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  • A software workflow course to explore the full Ecrin suite functionality and interconnectivity
  • No pre-requisite software knowledge required
  • For those requiring software training from raw data to prediction
The Ecrin Dynamic Data Analysis suite handles the most complex full field massive pressure and rate data down to the simplest single well, single rate case, and everything in between. This software course is designed to teach, hands-on, the functionality and workflow of the full suite. The purpose is also to teach the interconnectivity of the modules and how a result from one analysis can be used and compared in complementary techniques.
As the logic of the software is coherent between the modules, by the time the attendees get to 3D, 3-phase modeling in Rubis they will be able to build much of it intuitively as the knowledge compounds as the training progresses.
In addition to classical data load, editing and processing the course will cover the handling of massive data from PDG in the Diamant interface including wavelet data reduction, automatic multiple build-up selection, rate correction/allocation and versus time monitoring.
Selected data is then processed in Saphir NL for PTA and Topaze NL for PA using classical analytical modeling. Object sharing, data management and the timesaving drag and drop workflow is emphasized. Modeling will then move to construction of the voronoi model in 2D, 2D with 3D local refinement at the wellbore and then to 3D multiwell, multiphase in Topaze NL and Rubis history matching. During this process grid upscaling and sector interconnectivity between modules will be practiced.
For correction to sandface and wellbore optimization, the WPA module, Amethyste, will be used linked to Saphir NL, Topaze NL and Rubis.


Pre-requisites to attend the course
Prior knowledge of the software is not required but if you have never used it before, as a primer, we would be happy to give you a full working demo version with examples prior to attending. This is a software course only. Theory is only touched upon. You should at least be reasonably conversant with transient analysis.
Course programme
Handling permanent downhole gauge (PDG) data
Connecting to the data historian, mirroring and wavelet filtering processes and optimization in KAPPA Server (Diamant Master). Auto shut-in detection, production allocation, export to third party databases and data update methods.
Moving data to the analysis modules
Drag-drop interaction between KAPPA Server and Saphir NL /Topaze NL, synchronization of dynamic links, data treatment and derived channels, alarms, maps and PVT object creation.
Analytical modeling in pressure transient and production analysis (PTA and PA)
Well, reservoir and boundary models; fractured, limited entry, horizontal well and heterogeneous reservoirs and multiple limits. Use of regression, matching and standard plots including the Bourdet derivative, P/Z, p-q, material balance and Blasingame.
Numerical modeling
Defining the boundary, wells, and loading parameters for use in numerical PTA and PA.
History Matching
Extending the model into 3D, full-field 3Phase. Simulation settings, upscaling, single and multiwell treatment matching and forecasting, PVT and well configuration input, multilayer and aquifer modeling.
Well Performance Analysis
The generation of VLP, IPR curve, for further use in PTA, PA or HM. Use of sensitivity plots.
Lessons in interconnectivity
Integrating the WPA (Amethyste) well model into the full field, PA and PTA analysis. Driving a Rubis reservoir sector from the PTA module (Saphir NL) for full 3-phase, 3-D modeling with gravity. Moving the 2D model in PA (Topaze NL) into 3D.
The course includes two complete hands-on workflow examples from PDG data through to full field modeling.