Books

Florence, F.R. et al (2011).  Part 2: Drilling. In D. Denehy (Ed.) Fundamentals of Petroleum (5th Ed.), (pp. 103-278).  The University of Texas at Austin – PETEX. ISBN 0-88698-231-6.

Technical Papers

Florence, F., Chapman, C., Macpherson, J., & Cavanaugh, M. (2015, September 28). Implementation of Drilling Systems Automation - Halifax Workshop Summary: Industry Standards, Business Models and Next Steps. Society of Petroleum Engineers. doi:10.2118/174779-MS

Cayeux, E., Daireaux, B., Dvergsnes, E. W., & Florence, F. (2014, June 1). Toward Drilling Automation: On the Necessity of Using Sensors That Relate to Physical Models. Society of Petroleum Engineers. doi:10.2118/163440-PA

Macpherson, J. D., de Wardt, J. P., Florence, F., Chapman, C., Zamora, M., Laing, M., & Iversen, F. (2013, December 1). Drilling-Systems Automation: Current State, Initiatives, and Potential Impact. Society of Petroleum Engineers. doi:10.2118/166263-PA

Wagner, N., Florence, F., Ogg, J., Brantley, L., & Covacevich, C. (2012, January 1). The Interaction of Social Responsibility with Water Access and Resource Utilizations in Drilling Operations. Society of Petroleum Engineers. doi:10.2118/158024-MS

Thorogood, J., Aldred, W. D., Florence, F., & Iversen, F. (2010, December 1). Drilling Automation: Technologies, Terminology, and Parallels With Other Industries. Society of Petroleum Engineers. doi:10.2118/119884-PA

Florence, F., & Iversen, F. P. (2010, January 1). Real-Time Models for Drilling Process Automation: Equations and Applications. Society of Petroleum Engineers. doi:10.2118/128958-MS

Florence, F., Porche, M., Thomas, R., & Fox, R. (2009, January 1). Multi-Parameter Autodrilling Capabilities Provide Drilling, Economic Benefits. Society of Petroleum Engineers. doi:10.2118/119965-MS

Florence, F., Guggari, M. I., Koederitz, W. L., Rodriguez, H., O’Kelly, C. A., & Russell, D. (2008, January 1). Novel Automation Interface Improves Drilling Efficiency and Reliability. Society of Petroleum Engineers. doi:10.2118/112637-MS

Murray, D., Montgomery, D., & Florence, F. (2001, January 1). Risk Mitigation Technique for Advanced Rig Control Systems. Society of Petroleum Engineers. doi:10.2118/72329-MS

Technical Papers - Drillbotics®

Akita, E., Dyer, F., Drummond, S., Elkins, M., Duggan, P., Ahmed, R., & Florence, F. (2020, February 25). Directional Drilling Automation Using a Lab-Scale Drilling Rig: SPE University Competition. Society of Petroleum Engineers. doi:10.2118/199640-MS

Arnø, M., Thuve, A., Knoop, S., Hovda, S., Pavlov, A., & Florence, F. (2019, March 4). Design and Implementation of a Miniature Autonomous Drilling Rig for Drillbotics 2018. Society of Petroleum Engineers. doi:10.2118/194226-MS

Zarate-Losoya, E., Cunningham, T., El-Sayed, I., Noynaert, S. F., & Florence, F. (2018, March 6). Lab-Scale Drilling Rig Autonomously Mitigates Downhole Dysfunctions and Geohazards Through Bit Design, Control System and Machine Learning. Society of Petroleum Engineers. doi:10.2118/189630-MS

Bilgesu, H., Cox, Z. D., Elshehabi, T. A., Smith, C., Idowu, G. O., & Florence, F. R. (2017, April 23). A Real-Time Interactive Drill-Off Test Utilizing Artificial Intelligence Algorithm for DSATS Drilling Automation University Competition. Society of Petroleum Engineers. doi:10.2118/185730-MS

Bavadiya, V. A., Aljubran, M. J., Kibe, J. M., Christy, S. M., Le, H. N., Ahmed, R., & Florence, F. (2015, September 28). Design, Construction and Operation of an Automated Drilling Rig for the DSATS University Competition. Society of Petroleum Engineers. doi:10.2118/174920-MS

Presentations/Videos (Ref. OnePetro.org)

Florence, F., Chapman, C., Macpherson, J., & Cavanaugh, M. (2015, October 26). Implementation of Drilling Systems Automation - Halifax Workshop Summary: Industry Standards, Business Models and Next Steps. Society of Petroleum Engineers.