New Delhi: Oil & Gas drilling company Weatherford International plc announced it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Safe Influx, that provides automated well control technology, to boost well integrity in the construction phase of projects.
The pact aims at integrating Managed Pressure Drilling (MPD) solutions with Automated Well Control technology. The joint offering is expected to automate the mitigation of drilling hazards while drilling efficiently.
“This unprecedented collaboration will leverage digitalization and automation to enable operators to achieve more from their projects in the safest way possible, while having the confidence their wells will be drilled and constructed with the highest level of integrity available in the market today,” said Kevin Fisher, Vice President of Managed Pressure Drilling, Weatherford.
Safe Influx Co-founder and Managing Director Bryan Atchison said the Automated Well Control technology reduces the industry’s exposure to human factors, playing a major role in the Managed Pressure and conventional drilling markets.