Geological analogs usage rates high in global survey

A global study of the use of geological analogs has revealed key information about how geoscientists, engineers, and managers use and misuse analogs.Those who conducted the study used comprehensive interviews to obtain responses regarding trends in how analogs are applied, where analog data are sourced, and what processes and workflows are enhanced by analogs. Two key results:Two-thirds of the companies believe that casting a global net to identify the highest quality analogs reduces exploration risk and improves field development decisions. One-third of the companies favor a close-ology approach of evaluating plays and field development options by looking only at nearby well or reservoir...

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