5 Questions with our CTO, John-Peter Van Zelm

Recently, we got the chance to catch up with XACT’s VP of Engineering and Chief Technology Officer, John-Peter van Zelm. Read on to find out what he thinks the team’s major achievements are during his time with XACT.

What drew you to XACT Downhole Telemetry?

XACT had the opportunity to apply cutting-edge technology from the telecommunications industry to the downhole environment to solve problems that very few have previously tackled. With my background,

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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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Oil and Gas Innovators Join Forces in New Micro-Alliance

WPN: The New Model for Well Performance

Houston, October 9, 2017 – A new micro-alliance between multiple agile, innovative, technology-driven service companies, collectively called the Well Performance Network (WPN), launched today, to revolutionize well construction and completion to deliver longer-lasting wells.

Born from the need for an integrated offering and highly professional approach to working with operators, this unique partnership brings together field-proven technologies and collaborative expertise to pave the way for the new model in well performance.

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XACT to Present and Exhibit at 2017 Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition (ATCE)

This weekend, the XACT team will be on their way to “The Alamo City” for the 2017 Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition (ATCE). The event, which runs October 9-11 in San Antonio, Texas, will host a variety of sessions led by industry experts who showcase the latest advancements in technology and the upcoming trends across a number of technical disciplines.

During the conference, our real-time experts Sergio Aguilar and Andy Hawthorn,

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5 Questions with our Director of Solutions and Intellectual Property

We recently got the chance to sit down with Andy Hawthorn, real-time expert and downhole data pro, and asked him to shed some light on XACT’s technology and applications.

Andy joined the XACT team with an extensive upstream oilfield background and has contributed greatly to the success of XACT.

What drew you to XACT Downhole Telemetry?

I was drawn to XACT by a combination of different factors. Firstly the technology, XACT is solving problems using acoustic telemetry that many have failed to previously overcome.

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