OilField Geomechanics


    • Assessment of geomechanical issues
    • Advisor role
    • 3rd party review of geomechanics work and proposals
    • Rock mechanics lab support

    • Generation of stress, pressure and mechanical properties profiles along a wellbore
    • Drilling Event Analyses
    • Image log analysis
    • Integration along the field/compartments

    • Pore pressure prediction from logs
    • Pore pressure Cubes

    • Mudweight program and casing design support
    • Mudweight window development per well trajectory
    • QRA

    • Complex mesh construction including horizons and geological structures(faults/salt domes)
    • Population with geostatistical, log and seismic data
    • Distribution of stresses, mechanical properties, pore pressure in the volume for the geomodel.
    • Role and modeling of natural fractures in the reservoir

    • Conventional HF Design and Evaluation
      • HF Quality Control
      • Post-frac Analyses
      • HF design and economical optimization – NPV
    • Unconventional HF Design and Evaluation
      • Stress Shadows
      • Stage Spacing and Cluster Evaluations
      • Well Spacing optimization (geomechanical and fluid flow analysis)
      • Zipper Frac Evaluations
      • Geomechanical Evaluation of Microseismic Data
      • Role of weak bedding planes and natural fractures in HF performance

    • Injection Design
    • Injection Analyses

    • Reservoir compaction evaluations – simple and complex models
    • Subsidence predictions
    • Casing Deformation evaluations
    • Overburden frac gradient changes

    • Salt constitutive models
    • Drilling aspects
    • Stress field aspects
    • Numerical analysis

    • Analytical critical stress analysis
    • Coupled fluid flow and failure analysis
    • Maximum injection pressure analysis

    • Empirical analysis
    • Numerical analysis of TWC
    • Numerical analysis of perforations
    • Field assessment of sand production potential and remedies

Fracking Operation – OilField Geomechanics