StatoilHydro and SIS develop WAG solutions

StatoilHydro and Schlumberger Information Solutions (SIS) have developed and tested new technologies for StatoilHydro's Water Alternating Gas (WAG) processes.

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AMSTERDAM -- StatoilHydro and Schlumberger Information Solutions (SIS) have developed and tested new technologies for StatoilHydro's Water Alternating Gas (WAG) processes.

"The technologies and workflows developed through our collaboration on this initial project have the potential to allow optimization beyond WAG processes to control and optimize a number of production management systems," says Astrid Jørgenvåg, VP of research and development, increased oil recovery for StatoilHydro. "We are encouraged by work on the project thus far and look forward to promising results. Many of our fields use WAG processes to enhance recovery, and we expect material production increases from implementing similar work processes on other fields going forward."

"The joint pilot project delivers a material solution towards the realization of the digital oil field," says Olivier Le Peuch, president of SIS. "We are pleased to have achieved such positive results and for the opportunity to test these technologies in an operational setting.

Other key deliverables developed by StatoilHydro and SIS include new "coarse" reservoir models that provide high resolution around the wells that support rapid reservoir simulation and automated real-time data management processes.

02/26/2008

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