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Group B Phase II Tests

COVID and supply chain problems have negatively affected this year's competition.  Due to this and some teams' technical issues, we have only three teams ready for the Phase II test of the physical rigs. We need the three teams to …

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Group A Phase II Test

The Phase II tests for Group A will be held virtually this year.  Note the schedule below. Teams must submit a recorded presentation for the judges to review prior to the test, so please send your recording one week before your …

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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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