How Gyroscopes Impact Wellbore Surveying with Adrián Ledroz

Wellbore surveying is one of the essential tools for modern directional and horizontal drilling, allowing oil and gas companies to hit subsurface targets just a few feet wide. In this episode, host Trent Jacobs talks to Adrián Ledroz, VP, Chief Scientist at Gyrodata, about how the technology has evolved over the years and how the introduction of gyroscopes has impacted wellbore surveying.

More From Adrián Ledroz

LinkedIn: Adrián Ledroz, VP, Chief Scientist Wellbore Placement at Gyrodata


  1. The Combination of Solid-State Gyroscopic and Magnetic Surveys Provides Improved Magnetic-Survey Data and Enhanced Survey Quality Control
  2. Practical Method to Benefit from the Improved Accuracy of Combining Overlapping Wellbore Surveys
  3. Successful Management of Collision Risk in an Extended Reach Well

2020 IADC/SPE International Drilling Conference and Exhibition (Program Committee Member):

  1. Conference Site: Learn More
  2. 10 Directional Drilling and Wellbore Placement (Paper Presentation)
SPE Wellbore Positioning Technical Section ISCWSA (Program Chair): 
  1. SPE Technical Section Page
  2. ISCWSA Resources Page
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