Visualization 2013-10-03T13:44:02+00:00

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  • Project lease outlines and infrastructure on subsurface features
  • Monitor inputs to surface computations and computed output surfaces
  • Quality control well directional surveys and zone intercepts from multiple applications
  • Investigate traps, spill points, and zone penetrations
  • Explain subsurface assets in technical and investor presentations

3D views put projects into perspective

3D visualization makes it much easier to understand the relationships between surfaces and the exploration and production assets and activities connected to them.

Extend presentation options

Petrosys expands your vision, allowing you to use a collection of Petrosys grids, Landmark, GeoFrame, Petrel and other surfaces, well tracks, projected maps and raster images in compelling 3D displays. It lets you monitor the outcomes of your Petrosys surface modeling during gridding workflows. Petrosys’ established display list technology is applied to the construction and manipulation of the display, providing a powerful and familiar user interface. You can also take advantage of horizontal and vertical clipping planes, multiple light sources, a raster hard copy facility and full interactive controls from any Windows, Linux or Unix desktop. The bottom line: you can work confidently with a complex collection of surfaces and produce maps of extraordinary precision and detail.

Control surface model quality

Displaying Petrosys computed grids in 3D views, along with the associated well data, is an excellent way to control gridding process quality while improving the viewer’s understanding of the subsurface structure. This understanding is complemented by the ability to directly visualize surfaces from GeoFrame, OpenWorks, ArcSDE, Petrel, IHS Petra, GoCad, ArcSDE, RESCUE models and more. A range of translucent surface rendering options allows closely overlapping surfaces to be examined concurrently at any viewing angle. Surface coloring can use any of Petrosys’ color gradient models, and can be based on either Z values or information coming from alternate grids. Porosity, permeability or other reservoir attributes can be laid over the structure, and time-variant information can be added to show four-dimensional histories of reservoir behavior.

Bring surface and subsurface knowledge to light

By draping raster images on surfaces, it’s possible for potential field or other information not available in grid form to be tied to locations on surfaces in depth, or to clarify the geographic position of subsurface points by overlaying satellite images. Complete Petrosys maps can be displayed on any surface or on horizontal reference planes, providing a link from the 3D view to detailed maps. This allows you to include additional information such as lease outlines, pipeline routes, rivers and coastlines.

Integrate well knowledge

Well tracks and downhole information from the Petrosys well data file and other popular industry data sources can be posted and annotated to allow visual correlation of downhole and computed surface data.

Get a clearer picture. Reduce uncertainty and risk

Petrosys’ visualization allows the comprehensive data presented in map views to be put in the 3D context of an interactively viewable representation of wells, surfaces and geographical data.

Cost-effective visualization

Petrosys 3D visualization is engineered to work in affordable Windows, Linux and Unix desktop environments. The viewer includes an off-screen raster hard copy option for presentation-quality imaging as well as the ability to publish your 3D scene as a movie.