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US20100094605 ITERATIVE MULTI-SCALE METHOD FOR FLOW IN POROUS MEDIA  
Computer-implemented iterative multi-scale methods and systems are provided for handling simulation of complex, highly anisotropic, heterogeneous domains. A system and method can be configured to...
US20060095240 System and Method for Placement of a Packer in an Open Hole Wellbore  
A system and method enables optimization of placement of a packer in a wellbore, such as an open hole wellbore. The optimization of packer placement comprises an evaluation of the Earth formation...
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A hybrid drill bit is modeled, simulated, designed, optimized, and displayed. The hybrid drill is modeled based on input bit design parameters. The modeled hybrid drill bit is then simulated as...
US20100206559 Iterative Reservoir Surveillance  
Method for reservoir surveillance using a three-dimensional Earth Model (101) to improve and expedite the surveillance at all scales of investigation (field, reservoir, fault compartment, and...
US20140350902 Method for exploiting a fractured medium on the basis of a matched reservoir model for wells chosen by means of an equivalent transmissivity model  
The present invention relates to a method (EXP) for exploiting a subterranean medium by means of a fractured reservoir model. The fractured reservoir model is matched (CAL) for a set of chosen...
US20100185427 AUTOMATED FIELD DEVELOPMENT PLANNING  
A system for automatically optimizing a Field Development Plan (FDP) for an oil or gas field uses a fast analytic reservoir simulator to dynamically model oil or gas production from the entire...
US20120179439 System and Method of Hydrocarbon Formation Modeling  
Hydrocarbon formation modeling. At least some of the illustrative embodiments are methods including simulating reaction of the formation to hydrocarbon extraction over a plurality of time steps....
US20090043555 Method for Evaluating an Underground Reservoir Production Scheme Taking Account of Uncertainties  
Method for evaluating an underground reservoir production scheme taking account of uncertainties. Flow simulator input parameters characterizing the reservoir and the production scheme are...
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A model of at least one rheological characteristic of a fluid is provided. According to the model, a behavior of the tool that includes an actuator that uses the fluid is predicted. The behavior...
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Embodiments of the present disclosure include one or more of a method, computing device, computer-readable medium, and system for prioritizing drilling propositions. An example embodiment of the...
US20080071505 METHOD AND SYSTEM TO INVERT TECTONIC BOUNDARY OR ROCK MASS FIELD IN IN-SITU STRESS COMPUTATION  
A method, system and computer program product for inverting boundary conditions for rock mass field in-situ stress computation for a geologic structure are disclosed. According to an embodiment,...
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A method for designing a bit for boring earth formations includes defining parameters for a calculation, where the parameters relate to a geometry of the bit, calculating to determine interference...
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A reservoir simulation method, which includes building a hierarchical logic diagram having one or more components. Each component represents a block of programming code. The method further...
US20140288900 METHOD FOR EXPLOITING A GEOLOGICAL RESERVOIR BY MEANS OF A RESERVOIR MODEL CONSISTENT WITH A GEOLOGICAL MODEL BY THE CHOICE OF AN UPSCALING METHOD  
The invention IS a method for exploiting (EXP) a geological reservoir by using a reservoir model consistent with a geological model (MG). Reservoir models (MRn) are constructed by using different...
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An automated system for identifying an optimal re-drilling trajectory to reach a target using a previously drilled well is described. It creates substantial advantages in the time and cost saving...
US20150260017 GENERATING UNCONSTRAINED VORONOI GRIDS IN A DOMAIN CONTAINING COMPLEX INTERNAL BOUNDARIES  
Unstructured grids are automatically constructed in a domain containing complex internal boundaries. Simulation grids are constructed for reservoirs or fields which contain complex fault planes....
US20100004914 MODELING THE NONLINEAR HYSTERESIS RESPONSE OF RESERVOIR MEDIA  
A method of modeling a nonlinear hysteresis response of reservoir media involves obtaining measurements of core samples from the reservoir to generate a multitude of bounding curves representing...
US20130289961 Methods For Producing Fluids From Geological Formation  
Embodiments disclosed herein relate to reservoir characterization techniques and methods for accurately predicting scale tendencies of formation fluids, developed with the newly discovered...
US20110246164 Methods For Performing Simulation of Surfactant Flooding of a Hydrocarbon Reservoir  
The present invention performs numerical simulation of surfactant flooding during enhanced oil recovery of a given hydrocarbon reservoir. The present invention utilizes an improved method for...
US20070203681 Monte carlo simulation of well logging data  
A system and method identify hydrocarbon productive reservoir zones using Monte Carlo numerical analysis to account for uncertainties in log measurements and petrophysical parameters. Random...
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A statistical methodology is disclosed to provide time-to-event estimates for oilfield equipment performance data and considers parameters interactions without recourse to data thinning. The...
US20050197813 Method and system for updating reliability prediction models for downhole devices  
Methods and systems for updating and/or predicting statistical reliability for downhole devices. In some embodiments, the statistical reliability for a device may be predicted prior to using the...
US20090119018 SUBTERRANEAN FORMATION PROPERTIES PREDICTION  
A method for predicting subterranean formation properties of a wellsite. The method includes obtaining seismic data for an area of interest, obtaining an initial seismic cube using the seismic...
US20080294387 MARTINGALE CONTROL OF PRODUCTION FOR OPTIMAL PROFITABILITY OF OIL AND GAS FIELDS  
A computer-aided lean management (CALM) controller system recommends actions and manages production in an oil and gas reservoir/field as its properties and conditions change with time. The...
US20100324873 Method and system for estimating three phase fluid flow for individual wells  
Method for providing reconciled estimates of three phase fluid flow for individual wells and at individual locations in a hydrocarbon production process facility comprising a plurality of wells.
US20110288843 METHOD FOR INTERPRETATION OF DISTRIBUTED TEMPERATURE SENSORS DURING WELLBORE TREATMENT  
A method for determining flow distribution in a formation having a wellbore formed therein includes the steps of positioning a sensor within the wellbore, wherein the sensor generates a feedback...
US20080262810 NEURAL NET FOR USE IN DRILLING SIMULATION  
A method of optimizing a drilling tool assembly including inputting well data into an optimization system, the optimization system having an experience data set and an artificial neural network....
US20100217574 Parallel Adaptive Data Partitioning On A Reservoir Simulation Using An Unstructured Grid  
A computer implemented system and method for parallel adaptive data partitioning on a reservoir simulation using an unstructured grid includes a method of simulating a reservoir model which...
US20150149139 Data Compression of Hydrocarbon Reservoir Simulation Grids  
A dense volumetric grid coming from an oil/gas reservoir simulation output is translated into a compact representation that supports desired features such as interactive visualization, geometric...
US20140222342 3-D Well Log Invention  
In an embodiment, creation of a continuous three dimensional array of data from digital information obtained from a wellbore, and representation in a seismic data formatted dataset. In an...
US20130332130 Method for Analyzing Water and Preparing Oilfield Fluids Therefrom  
The present invention is directed to a method of preparing aqueous fluids for use in a hydrocarbon well. The method includes analyzing a water sample to produce a profile including at least one...
US20080004847 METHOD FOR UPDATING A MODEL OF THE EARTH USING MICROSEISMIC MEASUREMENTS  
A method for updating an earth model with fractures or faults using a microseismic data using mechanical attributes of an identified faults or fracture by matching a failure criterion to observed...
US20130238306 Systems and Methods for Horizontal Well Correlation and Geosteering  
Systems and methods for horizontal well correlation and geosteering, which include using a correlated 2D model and updated 3D model to determine target lines from the end of a horizontal section...
US20090119082 RESERVOIR FRACTURE SIMULATION  
Reservoir fracture simulation relates to a method of evaluating a reservoir. Data associated with properties of the reservoir as well as properties of a fracture in the reservoir, is collected....
US20090150127 METHOD, SYSTEM AND APPARATUS FOR NUMERICAL BLACK OIL DELUMPING  
A method for black oil delumping is disclosed which comprises: converting a black oil wellstream into a compositional wellstream thereby enabling the composition and component molar rates of a...
US20070061117 Reservoir model building methods  
Disclosed are various reservoir model generation methods. At least one of the methods includes providing a first framework having a plurality of cells, wherein the first framework is a reservoir...
US20080033704 METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR PORE PRESSURE PREDICTION  
A method for performing an oilfield operation at a wellsite having a drilling rig configured to advance a drilling tool into a subsurface formation. The method includes generating a borehole...
US20110153300 System and Method For Planning A Drilling Operation  
A method of planning a drilling operation IS provided that comprises selecting a set of targeted regions based on data from a three-dimensional shared earth model and generating at least one...
US20130066617 Methods of Hydraulically Fracturing a Subterranean Formation  
A method is provided for performing a fracture treatment on a subterranean formation. The method includes acquiring subterranean formation layer geomechanical properties, which include well...
US20100274547 METHOD OF MODELLING A POROUS GEOLOGIC MEDIUM TRAVERSED BY A NETWORK OF FRACTURES  
A method of modelling a fractured reservoir having application for petroleum reservoir development is disclosed utilizing a set of several families of equivalent blocks of regular shapes and...
US20120109611 System and Method for Performing Wellsite Containment Operations  
A system and method for performing an adaptive wellsite operation about a wellsite having a sub-surface system with a wellbore formed through at least one subterranean formation, wherein the...
US20080133194 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR PERFORMING OILFIELD SIMULATION OPERATIONS  
The invention relates to a method for performing operations of an oilfield having at least one process facilities and at least one wellsite operatively connected thereto, each at least one...
US20100241410 Relative and Absolute Error Models for Subterranean Wells  
A relative error model is used to compute a relative uncertainty in the position of a first well with respect to a second well. This relative uncertainty may be computed in real time during...
US20090043554 Updating a Subterranean Model Using at Least Electromagnetic Data  
To update a subterranean model, an initial subterranean model is provided, and based on the initial subterranean model, changes to subterranean parameters are predicted using a reservoir...
US20080040086 FACILITATING OILFIELD DEVELOPMENT WITH DOWNHOLE FLUID ANALYSIS  
Formation fluid data based on measurements taken downhole under natural conditions is utilized to help identify reservoir compartments. A geological model of the reservoir including expected...
US20080103743 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR PERFORMING OILFIELD SIMULATION OPERATIONS  
The invention relates to a system for modeling an oilfield, which has process facilities and wellsite operatively connected, each wellsite having a wellbore penetrating a subterranean formation...
US20050119911 Method and system and program storage device for generating an SWPM-MDT workflow in response to a user objective and executing the workflow to produce a reservoir response model  
A Single Well Predictive Model (SWPM) software based computer system stores a Single Well Predictive Model (SWPM) software. When the SWPM software is executed, the SWPM computer system will: (1)...
US20150254567 Method for Knowledge Capture and Pattern Recognition for the Detection of Hydrocarbon Accumulations  
The described method and system assist an interpreter in analyzing seismic (702), geophysical, or geoscience data. In particular, the method and system includes defining a conceptual model (712)...
US20130030782 N-PHASIC FINITE ELEMENT METHOD FOR CALCULATING A FULLY COUPLED RESPONSE OF MULTIPHASE COMPOSITIONAL FLUID FLOW AND A SYSTEM FOR UNCERTAINTY ESTIMATION OF THE CALCULATED RESERVOIR RESPONSE  
In an exemplary embodiment, a method is disclosed for developing an N-phasic finite element model for performing fully coupled analyses of multi-phase compositional fluid flow and heat flow in...
US20090308601 EVALUATING MULTIPHASE FLUID FLOW IN A WELLBORE USING TEMPERATURE AND PRESSURE MEASUREMENTS  
A system, method and program product for analyzing multiphase flow in a wellbore. A system is provided that includes: an input system for receiving pressure and temperature readings from a pair of...