Drilling automation

Totally automated drilling today looks like a robot doing all the heavy lifting on a drilling floor. By 2025, there may no longer be anything surprising about it.
A supervised machine-learning algorithm is developed to classify drilling parameters that increase rate of penetration and bit endurance for use in unconventional fields in Australia.
The failure of the Raptor rig to drill its first-ever well offers a short history of the challenges that came with creating the first automated drilling rig.

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