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Blueback ODiSI: Helping to Steer Your Facies Model

Written by
Matt Baulch

Blueback ODiSI has built considerable momentum since its release in 2016. Cegal has completed a wealth of projects globally for our customers, and many companies have decided to add Blueback ODiSI to their Seismic Characterization workflows and...

Hit Your Mark! How Stochastic Inversion Can Be Used to Secure Successful Drilling

Written by
Gaston Bejarano

One Dimensional Stochastic Inversion (ODiSI) is changing the game of inversion techniques by combining different approaches to estimate reservoir properties with limited information.

The Building Blocks of Next-Gen Reservoir Characterization

Written by
Gaston Bejarano

The combination of high-performance cloud computing and recent developments in advanced analytics promise to increase the efficiency and accuracy of reservoir characterization processes.

Next-Generation Seismic Interpretation with Automation and Machine Learning

Written by
Gaston Bejarano

Technology has always been a key driver in the success of the oil and gas industry. For the last couple of decades, digitalization has been on the forefront, driving the industry to a whole new level. 

One Dimensional Stochastic Inversion (ODiSI) Success Stories

Written by
Gaston Bejarano

One Dimensional Stochastic Inversion (ODiSI) is an innovative approach to seismic inversion. Initially developed by BP, ODiSI is a method that produces high-quality reservoir property estimates with associated uncertainties. Associating all...

Enhanced Oil Recovery with 4D Seismic

Written by
Gaston Bejarano

Maximizing the production from and extending the life of existing reserves becomes ever more critical for the E&P industry. 4D seismic technology has demonstrated to be able to increase our ability to image fluid movement across wells. Using...

Utilizing Seismic Reservoir Characterization Techniques to De-Risk Prospects

Written by
Richard Neale

In 2014, Oranje-Nassau Energie (ONE), a private Dutch E&P company and operator of the Gillian Unit joint venture, located in Block L11c offshore Netherlands, enlisted the help of Cegal to help rank a number of potential near-field prospects using...

Effective Seismic Inversion Through Microsoft Azure Cloud

Written by
John Sayer

Cloud computing has gained a significant foothold in the oil and gas industry, promising IT cost reductions, scalability opportunities, and collaboration improvements. Even among geoscientists, the cloud offers considerable efficiency...

BP Seismic Inversion Technology Commercialized by Cegal

Written by
Mark O'Brien

BP’s unique One Dimensional Stochastic Inversion (ODiSI) method has been turned into a commercial application by Cegal, ready to be used by the industry in Petrel E&P software platform.

Using Quantitative Interpretation Techniques to Improve Reservoir Understanding

Written by
Richard Neale

Quantitative Interpretation (QI) has long been considered a domain of advanced geophysics. However, there exist several easily applied QI techniques you can apply today to maximize the return from your seismic data.

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