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US20130211807 Method and System for Fracturing a Formation  
Systems and methods for fracturing a formation are provided. A method includes generating a subsurface model including the production formation and a zone proximate to the production formation. A...
US20080319726 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR PERFORMING OILFIELD SIMULATION OPERATIONS  
The invention relates to a method of performing a gas operation of an oilfield having a subterranean formation with at least one reservoir positioned therein. The method steps include modeling the...
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...
US20140214387 CONSTRAINED OPTIMIZATION FOR WELL PLACEMENT PLANNING  
A method, apparatus and program product utilize a constrained optimization framework to generate a well placement plan based on a reservoir model. Candidate well placement plans are generated from...
US20070185696 METHOD OF REAL-TIME DRILLING SIMULATION  
A method of optimizing drilling including identifying design parameters for a drilling tool assembly, preserving the design parameters as experience data, and training at least one artificial...
US20140025360 FLOW PROFILING OF WELLS FROM MULTIPLE LOGS  
Models of fluid flow in wells in formation of a subsurface earth reservoir are formed by computers based on measurements obtained by well logging tools run in the wells and measurements of...
US20130166262 System And Method For Evaluating Dynamic Heterogeneity In Earth Models  
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....
US20120059634 METHOD FOR OPTIMIZING THE POSITIONING OF WELLS IN AN OIL RESERVOIR  
A method is disclosed for determining well placements, or drainage areas, in a hydrocarbon reservoir to facilitate operation of the reservoir. Drainage area configurations are generated randomly,...
US20110011595 Modeling of Hydrocarbon Reservoirs Using Design of Experiments Methods  
Methods for generating a surrogate model for subsurface analysis may include identifying input parameters for the subsurface analysis, and selecting a range of values for the identified...
US20090260430 Method and Apparatus for Measurement of Formation Fluid Loss  
A method for determining drilling fluid losses or gains by providing a drilling fluid, measuring a plurality of supply parameters of the drilling fluid, delivering the drilling fluid to a...
US20110067882 System and Method for Monitoring and Controlling Wellbore Parameters  
In one aspect, a method is provided for producing fluid from a well formed in a formation including the step of generating a visual display depicting a depth-based layout of a plurality of...
US20100286972 Volume Body Renderer  
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...
US20160017696 Determining One or More Parameters of a Well Completion Design Based on Drilling Data Corresponding to Variables of Mechanical Specific Energy  
Methods for determining parameter/s of a well completion design (WCD) for at least a portion of a drilled well based on drilling data corresponding to variables of mechanical specific energy (MSE)...
US20150039281 Optimizing Drilling Operations Using Petrotechnical Data  
A method for optimizing drilling operations. The method includes providing an earth model of a volume having a well, obtaining petrotechnical data about the volume while drilling the well,...
US20130262069 TARGETED SITE SELECTION WITHIN SHALE GAS BASINS  
Targeted site selection determines the best hydrocarbon producing locations within areas of highest hydrocarbon reserves of a resource play. The best hydrocarbon production locations are selected...
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...
US20160177674 Simulating Fluid Leak-Off and Flow-Back in a Fractured Subterranean Region  
In some aspects, a set of governing flow equations can be defined for a one-dimensional flow model representing well system fluid in a fractured subterranean region. A first subset of the...
US20120191353 MODEL BASED WORKFLOW FOR INTERPRETING DEEP-READING ELECTROMAGNETIC DATA  
One embodiment of the invention involves a model-based method of inverting electromagnetic data associated with a subsurface area that includes developing a three-dimensional electromagnetic...
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...
US20050015230 Axial stability in rock bits  
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...
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...
US20120285700 Harvesting By-Passed Resource  
A method is provided for drilling a well in a reservoir. The method includes planning a well trajectory for a serpentine well that accesses a bypassed hydrocarbon in the reservoir. The serpentine...
US20110161133 Planning and Performing Drilling Operations  
The present disclosure relates to dynamically incorporating and economically validating drilling decisions. A computer system having a memory and central processing unit is provided and a...
US20060074616 Roller cone drill bits with optimized cutting zones, load zones, stress zones and wear zones for increased drilling life and methods  
Roller cone drill bits may be formed with cutting elements and cutting structures optimized to increase downhole drilling life of an associated drill bit. The cutting zone, load zone and wear zone...
US20080065362 Well completion modeling and management of well completion  
The present application describes a method and modeling system for managing and modeling well completions. The method includes constructing a wellbore model of a completion. Then, the wellbore...
US20070179766 METHODS, SYSTEMS, AND COMPUTER-READABLE MEDIA FOR REAL-TIME OIL AND GAS FIELD PRODUCTION OPTIMIZATION USING A PROXY SIMULATOR  
Methods, systems, and computer readable media are provided for real-time oil and gas field production optimization using a proxy simulator. A base model of a reservoir, well, pipeline network, or...
US20150370934 COMPLETION DESIGN BASED ON LOGGING WHILE DRILLING (LWD) DATA  
A method, apparatus, and program product utilize logging while drilling (LWD) data, e.g., structural data, formation property data, fluid contact data and/or structural dip data as may be derived...
US20120024606 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR DIRECTION DRILLING  
A system and a method for directional drilling may generate a model of steering behavior which may be used to estimate a position and an orientation of the drill bit during directional drilling....
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...
US20130317798 METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR FIELD PLANNING  
A method is presented for field planning. The method includes obtaining a shared earth model comprising the hydrocarbon field. The hydrocarbon field comprises an area of ground surface and a...
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...
US20060162968 PDC drill bit using optimized side rake distribution that minimized vibration and deviation  
A fixed cutter drill bit and a method for designing a fixed cutter drill bit includes simulating the fixed cutter drill bit drilling in an earth formation. A performance characteristic of the...
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...
US20060015310 METHOD FOR SIMULATION MODELING OF WELL FRACTURING  
A model system for simulating the performance of a subterranean well, starts with a base model wherein input logging data, pressure transient data and PVT data is introduced into the base model. A...
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...
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...
US20050273304 Methods for evaluating and improving drilling operations  
Methods and computer systems for performing and using drilling simulations. The drilling simulations can be used to improve drilling performance or demonstrate drilling performance of a drilling...
US20160186496 METHODS AND APPARATUS FOR WELL PRODUCTIVITY  
A system and method for drilling a formation and a method for computing expected production from a wellbore in a formation and/or hydrocarbon reserves associated with the formation, the formation...
US20140236559 SYSTEMS, METHODS, AND COMPUTER-READABLE MEDIA FOR MODELING COMPLEX WELLBORES IN FIELD-SCALE RESERVOIR SIMULATION  
Systems, methods, and computer-readable media are provided for a near-well unstructured grid model builder for generating a full-field unstructured grid for reservoir simulation. As described...
US20100191516 Well Performance Modeling In A Collaborative Well Planning Environment  
Methods and systems are provided that may be utilized to make completion design an integral part of the well planning process by enabling the rapid evaluation of completion performance. This...
US20140379317 GEOLOGICAL ANALYSIS TOOL  
Systems, methods, and machine-executable coded instruction sets for associating map, enterprise, and geostatistical data for mapping and otherwise analyzing properties of geological deposits,...
US20120059640 THERMODYNAMIC MODELING FOR OPTIMIZED RECOVERY IN SAGD  
One or more computer-readable media include computer-executable instructions to instruct a computing system to receive input as to physical characteristics of a resource recovery system and a...
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...
US20070016389 Method and system for accelerating and improving the history matching of a reservoir simulation model  
The present invention, in one embodiment, is directed to a method and system for accelerating and improving the history matching of a well bore and/or reservoir simulation model using a neural...
US20130338978 GENERATING FACIES PROBABLITY CUBES  
A method for generating one or more geological models for oil field exploration. The method includes receiving one or more well facies logs, a vertical facies proportion curve, a lateral...
US20060076163 Flow allocation in drill bits  
A method for designing a drill bit comprising modeling a domain between a drill bit and a surrounding wellbore. A region is defined within each of a plurality of flow paths through which fluid...
US20090044938 SMART MOTOR CONTROLLER FOR AN ELECTRICAL SUBMERSIBLE PUMP  
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...
US20050149306 Iterative drilling simulation process for enhanced economic decision making  
An iterative drilling simulation method and system for enhanced economic decision making includes obtaining characteristics of a rock column in a formation to be drilled, specifying...
US20170152730 Method of Forming Directionally Controlled Wormholes In A Subterranean Formation  
A method for forming extended wormholes in a subsurface formation comprising locating producer wells, injection wells, and guard wells in a field; determining a flux rate for a...
US20170051598 System For Hydraulic Fracturing Design And Optimization In Naturally Fractured Reservoirs  
A method for optimizing hydraulic fracturing and refracturing simulates the geomechanical interaction between regional stress and natural fractures in a reservoir. An equivalent fracture model is...

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