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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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Openings at University of Calgary

Dr. Roman Shor at the University of Calgary asked us to post job openings that may be of interest to Drillbotics competitors. He is launching a research project later this spring looking at hard rock drilling for geothermal applications. …

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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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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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