XACT’s 2018 International Association of Drilling Conference (IADC) Recap

Our Director of Solutions, Andy Hawthorn, attended the International Association of Drilling Conference (IADC) in Fort Worth, TX last week.

Both the attendance and number of exhibitors at the conference increased noticeably from 2017. The keynote speakers addressed major industry themes including automation, digitalization and managed pressure operations. It was also acknowledged that service companies, drilling contractors and operators will need to work closely together to realize the advantages these may bring. For example,

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XACT Director of Solutions Featured in Drilling Contractor

Andy Hawthorn, XACT Director of Solutions, was recently featured in a video by Drilling Contractor, which highlights XACT’s acoustic telemetry network at the 2017 SPE Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition. The video interview on drillingcontractor.org covers how the network has enabled operators to more safely, efficiently and economically construct and complete their wells. Hawthorn also showcases how the network assisted an operator in deepwater Gulf of Mexico using the innovative technology to successfully transmit real time data.

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Five Questions With Our CFO, Tara Leray

Recently, Tara Leray joined the XACT team as CFO, bringing her entrepreneurial spirit and her 7 years of experience in the industry to the team.

We asked Tara to introduce herself and share what excites her about joining XACT and what she hopes to achieve in her role.

What drew you to XACT Downhole Technology?

I liked what the technology could do. Imagine having real time data in environments that have not been accessible before,

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XACT Hires Top Talent to Oversee Business Development

Sergio Aguilar to Lead Business Development as XACT expands

HOUSTON (November 29, 2016) – As the demand for real-time downhole data in drilling and completion operations increases, XACT Downhole Telemetry has expanded their team to include Sergio Aguilar as Head of Business Development.

With over 20 years of experience working on sand control completions and fracturing in both technical and managerial positions, Aguilar’s international experience and technical expertise bring a unique perspective to the XACT team.

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Moving the Industry Forward

XACT Attends SPE Deepwater Drilling and Completions Conference
Andy Hawthorn, Director of Solutions

This month, XACT attended and exhibited at the recent SPE Deepwater Drilling and Completions Conference, where we had the opportunity to be apart of an industry-wide collaboration on how to best move the oil and gas industry forward.

The keynote speaker, Olivier Le Peuch, President of Completions at Schlumberger, emphasized the fact that huge gains in efficiency and optimization have been made around drilling in the last 20 years through the introduction of technology,

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