Reservoir Monitoring Tool Using 4D Data Integration
Comparable seismic and cellular extractions and averages computed across a turbidite channel offshore Northwest Europe. Data used with permission of owner.
Spend Time Hunting for Opportunity—Not for Data
Multidisciplinary teams are made up of experts who utilize specialized tools to advance their understanding within their realm of expertise. Despite advanced networking of data and information, no individual in an asset team has complete knowledge of the location, identity, or purpose of all of the information that is vital and available to all members of the team. Many of these disparate data are processed within a variety of software applications provided by multiple vendors and operated by multidisciplinary users with unique expertise. CoViz 4D—through the Data Registry module —provides a means for teams and individuals to access information simultaneously from many sources and applications in a flexible viewing environment without the need for specific knowledge of where the information is stored, or how to run each software application that generated the information. Data and information to be included become a function of team needs, not limited by user’s expertise: critical surface information can be united with subsurface drilling; geological, petrophysical and reservoir data are visualized with maps, models, and displays of related tabular, graphical, and text resources.
Integrated Viewing environment with temporal well data (status and completions changing with time) integrated with dynamic reservoir simulation and 4D seismic data. Data used with permission of owner.
Integrated 2D-3D-4D Visualization for Individual and Collaborative Team Sessions
Production data shown with reservoir simulation and structural models. Fluid production is displayed as towers (that change in height over time) along with customized alert flags; a separate 2D time series plot of fluid production is also displayed and is linked in time with the CoViz 4D Viewer. Data used with permission of owner.
CoViz 4D 15.0
offers numerous new features including the Minimodeler module for interactive creation of synthetic seismic volumes; a new 2D multigrid file object; vastly improved RESQML support; numerous new features in the depth calibration workflow; and Petrel 2022 Ocean Plugin support, amongst many other changes.
ARTICLES & PAPERS
Dhananjay Kumar, Jing Zhang, Robert Chrisman, Nayyer Islam, and Matt Le Good, bp, use the Sim2Seis workflow to help understand the uncertainty of key variables in an ensemble of simulation models from a field in the Gulf of Mexico.
Hesham Ebaid, Kanglin Wang, Marcelo Seixas, Gautam Kumar, Graham Brew and Tracy Mashiotta examine enhanced workflows and solutions for optimizing the utility of Permanent Reservoir Monitoring data in a deepwater setting.
Graham Brew, Dynamic Graphics, Inc., USA, and Jane Wheelwright, Dynamic Graphics, Ltd, UK, discuss the integration of 4D seismic data into the reservoir management workflow.
A solution that offers a dynamic, temporal visualization environment for data fusion and integrated reservoir surveillance.
Dynamic Graphics has developed a tool which can visualize multiple datasets from an oil field simultaneously in 3D and 4D—from an overall view of the basin to a view of the individual wells and reservoirs—and you can see how it changed over time as well.