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Grinding Out Big Data From Tiny Samples

Stephen Rassenfoss, JPT Emerging Technology Senior Editor, (2016, May), Journal of Petroleum Technology, JPT Magazine, Volume 68, Number 5, pp 36.  This article highlights a growing group of companies offering new ways of cutting the cost and time required to gather ...

AAPG Memoir 102: Electron Microscopy of Shale Hydrocarbon Reservoirs

The purpose of the memoir is to provide a practical reference for geologists, geophysicists, engineers, and students to gain a better understanding of the various state-of-the-art techniques and applications of electron microscopy for shale hydrocarbon reservoir evaluation. Edited by Wayne ...
Author: Nora Villarreal
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Shale Reservoir Evaluation Improved by Dual Energy X-Ray CT Imaging - Journal of Petroleum Technology, Nov 2012

Ingrain's Joel Walls and Meghan Armbruster examine how the combination of DRP and high-resolution X-ray CT imaging can provide rapid, noninvasive geological and petrophysical analysis of whole core shale samples.
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Digital Rock Physics: A New Approach to Shale Reservoir Evaluation - Digital Oilfield Technology, March 2012

Ingrain's Joel Walls, Juliana DeVito and Elizabeth Diaz examine a new approach to shale reservoir evaluation.
Author: Nora Villarreal
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Digital Rock Physics Provides New Insight into Shale Reservoir Quality - Hart's E&P, August 2011

Advanced imaging, rigorous physics, and high-speed computation combine to reveal reservoir properties of organic-rich shales.

Computer Simulations of Fluid Flow in Sediment: From Images to Permeability

Stanford University's Jack Dvorkin and Ingrain's Jonas Tolke, Chuck Baldwin, Yaoming Mu, Naum Derzhi, Qian Fang and Avrami Grader discuss the digital experimentation of flow simulations and permeability calculations in the latest issue of The Leading Edge. Please see attached document
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From Micro to Reservoir Scale: Permeability from Digital Experiments

Stanford University's Jack Dvorkin and Ingrain's Naum Derzhi, Qian Fang, Amos Nur, Boaz Nur, Avrami Grader, Chuck Baldwin, Henrique Tono and Elizabeth Diaz explain how digital rock physics can reliably enhance data obtained from physical laboratories and reduce the number ...
Author: Nora Villarreal
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Capturing Digital Rock Properties for Reservoir Modeling

The latest issue of World Oil magazine features an Ingrain case study co-authored with Noble Energy.  The case study discusses how comparative analysis shows that a digital and real core compare favorably when digital and real experiments are run.  Please ...
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Revolutionizing Core Analysis

Houston-based Ingrain uses latest-generation 3D CT (computed tomography) to quickly and accurately determine absolute and relative permeability, resistivity, elastic properties, pore and grain statistics. Results are available in days, they claim, even in ultra-low permeability sandstones, complex carbonates and shales. ...
Author: Nora Villarreal
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Digital Rock Physics Bridges Scales of Measurement

Ingrain's digital rock physics lab images the details of rock structure at the pore scale and uses these images to accurately simulate physical experiments in the computer.  Only recently have powerful 3D scanners and computing clusters rendered this concept commercially ...
Author: Nora Villarreal
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