Lower cost and higher recovery—throughout the life of your asset

The oil and gas industry loses billions of dollars every year worldwide to obstacles associated with drilling and completions practices in geologically complex and hostile environments. Designing the right drilling and completion program is crucial for minimizing costs and maximizing returns.

We provide state-of-the-art geomechanics consulting services around the world for oil & gas field asset development, evaluation and optimization to maximize oil and gas production rate and recovery, and to add value to our clients' oil and gas field assets.

Our experienced geomechanics consultants work as part of project teams that may include geosciences specialists (geophysicists/ seismic analysts, petrophysicists, geologists, and other geosciences professionals), reservoir and production engineers, reservoir simulation engineers, facilities engineers, and other engineering professionals, as needed, to meet the project objectives.

Most of the geomechanics consulting services that we provide are described in this section and include, but are not limited to, the following (click on each topic below to read more about it):

In Situ Stress Analysis

Subsurface or in situ stress analysis is critical for defining fractured reservoirs and fully exploiting reserves.

Our experienced geomechanics consultants analyze interactions between the stress field, pore pressure, natural fractures, rock strength, mud weight, and borehole trajectory and design drilling and completion programs that eliminate or minimize mechanical instabilities in the borehole.

Our services include:

  • Recommending, planning, conducting, and supervising field experiments to determine in situ stresses
  • Evaluating, analyzing, and using oil and gas field in situ stresses
  • Evaluating and recommending new methods and technologies
  • Managing laboratory and field projects at the client or vendor facilities
  • Monitoring joint industry and cooperative research projects

Optimizing Well Configurations

Our high-level and seasoned geomechanics consultants are experienced in optimizing injection and production well configurations in waterflood and enhanced oil recovery (EOR) projects.

We add value to our clients' oilfield assets by maximizing utilization of injected fluid (such as CO2 injection in WAG (CO2) flooding EOR projects) to enhance oil production rates and recoveries.

Our experienced geomechanics consultants help clients optimize injector and producer configuration by:

  • Analyzing existing in situ stress data
  • Recommending methods and technologies to acquire the required in situ stress data
  • Recommending, planning, conducting, and supervising field experiments to determine in situ stresses
  • Evaluating and analyzing in situ stress data for planning purposes

Fracturing Stimulation

Our professional stimulation consultants are experienced in fracturing stimulation design, evaluation, and optimization to maximize oil and gas production rates and recoveries from oil and gas fields, and to add value to our clients' oil and gas field assets.

Our services include:

  • Fracturing stimulation design, matrix acidizing and scale control studies
  • Planning, conducting and supervising laboratory, simulation and field trial fracturing projects
  • Conducting research in the areas of fracturing, frac-packing, fracturing fluids and proppants
  • Planning and supervising fracturing experiments in client or vendor facilities
  • Evaluating and recommending fracturing simulators, new methods and technologies
  • Managing stimulation projects
  • Monitoring joint industry and cooperative research projects

Wellbore Stability and Sand Production Prediction

Wellbore instability causes drilling downtime. Our consultants apply comprehensive geomechanical modeling to your projects, understanding wellbore stability issues and recommending specific operational parameters to improve performance.

Our high-level and seasoned geomechanics consultants are experienced in wellbore stability and sand production prediction projects, to reduce oil and gas well drilling costs for our clients.

Our services include:

  • Calculating wellbore stability and sand production prediction (using log-based software)
  • Determining in situ stresses and rock properties (using log-based software)
  • Recommending, planning, supervising, obtaining and analyzing in-situ stresses and rock properties data
  • Planning and supervising geomechanics work in client or vendor facilities
  • Managing geomechanics projects
  • Advising setting-up and/or acquisition of rock mechanics laboratory facilities

Subsurface Waste Disposal

Our high-level and seasoned geomechanics and stimulation consultants are experienced in subsurface waste disposal projects that significantly reduce waste disposal costs for our clients.

Our services include:

  • Analyzing subsurface waste disposal using fracturing stimulation technology
  • Evaluating and recommending use of fracturing simulators
  • Planning, conducting and supervising laboratory, simulation and field trial projects
  • Planning, conducting and supervising fracturing experiments in client or vendor facilities
  • Evaluating and recommending new methods and technologies
  • Managing field projects
  • Monitoring joint industry and cooperative research projects

 

To put our geomechanics consultants to work on your projects around the world, please Contact Us.

Contact: +1-281-359-2674 or send us an e-mail


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