12 People and Processes

Wednesday, 8 March
Lysefjorden B
Technical Session
People and Process are still at the forefront of industry. Digital technology is also growing and playing a major part in drilling. It is hence no surprise that digital technology is being applied to people and process as well. This section will look at everything from automated advisory and control applications to digital transformation of rig management systems, also touching on performance improvements when solving human-centric challenges. The session will also inform on how digital technology is applied to the application of smart contracts. This session is sure to be a reminder of the importance of people and process as our industry evolves further to provide energy for the planet.
Session Chairperson(s)
Crispin Chatar - Schlumberger
Sarah Kern - Helmerich & Payne
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    Introducing Automated Advisory and Control Applications to a North Sea Jack-up, Technology, Human-centric Challenges and Resulting Performance Improvements at Scale
    M.J. Forshaw, Baker Hughes; S. Hovda, Equinor ASA; J.D. Macpherson, Baker Hughes
  • 0930-1000 212563
    Digital Transformation of the Rig Management System: A Systematic Approach to the Application of Software to Offshore Rigs
    G. Thomas, Å. Hjulstad, E. Wersland, S. Birkeland, A.I. Røsbak, S.M. Tran, M. Lien, J.S. Nordstrand, J.O. Ojero, F. Odebrett, Equinor

Host Organisation


Platinum Partner

Saudi Aramco

Gold Partner



Diversity & Inclusion Session Co-Sponsor



Diversity & Inclusion Session Co-Sponsor




Diversity & Inclusion Session Co-Sponsor


Helmerich & Payne

Signage Sponsor



Baker Hughes

Lanyard Sponsor


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Tech Talks Sponsor



Day 1 Coffee Breaks Sponsor


KCA Deutag

Patron Sponsor