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Carbon storage evaluation measurements

With every measurement, uncover greater insight to optimize your CCS project

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Essential measurements for carbon storage evaluation

Optimizing carbon storage starts with understanding the reservoir. Grasping the concepts of capacity, injectivity, and containment is paramount, whether you're dealing with a depleted reservoir or a saline aquifer.

To comprehensively understand each of these, SLB has meticulously crafted dedicated workflows. Measurements from these workflows serve as a fundamental baseline for appraising the carbon storage site, as well as the development and execution of a carbon storage monitoring program. This ensures a well-informed and effective approach to carbon sequestration.

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Carbon Storage Evaluation Measurements
Learn about evaluation solutions that give insight into carbon storage capacity, injectivity, and containment.
Evaluation Measurement*              Downhole Services Lab Services
Evaluation Measurement*              Mineralogy Downhole Services High-definition spectroscopy  Lab Services Special core analysis             
Evaluation Measurement*              Porosity Downhole Services Combinable magnetic resonance and integrated wireline logging Special core analysisLab Services Special core analysis
Evaluation Measurement*              Permeability Downhole Services Combinable magnetic resonance  Special core analysisLab Services Special core analysis
Evaluation Measurement*              Capillary pressure Downhole Services Combinable magnetic resonance  Lab Services Mercury injection 
Evaluation Measurement*              Geology, facies Downhole Services Photorealistic reservoir geology and high-definition formation microimaging Lab Services Whole core description 
Evaluation Measurement*              Fractures, faults Downhole Services high-definition formation microimaging  Lab Services Core fracture description             
Evaluation Measurement*              Stress and mechanical properties Downhole Services InSitu™ measurements Geomechanical Profiling and advanced acoustics Lab Services Geomechanics (scratch, triaxial stress, unconfined compressive strength)
Evaluation Measurement*              Pore pressure Downhole Services Formation pressures  Lab Services Pore volume compressibility 
Evaluation Measurement*              Fault seal and stability Downhole Services Integrated modeling for stability and sealing  Lab Services  
Evaluation Measurement*              Geochemical baseline Downhole Services Formation sampling  Lab Services Digital special core analysis 
Evaluation Measurement*              CO2-brine-matrix interaction Downhole Services Formation sampling  Lab Services Water analysis 
Evaluation Measurement*              Salinity Downhole Services Multifrequency dielectric dispersion and high-definition spectroscopy  Water analysisLab Services Water analysis
Evaluation Measurement*              Resistivity, spontaneous potential, caliper Downhole Services Integrated wireline logging (triple combo)  Lab Services  
Evaluation Measurement*              Cement integrity Downhole Services Well integrity evaluation  Lab Services  
Evaluation Measurement*              Mechanical integrity Downhole Services Annular barrier evaluation, fiber optics, and multifunction spectroscopy Lab Services  
Evaluation Measurement*              Core or rotary sidewall core Downhole Services Enhanced sidewall coring  Lab Services  
Evaluation Measurement*              Fluid samples Downhole Services Formation sampling  Lab Services  
Evaluation Measurement*              Fluid pressure, temperature, pH, conductivity, and contacts Downhole Services Formation sampling and downhole fluid analysis  Lab Services  
Evaluation Measurement*              Fracture pressure Downhole Services InSitu™ Geomechanical Profiling and advanced acoustics Lab Services  
Evaluation Measurement*              Step-rate test or pump test Downhole Services Fiber optics and production services Lab Services  
Evaluation Measurement*              Pressure falloff Downhole Services High-resolution well testing  Lab Services  


*Based on US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Class VI permitting and injection wellbore data gathering requirements

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Join our CCS domain expert, Robert Laronga, as he uses engaging science experiments to explain various CCS topics and share insights. These insights play a crucial role in evaluating carbon storage sites for appraisal as an early, critical step in any carbon sequestration project.

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