May 15, 2019
GEOS4, in collaboration with petroleum industry companies, will present two research papers at the Unconventional Resources Technology Conference URTeC 2019, Denver, Colorado, 22-24 July.
We introduce PhaseSnapShots as a quick and low-cost tool for production efficiency assessments in the Permian Basin, US, and describe the effects of production... More
February 24, 2019
For the rapid and inexpensive identification of “sweet spots” or heterogeneities within vertical profiles, GEOS4 has developed a new geochemical screening tool. It is based on the evaluation of amount and composition of sorbed gas within source rocks using Thermovaporisation GC-FID. This can be easily run alongside Rock-Eval pyrolysis in high... More
January 6, 2019
GEOS4's Nick Mahlstedt and Brian Horsfield are co-authors of the paper Han, Y., B. Horsfield, R. Wirth, N. Mahlstedt, and S. Bernard, 2017, Oil retention and porosity evolution in organic-rich shales: AAPG Bulletin, v. 101, no. 6, p. 807-827, that was recently awarded the J.C. "Cam" Sproule Award by the American Association of Petroleum Geologists.... More
October 7, 2018
Silurian shales, and most notably those of the Longmaxi Formation, are the prime target for shale gas exploration in the Sichuan Basin. They are highly overmature.
To reconstruct the timing of oil and gas generation in these shales, as well as documenting changing GOR and physical properties of petroleum during maturation, less mature comparable... More
July 15, 2018
In the upcoming Awards in Predefined Areas (APA) 2018 licensing round, 47 blocks in the Norwegian Sea and 56 blocks in the Barents Sea have been defined. The application deadline for APA 2018 is 4 September 2018, and new production licenses are expected to be awarded during the first quarter of 2019.
Don’t miss GEOS4's exclusive PhaseFinder packages... More