Temperature information from a number of wells can be used to generate a general temperature profile for an oil or gas field. The method can also help to identify fluid flow problems around individual wells.
Oil and gas markets are often unpredictable. This article attempts to predict the global and regional changes in energy supply and demand that will have occurred by the year 2020.
Fractures play an important role in oil productivity from tight formations. Finding fractures in deep formations is becoming a priority for many of the oil companies operating in the Middle East.
Geostatistical analysis of reservoirs is replacing the relatively simplistic layer-cake models the industry has used for decades. This article explains how the technique can be applied and can help to predict oilfield behavior.