Pre-Processor:
Simulation Model Building Tool

Builder simplifies the creation of simulation models by providing a framework for data integration and workflow management between IMEX, GEM, STARS and external data sources.

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Understand & Predict
CMG incorporates reservoir heterogeneity, well complexity and the physics of fluid flow, heat flow, geomechanics and geochemistry required to understand & predict production
Shale & Tight Well Production
Intuitive Model Building: Simplified Data Input
Interactive, intuitive and easy-to-use interface enables users to quickly and efficiently incorporate all required data to build a simulation model.

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  • Geomodelling and Geostatistics
    • Build reservoir structure and 3D geomodels using contour maps, zone thickness maps etc.
    • Upscale the geomodel for flow simulation
    • Use well logs and core data with the geostatistical module for property distribution calculation
  • Productivity Improvement Tools
    • Easily import or create geological models, reservoir property distribution, PVT models, injection/production history, well trajectories and completions, and hydraulic fracture data
    • Utilize grid-editing tool to perform: refinements, sub-model extraction, upscaling, grid splitting etc.
    • Use correlations to generate data for relative permeability and PVT
    • Convert dataset from IMEX to STARS or GEM to model more complex recovery processes
    • Define and edit properties for any sector or region of reservoir
    • Easily select properties and data for output to Results
    • Intuitive well planning and field development tools for pattern based drilling, horizontal well drilling, defining group and cyclic well controls etc.

Training


Hydraulic Fracture Wizard: Improve NPV
Accurately represent realistic hydraulic fractures in your reservoir model with Builder's easy-to-use Hydraulic Fracture wizard

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  • Create different fracture complexities, from simple bi-wings to complex networks
  • Import third-party fracture design and parameter data for better fracture characterization, history matching and forecasting
  • Quickly add or modify fracture properties for multiple stages or wells
  • Easily adjust values of fracture permeability and non-Darcy flow co-efficients to accurately capture effects occurring in the field
  • Vary propped/unpropped hydaulic fractures and natural fractures half-lengths, conductivity etc.
  • Save fracture templates to easily apply identical fracture properties to multiple wells

Chemical EOR: Multiple Reaction Model Building
The chemical EOR advanced process wizards helps you build complex simulation models, enabling fast and efficient comparisons of different chemical additives.

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  • Process wizards include: reduction in residual oil with surfactants and alkali, adsorption of injected chemicals, complex non-Newtonian polymers etc.
  • Implement relative permeability interpolation based on composition of certain components
  • Reactions for In Situ foam generation or degradation help capture the true physics of the foam process
  • Match lab data more efficiently with the updated foam wizards
  • Confidently forecast production/recovery factor by configuring full-field or hybrid low salinity waterflood (LSW) models
  • Easy step-by-step data input for LSW by using the process wizard
  • Utilize process wizard to set up geochemistry reactions related to LSW
Process Wizards: Intuitive Workflows
The guided task-based advanced process wizards helps you build complex simulation models, enabling fast and efficient comparisons of different recovery processes.

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  • Unconventional Reservoirs: shale gas, hydraulic fractures and coal bed methane
  • Chemical EOR: foamy oil, ASP injection, low salinity waterflooding
  • Geomodelling and Geostatistics
  • In Situ Combustion
  • Asphaltene Precipitation
  • Fines Migration

Training


Geomechanics: Efficiently Model Geomechanical Properties
Test the impact of a recovery process on the reservoir rock by including geomechanical effects in the simulation model.

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  • Accurate modelling of subsidence, compaction, and dilation
  • Several different geomechanical models available to simulate stress-strain relationship
  • Easy data input to set-up geomechanical module
  • Full control over type of coupling and other geomechanical numerical parameters
  • Select important geomechanical properties to output to Results

Training

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Advanced Wellbore Modelling
Combine Builder with FlexWell to accurately model the flow and other wellbore configurations for multiple thermal and non-thermal processes.

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  • Trajectory smoothing for removal of unrealistic 'kinks' in trajectories
  • Wizards to import and edit: well trajectories, production and injection history
  • Convert source-sink wells into FlexWell
  • Well control options include: pressures, rates, layer-specific dynamic layer and monitoring fluid
  • Convert trajectory and perforation information for one or more wells into iSegWell keywords
  • Import third-party fracture simulation data for better fracture characterization, history matching and forecasting

Training

Attend a training course to learn: