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Emerson E&P Software Introduces 3D Hybrid Grids, to Reliably Quantify In-Situ Stress Changes Due to Oilfield Exploitation

Posted by Aymen Haouesse on Aug 15, 2018 3:47:11 PM RSS Share Post

Oilfield drilling, completions and production operations introduce perturbations to the state of equilibrium in the subsurface, resulting in changes to in-situ stress.  The failure to properly predict these changes can lead to costly engineering maneuvers and grave safety and environmental consequences.

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Tags: SKUA-GOCAD, exploration, Oil and Gas Software, Paradigm 18, 3D Hybrid Grid, geomechanical simulation

Emerson E&P Software Announces the Release of Paradigm 18

Posted by Samhita Shah on Jul 10, 2018 9:11:28 AM RSS Share Post

Emerson’s E&P Software Solutions announced the release of Paradigm™ 18 on July 9, 2018. Paradigm 18 includes new applications for advanced automation using machine learning methods, enhanced integration across the full range of Paradigm solutions, more effective collaboration with support for applications running on the Cloud, and optimization of processes and workflows that improve image and earth model accuracy.

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Tags: Geology, Geophysics, Petrophysics, Oil and Gas Software, G&G Interpretation, Emerson, E&P Software, Paradigm 18

Introducing Paradigm 17

Posted by Somesh Singh on Apr 12, 2017 9:07:08 AM RSS Share Post

 
We are pleased to announce the availability of Paradigm 17 . This release leverages a high-definition platform, advanced technology and seamless integration, to improve asset team effectiveness in achieving superior results.
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Tags: Geology, Geophysics, Petrophysics, Oil and Gas Software, G&G Interpretation, Paradigm 17

The Robots Have Come to Seismic Interpretation

Posted by Peter Wang on Jan 27, 2017 2:02:04 PM RSS Share Post

I use Google Photos as a means to automatically backup my phone and tablet pictures. I also upload photos from my non-Wi-Fi digital camera to Google Photos. I’m sure many of you do this as well.

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Tags: Oil and Gas Software, artificial intelligence, rock type classification, Machine Learning, Robotic Seismic Interpretation, prestack seismic

2016 Virtual Lecture Series - Season 2 Continues with Lecture on Diffraction Imaging

Posted by Samhita Shah on Jul 20, 2016 2:33:13 PM RSS Share Post

Paradigm recently began the Season 2 of its popular Virtual Lecture Series - 2016. This season includes 9 On-Demand Webcasts covering a wide range of topics of interest to geoscientists. These include high-definition seismic imaging, advanced interpretation, comprehensive geomechanics, and unique modeling workflows for reducing risk, in both conventional and unconventional plays. This free and flexible online video series, now in its 5th year, enables participants to attend presentations by Paradigm technical experts at a time and place most convenient for them.

For a complete schedule of this year’s broadcasts, click here. The Presentation Abstracts can be viewed here.

The upcoming lecture, on July 26, is about "Diffraction Imaging from Full-Azimuth Data and Legacy Data for Improved Structural Resolution". In this lecture, Kashif Shaukat, Paradigm Technical Sales Advisor, discusses about the in-depth migration, recorded wavefield components mapped at each depth point consist of specular energy and diffraction energy. Paradigm innovates with a technique in which the diffracted component is separated from the total migrated wavefield. That diffracted component plays a vital role in building an accurate structural framework. By designing an optimal filter, diffraction imaging can also be used to map small scale subsurface geological objects and discontinuities such as faults and uncomformities. This methodology enables geoscientists to improve structural resolution, and perform accurate interpretation and modeling for further exploration workflows. The technology featured is Paradigm EarthStudy 360®

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Tags: Virtual Lecture Series, geoscience, EarthStudy 360, Oil and Gas Software, Diffraction Imaging

Paradigm Offers Nine New Webcasts in Season 2 of its 2016 Virtual Lecture Series

Posted by Samhita Shah on Jun 15, 2016 3:36:59 AM RSS Share Post

Paradigm has recently announced the launch of Season 2 of its popular Virtual Lecture Series - 2016.  The new season includes 9 On-Demand Webcasts covering a wide range of topics of interest to geoscientists.  These include high-definition seismic imaging, advanced interpretation, comprehensive geomechanics, and unique modeling workflows for reducing risk, in both conventional and unconventional plays.  This free and flexible online video series, now in its 5th year, enables participants to attend presentations by Paradigm technical experts at a time and place most convenient for them.

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Tags: Virtual Lecture Series, geoscience, Oil and Gas Software, reservoir models

PDVSA INTEVEP Uses Paradigm Geolog for Electrofacies Modeling in a Carbonate Field in Venezuela

Posted by Samhita Shah on May 18, 2016 10:59:12 AM RSS Share Post

PDVSA INTEVEP undertook a study in a carbonate area located in a gas and condensate reservoir offshore Venezuela, where the main challenge was related to the high heterogeneity of the rock fabric. The geoscientists needed to understand how the pore system pattern reflects good porosities throughout the limestone while having significant permeability variations.  The data was collected from wells with cores, as variations in the petrophysical properties are much harder to predict in wells without core data.  The main objective was to apply a clustering approach in order to build electrofacies models and integrate them with sedimentological interpretations by extrapolating those models to wells without core data.

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Tags: Geolog, PDVSA, Oil and Gas Software, facimage, petrophysical properties, electrofacies modeling, Venezuela

Paradigm Education Series – Asia Pacific Kicks Off with Breakfast Talks in Perth and Jakarta

Posted by Samhita Shah on May 2, 2016 10:08:03 AM RSS Share Post

The Paradigm Education Series – Asia Pacific, kicks off with two Breakfast Talks: “Optimize Full Waveform Sonic Processing” (Perth, Australia) and “An Integrated Geomechanical Capability for Pre-Drill Study” (Jakarta, Indonesia).  Attendance at both events is complimentary, and includes breakfast.

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Tags: Geolog, Paradigm, Oil and Gas Software, geomechanics, full waveform sonic processing

Using Seismic Attributes to Improve Geological & Geophysical Interpretation

Posted by Samhita Shah on Apr 18, 2016 12:20:52 PM RSS Share Post

The next topic in the Paradigm Education Series for the Americas is "Using Seismic Attributes to Improve Geological & Geophysical Interpretation." This session is jointly presented by Dr. Bruno de Ribet, Technology Global Directior for Applied Geosciences and Gustavo Morales, Senior Geophysicist. 

For your convenience, this presentation will be offered three times. 

  • Webinar - Tuesday, April 26, 9:00 AM to 10:00 AM CT
  • Paradigm Morning - Wednesday, April 27, 9:00 AM to 10:00 AM CT (networking breakfast begins at 8:30 AM)
  • Lunch & Learn - Thursday, April 28, 12:00 to 1:00 PM CT (networking lunch begins at 11:30 AM)

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Recent advances in seismic acquisition, processing and visualization enable us to extract more value from seismic data than ever before. To meet the challenges of seismic data interpretation, Paradigm has created a comprehensive library of physical and geometric seismic attributes, as well as the possibility to create user-defined seismic attributes for a specific interpretation purpose. Physical attributes may be used as direct hydrocarbon or lithologic indicators, while geometric attributes facilitate the definition of both the structural and stratigraphic framework of the seismic interpretation. Fast on-the-fly computation, multi-volume visualization, image processing through advanced merge and voxel opacity, principal component analysis and classification are some of the technics allowing an efficient usage of seismic attributes.

In this workflow based demonstration, our Subject Matter Experts will show how geoscientists can use Paradigm’s seismic data attribute library to provide details of the structural, stratigraphic, and fluid framework not readily visible in normal seismic amplitude images to derive new insights about the subsurface.

For any questions or additional information, please contact Alexandra Jordan at Alexandra.Jordan@pdgm.com

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Tags: hydrocarbon, Seismic Attributes, Oil and Gas Software, Geological and Geophysical Interpretation

Extract More from Your Seismic for Better Reservoir Models

Posted by Samhita Shah on Mar 17, 2016 11:32:16 AM RSS Share Post

The next topic in the Paradigm Education Series for the Americas is "Extract More from Your Seismic for Better Reservoir Models." Aymen Haouesse, Product Manager for Reservoir Modeling at Paradigm, will walk you trough the workflow demonstrating new ways to expand the use of the seismic data .

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Tags: geological model, seismic, Oil and Gas Software, reservoir models, Paradigm Education Series