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Omer M Gurpinar, David J Rossi, Vidya B Verma, Philip W Pantella: Integrated reservoir optimization. Schlumberger Technology Corporation, Robert P Lord, Dona C Edwards, Bryan P Galloway, January 13, 2009: US07478024 (62 worldwide citation)

A method of managing a fluid or gas reservoir is disclosed which assimilates diverse data having different acquisition time scales and spatial scales of coverage for iteratively producing a reservoir development plan that is used for optimizing an overall performance of a reservoir. The method inclu ...


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Daan Veeningen, Kris Givens: Method and apparatus and program storage device adapted for visualization of qualitative and quantitative risk assessment based on technical wellbore design and earth properties. Schlumberger Technology Corporation, Robert P Lord, Bryan P Galloway, December 8, 2009: US07630914 (54 worldwide citation)

A method is disclosed for determining and displaying risk information in response to a plurality of input data, the input data including a plurality of input data calculation results, comprising the steps of: comparing each calculation result of the plurality of input data calculation results of the ...


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Daan Veeningen, Kris Givens, Ganesan Ravichandran, John Jeffers: Method system and program storage device for automatically calculating and displaying time and cost data in a well planning system using a Monte Carlo simulation software. Schlumberger Technology Corporation, Robert P Lord, Bryan P Galloway, June 16, 2009: US07548873 (45 worldwide citation)

A method of generating and displaying time and cost data representing the time and the cost to complete a plurality of oilfield related activities in response to a set of engineering results including wellbore geometry and drilling parameters comprises the steps of: (a) assembling a plurality of tim ...


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David Mack Endres, Horacio R Bouzas: Modeling geologic objects in faulted formations. Schlumberger Technology Corporation, Robert P Lord, Bryan P Galloway, April 21, 2009: US07523024 (40 worldwide citation)

A system and method of modeling a geological body in a contemporary formation is presented that includes constructing a geological object based on an original depositional paleo-space associated with the contemporary formation, and copying the geological object, transforming the copy of the geologic ...


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Hans Eric Klumpen, Daan Veeningen, Kris Givens: Method and apparatus and program storage device including an integrated well planning workflow control system with process dependencies. Schlumberger Technology Corporation, Robert P Lord, Bryan P Galloway, May 26, 2009: US07539625 (38 worldwide citation)

A method of well planning in an automatic well planning system comprises the steps of: selecting one or more tasks in a task manager; verifying by a task dependency a proper order of the one or more tasks; retrieving by the task manager from a task base one or more sets of instructions associated wi ...


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Tom Bratton, Randy Koepsell, Tom Olsen, Adam Donald: Method for designing and optimizing drilling and completion operations in hydrocarbon reservoirs. Schlumberger Technology, Robert P Lord, Cuong L Nguyen, Bryan P Galloway, May 31, 2011: US07953587 (24 worldwide citation)

A method is disclosed for generating a wellsite design, comprising: designing a workflow for an Earth Model; building an initial Earth Model based on the workflow adapted for modeling drilling and completions operations in a hydrocarbon reservoir; calibrating the initial Earth Model thereby generati ...


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Allen Ray Harrison, Bruce Alan Oney, Murli Challappa, James H White: Method, apparatus and system for providing product advisory information for a web-based sales application. Schlumberger Technology Corporation, Robert P Lord, Bryan P Galloway, September 15, 2009: US07590570 (24 worldwide citation)

An apparatus, system, and method are provided for receiving requirements information from a user via a web browser. The request and the requirements information are received by a web server and forwarded to a correlation engine. The correlation engine is operatively connected to, among other things, ...


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Nils P Fremming: Three dimensional geological model construction. Schlumberger Technology Corporation, Robert P Lord, Jim Patterson, Bryan Galloway, June 2, 2009: US07542037 (23 worldwide citation)

A method for modeling geological structures includes identifying fault planes in a geologic structure, and creating a set of substantially vertically oriented pillars along the fault plane. The pillar grids are then combined into a common three-dimensional grid pillar network, and a two-dimensional ...


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Lennert D den Boer, Colin M Sayers: Using microseismic data to characterize hydraulic fractures. Schlumberger Technology, Robert P Lord, Cuong Lam Nguyen, Bryan P Galloway, January 11, 2011: US07869954 (21 worldwide citation)

Methods and apparatus that use microseismic event data, stress data, seismic data, and rock properties to predict the hydrocarbon production success of a well location are disclosed. An example method generates a hydrocarbon production function based on information associated with at least a first w ...


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Donald W Lee, Lennert D den Boer, Colin M Sayers, Patrick J Hooyman: Methods and apparatus for predicting the hydrocarbon production of a well location. Schlumberger Technology Corporation, Robert P Lord, Dona C Edwards, Bryan P Galloway, February 3, 2009: US07486589 (18 worldwide citation)

Methods and apparatus that use microseismic event data, stress data, seismic data, and rock properties to predict the hydrocarbon production success of a well location are disclosed. An example method generates a hydrocarbon production function based on information associated with at least a first w ...