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2021 Guidelines Released: Update

The Guidelines (version 1) for the 2020-2021 competition are now available.  Go to the Guidelines page for the latest set of guidelines.  Please complete the registration form for your team before 1 November 2020. Universities …

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SPE Podcast: Drillbotics History and More

SPE's Paige McCown talks with Fred Florence, president of Rig Operations/one of the founding members of SPE’s Drilling System Automation Technical Section, and Enrique Losoya, Petroleum Engineering doctoral student at Texas A&M …

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Autonomous Drilling with a Miniature Drilling Rig

“Design a drilling rig and related equipment to autonomously drill a vertical well as quickly as possible while maintaining borehole quality and integrity of the drilling rig and drillstring.”

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