Rosneft opens world’s first Geonavigation School in Moscow – MENAFN.COM


Moscow, May 1 (IANS) Russian oil company Rosneft has opened the world’s first Geonavigation School, designed to train highly-qualified specialists in the field of drilling support. The school was created on the basis of the corporate Geological Drilling Support Centre, the school’s curriculum includes more than 10 unique courses. “Our Center is one of the world’s leading providers of drilling support services and holds the most controlled horizontal wells in the world,” said Yaroslav Smyshlyaev, General Director of the Center for drilling support, Rosneft.

“The Center consists of several services. It includes not only geological support of drilling, but also the interpretation of logging, seismogeological analysis, geomechanical modeling of the support during drilling,” Smyshlyaev said in a statement. Integrated development of scientific and technological potential is one of the key elements of the ‘Rosneft-2022 Strategy’. Geonavigation is the process of adjusting the trajectory of a well in real time in order to increase the penetration through the most productive more...