Tekna have selected Sekal to the ‘’Technology Award 2018’’ for our breakthrough and leading position when digitalizing and automating of the drilling process. Sekal technology is a result from years of research performed by NORCE and Sekal when creating software...
Transocean, the world’s largest Deep Water Drilling Contractors, and Sekal, the world’s leading provider of model-based automatic drilling control systems (DrillTronics), have collaborated to integrate the DrillTronics technology on four semi-submersible drilling...
Saudi Aramco’s Drilling Operations have awarded SEKAL a contract to deploy DrillScene and DrillExpect on multiple wells to be monitored by Aramco’s Real Time Operating Center (RTOC) in Dammam, Saudi Arabia. SEKAL views Aramco’s ambitions and range of complimenting...
Sekal in the press
Updated News – World Oil, 18 Feb 2019 STEINHAUSEN, Switzerland — Transocean Ltd. has announced that it has entered into an agreement with its customer, Equinor, to license and install...
News update – Spe.org/Journal of Petroleum Technology, 19 February 2019 Transocean said will install automated drilling systems on four of its harsh-environment rigs on long-term contracts...
Bergerud R. , Presentation at Norwegian Petroleum Association (NPF) The 26. Kristiansand conference drilling & wells technology, September 2016.
SPE 168018-MS, Chmela, B.; Gibson, N.; Abrahamsen, E. and Bergerud, R. Presented at the IADC/SPE Drilling Conference and Exhibition in Fort Worth, Texas, USA, 4–6 March 2014.
F.P Iversen, SPE, B. Daireaux, SPE, A. Leulseged, R.G. Mihai, SPE, and L.J. Gressgaard, Intl Research Inst of Stavanger; R. Bergerud, SPE, Sekal; and B.T. Bruun, SPE, and M.K. Balov, SPE, Statoil ASA, April 2013
SPE-177825-MS Egill Abrahamsen, Ronny Bergerud, Sekal AS, Roald Kluge, Matthew King, Statoil ASA, 12 November 2015
Thorogood, J., Aldred, W., Florence, F., and Iversen, F. 2010.” SPE Drill & Compl 25 (4): 419-425. SPE-119884-PA. doi: 10.2118/119884-PA.
Iversen F.P., E. Cayeux, E. W. Dvergsnes, 2008: Paper IADC/SPE 112744 presented at IADC/SPE Drilling Conference in Orlando, Florida, 2008
Gravdal J.E., R. J. Lorentzen, K. K. Fjelde, E. H. Vefring, 2005: Paper SPE 97028 presented at the SPE Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition, Dallas, Texas, 9-12 October 2005
IADC/SPE 150942. Eric Cayeux, Benoît Daireaux, Erik Wolden Dvergsnes, IRIS, Gunnstein Sælevik, Sekal, Mohamed Zidan, Statoil. This paper was prepared for presentation at the 2012 IADC/SPE Drilling Conference and Exhibition held in San Diego, California, USA, 6–8 March 2012.
SPE 150422. Eric Cayeux, Benoît Daireaux, Erik Wolden Dvergsnes, IRIS, Gunnstein Sælevik, Sekal. This paper was prepared for presentation at the SPE Intelligent Energy International held in Utrecht, The Netherlands, 27–29 March 2012.
Cayeux, E., Daireaux, B., and Dvergsnes, E.W. 2011. SPE Drill& Compl 26 (1): 41-51. SPE-128285-PA. doi: 10.2118/128285-PA.
Cayeux E., B. Daireaux, E. W. Dvergsnes, 2010, Paper SPE/IADC 128286 presented at the SPE/IADC Drilling Conference and Exhibition, New Orleans, Louisiana, 2-4 February 2010
F. Iversen, International Research Institute of Stavanger (IRIS); E. Cayeux, IRIS; E. W. Dvergsnes, IRIS; M. Welmer,
National Oilwell Varco (NOV); A. Torsvoll, Statoil and A. Merlo, ENI S.p.A. E&P Division
2007 AADE technical paper AADE-07-NTCE-4
Larsen H.F., T. E. Alfsen, R. Kvalsund, F. P. Iversen, M. Welmer, S. Ekrene, J. Lundal, 2010: Paper SPE/IADC 128234 presented at the SPE/IADC Drilling Conference and Exhibition, New Orleans, Louisiana, 2-4 February 2010
Paper SPE/IADC 128958 presented at the SPE/IADC Drilling Conference and Exhibition, New Orleans, Louisiana, 2-4 February 2010
Iversen F., Cayeux E., Dvergsnes E.W., Ervik R., Welmer M. and Balov M.K., 2009, Paper SPE 112744, SPE Drilling and Completion, November 2009
Cayeux E., Daireaux B., 2009: Paper SPE/IADC 119435 presented at the SPE/IADC Drilling Conference and Exhibition, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 17-19 March, 2009
Cayeux E., Dvergsnes E.W. and Iversen F., 2009,Paper SPE/IADC 119650 presented at the SPE/IADC Drilling Conference and Exhibition, Amsterdam, Netherlands, 17-19 March 2009
Iversen F., Cayeux E., Dvergsnes E. W., Gravdal J. E., Vefring E. H., 2006: Paper IADC/SPE 99207 presented at the IADC/SPE Drilling Conference, February 21–23, 2006, Miami, Florida, U.S.A.
DrillScene® and DrillTronics®
training and support
Sekal offers a range of DrillScene training courses to meet the needs of data analysts, drilling analysts, and mud loggers. Each course teaches effective workflow practices and encourages users to adopt the most effective and proactive processes for their operations.
Sekal provides round-the-clock support for its software products through a dedicated hotline and an online support facility that includes password-protected access to a comprehensive user guide
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