Correlations Company offers innovative applications in the areas of artificial intelligence, surfactants to alter reservoir wettability and chemicals to prevent salt deposition.
The company has applied AI:
To data mine public information to predict production performance
- To correlate petrophysical logs with log porosity, and saturations
- Integrating Core Porosity and Sw Measurements with Log Values, SPE 55642
- "Predicting Core Porosity Using Wireline Logs at Dagger Draw Field, Southeast New Mexico." SPE 59554
- Evaluation of Well Completion Opportunities in the Lower Brushy Canyon Using Neural Networks, Transactions, Southwest Section A.A.P.G. 2002 Convention
Data Mining at a Regulatory Agency to Forecast Waterflood Recovery, SPE 71057.
How Artificial Intelligence Methods Can Forecast Oil Production, SPE 75143
To characterize reservoirs
New Technology to Identify and Characterize Natural Fractures, presented at the 1997 Four Corners Geological Society Natural Fracture Systems in the Southern Rockies Symposium.
"Using Artificial Intelligence to Correlate Multiple Seismic Attributes to Reservoir Properties," SPE 56733
Obtain an Optimum Artificial Neural Network Model for Reservoir Studies, SPE 84445
To analyze stimulation results
Artificial Intelligence Used to Evaluate 23 Single-Well Surfactant Soak Treatments, SPE 89457
To generate petrophysical log porosity and saturations from mud logs ongoing
Predicting Porosity and Saturations from Mud Logs and Drilling Rates Using Artificial Intelligence with Focus on a Horizontal Well
The company investigated the use of surfactants to alter oil wet reservoir wettability to increase oil recovery and to reduce the water wetness of a gas storage reservoir to increase gas flow rates. Furthermore the use of salt inhibitors to prevent salt deposition in gas wells was investigated.
Reduce oil wetness:
Improved Oil Recovery from Carbonate Reservoirs by Chemical Stimulations SPE 89424
Oilfield Surfactants Improve Recovery via Imbibition SPE 106402
AI Applied to Evaluate Waterflood Response, Gas Behind Pipe, and Imbibition Stimulation Treatments SPE 89457
Reduce water wetness:
Wettability Alteration to Increase Deliverability of Gas Storage Wells, SPE 117353
Field Test of Wettability Alteration to Increase the Flow Rate from Aquifer Gas Storage Wells, SPE 125867
Super saturated salt solutions:
Drilling mud application
Salt scale remediation and mitigation
Salt cavern construction
Sodium Chloride Issues In Oilfield Applications, Journal "Oil and Gas Technologies. August 24, 2011, P 15-20 Moscow, Russia. English version available from Correlations Company.
Additionally the Company developed a geostatistical mapping tool including a fractal module for reservoir description.
A Comprehensive Geostatistical Tool for PC Platforms SPE 38128