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Drones look to make things easier and safer in the oilfield

MIDLAND, Texas (KMID/KPEJ) – As the Permian Basin is the leading area for oil in the United States, creating ways to make workflow seamless is becoming the future. That future includes technology in the form of drones. Dann Schantz has been an advocate for this practice for several years from …

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THE DRIFT: Drones making underground inspections safer

Mike Campigotto envisions a day when an autonomous drone can wake up underground, fly a pre-determined route recording the specs of a stope, return to its docking station, and upload the data to a server – all before the mine supervisor has had their morning coffee. It’s not as far …

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