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Application Deadline is 14 April 2021

The oil and gas drilling industry has seen significant improvement in drilling efficiency and costs over the last 5 years. Technology and improved processes have contributed, but these gains are also the result of commoditization and the erosion of margins, especially for contractors and providers of services and equipment. Some believe that advancements in technology and automation will significantly contribute to operator value while redressing margins.  




The purpose of this forum is to investigate the reality or fallacy of these promised benefits. Participants will

  • Discuss other potential values of increase technology uptake
  • Review the vision and roadmaps across industry players
  • Examine the extent to which these technology and automation should be developed for the drilling industry

Who Should Attend?

Drilling and Completions Managers and Engineers

Well Construction stakeholders (Subsea, Drilling, Completions and Production)

Drilling and Completions Technology Champions/Leaders


Service Providers

Technology Providers


Designed for O&G professionals interested in leveraging technology and process automation to well construction to maximize stakeholder value



The Forum is a limited-attendance meeting for up to 75 people, designed for professionals in the oil and gas industry interested in the effective adoption of technology and automation advance in well life cycle performance. 

ℹ️  A written summary will be prepared and distributed to participants after the forum at the discretion of the steering committee and SPE approval.