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US20120310614 METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR PREDICTING THE EFFECT OF MICROBES INJECTED INTO AN OIL-BEARING RESERVOIR  
A method for predicting the effect of microbes injected into an oil-bearing reservoir, the oil-bearing reservoir being capable of being represented by a first computer-generated grid comprising a...
US20110313745 Machine, Program Product, and Computer-Implemented Method to Simulate Reservoirs as 2.5D Unstructured Grids  
Example embodiments utilize machines to model reservoir geometry having geological layers as 2.5D unstructured grids. Example embodiments include program products to simulate a reservoir by...
US20130246032 Optimal Design System for Development Planning of Hydrocarbon Resources  
Methods and systems are provided for generating a development plan for a hydrocarbon asset. A high-fidelity computer model of a hydrocarbon asset is created. A low-fidelity computer model of the...
US20130035920 METHODS FOR PERFORMING A FULLY AUTOMATED WORKFLOW FOR WELL PERFORMANCE MODEL CREATION AND CALIBRATION  
Methods for creating and calibrating production and injection well models for a reservoir, are provided. An example of a method for creating and calibrating well models can include performing a...
US20130116998 STATISTICAL RESERVOIR MODEL BASED ON DETECTED FLOW EVENTS  
Computerized method and system for deriving a statistical reservoir model of associations between injecting wells and producing wells. Potential injector events are interactively identified from...
US20100235154 Dynamic Connectivity Analysis  
Methods, computer-readable mediums, and systems analyze hydrocarbon production data from a subsurface region to determine geologic time scale reservoir connectivity and production time scale...
US20120232873 Systems and Methods for Improved Positioning of Pads  
Systems and methods for the automated positioning of pads and orienting of slot templates for the pads. The systems and methods also include automated adjustment of well path plans from a pad to...
US20090006057 Simulating fluid flow in reservoir with modified grid  
A method, system and computer program product for simulating a fluid flow in a reservoir are disclosed. According to an embodiment, the current invention includes a method for simulating a fluid...
US20090248374 Modeling of Hydrocarbon Reservoirs Containing Subsurface Features  
A method for modeling a reservoir response in a subsurface system is provided. The subsurface system has at least one subsurface feature. Preferably, the subsurface system comprises a hydrocarbon...
US20130246031 Constructing Geologic Models From Geologic Concepts  
Method for constructing a geologic model of a subsurface region. A concept region and a geologic concept is selected (300). A design region is created corresponding to the concept region (310). A...
US20060041409 Method for making a reservoir facies model utilizing a training image and a geologically interpreted facies probability cube  
A method for creating a reservoir facies model is disclosed. A S-grid is created which is representative of a subterranean region to be modeled. A training image is constructed which includes a...
US20150081265 COMBINING DOWNHOLE FLUID ANALYSIS AND PETROLEUM SYSTEMS MODELING  
A method for performing a field operation within a geologic basin having rock formations and a reservoir that includes fluids includes generating, by forward modeling using a petroleum system...
US20120303347 METHOD FOR PHYSICAL MODELING OF RESERVOIRS  
Disclosed is method for simulating materials subsurface to the earth. The method includes: receiving dimensions of each subsurface material to be simulated; receiving a value of a property for...
US20120158388 MODELING SHOCK PRODUCED BY WELL PERFORATING  
A method of utilizing a shock model for prediction of perforating effects can include recording measurements of the perforating effects on an actual perforating string in a wellbore, adjusting the...
US20100299124 Apparatus and Method for Modeling Well Designs and Well Performance  
In one aspect, a method of estimating fluid flow contribution from each producing zone of multi-zone production well is provided, which method may include: defining a wellhead pressure;...
US20090063117 ADDING POSITIONAL INFORMATION FOR SURFACES IN A GEOLOGICAL FORMATION AFTER TRANSFORMING TO A GAPPED REPRESENTATION  
A system, method and memory medium for injecting positional information into a geological data set for improved modeling of surfaces in a geological formation. The method involves: (1) displaying...
US20120232871 METHOD FOR 3-D GRAVITY FORWARD MODELING AND INVERSION IN THE WAVENUMBER DOMAIN  
A method for determining spatial distribution of a property within a volume of subsurface formations includes generating an initial model of spatial distribution of a property of the formations...
US20150066457 Modeling Fluid Displacement in a Well System Environment  
In some aspects, a one-dimensional flow model is generated. The one-dimensional flow model can represent flow of a first fluid and a second fluid in a flow path in a well system environment. The...
US20150012256 Convergence Rate of Full Wavefield Inversion Using Spectral Shaping  
Method for speeding up iterative inversion of seismic data (106) to obtain a subsurface model (102), using local cost function optimization. The frequency spectrum of the updated model at each...
US20090107669 WATERFLOODING ANALYSIS IN A SUBTERRANEAN FORMATION  
A method of analyzing a subterranean formation. The method includes specifying a volume of interest in the subterranean formation, specifying an injector wellsite that penetrates the volume of...
US20150149141 WELL SIMULATION  
A method of computational fluid dynamic modelling of a subterranean region comprises: defining a computational domain by generating a geometrical model of a subterranean region comprising a...
US20110087473 WELL SIMULATION  
A method of computational fluid dynamic modelling of a subterranean region comprises: defining a computational domain by generating a geometrical model of a subterranean region comprising a...
US20140262255 METHODS FOR IMPROVING THE SWEEP EFFICIENCY OF GAS INJECTION  
A method for recovering oil from a subterranean, hydrocarbon-bearing formation includes at least one injection well and injecting a carrier fluid including a diverting agent into a high...
US20070265815 Method for optimal gridding in reservoir simulation  
A method is disclosed for performing optimal gridding in reservoir simulation, the method comprising: establishing an optimal coarse grid proxy that can replace all or parts of a fine grid with a...
US20060217947 Method for determining the physicochemical properties of a three-dimensional body  
The method of the invention for determining the physico-chemical properties of a three-dimensional body comprises the following stages: a) Generating a database (BDS) that contains the data on the...
US20060047489 Method of modelling the production of an oil reservoir  
The invention stimulates the production of an oil reservoir by carrying out a sequence of steps of constructing a flow simulator from physical data measured in the oil reservoir; determining a...
US20140136165 MODEL SELECTION FROM A LARGE ENSEMBLE OF MODELS  
A method, system and processor readable medium containing computer readable software instructions for selecting representative models from a large ensemble of models is disclosed. An ensemble of...
US20080015831 Flow of Self-Diverting Acids in Carbonate Reservoirs  
Two new flow parameters derived from laboratory core-flood experiments are used in building mathematical models to predict the performance of an acid treatment when treatment is made with self...
US20150153476 METHOD FOR CONSTRAINED HISTORY MATCHING COUPLED WITH OPTIMIZATION  
Apparatus and methods for hydrocarbon reservoir characterization and recovery including collecting geological data relating to a subteranean formation, forming initial parameters using the data,...
US20100010796 LOCATION OF BYPASSED HYDROCARBONS  
A method of locating resources in a reservoir that includes at least one injection well and at least one production well includes mapping a modeled permeability characteristic of structures making...
US20070272407 Method and system for development of naturally fractured formations  
A method and system for development of a naturally fractured formation may include generating a fracture model from a fracture treatment of a well in the naturally fractured formation. The...
US20130275099 Determining A Limit Of Failure In A Wellbore Wall  
A method to determine a drilling fluid density limit involves obtaining a geomechanical model of a target borehole, generating a depth of damage model of the target borehole to describe a...
US20140379312 Method and System For Generation of Upscaled Mechanical Stratigraphy From Petrophysical Measurements  
Method and system is described for modeling one or more strength properties of a subsurface volume. The method provides an enhanced process for upscaling to simplify data in a manner that accounts...
US20090306945 Upscaling Reservoir Models By Reusing Flow Solutions From Geologic Models  
Method is provided for simulating a physical process such as fluid flow in porous media by performing a fine-grid calculation of the process in a medium and re-using the fine grid solution in...
US20090150124 MODEL BASED WORKFLOW FOR INTERPRETING DEEP-READING ELECTROMAGNETIC DATA  
One embodiment of the invention involves a method for determining whether an electromagnetic survey will be able to distinguish between different subsurface conditions in an area that includes...
US20120271609 METHODS AND COMPUTING SYSTEMS FOR HYDROCARBON EXPLORATION  
Methods and computing systems for hydrocarbon exploration are disclosed. In one embodiment, an integrated petroleum systems model is generated for an area of interest, wherein the integrated...
US20100036614 Locating oil or gas passively by observing a porous oil and gas saturated system giving off its characteristic resonance response to ambient background noise, including optional differentiation of oil, locatinggas and water  
This patent deals with methods to extract and analyze seismic signals due to resonance phenomena in an enclosed oil, gas, or water reservoir, which are passively excited by seismic background...
US20080167849 Reservoir Simulation  
Disclosed are methods for simulating pressures and saturations of oil, gas, and water in an oil reservoir with production and injection wells, which include (1) using of new approximating linear...
US20120296617 Methods For Characterization Of Petroleum Fluid And Application Thereof  
An improved method that performs downhole fluid analysis of the fluid properties of a reservoir of interest and that characterizes the reservoir of interest based upon such downhole fluid analysis.
US20100223039 Modeling In Sedimentary Basins  
Embodiments of the invention operate to produce basin models that describe the basin in terms of compaction and fluid flow. The equations used to define compaction and fluid flow may be solved...
US20130096900 Methods and Systems For Machine - Learning Based Simulation of Flow  
There is provided a method for modeling a hydrocarbon reservoir that includes generating a reservoir model comprising a plurality of sub regions. At least one of the sub regions is simulated using...
US20100217563 MODELING A RESERVOIR USING A COMPARTMENT MODEL AND A GEOMECHANICAL MODEL  
An efficient and cost-effective technique is provided to perform modeling of a reservoir in a subterranean structure. A compartment model of fluid compartments in a reservoir is generated, and...
US20140032193 VARIABLE FIDELITY SIMULATION OF FLOW IN POROUS MEDIA  
A fine computer model covering an area includes a fine grid. A fault follows a fine-grid-path. The fault divides the area into a first fine side and a second fine. A model of a source of fluid...
US20090164187 Method for reservoir characterization and monitoring including deep reading quad combo measurements  
A method is disclosed for building a predictive or forward model adapted for predicting the future evolution of a reservoir, comprising: integrating together a plurality of measurements thereby...
US20090198477 Method For Comparing And Back Allocating Production  
Methods and system for incorporating downhole and surface data with models and adjustment algorithms to back allocate flow rates of commingled zones. The models include fluid flow in the reservoir...
US20130068526 SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR DOWNHOLE BHA INSULATION IN MAGNETIC RANGING APPLICATIONS  
A ranging system includes a drill string comprising a bottom hole assembly (BHA). A plurality of ranging devices are positioned in a spaced-apart orientation on the drill string and are operable...
US20090326895 TECHNIQUE AND SYSTEM FOR SEISMIC SOURCE SEPARATION  
A technique includes obtaining first seismic data acquired by seismic sensors during a survey of a medium. The first seismic data are indicative of energy attributable to a plurality of...
US20080243749 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR MULTIPLE VOLUME SEGMENTATION  
The invention relates to a method of performing oilfield operations for an oilfield, the oilfield having a subterranean formation. The method includes collecting a first volume data set of seismic...
US20060085174 Generalized well management in parallel reservoir simulation  
A computer-implemented process simulates production of oil and gas from hydrocarbon reservoirs. The process is used to help forecast the optimal future oil and gas recovery from large hydrocarbon...
US20100114544 Three Dimensional Well Block Radius Determiner Machine And Related Computer Implemented Methods And Program Products  
Three dimensional well block radius determiner machines, systems, program products, and computer implemented methods are provided to determine a three dimensional equivalent well block radius of a...