Automating the drilling of oil wells
Expert comments on how state-of-the-art technology can improve efficiency but stresses the need for experienced driller involvement
In an era when driverless cars are starting to appear on the roads, what is the scope for applying artificial intelligence and automation to the challenging task of drilling an oil well? During a joint meeting in Anchorage of the Society of Petroleum Engineers and the American Association of Drillin....
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Expert drillers needed
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