well collision avoidance

Well-Collision Avoidance: Mitigating Risk in Mature Field Development

When developing well-collision avoidance strategies, petroleum professionals should rely on data integration and visualization to aid in well planning. Enhanced visualization gives engineers the ability to see more of the subsurface and provides them with additional opportunities to prevent drilling into danger zones or colliding with established wells. There are two software tools that asset…

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petroleum planning and analysis

How Visualization Is Changing Petroleum Planning and Analysis

The ability to visualize data that characterize a wide array of subsurface conditions and environments, including geology, lithology, geophysics, wellbores, casings, completions, oil, gas, water, and production data is dramatically changing the way engineers approach petroleum planning and analysis. Beginning with initial seismic surveys and building an archive of data generated throughout the life of…

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Geomagnetic reflectance reverberation waves

CoViz 4D for Astrocartographic Well Surface Location Determination

New Tools, New Paradigms, New Discoveries By using natal charts, colorful geological maps, deep magnetic field analyses, and ephemerides of various astral objects, a comprehensive picture for optimal well surface location and hydrocarbon exploitation can be achieved with 3D and 4D diverse data integration software and astrocartographic workflows. Integrating disparate data found in the oil…

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well performance comparison

Well Performance Comparison: The Benefits of Integrated Data Visualization & Analysis

Modern seismic, drilling, and production technologies allow petroleum engineers to generate or acquire substantial volumes of data that characterize well performance—from initial exploration up to yesterday’s production metrics. These data can provide valuable insight when reservoir engineers are considering wells to be drilled into offset prospects or wells drilled to extend an existing producing reservoir.…

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integrated operations in the oil and gas industry

Enhancing Integrated Operations in the Oil and Gas Industry Through Visualization

Efficient oilfield development requires a multidisciplinary team that consists of geologists; geophysicists; reservoir, drilling, facility, production, and logistics engineers; and more. This phase of operations is where the majority of the data is acquired and requires the most investment capital. When looking to enhance this phase of operations to maximize recovery, petroleum professionals need to…

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tracer technology oil and gas

The Use of Tracers in Oil and Gas Industry for Better Reservoir Surveillance

Tracer technology for the oil and gas industry has become an increasingly important tool for reservoir surveying and monitoring. Tracers can help portray reservoir characteristics more clearly, depict fluid pathways, reveal communication—planned or unexpected—between wells, and provide better estimates of remaining oil saturation. Tracer technology in oil and gas has become indispensable for showing fluid…

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digital oilfield

How Leveraging a Digital Oilfield Leads to Improved Operations

A mechanical issue in a well is a common occurrence, but issues found in more than one well could indicate a larger problem within the reservoir. To avoid reservoir dilemmas that can hamper well-placement strategies and incur long-term costs, analysts need a complete visual of the reservoir. To prevent operational stalls, analysts also need accessible…

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