Schlumberger

MDT Forte and MDT Forte-HT Rugged and High-Temperature Modular Formation Dynamics Testers

The extensively qualified MD Forte and MDT Forte-HT rugged and high-temperature modular formation dynamics testers extend the versatility of the industry-workhorse MDT modular formation dynamics tester to high-temperature well conditions. Our reservoir evaluation experts meet with you to design the tester module arrangement and specify test procedures from the wide variety of productivity and permeability tests along with fluid extraction and sampling, usually achievable in a single run of the toolstring. We monitor in situ pressure and fluid measurements in real time to ensure that the job objectives are met. Our multidisciplinary interpretation experts then work with you as needed to leverage this powerful data, such as building predictive reservoir fluid models to determine compositional gradation and reservoir connectivity across the field.

The InSitu Fluid Analyzer system can be deployed as a module with the MDT Forte and MDT Forte-HT testers for obtaining a comprehensive set of fluid measurements at reservoir conditions, spanning direct indicators of fluid sample purity to extensive downhole fluid analysis (DFA), for even more answers from a single run.

Interpretation Services for MDT Forte and MDT Forte-HT Rugged and High-Temperature Modular Formation Dynamics Testers
with the InSitu Fluid Analyzer System
Wellsite Answers

Formation pressure

Drawdown mobility

Downhole fluid analysis:  fluid color and compositional analysis, asphaltenes content, viscosity, density, fluorescence, resistivity, and pH

Hydrocarbon composition (C1, C2, C3–C5, and C6+)

Gas/oil ratio (GOR) 

Sample contamination monitoring
Standard Interpretation

Grading of pressure and mobility quality

Pressure gradient analysis

Excess pressure analysis
Advanced Interpretation

Multiwell pressure gradient analysis

Single-well simulation for absolute open flow potential (AOFP)

Determination of vertical permeability and identification of flow barriers

Reservoir connectivity studies using downhole fluid analysis and equation-of-state modeling

 

Related services and products

 
 

Clean 7.5-API Oil Retrieved from Friable Sandstone

Saturn 3D Radial Probe
The Saturn 3D radial probe collected an uncontaminated sample of 7.5-API oil from an unconsolidated sandstone reservoir in Mexico without sanding or seal failure. Read case study

Learn About New Advances in DFA Science

Physics of Reservoir Fluids Video
PrevNextZoom1 of 1