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Original Air Date: 9 February 2022 @ 7:00 Houston (GMT-6)
In This Virtual Panel Discussion:
In 2021, the IADC Advanced Rig Technology (ART) Committee chartered a workgroup to upgrade the IADC dull grading system. An overview of the planned efforts was given on 4 January 2021 titled Upgrading the Grading: “If your bit could talk, what would it tell you?” More than 100 industry experts have been working on this for the past year in four work groups: Drill Bits, BHAs, Case Studies, and Data Storage and Retrieval. This new virtual panel discussion highlights the progress made, issues to be resolved, and roadmap to completion this year.
- 7:00 – 7:10 – IADC Upgrade Overview – Robert van Kuilenburg
Each work group gives a 20 minute update on their:
- Current planned output
- Items to be resolved
- Time to completion
7:10 – 7:30 – Drill Bit Group – Dustin Lyles / Tom Roberts
7:30 – 7:50 – BHA Group – Paul Neil
7:50 – 8:00 – Break
8:00 – 8:20 – Case Studies – Willie Watson
8:20 – 8:40 – Data Storage and Retrieval – David Shackleton
8:40 – 9:00 – Closing Remarks/Action Items – Paul Pastusek