Multilayer Bed Boundary Detection Commercialized

SeaDiscovery.com
Thursday, February 27, 2014

Schlumberger announced today the commercialization of the PeriScope HD multilayer bed boundary detection service. The technology accurately detects multiple formation layers, orientation of approaching beds and fluid boundary positions to enable advanced well placement services in clastic and carbonate fields.

“For complex, thinly bedded and compartmentalized reservoirs, it is critical for geoscientists to place wells in the most productive parts of the reservoir layers,” said Steve Kaufmann, president, Drilling & Measurements, Schlumberger. “The PeriScope HD technology enables customers to choose the optimal steering direction within the reservoirs to improve production.”

The PeriScope HD service uses a combination of inversion models with additional azimuthal measurements to provide precise delineation of formation bed boundaries for advanced well placement and accurate definition of multiple productive layers. This real-time multilayer detection technology leads to better understanding of how formations are deposited, which enables geoscientists to position future wells for improved production.

The PeriScope HD service has been tested in reservoirs in the Middle East, Europe, Asia and South America, as well as thinly layered reservoirs in North America. The technology proved its ability to accurately detect formation bed boundaries in both conductive and resistive drilling fluids.

In Australia, a customer was planning to geosteer a well within 3-m true vertical depth (TVD) of the top structure and also delineate overlapping dipping channel sands. The PeriScope HD service delivered bed boundary information to place the drain hole within 2-m TVD below the reservoir top throughout the entire drilled interval. In addition, the multilayer reservoir delineation provided the operator with an increased understanding of the complex reservoir.

slb.com
 

Maritime Reporter September 2014 Digital Edition
FREE Maritime Reporter Subscription
Latest Maritime News    rss feeds

New Products

John Deere Expands Tier 3 Engine Line

John Deere Power Systems (JDPS) has introduced new propulsion ratings to its EPAMarine Tier 3 engine offerings. The new PowerTech 4045TFM85 propulsion ratings expand

Tuco Debuts New Wind Farm Service Boat

Less than a week before the Offshore Energy 2014 Exhibition and Conference in Amsterdam the coming week, Tuco Marine disclosed the newest vessel in the ProZero series of Fast Rescue Boats,

Alu Design to Create Next Generation of Marine Chairs

There’s a new designer in the driving seat at Alu Design. Per Ivar Selvaag, the former Lead Designer at BMW Group and Chief Designer of Peugeot’s concept car division,

Environmental

IBIA Welcomes MEPC Bunker Compromise

The compromise solution on the issue of ensuring bunker quality agreed at the 67th meeting of the IMO’s Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC 67) has been

Interferry Applauds IMO Consideration of BWTS Exemption

Interferry has praised a decision made at last week’s meeting of the IMO Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC) that could exempt certain ferry operators

MEPC Makes Progress on Energy Efficiency, Emissions

The Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC) of the International Maritime Organization (IMO) met for its 67th session from October 13-17, 2014, at IMO Headquarters in London.

News

Transas to Supply TechSim Solutions to SUNY Maritime

The Navsim Services and Transas Americas Team, have been awarded contracts for supply of a combination of full mission, classroom and cloud based Transas Technical

FMT Options for another Towboat from Eastern

Eastern Shipbuilding Group, Inc. announce that Florida Marine Transporters, Inc. of Mandeville, La. exercised another additional 90’x32’x10’ “Canal Class” Inland

US Warns of Sanctions on Buyers of Islamic State Oil

The Obama administration on Thursday threatened to slap sanctions on anyone buying oil from Islamic State militants in an effort to disrupt what it said was a $1-million-a-day funding source.

Surveyors

WWII Wrecks Found off North Carolina

German U-boat 576 and freighter Bluefields found within 240 yards A team of researchers led by NOAA’s Office of National Marine Sanctuaries have discovered two

SYM Bolsters Shipowners Service Portfolio

SYM announced it has reorganized its technical services in three lines: Technical Services, Wet Docking Services and Electrical and Electronic Maintenance. Technical Services,

Underwater Engineering

Nordic Wins with Noble

Nordic Maritime, a leading offshore service operator, today announced a five year time charter for its DP2 IMR Subsea vessel, Mokul Nordic, which has been awarded by Noble Energy,

Pemex Suspends Eviction of Workers in Campeche

Due to the behavior shown by the low pressure system in the Gulf of Mexico, whose career was diverted in the last hours, the Technical Analysis Group Emergency

Virtual AIS Beacons Employed in MH370 Search

Vesper Marine, a manufacturer of marine safety products and virtual Aids to Navigation (ATON), announced that its Virtual AIS Beacons are employed in the search

 
 
Maritime Careers / Shipboard Positions Maritime Contracts Maritime Standards Naval Architecture Navigation Offshore Oil Pipelines Pod Propulsion Ship Simulators Winch
rss | archive | history | articles | privacy | terms and conditions | contributors | top maritime news | about us | copyright | maritime magazines
maritime security news | shipbuilding news | maritime industry | shipping news | maritime reporting | workboats news | ship design | maritime business

Time taken: 0.1196 sec (8 req/sec)