Drillmec (http://www.drillmec.com) and GEOLOG (www.geolog.com) have entered into an Agreement for joint business development and provision of Drillmec’s HoD® (Heart of Drilling) service. The HoD® is a Continuous Circulation System which offers uninterrupted bottom hole pressure management during connections. Combined with a High-Resolution Flow Rate Monitoring System, HoD® gives operators the capability to achieve the planned TD in challenging drilling environments substantially reducing operational, HS&E, and therefore financial risk. GEOLOG will initially target HoD within the geothermal market as well as addressing operations with narrow operating pressure windows.
GEOLOG has been featured in the Nov-Dec issue of Oil & Gas Review magazine with an article describing how the G9+ service can characterize reservoir fluids in near-real-time.
Read full article at: http://www.readwhere.com/read/1427817/Oil-Gas-Review-Jan-2014/Nov-Dec-17#dual/42/1
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GEOLOG will be exhibiting at the upcoming APGCE 2017 from 20 to 21 November, in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. We will be pleased to meet you at booth S14 to showcase GEOLOG’s latest technologies and Case Studies.
Visit http://http://apgce.com for more info about the event.
Mario Chiaramonte, GEOLOG Chief Technology Officer, shares details about our data-integration-technology platform and how it can affect reservoir characterization in a recent interview with JPT.
The full article “Innovative Surface Logging Solution Provides Integration of Rock and Fluid Data” is available here: https://www.spe.org/en/jpt/jpt-article-detail/?art=3419
Congratulations to our colleague Khalifa Eddenfir who was awarded for the Best Observation Card, thanks to his observation that prevented a dangerous situation of a worker operating at rig site.
(West Gemini rig site - TOTAL project).
GEOLOG is a proud sponsor of IMOG 2017 - 28th International Meeting on Organic Geochemistry - that will take place in Florence, Italy, from 17-22 September 2017. Stop by our booth #4 and learn more about how GEOLOG’s real-time Geochemistry services at wellsite have helped operators reduce their costs and optimize their production!
More details at: http://imog2017.org/
Our operator Ismael Choque received from TOTAL a recognition for the best Observation Card submitted in the week 26 during operations at rig ENSIGN 75, in Argentina.
GEOLOG Brazil received recently from Petrobras an award for the excellent safety performance in 2016: accident-free operation onshore/offshore and zero accidents in our base in Macaé. We were able to stand out among large companies keeping the TAR and TIAP (safety performance indicators) within the levels considered acceptable by Petrobras.
Our Data Engineer Bogdan Pop, working for ExxonMobil in Guyana, has just been awarded for his prompt communication to the drill floor of an anomalous event noticed during the monitoring of well parameters.
GEOLOG has just been featured in the Technical Bulletin of SPE (Society of Petroleum Engineers) with an article highlighting the awarded paper presented during OMC 2017 and written by Bianca Cecconi and Isaac Easow: “Helium Detection at Wellsite: a Powerful Geochemical Tool”.
We are looking forward to URTeC 2017 starting tomorrow until 26th July in Austin -TX! GEOLOG will be presenting two technical papers on Tuesday - 25th:
1. Wellsite Chemostratigraphy in the Petroleum Province of Anadarko Basin: How Thermal Pulses, Deposition and Diagenesis Influence Hydrocarbon Accumulation.
Presentation starts at 3:40 PM - Ballroom F
2. Alkenes Detection from Drill Bit Metamorphism and Real-Time Geochemical Elemental Analysis on Drill Cuttings Aids Drilling Optimization and Geo-Steering in Tight Unconventional Laterals.
Presentation starts at 1:45 PM - Exhibition Hall, Station A
More details at: http://urtec.org/2017
See you there!
GEOLOG has been awarded by TOTAL as best service quality formation evaluation supplier globally for the 5th year in a row. The recognition was announced during the Geosciences Service Quality Meeting, recently organized and held in Total HQ in Pau, France. GEOLOG’s performance in 2016 was very appreciated by TOTAL in different sectors such as HSE, Equipment, Data and Personnel. Learn more about our commitment to Service Quality and HSE at:
GEOLOG was featured in the June issue of JPT with an article describing how the G9+ service can characterize
reservoir fluids in near-real-time. Read full article:
“Thank you all for your outstanding support and effort in solving the interface issue between the drilling data system and the mudlogging equipment…you have shown that dedication and perseverance will prevail”
Drilling Superintendent, Santos.
GEOLOG Angola had the pleasure to receive a visit from Chevron top management in Luanda, in recognition of the excellent job done on Ensco 109 rig, specially by identifying unexpected HC zones while drilling. Chevron executives engaged with our Luanda team and were particularly pleased with GEOLOG’s work.
Have a look at BHP Billiton’s review about our recent job in South Texas (US): “BHP Billiton found significant value in running the advanced mud gas and cuttings geochemistry services such as G8 and GeoIsotopes.
The data has proven useful for our composite reservoir fluid and petrophysical characterization”, Petrophysicist, BHP Billiton.
Our Gas and Geochemistry Specialist, Bianca Cecconi - PhD, has just been awarded as “Best Paper Presented by a Young Talent” at OMC - Offshore Mediterranean Conference & Exhibition 2017, in Ravenna, Italy.
The paper presented was titled “Helium detection at wellsite: a powerful geochemical tool”.
GEOLOG was featured in the February issue of OilField Technology Magazine with an article describing how Surface Logging can provide cost savings and drilling efficiency through the use of innovative interpretation models and modern technology.
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“The GEOLOG personnel performed above expectations. They were great team members to have onboard, all communicated excellently with the well site geologists and were always available to answer questions. Well done!”
Well Site Geologist, Exxon Mobil Guyana
As of 16th January, GEOLOG Malaysia will be reallocating to a new address:
Unit 31‐05, Binjai 8 Premium SOHO, No. 2, Lorong Binjai, 50450 Kuala Lumpur ‐ Malaysia.
Phone and fax numbers remain the same: Tel: +60 3 2163 6959/ Fax: +60 3 2181 7959.
In 2017, GEOLOG celebrates the 35th anniversary of its groundbreaking history. Founded in 1982 in Italy to provide mud logging services, over the past years GEOLOG has been able to develop its innovative solutions and technological patents into commercial products and services, thereby significantly growing the client base across not only International Oil Companies but also across National Oil Companies worldwide. Many more anniversaries to come!
“The advanced gas service provided by GEOLOG has proven definitely to add values to the Asset Team to narrow down uncertainties in fluid interpretation related to complexity and heterogeneity. The integration with real-time mudlogging and LWD data is helping minimize the need for wireline fluid sampling with the consequent reduction of the costs involved.”
Geological & Geophysical Manager, Chevron
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GEOLOG has just presented at the International Petroleum Technology Conference (IPTC) in Bangkok - Thailand, “Deep-Spectrum Gas Chromatography & Carbon Isotopes Analysis While Drilling Enhance Value of Real-Time Formation Evaluation, Reducing Interpretation Uncertainty”. This paper highlights improvements in surface logging technology allowing real-time quantitative analyses. It references case studies describing direct comparisons with PVT data, identifying hydrocarbons of different sources and maturities to evaluate migration pathways and source provenance.
GEOLOG collaborated with Repsol in an initiative to improve the health of personnel working on Huacaya-2ST project, Bolivia. In order to promote the practice of sport, GEOLOG supported this initiative with the donation of mountain bikes and bike helmets, giving the opportunity to the workers to make exercises.
Recently in China, GEOLOG was given an award by Shell for excellent performance during the Yinggehai project. This offshore contract combined GeoPressure, real-time pore pressure evaluation and mudlogging services, delivered in conjunction with our strategic alliance partner Quad Operations and Shengli.
In keeping with tradition, GEOLOG will exhibit at OMC - Offshore Mediterranean Conference & Exhibition, held from 29 to 31 March 2017 in Ravenna, Italy. We will be pleased to meet you at Hall 2, Booth #A4 to showcase GEOLOG’s latest advances in integrated rock and fluid characterization. We will also present case studies where GEOLOG helped operators achieve substantial cost savings by optimizing and replacing expensive downhole measurements with real time surface solutions.
GEOLOG recently presented a paper in conjunction with Southwestern Energy at the Unconventional Resources Technology Conference (URTeC) in San Antonio, Texas, titled “Cost-Effective Reservoir Characterization from Advanced Surface Logging Technologies in Unconventional Reservoirs”. This paper highlights the use of advanced mud gas and real time isotopic analysis, alkene hydrocarbon identification, elemental analyses and micro-loss measurements as cost effective ways to evaluate reservoir characteristics (organic and inorganic content and fracture confirmation) while drilling and aid in well-placement.
GEOLOG is participating in the SPE Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition, taking place from 26 to 28 September at the Dubai World Trade Centre, a world-class convention venue located in the heart of this vibrant city. Visit us at booth #5161 and find out our added value services for saving time and interpreting data at best costs, solutions to optimize clients’ budgets and bring meaningful surface logged data to the attention of the reservoir and drilling teams.
GEOLOG and Kuwait Oil Company jointly presented the paper “The Application of Well Site Isotopic Analysis for Reservoir Evaluation” (#1533) at the SPWLA Symposium (June 2016). This paper documents for the very first time in the oil industry the successful measurement and utilization of carbon isotopic data from C1, C2 and C3 while drilling in real time, to characterize an oil reservoir.
The scope was to characterize the reservoir fluids and the source rock fluids in terms of maturity, and identify any vertical or horizontal variations across the basin. The successful evaluation of the reservoir was based on a novel technology which permitted extending the range of carbon isotopic analysis beyond methane, to light hydrocarbons such as ethane and propane. This technology advancement has broadened the analysis done while-drilling and generated an isotopic data density much superior to what can be obtained in the laboratory.
As customary for GEOLOG, we will present one of our recent published technical papers at the yearly SPWLA Symposium - this year held in Reykjavik, Iceland, on June 25-29.
Together with our co-authors, Kuwait Oil Company (KOC), a paper on carbon isotopes detection from mud gas will be presented by GEOLOG. Such work is the result of the ongoing and fruitful partnership between GEOLOG and KOC spanning nearly 10 years.
GEOLOG and QUAD enter into Strategic Partnership Alliance to leverage each other’s respective expertise in providing fully integrated wellsite and drilling services.
This alliance with QUAD, with its proven Pore Pressure Analysis, Wellbore Stability Monitoring, Geosteering, Drilling Monitoring and Wellsite Geological advisory, will allow GEOLOG to increase its interaction with clients’ well delivery teams in the project planning, execution and post well review stages and offer a more thorough de-risking process for both their drilling and exploration teams.
GEOLOG is participating in the Unconventional Resources Technology Conference in San Antonio, Texas, USA (13-18 September 2016) to showcase our added value services for saving time and interpreting data at best costs. Meet us at Booth #1649 to discover our solutions to optimize clients’ budgets and bring meaningful surface logged data to the attention of the reservoir and drilling teams. http://urtec.org/2016
GEOLOG will be present at the 57th Annual SPWLA Symposium, July 25-29 in Reykjavik, Iceland. Join us at Booth #9 and discover how Advanced Surface Logging can help in reducing wireline and drilling costs. http://www.spwla2016.com
GEOLOG International hosted the SPE Student Chapter Amsterdam in its operational base in Ijmuiden. The initiative provided geology students from VY University and Utrecht University an opportunity to learn more about the Surface Logging Services and the corresponding professional career.
JPT article highlighting the key points of paper IPTC 16617 “Drilling of Multilateral Wells Aided With Geochemical Analysis, Kuwait,” written by GEOLOG in collaboration with Kuwait Oil. The article demonstrates how the combination of Geochemistry data and petrophysical interpretation can be instrumental to geosteer an horizontal well.
Article providing key insights on the deployment of the prototype of an aluminium stanag unit in the Peruvian rain forest. The aluminium body allows significant weight reduction, which makes the unit particularly suitable to be flown by helicopter in the most remote areas in the world.
The JPT article includes main extracts of paper OTC 24002, “Innovative Geosteering Technology Used In Drilling Smart Multilateral Wells, Kuwait”, written by GEOLOG in collaboration with Kuwait Oil. The paper presents how an integrated approach combining Geochemistry data, LWD data and petrophysical interpretation can be used for geosteering purposes.