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 International Drilling Conference and Exhibition 2023  SPE/IADC International Drilling Conference and Exhibition
  4-6 March 2025 | Stavanger Forum, Norway


Wellbore Surveying: Novel Techniques Driving Efficiency

Thursday, 7 March
Grand Ballroom A
This well placement focused session presents examples where new techniques and technologies have been applied to reduce costs and increase efficiency. This includes examples where traditional techniques have been challenged, and replaced with smarter approaches. The benefits have been tangible – reduced costs, increased efficiency and opening doors for maximizing the future benefits of drilling automation.
Adrian Ledroz - Gyrodata Inc.
Colin Cockburn - bp
  • 0800-0825 217734
    Achieving ISCWSA MWD+IFR1 Tool Codes Without Airborne Magnetic Surveys
    R. Paynter, A. Pare, G. Crookston, A. Berarducci, Helmerich & Payne
  • 0825-0850 217709
    Innovative Drilling Strategy for Horizontal Wells In Triple Splitter Wellhead Arrangement: A Case Study From Rubiales Field in Colombia
    C. Marino, N. Campos, A. Ledroz, C. Londono, O. Espitia, J. Villavicencio, SLB; A. Calderon, M. Sastre, L. Guzman, I. Real, H. Gonzalez, L. Mora, J. Caceres, D. Gaitan, S. Martinez, Ecopetrol S.A.
  • 0850-0915 217707
    Facilitating Directional Drilling Work to Reach the Target Entry by Calculating a Safe Operating Envelope
    L. Saavedra Jerez, University of Stavanger; E. Cayeux, NORCE Norwegian Research Centre AS; D. Sui, University of Stavanger
  • 0915-0940 217702
    First SAGD Well Placement Using Non-stationary Definitive Dynamic Surveys Passive Magnetic Ranging and Gyro While Drilling
    M. ElGizawy, K&M Technology Group, SLB; M. Fraser, Scientific Drilling Inc; A. Soh, A. Al Qalhati, M.M. Al Maqrashi, SLB; S. Al Bahri, A. Al Musallami, H. Al Mahrooqi, N.J. Greenwell, J. Lightfoot, Oxy; R. Lowdon, SLB
  • Alternate 217959
    Establishing a Validation Process for Survey Correction Algorithms
    J. Albright, Superior QC LLC