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Geovariances Training Catalog - Oil&Gas Geostatistics 2015

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Geovariances Training Catalog - Oil&Gas Geostatistics 2015

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  3. 3. 3 Dear colleague, Nowadays, the E&P industry is facing technological challenges and the need for technical expertise is more than ever crucial. Geostatistics is at the heart of numerous workflows and decisions related to prospect evaluation and production optimization. In the following pages, you’ll find detailed sheets of our public course offering. They are organized by types and focused either on geostatistical methodology or software. Our public courses in applied Geostatistics are organized by disciplines and focus on your geophysical or reservoir characterization needs. In addition, private courses can be organized on-demand. Any of our public courses can be customized to your in-house needs and expectations. In addition, academic courses focused on Statistics and Geostatistics theoretical background can be organized. For managers, a 1-day seminar has been developed to give project leaders coming from various specialties an integrated overview of geostatistical benefits and methods for Oil & Gas. Finally, software courses will help you speed up your adoption of new developments and gain in efficiency while using the latest release of ISATIS, our flagship software, the industry benchmark in geostatistical software solutions. Whatever your level of expertise, our courses help you staying current with the latest technology and addressing your data integration, gridding, modeling or risk analysis needs. You can register for a public course or find out more by visiting us at www.geovariances.com. Our experienced team is also willing to provide practical guidance on appropriate and well-proven geostatistical approaches through tailored mentoring sessions. And why not benefit this year from our brand new web-based one-to-one training or mentoring sessions? Our consultants will be pleased to set up with you the program best suited to your needs and your rythm over a period of a few days. Contact us for more information! We are committed to sharing our expertise with you, just tell us about your training needs and expectations! Warm regards, Jean-Marc Chautru Consulting & Training Director Edito
  4. 4. 4 Summary of our offer Geovariances offers a complete set of high quality trai- ning programs in petroleum geostatistics for beginners and experienced users. Courses cover basic and advanced Geostatistics and pro- vide participants with plenty of hands-on practice with real data sets. They are led by Geovariances highly expe- rienced consultants. Public courses are organized worldwide and throughout the year in English, French and Spanish. Our consultants also provide in-house training and mentoring focused on companies’ specific needs. Some of our courses can also be tailored to your particular needs and preferred rhythm through one-to-one web-based training or mentoring sessions. These online sessions are scheduled jointly with one of our consultants over a period of a few days. Several pricing options are available depending on the mentoring duration. Contact your sales representative for more information. For more than 20 years, leading Oil & Gas and consulting companies around the world have been relying on Geovariances and Isatis geostatistics software for a genuine expertise in geostatistics. Geovariances headquaters in Avon (77), France Go to Geovariances website clicking through the picture
  5. 5. 5 Summary Seminar ................................................................................................... 6 Geostatistics in Geophysical and Geomodeling Workflow ................................. 7 Geostatistics........................................................................................... 8 Basic Concepts of Oil & Gas Geostatistics ...................................................... 9 Advanced Geostatistics for Geophysicists......................................................10 Advanced Reservoir Characterization ...........................................................11 Software................................................................................................ 12 Isatis Essential for Oil & Gas .......................................................................13 Scripting and Automatic Procedures in Isatis.................................................14 Training Calendar................................................................................ 15 Terms and Conditions ........................................................................ 16 Our Trainers ......................................................................................... 17 Geovariances........................................................................................ 18 Contact .................................................................................................. 19
  6. 6. 6 Seminar Tailored courses may also be organized in your offices on demand focused on specific applications or algorithms, for example: velocity modeling and TDC, volumetrics and uncertainty analysis, seismic quality control and filtering, conditional simulations of continuous variables (SGS, Turing Bands) and/or facies (Plurigaussian, MPS), etc.
  7. 7. 7 Any geoscientist involved in seismic data processing or geomodeling. This seminar provides a broad and practical overview of the geostatistical solutions applied for seismic data filtering, geological modeling a n d r e s e r v o i r characterization. The focus is put on practical applications, underlining their pros/cons and underlying assumptions. T h e p a r t i c i p a n t w i l l understand the added-value of advanced geostatistics for accurate reservoir modeling. GEOSTATISTICS IN GEOPHYSICAL AND GEOMODELING WORKFLOW Key features In order to illustrate the concepts, significant time is devoted to discussions about real cases and examples. Seminar contents  Introduction: Geomodeling in the E&P Overview and key issues | Key points when comparing deterministic, statistical and geostatistical approaches.  Geostatistical applications for E&P workflows Seismic data QC and filtering | Depth conversion | Reservoir characterization | Property modelling | Volumetrics.  Geostatistical concepts Data quality control | Variogram analysis | Kriging | Noise filtering | Data integration.  Simulation of categorical variables (facies, objects) Limitations of kriging-based techniques for assessing uncertainties | Main algorithms (pixel-based, process-based, object-based) | Pros/cons and underlying assumptions | Key issues: stratigraphic flattening, compositing well data, vertical proportion curves.  Simulation of continuous variables (surfaces, petrophysical properties) Principles and main algorithms. On-line registration http://www.geovariances.com/en/oil-amp-gas-geostatistics- in-e-amp-p-workflows-co902 Duration: 1 day Upon request Including training material Who should attend Objective
  8. 8. 8 Geostatistics Tailored courses may also be organized in your offices on demand focused on specific applications or algorithms, for example: velocity modeling and TDC, volumetrics and uncertainty analysis, seismic quality control and filtering, conditional simulations of continuous variables (SGS, Turing Bands) and/or facies (Plurigaussian, MPS), etc.
  9. 9. 9 Any geoscientist or reservoir engineer involved in the building or use of geomodels. No prior knowledge about geostatistics is required. The course objective is to present the basic concepts and methods underlying the use of geostatistics for Oil & Gas in general. These two days may be comple- mented by one or two of the 3-day modules that delves into some of the most advanced geostatisti- cal techniques, giving hints and pitfalls on how to use them: Advanced Geostatis- tics for Geophysicists and/ or Advanced Geostatistics for Reservoir Characteriza- tion. BASIC CONCEPTS OF OIL & GAS GEOSTATISTICS Who should attend Objective Key Features The course presents the theoretical background of Geostatistics. The main tools are introduced and their use in geological modeling is detailed. At the end of the training, participants will be able to:  Understand the main assumptions of classical geostatistical algorithms, with their pros and cons,  Have a critical point of view about probabilistic reservoir characterization projects,  Attend courses dedicated to advanced geostatistical topics. Course content  General overview of geostatistics for Oil & Gas applications:  Reminders about basic probability and statistics: distributions, mean, variance, correlation coefficient, linear regression, Monte-Carlo simulations.  Importance of data sampling, model resolution, scales.  The basic tool of geostatistics: quantifying spatial correlation with the variogram.  Model fitting, classical variogram models.  Interpolation of data: kriging theory. 2D-3D examples.  Multivariate geostatistical framework for regionalized variables (Model of coregionalization) and collocated cokriging. Application to property mapping.  Non stationary geostatistics and trend modelling: trends and residuals, kriging with external drift. Application to depth conversion and setup of the structural model. On-line registration http://www.geovariances.com/en/oil-amp-gas-basic- concepts-of-oil-amp-gas-geostatistics-co1147 Duration: 2 days Price: 1100€/pers Including training material
  10. 10. 10 Geophysicists involved in data interpretation and mapping of surfaces limiting the reser- voirs. Geostatistics has become a key tool in geophysics, due to its proven added value for va- rious tasks: seismic data qua- lity control, noise filtering, ve- locity modeling, time to depth conversion, uncertainty quan- tification. This course provides a sound understanding of the geostatistical solutions rele- vant to accomplish these tasks. ADVANCED GEOSTASTISTICS FOR GEOPHYSICISTS Key features Kriging for 2D/3D data. Factorial kriging and application to the filtering of artifacts, comparison of different surveys and for 4D analysis. Correlation between wells and seismic (TVD, TWT and velocities) and relevant methods for geos- tatistical depth conversion. To ensure a proper understanding of the concepts, 50% of the time is allotted to practical illustrations and exercises on real cases using ISATIS software. Course content  Quality Control of seismic data.  Filtering acquisition artifacts using kriging.  Multivariate geostatistics and cokriging. Factorial kriging  The problematic of time to depth conversion: time interpretation, evaluation of the information on velocities and standard models. Integration of wells and seismic data for time-to-depth conversion.  3D seismic data processing: calibration of velocity from stacking velocity cube.  Introduction to stochastic simulation for assessing uncertainties during velocity modeling, depth conversion and volumetrics. On-line registration http://www.geovariances.com/en/oil-amp-gas-advanced- geostatistics-for-geophysicists-co1145 Who should attend Objective Duration: 3 days Price: 1650 €/pers Including training material
  11. 11. 11 Geologists, geophysicists and reservoir engineers involved in reservoir characterization. Advanced geostatistical mo- deling of reservoirs for the distribution of lithofacies and petrophysical properties. The pros and cons of existing si- mulation algorithms are dis- cussed and illustrated on real examples. ADVANCED RESERVOIR CHARACTERIZATION Key features Step by step workflow analysis and description for generating 3D reservoir static model using common and advanced geostatistical simulation technics. Facies modeling with focus on the analysis of proportion curves and the role played by the stratigraphic refe- rence surface. Review of petrophysical property simulations cons- trained by facies methods. Course content The session covers the following topics:  Overview of geostatistics and its main methods.  Variogram analysis and kriging.  Introduction to simulations: why, what and how to simulate to get a good reservoir model and to quantify its uncertainty.  Overview of simulation methods for categorical (discrete) and continuous variables.  Statistical and geostatistical analysis of the facies variability: reference surfaces, proportion curves. How to account for lateral non stationarity.  Variographic analysis of indicators.  Conditional simulations of categorical variables: Sequential Indicator Simulations (SIS), Boolean simulations, Truncated Gaussian Simulations (TGS), extension of TGS to Plurigaussian Simulations (PGS) with definition of transition schemes. Introduction to Multiple-Points Simulations (MPS) and Meandering Channels Simulations (Flumy).  Conditional simulations of continuous variable, such as properties: Turning Bands and Sequential Gaussian Simulations (SGS).  Constraining of property simulations with facies. On-line registration http://www.geovariances.com/en/oil-amp-gas-advanced- geostatistics-for-reservoir-characterization-co1146 Who should attend Objective Duration: 3 days Price: 1650 €/pers Including training material
  12. 12. 12 Software Tailored courses may also be organized in your offices on demand focused on specific applications or algorithms, for example: velocity modeling and TDC, volumetrics and uncertainty analysis, seismic quality control and filtering, conditional simulations of continuous variables (SGS, Turing Bands) and/or facies (Plurigaussian, MPS), etc.
  13. 13. 13 Since Isatis is a general purpose geostatistical tool, learning how to use it is of benefit to any geoscientist or engineer who works on spatial data: geologists, geophysicists, reservoir engineers. Attendees will practice either alone or by pair. Get acquainted with Isatis geostatistical tools. The course covers a broad range of topics, including Data Import/Export, Exploratory Data Analysis, Kriging and S i m u l a t i o n s , B a t c h Processing. ISATIS ESSENTIAL FOR OIL & GAS Key features The course is designed as an Isatis training with detailed descriptions of the algorithms. It is based on computer exercises applied to real datasets coming from the petroleum industry. Isatis projects material given to attendees (database, graphics, journal files, etc.) can provide templates to use in subsequent work. Course content This session covers the following topics: • Presentation of the concepts and tools around which Isatis is organised: User Interface, types of data manipulated and organisation of the database, graphical capabilities, HTML on-line manual, batch capabilities. • Exchanging data with other software: loading data into the database. • Data management inside Isatis.  Classical statistics and Exploratory Data Analysis.  Computing experimental variograms and introduction to variogram modelling. • Applying Ordinary Kriging. • Introduction to simulations. • Graphics and reporting. • Exchanging data with other software: saving results outside of Isatis. Prerequisites It is required to have a feeling for the basic concepts of geostatistics (spatial data analysis, what the variogram and kriging are), however the course does not make use of mathematics and therefore can be followed by beginners in geostatistics as well as by confirmed geostatisticians. On-line registration http://www.geovariances.com/en/oil-amp-gas-isatis- essentials-for-oil-amp-gas-co95 Who should attend Objective Duration: 3 days Upon request Price: 1650 €/pers Including training material
  14. 14. 14 This course is aimed at Isatis u s e r s s e e k i n g a comprehensive overview of the different scripting procedures in Isatis. This course will teach you how to build efficient automatic procedures for Isatis and gain productivity in your day-to-day work. SCRIPTING AND AUTOMATIC PROCEDURES IN ISATIS Key features  This course is based on practical exercises using Isatis and synthetic data.  Taught by experienced practitioners.  Course materials (documentation, journal files, training data, worked examples) for use in your work place. Course contents  Journal file recording  Journal file editing  Key words usage  “If, else” conditional actions  Loop actions  Questions and other Run options  Journal file templates  Exploratory Data Analysis and Automatic Variogram Fitting in batch  Graphics & Displays Prerequisites A basic knowledge of Isatis and geostatistics is assumed. On-line registration http://www.geovariances.com/en/mining-scripting-and- automatic-procedures-in-isatis-co865 Who should attend Objective Duration: 3 days Upon request Price: 1650 €/pers Including training material
  15. 15. 15 Check www.geovariances.com for up-to-date course offerings Training calendar 2015 Course heading Location Date Basic Geostatistics of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 26—27 January Oil & Gas Calgary, Canada 23—24 February Fontainebleau-Avon, France 9—10 March 7—8 December Houston, The USA 8—9 June Perth, Australia 10—11 August Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 5—6 October Abu Dhabi, The U.A.E 8—9 November Advanced Geostatistics for Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 28-30 January Geophysicist Calgary, Canada 25—27 February Fontainebleau-Avon, France 11—13 March 9—11 December Houston, The USA 10—12 June Perth, Australia 12—14 August Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 7—9 October Abu Dhabi, The U.A.E 10—12 November Advanced Geostatistics for Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 2—4 February Reservoir Characterization Calgary, Canada 2—4 March Fontainebleau-Avon, France 16—18 March 14—16 December Houston, The USA 15—17 June Perth, Australia 17—19 August Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 12—14 October Abu Dhabi, The U.A.E 15—17 November
  16. 16. 16 Terms and conditions Registration Fees Class fees include one set of course material and lunches. Attendees are invited to use their own laptop for computer exercises. A temporary demo version of ISATIS will be freely supplied by GEOVARIANCES for this purpose. For courses to be held in GEOVARIANCES only, if you are unable to bring your own laptop during the training session, be sure to inform your sales contact and GEOVARIANCES will provide you with a computer as far as possible. Please note that admission will be only confirmed on receipt of your formal purchase order and after full payment. Payment Geovariances will invoice your company for the approved course cost amount in full unless cancellation notice has been given 5 working days before the course date. Payment is required prior to the course to confirm the registration. Payment options: credit card (American Express is not accepted - please provide with your card details) or wire transfer to BRED Fontainebleau HDV - IBAN number: FR76 1010 7003 2700 0302 7055 623. Venue Courses can be organized in or outside GEOVARIANCES premises (hotel, client premises). Please refer to the course description for more details. Training hours are from 9:00 am to 5:00 p.m. unless otherwise specified. Accomodation Fee does not cover hotel accommodation. Attendees should make their own reservations directly (for courses to be held in GEOVARIANCES, see the included hotel list). Cancellation No refund will be made for cancellation notified by a registered participant to GEOVARIANCES within 2 weeks (10 working days) prior to the course or for ’no shows’. Attendee can be substituted. Geovariances reserves the right to cancel a session if the minimum number of registrations is not reached and to schedule an additional session if the number of registrations is in excess of the maximum number of attendees. Queries Should you have any question or need further information, do not hesitate to contact us.
  17. 17. 17 Our trainers Dr. Jean-Marc Chautru, Consulting & Training Director Jean-Marc has joined Geovariances in 2013 as Consulting and Training Manager “Oil & Gas”. After a Master degree in geological engineering, and a PhD in Geostatistics, he worked in the Oil Industry for 24 years. After 7 years as GeoModelling software product manager for IFP group, he joined Beicip-Franlab consultancy division as Geologist, specialized in rock-typing and geological modelling. He became Reservoir Engineer in 2004 and worked on several simulation projects (history match and forecasts). As Principal Advisor for Modelling, he was in charge of studies review and assistance to junior engineers. He was often involved in training sessions for national companies’ young specialists. As Project Director, he has led several integrated studies. Jean-Marc worked on many giant fields, like Ghawar, Greater Burgan, Cantarell, Upper Zakum, Hassi Messaoud. Matthieu Bourges, Consultant & Trainer Oil & Gas Matthieu is a geologist engineer graduated from the Ecole Nationale Supérieure de Géologie de Nancy, France where he get specialized in Hydrodynamics and Reservoir Engineering (sedimentology, hydrodynamics, geotechnics). He joined Geovariances in 2007 and is today mainly involved in Oil & Gas consulting projects and trainings. He also contributes to the Isatis Technical Support and documentation. Renaud Meunier, Consultant & Trainer Oil & Gas Renaud has more than 10 years experience in the Oil & Gas industry. _ After graduating from the University Paris 6, France with a master in Geosciences, Renaud spent 10 years in the UK where he was involved in various consulting works in Reservoir Modelling, Reservoir Characterisation, Volumetric and Seismic Inversion. Renaud also implemented a Pre and Post-stack Stochastic Inversion engine (Earthworks ESI™ and MPSI™). Since joining Geovariances early 2013, Renaud is mainly involved in Oil & Gas consulting and training activities. Renaud has a working knowledge of others Oil & Gas software (Petrel, HR Strata, OpendTect, GeoFrame, Flogrid…). Hélène Binet, Consultant & Trainer Oil & Gas Since joining Geovariances early 2013, Hélène is mainly involved in Oil & Gas consulting and training activities. Hélène has 6 years of experience in geostatistical consulting, mainly applied to geophysics, in particular seismic data QC & filtering, time to depth conversion and related topics. She is graduated from University Paris 6, France with a master in Geosciences and a speciality in geophysics.
  18. 18. 18 Geovariances Geovariances is a French independent software vendor, world leader in Geostatistics. It was founded in 1986 by three engineers from the Geosciences Research Department/Geostatistics Group at Mines ParisTech. Geovariances has developed a real know-how and a professional expertise confirmed by more than 25 years of experience in applying geostatistics to address mine exploration, oil exploration or environmental issues. The company develops and sells two software packages: ISATIS, the industry benchmark software for geostatistics and KARTOTRAK, integrated software solution for contaminated site characterization. Geovariances primary strength is its human resources. Our consultants are versatile highly qualified and experienced engineers offering the industrial solutions our customers need. They also provide training programs in geostatistics for beginners and skilled geostatisticians. Geovariances is tailored to its customers' needs constantly improving its software products and technology. The company invests in research and development through research consortia or partnerships with research leaders in their respective industries. In addition to the collaboration agreement with Mines ParisTech for the development of ISATIS, it has partnered with CEA to develop KARTOTRAK. Geovariances is responsible of the implementation of many significant technical advances over the past 25 years and provides regular contributions to international industry and academic conferences and journals. Geovariances current CEO is Yves Touffait. Geovariances headquarter is based in Fontainebleau. The company has also an office in Brisbane (Australia) and a representative in Brazil. Key figures: - Number of employees : 45 - 1 subsidiary office in Australia - Turnover : +5 M€ - +500 company customers over the world - +3500 software users over the world http://www.geovariances.com/en/
  19. 19. 19 Contact Geovariances France 49bis avenue Franklin Roosevelt 77215 AVON Cedex Tel.: +33 (0)1 6074 9090 Fax: +33 (0)1 6422 8728 Email: info@geovariances.com Your contacts: Marketing and Sales Director Jean-Paul Roux jproux@geovariances.com Customer services representative Marie-Hélène Pires pires@geovariances.com
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