TechRich Consulting



Services Offered

Markets Served

Oilfield Service and
Supply Market

Industrial Sensors, Instrumentation,
Controls, and Electromechanical


How it started

Engagement Process

Gordon Richardson

Experience in the Oilfield Service and Supply Market

Following are brief descriptions of some completed assignments in oil- and gas-well drilling markets:

  • Adapted a methodology for generating strategic plans to developing scenarios of the future competitive environment to resolve market entry issues in measurement-while-drilling (MWD) for a major supplier of drilling-related products and services
  • Planned and carried out the field test program for a new, patented drilling bit that incorporates an hydraulically activated stabilizer
  • Developed a tutorial on the business of directional drilling for the senior management of a major oilfield service and supply company
  • Conducted a field-interview-based assessment of the performance of a client's mud logging services and provided recommendations to increase their business from repeating customers
  • Helped plan the field test program for an hydraulically powered percussion drill and provided recommendations that improved its serviceability in the field
  • Conceived, planned and managed the development of the first computer-based drilling simulator used for training directional drillers
  • Provided guidance on the staffing of the product development organization and evaluated several types of sensors for downhole applications for a client entering the Measurement-While-Drilling (MWD) business
  • Managed fast-track development projects for the first microprocessor-based steering tool and the first high-speed, gas-filled gyroscopes for downhole applications
  • Conducted detailed technical assessments of Measurement-While-Drilling (MWD) systems that employed electromagnetic and mud pulse telemetry
  • Identified expert witnesses in inertial sensors and real time systems and, with them, provided expert testimony to support the legal team representing a major supplier of drilling related services



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Gordon Richardson
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