The virtual world of digitisation

This month’s GDI opens with a couple of retrospective opinion pieces from industry trade bodies. What these pieces have in common is not only an ever-increasing focus on site safety but additionally a move towards digital solutions and, in turn, greater automation. If a job can be automated, it goes a long way to removing the danger to staff on site through human error.

 GeoDrilling International Jan/Feb 2024

GeoDrilling International Jan/Feb 2024

As rigs become ever more automated so to the skill set needed by their operators is changing. In response to this, more and more use is being made of simulators to expose operators to new systems without...

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