, Michael Behounek, Clinton Chapman, Devi Putra., 2013 SPE/IADC Drilling Conference, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, March 2013. 


https://opcfoundation.org/event-details/?ee=89

Webinar recordings and PDF: OPC UA and ISA-95 from Dec 16, 2015. Did you miss the webinar about OPC UA and ISA-95? No problem, just download the PDF or listen to the recording.


https://opcfoundation.org/event-details/?ee=88

Webinar recordings and PDF: OPC UA and OffShore platforms (MDIS) from Nov 18, 2015. Did you miss the webinar about OPC UA and OffShore platforms (MDIS)? No problem, just download the PDF or listen to the recording


https://www.onepetro.org/journal-paper/SPE-163412-PA

De Wardt, J. P. (2014, March 1). Industry Analogies for Successful Implementation of Drilling-Systems Automation and Real-Time Operating Centers. Society of Petroleum Engineers. doi:10.2118/163412-PA


https://www.onepetro.org/journal-paper/SPE-166263-PA

Macpherson, J. D., de Wardt, J. P., Florence, F., Chapman, C., Zamora, M., Laing, M., & Iversen, F. (2013, December 1). Drilling-Systems Automation: Current State, Initiatives, and Potential Impact. Society of Petroleum Engineers. doi:10.2118/166263-PA


 https://www.onepetro.org/conference-paper/SPE-151412-MS

Sadlier, A. G., Laing, M. L., & Shields, J. A. (2012, January 1). Data Aggregation and Drilling Automation: Connecting the Interoperability Bridge between Acquisition, Monitoring, Evaluation, and Control. Society of Petroleum Engineers. doi:10.2118/151412-MS


 https://www.onepetro.org/conference-paper/IPTC-14717-MS

De Wardt, J. P., & Rogers, J. (2011, January 1). Drilling Systems Automation - A Technology That is at a Tipping Point. International Petroleum Technology Conference. doi:10.2523/14717-MS


 https://www.onepetro.org/conference-paper/SPE-128953-MS

Springett, F. B., Shelton, A. D., Swain, J. A., Valdez, H. F., Goetz, C. A., Wong, N., … Killalea, M. (2010, January 1). Advanced Rig Technology--Future Technology Subcommittee Report of Activities and Industry Survey Results. Society of Petroleum Engineers. doi:10.2118/128953-MS


 https://www.onepetro.org/journal-paper/SPE-119884-PA

Thorogood, J., Aldred, W. D., Florence, F., & Iversen, F. (2010, December 1). Drilling Automation: Technologies, Terminology, and Parallels With Other Industries. Society of Petroleum Engineers. doi:10.2118/119884-PA


 https://www.onepetro.org/conference-paper/SPE-119884-MS

Thorogood, J. L., Florence, F., Iversen, F. P., & Aldred, W. D. (2009, January 1). Drilling Automation: Technologies, Terminology and Parallels With Other Industries. Society of Petroleum Engineers. doi:10.2118/119884-MS