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A method for modeling a hydrocarbon reservoir. A representation of a simulation model is generated in a non-transitory, computer readable medium. The simulation model is used to generate...
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Machine, computer readable medium, program code, and computer-implemented methods for performing a reservoir simulation with well completion and reservoir grid data quality assurance, are...
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Systems and program product for creating and calibrating production and injection well models for a reservoir, are provided. An example of a system for creating and calibrating well models can...
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One or more methods for optimizing reservoir development planning include a source of characterized input data, an optimization model, a baseline model for simulating the reservoir, a modified...
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In one aspect, the invention provides a method for modeling the wear of a fixed cutter bit drilling earth formations. A method for determining wear of a fixed cutter drill bit includes simulating...
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A field operating policy for a subsurface region is optimized by setting initial policy parameters for the subsurface region. Fluid flow within a subsurface region is simulated, wherein the...
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A method for visualizing oilfield data of an oilfield operation involves obtaining real-time data generated from a borehole, generating and updating a current position object, and displaying and...
US20090294122 FLOW SIMULATION IN A WELL OR PIPE  
A method of simulating fluid transport in a system for stimulating a well in a material formation of a resource reservoir, the system comprising a conduit element arranged in said well, the...
US20140214386 Systems and Methods for Dynamic Visualization of Fluid Velocity in Subsurface Reservoirs  
Systems and methods for dynamically visualizing fluid velocity in subsurface reservoirs by displaying a particle at different locations on a streamline that represents a fluid path and a fluid...