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

 A Day in the Life of a Geoscientist: How to Properly Integrate Output from Various Disciplines into Geomodeling Projects

Posted by Samhita Shah on Feb 1, 2018 8:00:00 AM RSS Share Post

Thomas Jerome, Senior Geomodeler, will be our featured lecturer on February 8, 2018, as part of the Paradigm series, "A Day in the Life of a Geoscientist".  In this lecture, Mr. Jerome will discuss how to properly integrate output from other disciplines into geomodeling projects, and present useful examples.

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Tags: SKUA-GOCAD, Geomodeling, Thomas Jerome

Paradigm at EAGE 2017

Posted by Samhita Shah on Jun 2, 2017 11:21:50 AM RSS Share Post

Visit Paradigm booth #320 at the 79th European Association of Geoscientists & Engineers (EAGE) Annual Convention and Exhibition, in Paris, June 12-15. At EAGE, Paradigm will have a very strong presence showcasing the innovative technologies in our new Paradigm 17 product suite, as well as on high science and collaboration with leading industry partners.

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Tags: Energy, SKUA-GOCAD, Paradigm 17, EAGE2017, Paris, Oil and Gas Conference

Paradigm Announces SKUA-GOCAD User Group Meeting in Paris

Posted by Samhita Shah on May 24, 2017 4:51:34 PM RSS Share Post

Paradigm will be conducting SKUA-GOCAD User Group Meeting at the offices of Dassault Systèmes on Friday, June 9, 2017, 9:00 -16:30 at Dassault Systèmes, 10 rue Marcel Dassault, CS 40501, 78946 Vèlizy-Villacoublay Cedex, France. The meeting will be moderated by SKUA-GOCAD Product Managers and Subject Matter Experts.

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Virtual Lecture Series on Capturing Geological Model Uncertainties to Improve De-risking

Posted by Samhita Shah on Sep 9, 2016 2:46:27 PM RSS Share Post

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Tags: SKUA-GOCAD, Oil & Gas software, geological model uncertainties

Customer Story: SKUA-GOCAD Helps Create a 3D Full-Field Reservoir Model Incorporating All Data, including Seismicity, at The Geysers Geothermal Field in Northern California*

Posted by Samhita Shah on May 5, 2016 3:20:44 PM RSS Share Post

Calpine Corporation, which operates 14 geothermal plants at The Geysers geothermal field, uses Paradigm SKUA-GOCAD to maximize information about the complex geology of The Geysers.  Among other things, in a case study SKUA-GOCAD was successfully used to:

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Tags: SKUA-GOCAD, geothermal, Calpine, clean energy, Reservoir Management

On Demand: Paradigm Virtual Lecture Series - Resolving Data Integration and Modeling Challenges in the Unconventionals

Posted by Samhita Shah on Apr 28, 2016 2:08:58 PM RSS Share Post

On April 12, the presentation “Resolving Data Integration and Modeling Challenges in the Unconventionals", by Lorena Guerra, became available online as part of the 2016 Virtual Lecture Series.

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Tags: modeling, SKUA-GOCAD, interpretation, geomechanics, Unconventional Reservoirs, Data Integration, microseismic data

Facing the Heat: Better Technology Helps Meet Growing Geothermal Demand

Posted by Samhita Shah on Mar 28, 2016 1:00:56 PM RSS Share Post

Demand for geothermal energy continues to grow at a steady pace around the globe.  According to the 2016 Annual U.S. & Global Geothermal Power Production Report, a recent study published by the Geothermal Energy Association (GEA), data show a total of 18 new geothermal power plants came online in 2015, adding about 313 MW of new capacity to electricity grids globally.  The global market is at about 13.3 GW of operating capacity as of January 2016, spread across 24 countries. This year the global geothermal market was developing about 12.5 GW of planned capacity spread across 82 countries. Based on current data, the global geothermal industry is expected to reach about 18.4 GW by 2021.  Overall, if all countries follow through on their geothermal power development goals and targets the global market could reach 32 GW by the early 2030s.

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Tags: SKUA-GOCAD, Enhanced Geothermal Systems, geyser reservoir, geothermal, Reservoir Management

A Collaborative Offering by GE and Paradigm Aims at Resolving Production Challenges and Discovering New Opportunities

Posted by Samhita Shah on Jan 28, 2016 1:00:00 PM RSS Share Post

In today's economic environment, operators need to maximize the life of their existing reservoirs while reducing operating costs.  To help answer that demand, GE and Paradigm have partnered to develop Reservoir Driven Production Optimization (RDPO), a new solution which helps break down functional and technical silos, enabling production teams to make optimal decisions when managing large and/or complex fields. 

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Tags: SKUA-GOCAD, Paradigm, Oil and Gas Software, Reservoir Driven Production Optimization, Infill Drilling, well intervention

Virtual Lecture about Handling a Highly Complex Geologic Environment Offered on Oct. 27

Posted by Samhita Shah on Oct 15, 2015 3:40:00 PM RSS Share Post

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Tags: G&G, SKUA-GOCAD, geoscience, Oil and Gas Software, Complex Geology