Contributor Profile

Richard Harmer

Job TitleWell Construction Architect

Company NameSchlumberger


Richard J. Harmer is the Architect for Schlumberger’s Well Construction Platform. He has been with Schlumberger for 18 years where he started his career as an MWD engineer, and has subsequently held positions as a Drilling Domain Expert, a Product Champion and a Program Manager managing the design of land drilling rigs. Richard’s technical interests include drilling mechanics and dynamics, drilling interpretation and inference, and drilling automation. Richard has authored and/or co-authored more than 5 technical papers and holds 4 patents. He holds a Masters in Mechanical Engineering from Loughborough University in the UK and is a member of the SPE.

Conference Sessions

  • Plenary Session 3: Future of Intelligent Automation

    Thursday09:30 - 11:0006 Sep 2018
    Gordon Suite

    Plenary Session 3: Future of Intelligent Automation How do We Get Beyond Tomorrow, Sustain the Digital Transformation and Overcome potential barriers? What ar...

    • Language: English
  • Robotics for Well Construction

    Thursday11:45 - 12:1506 Sep 2018
    Crombie B

    Session title: Robotics for Well Construction  The adoption of robotics in oil & gas well construction has been challenged by the harsh environmental condition...

    • Language: English

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