Gains from visualization

Computer visualization methods are not a new concept in oil and gas exploration, but it is helpful to know how their efficiency is viewed from within an exploration organization.Norsk Hydro ASA unit Norsk Hydro Oil & Energy, Oslo, has been using visualization systems for several years for seismic interpretation, reservoir simulation, and well planning. It sees potential in numerous other uses.The company determined that visualization helps promote better understanding of complex seismic data and encourages collaborative work among interdisciplinary team members throughout projects.Measurable gainsNorsk Hydro O&E during 1997-2002 tallied a return on investment of more than $86 million from...

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