Watching Rocks Change: Mechanical Earth Modeling (Chinese)

Mechanical Earth Modeling
Publication: Oilfield Review
Volume: 15
Issue: 2
Publication Date: 06/01/2003

The state of stress in the Earth affects many aspects of hydrocarbon exploitation. Information about rock stresses around a borehole or in a field is usually incomplete and must be obtained by inference from a wide variety of sources. A consistent mechanical earth model that can be updated with real-time information is becoming essential in many difficult drilling and development projects around the world.

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