DDCS provides the full-range of control needed by combining Top Drive and Rotary Management, Drawworks Management, Power Generation and Control Management, Mud Pump Control, and optional Auxiliary Controls to deliver a level of control demanded by today’s drillers. The DDCS is available for both land and offshore applications.
In addition, the advanced DDCS combines management, monitoring, and control of all drilling equipment, with communication ability provided via interconnect interface panels strategically located throughout the rig. All functions are managed via the DDCS driller workstation console, which includes touchscreen interface terminals, switch, and joystick controls.
Digital Drilling Control Software
The LeTourneau Power Systems DDCS is a fully integrated program, with development, testing, training, and commissioning handled by LeTourneau Power Systems. Because DDCS utilises non-proprietary software, modifications are easily accommodated.
Digital Drilling Control Hardware
The DDCS includes hardware designed for reliability.
- Interconnect interface panels
- Control cabin built to Class 1, Division 2 standards
- Ergonomic driller’s chair with controls
- Touchscreen monitors
- Comprehensive server / Data Logger system
- Proven PLC components & communications (no proprietary languages)
- CCTV monitoring and video
Monitoring and Control Capabilities
LeTourneau Power Systems' Digital Drilling Control System provides a wide range of control and monitoring functions, all designed to enhance the drilling operation. For high level utility, this system is designed to interface to existing and third party systems as required.
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