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The Future of Geological Modelling in Hydrocarbon Development

Series: Geological Society Special Publications Volume: 309

Edited By: A Robinson, J Hegre, A Robinson and S Price

232 pages, Illustrations

Geological Society

Hardback | Dec 2008 | #179478 | ISBN-13: 9781862392663
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NHBS Price: £125.00 $159/€149 approx

About this book

The 3D geological model is still regarded as one of the newest and most innovative tools for reservoir management purposes. The computer modelling of structures, rock properties and fluid flow in hydrocarbon reservoirs has evolved from a specialist activity to part of the standard desktop toolkit. The application of these techniques has allowed all disciplines of the subsurface team to collaborate in a common workspace. In today's asset teams, the role of the geological model in hydrocarbon development planning is key and will be for some time ahead.

The challenges that face the geologists and engineers will be to provide more seamless interaction between static and dynamic models. This interaction requires the development of conventional and unconventional modelling algorithms and methodologies in order to provide more risk-assessed scenarios, thus enabling geologists and engineers to better understand and capture inherent uncertainties at each aspect of the geological model's life.


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