We are committed to performance, delivering world-class drilling operations to our clients always in the safest and most efficient manner.

Future Enablement

Smarter operations are a key focus for us. To that end, we use Kongsberg’s KognifAI system to aid us in real-time data visualisation. The KognifAI system allows us to livestream data onshore directly from our fleet. The data is available for all to carry out KPI analysis, condition-based monitoring and failure analysis. The real-time data provided by this system forms the foundation of our Dynamic Digital Twin for each of our vessels. Currently, KognifAI allows us to visualise data from over 1,300 sensors anywhere in the world, enabling our team to conduct in-depth analysis of each unit's performance and identify any areas of improvement.

Drilling Performance Monitoring - To better understand our drilling performance, we monitor how our equipment performs specific activities (known as rig states). We recognise the need to monitor our performance closely and have a fleet-wide performance monitoring solution. This technology will allow us to automate existing manual tasks whilst providing high-quality data which will be used to drive performance.

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Increased Productive Time

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The Blowout Preventer (BOP) is one of the most important systems onboard our vessels, responsible for secondary well control and essential for vessel safety. One of our most recent goals is to enable BOP status and feedback to be available remotely for monitoring and analysis. This is not only a regulatory requirement for Gulf of Mexico operations but for many of our clients all over the world.. Our real-time BOP monitoring system enables us to better monitor the condition of the BOP, allowing us to improve both operation and maintenance activities as well as assisting in failure analysis and fault-finding. Remote monitoring also provides improved KPI analysis and condition-based monitoring and maintenance.

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Our value drivers are Future Enablement and Increased Productive Time. We focus on increasing the productive time of our assets, by supporting the development of systems enabling the delivery of current and future value to the business.

The Evolve programme has introduced new technologies which increase our productive time whilst also reducing enabling technology for the future of Stena Drilling.

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Increase Productive Time Initiatives

  • Drilling Performance Monitoring
  • Automated Common Reporting Platform
  • Onshore integrated real-time monitoring capability
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Future Enablement Initiatives

  • DrillPad – “Open Source solution”
  • Rig connectivity strategy

Integrated Well Services

Stena Drilling Integrated Well Services was formed in July 2016, fully branded, and a registered company. Through Stena Drilling IWS, Stena Drilling can explore alternative contracting models offering an Integrated Well Services solution for Operators. This provides service solutions that have traditionally been assumed to be under the Operator’s scope.

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Cementing Services

ROV Equipment & Services

Tubular Running

Solids Controls

Managed Pressure Drilling (MPD)

Surface BOP

Well Equipment & Services for Plug & Abandonments (P&A)

Full Turn-Key solution

People & Agency Services

Drilling & Completion

Feasibility & FEED Studies

Plug & Abandonment Planning & Operations

Well Maintenance, Monitoring & Production Optimisation

We have a designated Integrated Well Services project team that is working with various parties to introduce the “Stena Drilling Integrated Well Services” option to prospective clients' projects. As part of our suite of Integrated services, Stena Drilling project management can be offered to our clients during all stages of their projects from planning through to operational phase and during the evaluation phase to ensure learnings are captured for future projects.

Stena Drilling Integrated Well Services (SDIWS) Contracting Model

We believe we can offer value to our clients in various areas of the project by using the IWS model. Some examples of where we can add value are captured below:

  • Reduced number of contracts for the operator to facilitate/administrate
  • Shared Risk/Reward against subcontractor NPT
  • Introduce multiskilling to reduce POB levels/cost, but maintain efficiency
  • Improved lines of communication between Stena’s certification authority (DNV), Shelf State Requirements and subcontractors for equipment/spread approvals
  • Accumulation of specialist knowledge and growing experience to support our operators
  • Enhanced third party QA/QC management through Stena Drilling SMS
  • Improved HSE/operational performance via direct relationship with subcontractors
  • Less contract variation orders / client-induced modifications requests

Stena Drilling have executed Non-Disclosure Documents and Memorandum of Understand Documents with Major Equipment & Service Providers who have been selected to support Stena Drilling Integrated Well Services on a Global basis.

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