Automation & Control

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February 18, 2024
Oceaneering International, Inc. announced that its Aerospace and Defense Technologies (ADTech) business segment has been awarded a contract by the Defense Innovation Unit (DIU), a U.S. Department of Defense organization, for the development and testing of the Freedom Autonomous Underwater Vehicle (AUV) as a potential Large Displacement Unmanned Undersea Vehicle (LDUUV) prototype for the U.S. Navy’s Program Office for Advanced Undersea Systems.
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February 06, 2024
Oil States Energy Services, a global provider of remote wellsite monitoring and control solutions, announced its new ACTIVEHub system and ACTIVELatch technology. Together, these innovations fulfill operators’ needs for remotely monitoring and automating frac locations to promote a more efficient, safer wellsite.
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January 30, 2024
SLB digital technologies for surface automation, autonomous on-bottom drilling, and directional drilling were combined to enable 99% of a 2.6 km section to be drilled in autonomous control mode. Over a five-well program, a 60% increase in rate of penetration was achieved, resulting in faster well delivery while reducing cost and carbon emissions.
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January 22, 2024
The ROCS system, developed by Optime Subsea, transforms the installation of production tubing in subsea wells by eliminating the need for umbilicals. This results in significantly safer and faster operations while reducing the need for personnel in the red zone on the rig.
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January 16, 2024
As part of a ten-day inspection campaign, Aker BP and DeepOcean inspected subsea trees and other subsea infrastructure at the Alvheim subsea field on the Norwegian Continental Shelf.
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January 11, 2024
The agreement will enable customers to seamlessly integrate the companies’ drilling automation applications and rig operating systems to deliver improved well construction performance and efficiency.
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January 04, 2024
AIQ’s WellInsight solution consists of four modules – AI-BHI, Geostress, 1D MEM, and Payzone – which automate and enhance the analysis and modelling of borehole data using computer vision and other technology, to support geologists and engineers in planning drilling activities.
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November 2023
AI and energy: The promise ahead
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November 07, 2023
Under the agreement, Halliburton and Sekal are collaborating on several technologies and services that incorporate Halliburton digitally integrated well construction solutions and the Sekal DrillTronics automation platform.
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October 30, 2023
By tailoring the AICVs for each reservoir’s needs based on the fluids viscosity and density contracts, the AICV enables operators to optimize zonal production rates based on the composition of the fluids.
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October 26, 2023
The RoboWell system utilizes real time data to continuously react to changing oil field dynamics, to optimize production processes, as well as ensure operation within safety parameters to minimize well instability and reduce the risk of stoppages or other incidents.
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October 16, 2023
Flowco Production Solutions announced the immediate availability of the APEX Multi-Well Controller, giving oil and gas operators more precise monitoring and control technology to optimize their well pads for gas-lifted, plunger-lifted, and GAPL (gas-assisted-plunger-lift) assets.
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October 12, 2023
It is estimated that the USV solution can reduce CO2 emissions with more than 90% compared to a conventional offshore vessel when conducting subsea IMR operations.
Webcast

Unveiling Secure Controllers for Efficient and Automated Operations

November 16, 2023
Baker Hughes
Artificial Lift secure controllers are revolutionizing and shaping the future of the oil and gas industry by enhancing operational efficiency and automation. Discover the cutting-edge advancements and immense potential of secure controllers, while also conducting a thorough gap analysis for field automation. Furthermore, gain a comprehensive understanding of the critical IT cybersecurity requirements associated with these controllers.
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October 02, 2023
This first-of-its-kind device addresses reservoir fluid uncertainties and allows the operator to enhance oil and natural gas recovery in wells where current autonomous technologies are limited.
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September 26, 2023
Add Energy’s software, AssetVoiceTM, utilizes customizable automated work flows with scannable tags to link the physical asset with its digital imprint, giving assets a voice.
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September 07, 2023
By connecting Corva’s industry-leading App Store and Dev Center to Nabors universal rig controls and automation platforms – SmartROS® and RigCLOUD® – the players aim to bring a whole new level of intelligence and performance to drilling rigs.
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September 05, 2023
Exail and Oceaneering reached an agreement, where Oceaneering will purchase its first DriX USV, to support deepwater geophysical and asset inspection operations, including autonomous underwater vehicle (AUV) positioning, and offshore and nearshore surveys.
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August 29, 2023
The pilot project addresses the need for improved leak detection technologies, with the objective of demonstrating and qualifying Nauticus leak detection technology from autonomous robots for Equinor.
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August 29, 2023
The first USV will be ready for operations in 2025, when it will go on charter for DeepOcean, who will utilize the USV for subsea IMR and survey work in the offshore renewables and oil and gas industries.
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August 22, 2023
Derived from Aquanaut, this undersea robot features technology to support longer and more challenging missions.
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