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.

mature field production optimization

An Integrated Approach to Mature Field Production Optimization

Among the many challenges of managing a mature oil field is the need to obtain as accurate as possible an understanding of its remaining recovery potential. Greater accuracy in assessing characteristics that influence recovery—geologic changes, rate of saturation, water cut, microseismic events, aging infrastructure—enables reservoir teams to make better decisions regarding mature field production optimization.…

integrated asset modeling

Optimizing Production With Integrated Asset Modeling

Integrated asset modeling covers the spectrum of reservoir development and ongoing operations activities. It can focus on optimization of daily production in a single well or be as expansive as making strategic portfolio management decisions. The wealth of data acquired or generated throughout a field’s lifecycle and use of multiple software tools facilitate a detailed…

reservoir characterization and modeling

Overcoming the Challenge of Complex Reservoir Characterization

Engineers and geoscientists know more than anyone about the challenges associated with complex reservoir characterization, especially in systems such as unconventionals, carbonates, and sands. Continuous monitoring entails the provision of new data which must be assimilated with existing information to achieve a full analytical profile of the reservoir in question. What’s needed is a visual…

seismic survey interpretation

Enhancing Seismic Survey Interpretation With Data Integration

Improved interpretations of seismic surveys are achieved when additional, relevant subsurface data are integrated with seismic data to provide better context for the analysis. However, the challenge of integrating the volume and variety of available seismic, geologic, petrophysical, wellbore, and production data into a single environment for analysis is often the greatest barrier to obtaining…

risks in oil and gas production

Mitigating Common Risks in Oil and Gas Production

While there’s no way to completely eliminate mishaps and failures that can create potential risks in oil and gas production, operators can implement key monitoring measures that help them find precarious aberrations sooner rather than later. In order to properly monitor changing reservoir conditions, engineers need a software system that fosters a wider understanding of…

data protection oil and gas industry

Maintaining Data Protection in the Oil and Gas Industry During Analysis

Data associated with hydrocarbon assets are vital to efficient recovery. At every step of the reservoir lifecycle, data provide reservoir teams with insight to help understand subsurface structures and conditions, evaluate alternative development strategies, and closely monitor operations. Innovations in seismic, drilling, and wellbore technology are generating ever-greater volumes of reservoir and operational data. Sophisticated,…