Automated Drilling Poised to Grow Over Next 5 Years

Oil and gas operators worldwide report that approximately 41% of the wells drilled in the next 5 years will require use of automated drilling technologies where downhole sensors are communicating with rig equipment to automatically adjust well path and direction.

A recent study conducted by Kimberlite Oilfield Research based on interviews with 269 drilling engineers and managers worldwide representing over 100 oil & gas operating companies re