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 2017 Performance Highlights (Infographic)

2017 was a great year for growth at XACT. We reached our deepest deployment, achieved zero QHSSE incidents during the 3,700 hours spent downhole and added a new geography. 

We’ve recapped our accomplishments from 2017 and created the infographic below – check it out!

Want to learn more about how XACT can help your well operations be smarter and safer? Get in touch with the team here.

 

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5 Questions with our QHSSE Manager, Jennifer Betker

XACT strives to enforce the highest quality, health, safety and environmental standards in the industry. Our QHSSE manager, Jennifer Betker, joined the XACT team in 2011 and has certifications in EMS (Emergency Medical Services), Quality, and HSE (Health, Safety and Environment). Continue reading to learn more about the health and safety culture at XACT and how each team member plays an active role in setting the standards.

What drew you to XACT Downhole Telemetry?

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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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