Digital oilfield

Well monitoring hasn’t been easy. But it’s something that has to be done. If you want to prevent disasters, your engineers have to be out there, measuring and monitoring.
This paper discusses the development and commissioning of one of the first fields in the UAE to be operated remotely. The designed and applied technology facilitated unmanned operation of the field from downhole to export.
Dynamic simulation has proved an effective tool throughout the lifecycle of the deepwater Appomattox project, in large part because of implementation at an early stage.

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