Application of Machine Learning to accidents detection at directional drilling [article]

Ekaterina Gurina, Nikita Klyuchnikov, Alexey Zaytsev, Evgenya Romanenkova, Ksenia Antipova, Igor Simon, Victor Makarov, Dmitry Koroteev
2019 arXiv   pre-print
We present a data-driven algorithm and mathematical model for anomaly alarming at directional drilling. The algorithm is based on machine learning. It compares the real-time drilling telemetry with one corresponding to past accidents and analyses the level of similarity. The model performs a time-series comparison using aggregated statistics and Gradient Boosting classification. It is trained on historical data containing the drilling telemetry of 80 wells drilled within 19 oilfields. The model
more » ... can detect an anomaly and identify its type by comparing the real-time measurements while drilling with the ones from the database of past accidents. Validation tests show that our algorithm identifies half of the anomalies with about 0.53 false alarms per day on average. The model performance ensures sufficient time and cost savings as it enables partial prevention of the failures and accidents at the well construction.
arXiv:1906.02667v2 fatcat:qgpmwtjmgfh73fs3ibfadwmle4