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Celle Drilling 2021: Call for Papers

The Celle Drilling 2021 – International Conference and Exhibition for Advanced Drilling Technology will take place virtually on 14 September 2021.   In the past, a number of Drillbotics teams presented papers that were well …

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Updated FAQs 8 Feb

The FAQs for the 2021 competition was updated 8 Feb to address questions from several teams.  An example of the questions include: Do we simulate a consolidated virtual rig to drill a well, or only model the 7 items mentioned in …

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Phase II Finalists Announced

The Drillbotics committee met on 28 January to select the teams who will advance to Phase II of the 2020-2021 Drillbotics Competition.  Each team was notified by an email that included comments from the judges that were specific to …

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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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