The case of the flat line

 

While drilling a 5-day horizontal hole in an unconventional play, an oil operator received daily information from the mud-loggers including a mud-gas log.

A review of the data shows a calculated gas wetness averaging 70% constantly over the course of several days.

A detailed post-mortem evaluation shows the mud-gas system presented serious analytical issues that produced the "flat line" in the gas wetness. The comparison of the mud-gas data with data collected and analyzed from gas canisters highlighted the problem.

Reviewing the issue with the mud-gas provider proven un-productive as the well data and back-up data were lost due to a technical glitch in their system.

The gas canisters only provided information on gas origin and maturity via computational and isotopic analysis but were not enough to highlight all the intervals with adequate gas wetness for an enhanced completion.

 

Yet2Find provides expertise for a quick routine evaluation of your mud-gas on a daily bases to discover and avoid this type of situations

The case of the flat line

 

While drilling a 5-day horizontal hole in an unconventional play, an oil operator received daily information from the mud-loggers including a mud-gas log.

A review of the data shows a calculated gas wetness averaging 70% constantly over the course of several days.

A detailed post-mortem evaluation shows the mud-gas system presented serious analytical issues that produced the "flat line" in the gas wetness. The comparison of the mud-gas data with data collected and analyzed from gas canisters highlighted the problem.

Reviewing the issue with the mud-gas provider proven un-productive as the well data and back-up data were lost due to a technical glitch in their system.

The gas canisters only provided information on gas origin and maturity via computational and isotopic analysis but were not enough to highlight all the intervals with adequate gas wetness for an enhanced completion.

 

Yet2Find provides expertise for a quick routine evaluation of your mud-gas on a daily bases to discover and avoid this type of situations

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