TDE International Limited based in Abu Dhabi was established to support the continued growth in the Middle East of the drilling performance and analysis service proNova. TDE’s headquarters were founded in 2000 as TDE Thonhauser Data Engineering GmbH in Austria, with global subsidiaries in America, Middle East, Asia, Russia and the North Sea region providing solutions for the international petroleum industry. TDE’s objective is to provide integrated drilling data management and analysis solutions focusing on the utilization on rig measurement data to provide an objective measure of drilling performance. The mission of TDE as an independent vendor is to measure and improve drilling performance and reduce well construction costs by managing and analyzing drilling data using impartial and unique practices. Success is based on rigorous methods of data quality control and the development of novel drilling analysis concepts.
TDE’s core product, proNova, is built upon its patented Automated Operations Recognition System (US Patent 6,892,812) utilizing rig sensor data to recognize drilling operations. Results from the service are delivered to clients via the proNova Web Based Reporting and Analysis system. TDE has strong operations and flexible software development teams working in close contact with clients to provide customized proNova solutions to help reduce ILT and improve efficiency.