Drilling advances ///

The tried-and-true bowtie diagram, loosely defined as a visual representation of the cause-and-effect relationships of ostensibly independent occurrences, has been the industry’s go-to methodology for identifying and mitigating drilling risks. However, what if this largely rigid tool could be given a life of its own, with hot-off-the-sensor data, to enable real-time, hazard-reducing decisions in constantly changing, high-pressure, high-temperature (HPHT) and similarly high-risk applications?

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