Operators go to great lengths to accurately position wells and avoid well collisions as they continue to search for ways to manage oilfield drilling operations effectively to maximize performance and production, while also lowering costs. As a result of these trends, operators and oilfield service providers (such as Gyrodata) have…
John Evans has over 30 years of experience in the oil and gas industry. He is the Gyrodata Product Line Manager for rotary steerable system (RSS) and measurement-while-drilling (MWD) services. John manages the technology portfolio and operations technical support (OTS) plus the remote operations Guide Center that provides well planning, well engineering and drilling optimization. John’s primary areas of expertise include RSS, drill bits and drilling technologies, MWD, logging-while-drilling, as well as drilling engineering and optimization.
Matthew Routh has been involved in the oil industry for almost 24 years. He has spent the last 7 years with Gyrodata, with his most recent role being the Guide Center manager. Matthew graduated with a mechanical engineering degree from the University of Louisiana and has been involved in several aspects of the oil industry, including surveying, directional drilling, well planning, well engineering, and drilling optimization.
Oil and gas operations are commonly found in remote locations far from company headquarters. Now, it's possible to monitor pump operations, collate and analyze seismic data, and track employees around the world from almost anywhere. Whether employees are in the office or in the field, the internet and related applications enable a greater multidirectional flow of information – and control – than ever before.