Hans-Martin Schulz, Wolfgang van Berk, and Yunjiao Fu, WiPS Consulting GmbH, Germany
Water occurs virtually everywhere in oil and gas fields – yet it is often ignored. But the composition of today´s formation water is the result of multiple hydrogeochemical processes, and a primary source of valuable information.
From microscopic core analysis of the wellbore to seismic data measurements of rock properties between wells, a multidisciplinary team is essential when solving exploration and production problems in complex reservoirs.
Ted Holden, John Pendrel, Fred Jenson and Peter Mesdag, Jason, a CGG Company
Following a rock properties-based workflow for shale plays makes it possible to gather intelligence which not only defines where to drill and how to frac, but also better predicts the economic outcome.