Exclusive video: New system automates completion services for safer operations

Posted on 07 May 2013

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With Superior Energy Services' Complete Automated Technology System, people are removed from the rig floor and can control operations from the driller's chair.

With Superior Energy Services’ Complete Automated Technology System, people are removed from the rig floor and can control operations from the driller’s chair.

For onshore and offshore completion services, Superior Energy Services recently launched the Complete Automated Technology System to provide safer operations, better well performance and lower costs. Tim Bridges, vice president sales & business development for Superior Energy Services, speaks with Drilling Contractor associate editor Joanne Liou in an exclusive video about the technology, which received a 2013 OTC Spotlight on New Technology award. The system uses remote-operated or pre-programmed robotics to control various completion components, including a snubbing unit, blowout preventer, pumps, circulation tanks, top drive, closing systems and pipe-handling systems as part of one unit.

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