2009 Ultra-Deepwater

Gyroscope Guidance Sensor for Ultra-Deepwater Applications

Subcontractor: Laserlith Corporation

Principal Investigator: Chopin Hua
Project Number Project Status
09121-3500-10 Active
RPSEA Project Manager: Don Richardson
Colorado School of Mines, Micro Assembly Technologies, Ideal Aerosmith, X‐FAB
Period of Performance
Start Date End Date
January 24, 2011 September 24, 2013
Total Project Cost RPSEA Share Cost Share
$619,346.00 $483,153.00 $130,000.00
Project Objectives

The development of an inertial guidance system for directional drilling, based on MEMS gyroscope technology. This device will be located behind the drill bit.

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