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How Digital Transformation is Changing E&P Subsurface Workflows

Posted by Samhita Shah on Oct 28, 2019 4:35:36 PM RSS Share Post

Emmanuel Gringarten, senior director for Product Management, explains how Emerson's Exploration & Production Software can digitally transform oil and gas production through digital twin subsurface characterizing, cloud-based accessibility and workflow automation. 

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Tags: Cloud, E&P Software, digital transformation, oil and gas industry, Emerson Exploration & Production Software, Emerson Automation Solutions, Digital Twin

Improving Subsurface Models to Reduce Drilling Uncertainty

Posted by Samhita Shah on Oct 24, 2019 11:43:43 AM RSS Share Post

Orly Kletenik presented a paper, “Reduce Drilling Uncertainty through Rapid Evaluation of Subsurface Scenarios” at the 2019 Emerson Exchange conference.  In the presentation, Orly discussed the challenges in exploration and development, including uncertainties in processing and imaging, geophysical, geologic, petrophysical and dynamics. She provided examples to support the technologies used to solve these issues.

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Tags: Energy, Subsurface modeling, Oil and Gas Software, G&G Software, drilling uncertainty

At 2019 SPE ATCE, Emerson's Presentations Will Feature Solutions for Solving Subsurface and Surface Challenges

Posted by Samhita Shah on Sep 23, 2019 11:53:26 AM RSS Share Post

Emerson will showcase its advanced Exploration & Production (E&P) software solutions for optimizing Production Modeling and Reservoir Engineering workflows at the Society of Petroleum Engineers Annual Technical Convention and Exhibition in Calgary, September 30 - October 2.  Daily demonstrations at booth #819 will highlight Emerson’s technologies for solving subsurface and surface challenges, to reduce uncertainty and enhance confidence in drilling decisions.

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Tags: reservoir engineering, Oil and Gas Software, E&P Software, Emerson E&P Software, SPE2019, Production Modeling, Paradigm k, ATCE2019

At SEG, Emerson to Demonstrate Integrated E&P Software Solutions for Advanced Subsurface Analysis

Posted by Samhita Shah on Sep 9, 2019 7:42:20 PM RSS Share Post

Emerson will showcase the integrated technological solutions comprising its Exploration & Production (E&P) software suite and services at the Society of Exploration Geophysicists (SEG) 89th Annual Meeting and International Exposition in San Antonio, Texas, September 15-18.  Presentations delivered daily at Emerson’s booth #1433 will focus on the company’s integrated solutions for efficiently connecting subsurface intelligence to surface operations, in support of the oil and gas industry’s ongoing digital transformation.

The presentations will cover many of the industry’s most pressing challenges, with solutions for the unconventionals and conventionals in high-resolution geophysics, machine learning, workflow automation, cloud delivery, and production optimization. Other presentations will highlight advances in geologic restoration, interpretation, depthing, and quantitative seismic interpretation and characterization.

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Tags: Software Innovation, Society of Exploration Geoscientists, Emerson, machine learning in oil and gas, Emerson E&P Software, digital transformation, SEG2019

Emerson Rock Type Classification with Machine Learning Gains Top Spot in Hart Energy’s 2019 Meritorious Awards for Engineering Innovation

Posted by Samhita Shah on Aug 12, 2019 10:06:41 AM RSS Share Post

The results are in! Emerson's E&P Software, Rock Type Classification (RTC) with Machine Learning, is the winner of the 2019 Hart Energy Meritorious Awards for Engineering Innovation (MEA) in the category of Exploration/Geoscience. The MEA program recognizes new products and technologies that demonstrate innovation in concept, design and application.

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Tags: geoscience, Oil & Gas software, rock type classification, machine learning in oil and gas, lithofacies, facies classification

A Day in the Life of a Geoscientist: The Role of Porosity in Permeability Prediction and Modeling Deterministic Models and Data Mining

Posted by Samhita Shah on Feb 19, 2019 2:05:46 PM RSS Share Post

Articles that state the difficulty of establishing an accurate and reliable relationship between porosity and permeability, in order to create a continuous permeability profile in wells, abound in the Petrophysical literature devoted to carbonate reservoirs. To try and alleviate this difficulty, new numerical methods or data mining techniques are often proposed. However, despite the necessity of interpreting data in terms of causation, those papers hardly discuss and explore, and even less so, explain, the origins of this difficulty. Therefore, questioning the ways in which these techniques are used is as legitimate as examining if they are really effective.

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Tags: formation evaluation, Geolog, Oil and Gas Software, facimage, Emerson E&P Software, descriptive petrophysics

Webinar: Model-based Tomography for Assessing Subsurface Structural Uncertainty

Posted by Samhita Shah on Jan 31, 2019 2:25:14 PM RSS Share Post

Subsurface structural uncertainty can be sourced to errors in migration velocity models, which directly affect the position of migrated events.  One of the reasons for these errors is limitations in the resolution of seismic data. These limitations result in non-unique velocity models, where multiple models can equally flatten the events in common image gathers.  The resultant subsurface structural uncertainty can have a direct impact on reservoir reserves estimation, spill point and closures, and well planning across fault zones.
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Tags: Tomography, Energy, Geophysics, Oil and Gas Software, Tomography workflows, Emerson E&P Software

Enhanced Reservoir Modeling Precision through Orthorhombic Anisotropy Analysis and Imaging

Posted by Gali Dekel on Oct 29, 2018 9:10:35 AM RSS Share Post

As both the amount of acquired data and the power of computers continue to increase exponentially, there is a natural demand for higher exploration precision. Acknowledging the complexity and richness of subsurface media properties is one way to attain accurate modeling and imaging.

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Tags: EarthStudy 360, Oil and Gas Software, Emerson E&P Software, Orthorhombic Anisotropy Analysis, Orthorhombic inversion workflow

Workflows Using Machine Learning Boost Interpretation Confidence

Posted by Lorena Guerra on Oct 25, 2018 11:39:47 AM RSS Share Post

It is virtually impossible for the human mind to integrate and extract, in a timely manner, the huge amounts of subsurface data now available to interpreters.  The newest version of SeisEarth (Paradigm 18) uses several state-of-the-art Machine Learning-based technologies to extract unprecedented amounts of information from vast and heterogeneous data sources for use in geological classifications, rock property predictions, and anomaly detections. These technologies are offered in the form of automated and easy-to-use guided workflows embedded in the integrated interpretation platform.

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Tags: Energy, SeisEarth, Paradigm, Oil and Gas Software, Waveform Classification, machine learning in oil and gas, Emerson E&P Software

At SEG 2018, Emerson to Demonstrate Integrated E&P Software Solutions that Support the Oil & Gas Industry’s Digital Transformation

Posted by Samhita Shah on Oct 11, 2018 12:39:24 PM RSS Share Post

Emerson will showcase advanced technological solutions comprising its Exploration & Production (E&P) software suite and services at the Society of Exploration Geophysicists (SEG) 88th Annual Meeting and International Exposition in Anaheim, CA, October 14-19. Presentations delivered daily at Emerson’s booth #2141 will focus on the industry’s digital transformation, with targeted presentations on machine learning, together with geophysics, workflow automation, and cloud delivery.

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Tags: geoscientists, Geoscience Services, Geophysicist, E&P Software, Emerson E&P Software, SEG2018, digital transformation