Pressure Volume Temperature: PVT Analysis

Pressure volume temperature (PVT) analysis is the process of determining the fluid behaviors and properties of oil and gas samples from an existing well. 

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Seismic Interpretation: Understanding Geological Data

The American Association of Petroleum Geology (AAPG) defines seismic interpretation simply as, “the science (and art) of inferring the geology at some depth from the processed seismic record.”

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Reservoir Performance: Predicting the Sustainability of a Reservoir

As with any business, the better you get at predicting the future, the greater the opportunity for success. While no one, not even the top financial institutions or oil majors, can predict the commodity price of oil a year or two down the road...

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Oil and Gas Reservoir Characterization: A Synopsis

Oil and gas companies often turn to petroleum reservoir characterization to find available hydrocarbon sources. Characterization may include seismic surveys to locate and determine the size of a reservoir. It may also include wireline services to...

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Oil and Gas Simulation Modeling Defined

In the broadest sense, the oil and gas industry is all about getting retail petroleum products to the customer as economically as possible. While each step in this process adds a varying amount of cost to the end product, getting the oil or gas...

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Carbon Sequestration and the Oil and Gas Industry

The topic of carbon sequestration is one of growing importance in the oil and gas industry. While not at the forefront of most oilfield discussions, efforts to capture and store carbon dioxide (CO2) are of interest to the global HSE community and...

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Petroleum Engineering Consulting: Ensuring a Sustainable Fuel Supply

Fossil fuels are a primary source of energy for the world economy, especially when it comes to catering to an ever-growing global demand. In fact, this abundant and cost-effective resource can generate huge amounts of energy from a single well...

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