Tech Talks: Advancing Digital Performance with Drilling Fluids

In this SPE Tech Talk, join Schlumberger's Ethan Peterson as he discusses what the Drilling Fluid Advisor is and what it does to support and enable remote operations.

Topics covered in this Tech Talk include:

1. What does DFA do to support and enable remote operations?

2. Can I view any Electronic Drilling Recorder (EDR) channel?

3. How does the Drilling Fluids Advisor provide advice?

4. What is the activity level of a Drilling Fluid Specialist on your WBM jobs, and what automated measurements are the most important toward reducing DFA time and increasing drilling fluid performance.

This Tech Talk is categorized under the Drilling technical discipline.

David Gibson (Moderator)


SPE Live

David Gibson has earned a reputation as a disruptive thought leader in the field of emerging oilfield technology.An engineer-turned-entrepreneur, David now owns and manages Gibson Reports, a MWD and Directional Drilling market research firm as well as a partner and board member for several start-up companies. Launching his oilfield career as a UTA-trained Mechanical Engineer, David has a 14-year track record of working for both major and independent service providers in global and domestic onshore and offshore capacities operating a wide range of tools from survey-on-connection to offshore penta-combos.Serving in leadership roles ranging from Sub-Committee Chair to Board of Directors in several professional oil and gas associations like IADD, SPE, AADE and IADC, David is a highly-requested public speaker and has been featured on 25+ different industry podcasts and livestreams to date.Known for his catchphrase, "know your industry", David's core mission is to drive the oil and gas industry toward a more knowledgeable, sustainable future.

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Ethan Peterson

Product Champion DF Digital


Ethan Peterson (Product Champion WCF Digital) is the Product Champion for Well construction Fluids' Digital products, coordinate with stakeholders to develop and implement innovative digital technology that supports the core fluids market while pioneering new drilling fluids business models. Over 10 years of experience with Environmental Solutions, gaining an understanding of solids and pressure control equipment, prior to joining Aqueous Drilling Solutions. Experience in a variety of drilling fluids systems and project types created an opportunity to become a Project Engineer. He is progressing further through technical, S&C and management positions prior to his current Product Champion role. He received a BS in Forensic Science from Weber State University in 2007.

This SPE Live Tech Talk is sponsored by Schlumberger.



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