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A method for evaluating fluid flows within a heterogeneous formation, crossed by one or more geometric discontinuities, comprising generating a hybrid grid from a CPG type grid and from structured...
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Systems and methods for automatically and optimally planning multiple well locations within a reservoir simulator. The systems and methods use dynamic production criteria to create and optimize...
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A method of producing hydrocarbons in a reservoir includes determining a relationship between an injection well and a producing well based on an injection rate and a production rate wherein the...
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Methods for modeling subsurface reservoirs are provided. In at least one embodiment, the process includes building a numerical model of a reservoir having at least one injection well and at least...
US20100332205 METHOD OF MODIFIED FACIES PROPORTIONS UPON HISTORY MATCHING OF A GEOLOGICAL MODEL  
A method of modifying a geological model representative of an underground reservoir is disclosed which respects average proportions of the lithologic facies imposed by a production data...
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In some aspects, techniques and systems for modeling fluid flow are described. A flow model represents intersecting flow paths for well system fluid. The flow paths intersect at a flow path...
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A method of performing Field Management is disclosed, a Field Management system including a portable Field Management (FM) framework being initially decoupled from any simulators, one or more...
US20110060572 DYNAMIC SUBSURFACE ENGINEERING  
An example system includes interconnected modeling modules that share knowledge to create a unified earth model dynamically representing a subsurface site. The system models and may simulate...
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The invention is a method for exploiting a geological reservoir to exploit hydrocarbons or provide gas storage. The exploitation is defined on the basis of a reservoir model calibrated relative to...
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A method of treating a subterranean formation, including obtaining information of a subterranean formation, generating a three-dimensional model of at least a portion of the subterranean...
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Methods and systems to reduce or eliminate numerical oscillations in solutions that occur when using conventional MPFA when modeling flow in a reservoir are provided. The technique may be referred...
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A motor controller for an electrical submersible pump production system is coupled to a real-time software model using known correlations and algorithms to model the performance of the production...
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Systems and methods for determining operating settings of a fluid production system with a gathering network and a plurality of reservoirs, at least some of which include a method that includes...
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To simulate a subterranean structure having fracture corridors, a model is used to represent the subterranean structure, where the model also provides a representation of the fracture corridors. A...
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US20100084131 RESERVOIR MANAGEMENT LINKING  
A method of reservoir management linking. The method includes receiving a reservoir volume from a submitter, the reservoir volume modeling hydrocarbons in a reservoir, and determining that the...
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A method is disclosed having application notably towards ranking earth models responsive to dynamic heterogeneity. A plurality of earth models representing a subsurface reservoir are provided....
US20090182541 DYNAMIC RESERVOIR ENGINEERING  
An example method for performing reservoir engineering includes generating a geological model of a reservoir including a geological horizon, obtaining an offset relative to the geological horizon,...
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The invention relates to a computer system for modeling an oilfield having a subterranean formation and an underground reservoir therein. The computer system includes a repository storing a...
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A method for the estimation of a value for an investigated parameter of a hydrocarbon-producing region, comprising: a) using a design of experiments tool to determine a ruling law for a match...
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There is provided a method for modeling a hydrocarbon reservoir that includes generating a reservoir model that has a plurality of coarse grid cells. A plurality of fine grid models is generated,...
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Methods of predicting earth stresses in response to pore pressure changes in a hydrocarbon-bearing reservoir within a geomechanical system, include establishing physical boundaries for the...
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Methods of analyzing fluid flow in a formation include defining physical boundaries of a porous geological formation reservoir and parameters related to a process of injection of fluid over a...
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Systems, methods, and machine-executable coded instruction sets for associating map, enterprise, and geostatistical data for mapping and otherwise analyzing properties of geological deposits,...
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A method for forecasting production from a hydrocarbon producing reservoir, the method includes defining an objective function and characteristics of a history-matched model of a reservoir and...
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A system and method is provided for assuring adequate flow in one or more wells. The system and method utilize a sensor system and a modeling technique that provides simple outputs readily usable...
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Method for optimizing the development of a fluid reservoir by taking into account a transient exchange term between porous blocks and fractures. The reservoir is discretized into a set of grid...
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Embodiments of the invention involve forming a prismatic grid and solving a convection-diffusion problem using the prismatic grid and mixed finite element analysis. The prismatic grid may be...
US20120330634 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR HYDROCARBON PRODUCTION FORECASTING  
A system and method for hydrocarbon production forecasting which includes creating an integrated production model representative of at least two interconnected subsurface tanks, at least one well,...
US20150066446 CONNECTION CONDITIONS FOR MODELING FLUID TRANSPORT IN A WELL SYSTEM ENVIRONMENT  
In some aspects, flow path connection conditions are generated for a flow path intersection in a one-dimensional fluid flow model. The one-dimensional fluid flow model represents a flow of well...
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A method for modelling the migration of reactant in a subsurface petroleum system is described. The method comprises in part generating a mesh for an area of the petroleum system. The mesh...
US20100286971 Systems, Computer Implemented Methods, and Computer Readable Program Products to Compute Approximate Well Drainage Pressure for a Reservoir Simulator  
Systems, computer implemented methods, and program products to determine approximate static well pressures for one or more arbitrary shaped wells by estimating the drainage volume of the one or...
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A method for controlling the influx of fluids into a multizone well in which each inflow zone is provided with an inflow control device, comprises: assessing the flux of oil, gas, water and other...
US20090164186 Method for determining improved estimates of properties of a model  
A method is disclosed for determining improved estimates of properties of a model, on the basis of estimated prior constraints, by running a mathematical inversion several times using the output...
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Irregular volumes within one or more three-dimensional volume datasets are identified and extracted in response to criteria. The processing involves automatically finding a seed voxel or seed cell...
US20090312996 FEEDBACK CONTROL USING A SIMLATOR OF A SUBTERRANEAN STRUCTURE  
To provide feedback control in a simulation framework, any one of plural output metrics from a simulator of a subterranean structure is selected. A value for the selected output metric is received...
US20110083843 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR PREPARING NEAR-SURFACE HEAVY OIL FOR EXTRACTION USING MICROBIAL DEGRADATION  
In one embodiment, the invention provides an analytical processing system for enhancing the recovery of heavy oil in an underground, near-surface crude oil extraction environment, comprising: a...
US20120150518 Method and System For Coupling Reservoir and Surface Facility Simulations  
A method, system and apparatus are disclosed for coupling independent reservoir and surface facility network simulators. A reservoir simulator is configured to simulate fluid flow in subterranean...
US20100004908 MULTI-SCALE FINITE VOLUME METHOD FOR RESERVOIR SIMULATION  
A multi-scale finite volume method for simulating a fine-scale geological model of subsurface reservoir is disclosed. The method includes providing a fine-scale geological model of a subsurface...
US20140136173 METHODS OF HYDRAULICALLY FRACTURING A SUBTERRANEAN FORMATION  
A hydraulic fracture design model that simulates the complex physical process of fracture propagation in the earth driven by the injected fluid through a wellbore. An objective in the model is to...
US20100088082 MULTIDIMENSIONAL DATA REPOSITORY FOR MODELING OILFIELD OPERATIONS  
A method for performing oilfield operations including collecting a model data set from the oilfield for populating a location of a plurality of locations in a multidimensional data repository, the...
US20100131257 Systems and Methods for the Determination of Active Constraints in a Network Using Slack Variables  
Systems and methods for determining active constraints in a surface facility network, which include the use of slack variables and multipliers in system equations to eliminate the extraneous...
US20120191433 METHOD FOR REAL-TIME RESERVOIR MODEL UPDATING FROM DYNAMIC DATA WHILE KEEPING THE COHERENCE THEREOF WITH STATIC OBSERVATIONS  
The invention is a method for real-time updating of a geological model using dynamic data while maintaining the coherence thereof with static observations. An initial set of reservoir property...
US20100106472 Method of Improved Reservoir Simulation of Fingering Systems  
The present disclosure includes the use of grids composed solely or in part of a set of contiguous cells having six or more principal flow directions within a single layer is disclosed for use in...
US20050171750 Bessel analytic element system and method for collector well placement  
The present invention involves a method of developing a model of groundwater flow with a well configuration. First, a geographic area is specified with one or more related wells. A mathematical...
US20110040533 EXECUTING A UTILITY IN A DISTRIBUTED COMPUTING SYSTEM BASED ON AN INTEGRATED MODEL  
An integrated model based on plural underlying models relating to corresponding aspects of subterranean formation development is provided. A utility is created to perform a function using the...
US20140236557 MODELING OF NON-NEWTONIAN FLUIDS IN SUBTERRANEAN RESERVOIRS  
A computer-implemented reservoir prediction system, method, and software are provided for modeling the behavior of non-Newtonian fluids in subterranean reservoirs while accounting for shear-rate...
US20100299111 Well Modeling Associated With Extraction of Hydrocarbons From Subsurface Formations  
A method and apparatus for producing hydrocarbons is described. In the method, a failure mode for a well completion is identified. A numerical engineering model to describe an event that results...