Real-Time Operations

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In today’s highly competitive oilfield arena, real-time services provide the information necessary to instantly predict problems and make informed decisions, which leads to optimal performance, lower costs, and fewer risks.

Providing real-time-enabled products and services to help customers get it right the first time is business as usual and at the core of our business. With significant investments in a global, real-time infrastructure, Schlumberger combines domain expertise, advanced processes, and leading technologies to remotely monitor, model, and manage well construction and production operations in real time, 24/7, regardless of location. We offer a full range of real-time-enabled products and services, providing instant data to make informed decisions and take immediate action when problems occur, keeping our customers out of harm’s way.

Real-Time Drilling

Formation Evaluation

Real-Time Well Testing

Hydraulic Fracture Stimulation

Production & Cased Hole

Coiled Tubing Intervention

Remote Monitoring and Surveillance Services

Cement Evaluation & Design

Intelligent Completions

Artificial Lift Optimization


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Technical Papers
Date Title Challenge Products Society
Mar 2014 Unified Team Approach: Leveraging Real-Time Capabilities Reduces NPT While Enhancing HSE Effectiveness Real-Time Operations SPE
Apr 2013 Unconventional Reservoir Development in Mexico: Lessons Learned From the First Exploratory Wells Unconventional Resources, Geomechanics, Real-Time Operations, Exploration Mangrove, ECS, OBMI, Sonic Scanner, MDT, AbrasiFRAC, HiWAY, StimMAP, Petrel SPE
Mar 2013 Utilizing Wired Drill Pipe Technology During Managed Pressure Drilling Operations to Maintain Direction Control, Constant Bottom-hole Pressures, and Wellbore Integrity in a Deep, Ultra-depleted Reservoir Deep Water, Real-Time Operations IADC
Sep 2012 Evolution of Multi-Mineral Formation Evaluation Using LWD Data in Complex Carbonates Offshore Brazil Carbonates, Deep Water, Real-Time Operations, Exploration IBP
Jun 2012 The Introduction of an At-Bit Natural Gamma Ray Imaging Tool Reduces Risk Associated with Real-Time Geosteering Decisions in Coalbed Methane Horizontal Wells Unconventional Resources, Real-Time Operations iPZIG SPWLA


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100% Placement Inside Target Zone with Real-Time LWD

PeriScope inversion canvas shows the shale layer detected below the trajectory, which was successfully avoided.
While drilling a 1,170-ft lateral, PeriScope bed boundary mapping showed a conductive boundary interpreted as a possible shale layer, which was successfully avoided.
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