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MicroScope HD High-Definition Imaging-While-Drilling Service

High-resolution LWD imaging for geological reservoir description

MicroScope HD high-definition imaging-while-drilling service provides unmatched logging-while-drilling (LWD) imaging for reservoir description, from structural modeling to sedimentology analysis, to enable detailed fracture characterization and completion optimization in conductive drilling fluids.

With a vertical resolution of 0.4 in, MicroScope HD service enables operators to see fine features of the downhole environment. The high-definition resistivity imaging supports fracture and dip analysis for structural evaluation of reservoir sections and sedimentology evaluation including image-based porosity determination and thin-bed analysis. This service aids geological interpretation in siliciclastics, carbonates, and unconventional shale oil and gas reservoirs.

Fracture characterization for production optimization

Detailed characterization of fractures is possible with LWD, using high-definition images from the MicroScope HD service. Types of fractures and their morphology and geometry, density, and distribution along the logged interval can be identified. High-resolution images from MicroScope HD service successfully identify fractured zones contributing to drilling fluid losses, and completion design is subsequently developed to isolate those fractures zones, as well as to select proper perforation zones away from the fractures.


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