GoFraK: plugin and workflow in Gocad for characterizing and modeling naturally fractured reservoirs. Project started in 2003 in collaboration with and financially supported by Total.
Fracture log analysis tools in GoFraK.
- Garcia M.H. et al., 2011, Cottereau N. et al., 2010, Garcia, Gosselin and Cottereau, 2008, Garcia, Gouth and Gosselin, 2007, Garcia et al., 2005 (see Publications).
- Vigier L. “Effective fracture network permeability tensor calculation”, Internship work, MSc. Reservoir Geosciences and Engineering, IFP-School, December 2009.
- Mechergui A. “Fracture network calibration to dynamic data (well test kh) using GoFraK”, Internship work, MSc. Reservoir Geosciences and Engineering, IFP-School, December 2009.
- Mikhaylenko E. “Calculation of equivalent permeability and calibration of model against well-test results using GoFraK” , MSc. Reservoir Geosciences and Engineering, IFP-School, December 2008.
- Luna Orosco Garcia M.E., “Computation and calibration of effective fracture network permeability using the software GoFraK, in the development of naturally fractured reservoirs”, MSc. Reservoir Geosciences and Engineering, IFP-School, December 2007.
- Riel A., “Ajustement des paramètres d’entrée de GoFraK pour caler l’historique de production en couplant GoFraK et Eclipse”, 3rd year internship at Ecole National Supérieure de Géologie de Nancy, August 2006.
3DDEGA: adaptive gridding software for optimizing grids on reservoir heterogeneities. In collaboration with and partly supported by Norsk Hydro and Agip.
- Garcia, Journel and Aziz, 1992, Garcia, Hadj Hassen and Sonier, 1997.
- Thermie Project N°OG/202/94-FR-UK: Demonstration of adaptive gridding On actual reservoir data sets.
- Tureyen I. “A parallel modelling approach to reservoir characterization”, Ph.D. Thesis, Stanford University, 2005. Collaboration with Stanford University.
- Wen, X.H. “Stochastic simulation of groundwater flow and mass transport in heterogeneous formations: Conditioning and problem of scales”, Ph.D. thesis, Universidad Politécnica de Valencia, 1996. “Collaboration with the Universidad Politécnica de Valencia (Spain).
- Tran, T.T.B. “Stochastic simulation of permeability fields and their scale-up for flow modelling”. Ph.D. dissertation, Department of Petroleum Engineering, Stanford University, 1995. Collaboration with Stanford University (USA).
CompWell: 3D anisotropic finite element mesh generation taking into account complex wells. In collaboration with and financially supported by IFP Energies Nouvelles.
FlexMesh: 3D flexible mesh optimization taking into account a well layout and reservoir discontinuities. In collaboration with and financially supported by IFP Energies Nouvelles.
MeshOpt: 2D anisotropic triangular mesh generation and optimization of highly fractured media. In collaboration with and financially supported by IFP Energies Nouvelles.
- Granet S. “Modélisation et étude numérique des transferts en milieux fissurés”, Ph.D. Thesis, IFP, 2000.
- Bourbiaux B., Granet S., Landereau P., Noetinger, B., Sarda S. and Sabathier J.C. “Scaling Up Matrix-Fracture Transfers in Dual-Porosity Models: Theory and Application”, SPE 56557, 1999 SPE Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition, Houston, USA.