Paul White has worked at DGI for 36 years. He is currently the Senior Data Analyst with an emphasis on Visualization. Paul's specialties include 3D earth modeling, 3D/4D visualization of earth science and remotely sensed data, mapping, software design, software prototyping, and project coordination.

reservoir simulation grid

Residual Analysis of 4D Reservoir Simulation Grids

Reservoir simulation grid shown with the structural model, seismic and lathe plots of well logs. Data used with permission of owner. Predicting reservoir behavior is crucial for avoiding many challenges in the development of a hydrocarbon asset. A reservoir simulation grid is one approach that geoscientists and reservoir engineers take to analyze reservoir models which…

4D Spatio-Temporal Data

Visualizing 4D Spatio-Temporal Data

Integrating reservoir simulation, seismic, streamline analysis, wellbore completions and production data in a 4D spatio-temporal viewing and analysis environment such as CoViz 4D can greatly enhance reservoir understanding and improve decision making. Data used by permission of owner. Across many industries, the need for an analysis of data over time and space is increasing. Spatio-temporal…

3D seismic analytics

Visualizing 3D Seismic Analytics and Attributes

Integrating 3D and 4D seismic with reservoir simulation models, faults, and well data (completions and production) is critical in enhancing reservoir understanding. This is easily accomplished with CoViz 4D from Dynamic Graphics, Inc. Data used by permission of owner. The quantitative and qualitative analysis of seismic attributes plays an integral part in reservoir planning and…

depth conversion of 3D seismic

Depth Conversion of 3D Seismic Data Through Visualization

Time-domain on top with a velocity cube, seismic cube, and interpreted horizons. Depth domain below with the depth-converted seismic cube, wells, well tops, and reservoir simulation grid derived from the depth-converted horizons. Data used by permission of the owner. Depth uncertainty is a major issue for geologists and geophysicists in reservoir development planning. The well…

reservoir management best practices

Developing Reservoir Management Best Practices with 3D Visualization

Best practices in reservoir management may include the simultaneous visualization of fracture simulation, microseismic events, well logs, and geologic structure within a pay zone. CoViz 4D enables a cohesive understanding across the spectrum of practitioners, asset teams, and the entire enterprise for better decision-making. The effectiveness of a reservoir management strategy can be analyzed by…

petrophysical data analysis

Petrophysical Data Analysis: Integrating Geologic and Geophysical Data

In the oil and gas industry, retrieving accurate information regarding subsurface characteristics in a reservoir is especially critical for the role engineers and geoscientists play on an asset team. The ability to associate information obtained from various petrophysical logs to reservoir characteristics is essential in identifying the production and economic potential of the project. However,…