July/August 2024

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Digital Transformation
AI and emerging gen AI technologies set to unlock new frontiers in drilling
Industry starting to test the waters with technologies like generative AI to help ‘democratize’ data access, drive smarter decision making
By Stephen Whitfield, Senior Editor
Automation initiatives show untapped potential in drilling optimization
Machine learning models, automated connections among projects highlighting gains that can still be made in drilling performance
By Stephen Whitfield, Senior Editor
Repsol’s InWell.ai leverages data analytics, AI to enhance drilling, prevent major downtime events
By Javier Rey, Repsol
eDrilling kicks off ambitious R&D project leveraging agentic AI to develop a ‘drilling agent’
By Jessica Whiteside, Contributor
AI-enabled large language model speeds up wells data retrieval – but must be used with care
By Jessica Whiteside, Contributor
Speech recognition technology adapted for high-accuracy detection of drillstring breakover
By Stephen Forrester, Contributor
Advances in Completion Technologies
Completion-based velocity string solutions can help extend life of gas wells, maximize recovery
By Simon Leiper, Viking completion technology
IADC Connection
2023 ISP report shows marked improvements in LTI, recordable rates despite rise in manhours
From the Chairman: Advocating for the drilling industry with a unified voice on C.A.R.E.S.
By Brad James, IADC Chairman
News Cuttings


Drilling Ahead: Ongoing projects showcase how AI can be leveraged within drilling
By Linda Hsieh, Editor & Publisher
D&C News

D&C Tech Digest

News Briefs: Environmental, Social and Governance

Oil & Gas Markets

People, Companies and Products


Perspectives: Mardonildo Filho, Ventura Offshore – Attracting young talent will be critical for industry growth
By Stephen Whitfield, Senior Editor
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