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Logs, Core and Reservoir Model Elements

Consider the Scale! Once the reservoir modeller has developed a conceptual model , they need to decide whether the log and core data is at a suitable scale to provide representative values of porosity and permeability. AGR's Petrophysicist Jenny shows two model elements at outcrop and integra ...

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Posted 9 days agoPress > Knowledge Reservoirreservoir modelingReservoir Engineering +4

Wintershall sign up to AGR’s Well Intelligence Software iQx™

AGR has announced that its well data management and analysis software tool iQˣ™ is to be adopted by Wintershall's flagship Maria field on the Norwegian Continental Shelf (NCS).   Wintershall is the latest company to adopt iQx™ joining VNG, Lundin, OMV, AKER BP and LUKOIL Overseas North Shelf. ...

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Posted 9 days agoPress > WintershallNorwegian Continental ShelfData Processing +4

How to Manage Risk and Uncertainty in Mature Fields?

AGRs Principal Reservoir Engineer and Trainer, Mark Cook, discusses effective risk and uncertainty management methods. Mark Cook is one of the trainers and developers behind the AGRs Business and Risk training series . In addition to having delivered reservoir engineering consultancy to many of th ...

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Posted 1 month agoOpinion > DecommissioningDecom North Seamature field +3

The Role of Geomechanics in Simulation

AGR's Lead Geologist discusses the role of geomechanics during the production and injection operations. The relevance of geomechanics Reservoir simulations are performed using industry standard software packages that utilise finite difference calculations of changes in key parameters (sa ...

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Posted 1 month agoOpinion > geomechanicsgeology3d modeling +2

Stable and Unstable Displacement in the Field Development Plan

Nature controls much of what we have to work with when developing an oil reservoir, in particular fluid properties, gravity and capillary forces. But we get to control the viscous forces by designing offtake rates and well spacing. The relative strengths of viscous, capillary and gravity forces hel ...

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Posted 1 month agoPress > Field Development PlanningAberdeen and Grampian Chamber of CommerceNorth Sea +2

How much detail should go into a reservoir model?

A perennial question, and often addressed poorly in reservoir studies, although always solvable. AGR's TRACS Training Director, Mark Bentley, takes two minutes in Clashach Cove, Scotland to offer a simple workflow to help decide what to do based on Flora's Rule and a consideration of length scales. ...

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Posted 1 month agoPress > North Seareservoir modelingReservoir Engineering +3

Well Abandonment - Accurate Costing

Below, AGR's Senior Technical Consultant discusses how probabilistic planning can solve key abandonment challenges. In recent years there has been an increased focus on the field decommissioning and well abandonment with the associated costs for carrying out the operation. There seems to be a ver ...

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Posted 1 month agoOpinion > petroleum softwareAGR Softwarewell abandonment +4

AGR starts a blog for technical knowledge management

In order to offer the oil and gas industry technical insights, the global energy services and software company, AGR, have started a blog to discuss key issues the industry is facing and share technical writing from AGR's experts. The blog contains short introductions to topics the company's engin ...

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Posted 1 month agoPress > Knowledge ReservoirtrainingSkills +2

Training in E&P after the downturn – time to offer something different

ABERDEEN, the UK - AGR's TRACS Training Director, Mark Bentley, senses a change in the air for training delivery. After the current sustained downturn in the business, companies are beginning to return to training, but of a different sort … The industry is familiar with cyclicity of the oil and gas ...

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Posted 2 months agoOpinion > trainingtraining and developmentSkills +1

AGR registered by Mexico's National Hydrocarbons Commission as reserves auditor

AGR has been confirmed as an approved third party supplier to the country's oil and gas operators, to certify and audit reserves. We are one of a small number of companies to be listed as accredited experts on an approved register by Mexico's Hydrocarbons National Committee (CNH). The register allo ...

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Posted 2 months agoPress > MexicohydrocarbonsReserves Audits +3

AGR signs a new Frame Agreement with Wintershall Norge

AGR has been awarded a Frame Agreement with Wintershall Norge for delivering qualified technical manpower supporting Wintershall's onshore and offshore teams. The Norwegian team is part of the global AGR Consultancy business unit currently providing consultancy personnel to more than 45 clients i ...

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Posted 2 months agoPress > North SeaWintershallNorway +3

AGR Software Helps Unlock 50 years of UKCS Data

Aberdeen: Global services and software company, AGR , has used its innovative software to help mine 50 years of North Sea exploration data, as part of a Data Challenge set by Common Data Access (CDA) -  a subsidiary of Oil & Gas UK which was established to facilitate the sharing of well and seism ...

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Posted 2 months agoPress > North SeaAberdeenAGR +5