Repsol's new partnership will develop modular robotics for oil well operations
Repsol Sinopec, Ouro Negro and PUC-Rio established the partnership, which will develop robotics tools for well integrity assessments and is expected to reduce costs and risks
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Carla Sertin May 07, 2019 oiland gas
Repsol Sinopec Brasil, Ouro Negro and the Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro (PUC-Rio) are pleased to announce their partnership for the joint development of an autonomous modular robotic system to operate in and inspect oil wells. In the Wellrobot® project the goal is to create a new tool for well inspections aiming at plugging and abandonment (P&A) operations.