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Shining a Light on Invisible Flat Time to Illuminate Offshore Cost Savings

June 25, 2021

Offshore operations spend more time waiting and much less time drilling than a land-based rig.  In fact, a typical offshore well consists of 70-80% flat, or non-drilling time.  Safety on the high seas and capital expenditures outlay as much as 20x that of most onshore drilling operations. This...

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Collaborating Around Real-Time Drilling and Completions Data Has Never Been this Easy

June 10, 2021

We often talk about the torrent of data flowing in from the rig and your WITSML stream is where a lot of time is spent drinking from the firehose. Staring at traces all day, sifting that stream for insights from real-time drilling data is tedious work, and looping others in to troubleshoot can be...

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Introducing a Salvo of New Products Including a Fast and Flexible App Development Solution for Oil & Gas Teams

October 7, 2020

We are excited to announce the release of Corva’s Latest lineup of new products and apps. Leading the charge is Corva Dev Center. Oil & gas teams have long struggled with the tradeoffs of buying vs. building their own software solutions, often trading maintainability and cost with the...

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Power Up Well Log Analysis on ONE Platform for G&G and Engineering

October 7, 2020

Ensuring economic return for every well depends on effective multidisciplinary data sharing and well log analysis, however, scattered historical well logs, access to real time logging data, and fragmented workflows limit collaboration, create redundancies, and delay decisions.

Corva’s Formation...

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Painting the Line with Directional Guidance and Bit Projections

October 7, 2020

The life of a directional driller is consumed with getting back to plan. However, course-correcting after the bit has diverged from the planned well trajectory is reactive, requiring the DD to act quickly to identify the best path to get back to plan (often relying on a combination of on the fly...

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Take Control of Flowback with Connection Fingerprinting and Trip Sheets

October 7, 2020

The space between formation and fracture pressure is a moving target that drillers must continuously hit to prevent flowback and lost circulation. Kicks and blowouts are especially likely to occur while tripping in and out or connecting stands, underscoring the need to monitor a complex variety of...

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Drive Knowledge Sharing With All-New Annotations

June 8, 2020

Corva automatically captures drilling and completion insights in real-time, surfacing valuable insights into performance through its Metrics Engine, and apps like Driller’s Roadmap and BHA Optimization apps.  But what about best practices and lessons learned that come from human observation,...

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Corva Feed, Your Single Source for Everything Drilling and Completions

June 8, 2020

Drilling and completion projects are heavily dependent on collaboration among large teams who may be separated by hundreds of miles.  Orchestration requires meticulous attention to constantly evolving operational activity, data, and communications across multiple channels.  Conversations often...

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Drill the Best Well Possible While Reducing Costs with Corva

June 3, 2020

$5 million USD, that’s what one Corva client estimates they save annually by using our drilling optimization platform just to optimize connection times.  Corva helps save oil and gas producers big across the rig by optimizing ROP and nonproductive time, extending BHA life, and avoiding costly...

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Live Webinar Series Powered by Corva

April 27, 2020

Corva’s new Live Webinar series will feature some of our awesome #corvanauts presenting on subjects such as the evolution of Torque & Drag, our real-time Alerts engine, and one of the newest additions to our Drilling platform: Bit Projection.

Each webinar event will include a 45-minute moderated...

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Optimize Batch Drilling Efficiency, Save Millions

April 1, 2020

Like an assembly line manufacturing process, batch drilling requires consistency and processes that can be rapidly and precisely repeated.  What worked best for the top section of the first well should be copied and pasted over to the next top section, and the same can be done for the intermediate...

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8 Ways to Keep Drilling and Save Millions

March 17, 2020

Gearing up to drill? That’s a tough question to answer right now as oil prices remain uncertain.  Given the shifting economics, many producers are taking a second look at drilling programs and the ROI of new wells. Maintaining drilling momentum in 2020 is all about optimizing field spending and...

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Seeing Ahead of the Drill Bit

February 11, 2020

Offset Parameter Comparison: Corva’s Latest Killer App

With more than 60 drilling apps, Corva users have quite an arsenal to choose from.  We’ve built a drilling optimization app for many workflows across the rig and that list is still growing.  Over the last couple of years some of those apps...

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Enforcing Company Drilling Standards Has Never Been Easier

November 14, 2019

Learn how to monitor procedural compliance in real-time with Corva.

Procedural Compliance Alerts Power Real-Time Operational Oversight

From connections and tripping to equipment calibration and malfunction, your team maintains dozens of standard operating procedures in order to drive efficiency,...

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Corva, Coffee, and the Morning Drilling Report

September 26, 2019

It’s a ritual that is repeated hundreds of times every morning.  Nearing the end of the night shift, onsite company men toil to complete the morning drilling report, which is traditionally a PDF file encapsulating the previous 24 hours of well work, safety incidents, and outlook for the next...

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