As resource plays lead to manufacturing techniques in development, artificial intelligence is increasingly helping in landing wells and completing them. Experts in the field from Devon Energy, Laredo Petroleum and Tudor, Pickering, Holt & Co. discuss tools and results in deploying machine learning.


  • Garrett Jackson, vice president of drilling at Devon Energy Corp.;
  • James Courtier, vice president of exploration and geosciences technology at Laredo Petroleum Inc.; and
  • Dave Pursell, managing director of investment banking at Tudor, Pickering, Holt & Co. (TPH).


  • Nissa Darbonne, editor-at-large for Oil and Gas Investor; and
  • Coleman Rowland, partner at Deloitte.