Sept. 9, 2021


Description

SPE has had a technical section on Drilling Automation since 2012. At the 2021 SPE/IADC Drilling Conference in March, there were 40+ papers that had some level of drilling automation aspects in it. Let’s get out our crystal ball and see where things are headed, and where they might end up.

  • Who is doing what and why?
  • What are the key enablers?
  • Key drivers?
  • What are the potential or existing blockers?
  • Which companies and professions will be hurt?
  • Which will be helped?
  • Come explore the wild and wooly topic of drilling automation

Featured Speakers

Speaker: Curtis Cheatham
Speaker Curtis Cheatham

Title:

Senior Drilling Engineering Advisor

Company:
Corva

Bio:

Curtis Cheatham joined Corva in 2017 as Senior Drilling Engineering Advisor where his interests include real-time drilling optimization, automated torque and drag and hydraulics, data analytics and machine learning, and drilling automation.
His career began in 1977 with Shell where he worked in …
















Title:

Senior Drilling Engineering Advisor


Company:Corva

Bio:



Curtis Cheatham joined Corva in 2017 as Senior Drilling Engineering Advisor where his interests include real-time drilling optimization, automated torque and drag and hydraulics, data analytics and machine learning, and drilling automation.


His career began in 1977 with Shell where he worked in drilling engineering research and deepwater drilling operations in the Gulf of Mexico. In 1989, he joined Sperry Sun Drilling Services where he helped develop new drilling technology including rotary steerable systems, PWD tools, and downhole vibrations sensors.


Curtis has co-authored 25+ technical papers and is past executive editor of SPE Drilling & Completion Journal. He is a member of SPE Drilling Systems Automation Technical Section and is a past Advisory Board Member and Officer. He has given talks at the SPE Gulf Coast Section Drilling Symposium – in 2017 on real-time stuck pipe prediction and in 2018 on automated torque and drag. In 2016, he was elected SPE Distinguished Member.


He holds B.S. and Master’s degrees in Mechanical Engineering from Rice University in Houston, Texas.



 

Full Description



Organizer

Tyler Reynolds | Jesus Capo












Event Contact Names:Tyler Reynolds | Jesus Capo
Event Contact Phone: +1 979 324 7085 | +1 713 471 0258


Date and Time

Thu, Sept. 9, 2021

11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.
(GMT-0500) US/Central

Event has ended

Location

At your computer



The webinar login information will be sent by email the morning of the event.

Group(s): Drilling