Maximizing geological information from pressure tests and depth plots

09/26/2005
Pressure-depth plots are powerful methods to visualize the wide array of industry pressure data and aid interpretation for safety, drilling, and exploration purposes.Pressure-depth plots and complementary mud weight-depth plots communicate the data that are instrumental in making decisions in well control and casing design.The rapid and flexible display of fluid and fracture pressures enables integration into exploration risking as well as testing fault seal integrity and assessing reservoir drawdown in development and production situations.Other applications include:• Evaluation of fluid type and hydrocarbon-water contacts, applicable to reserves estimation and valuation;• ...
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