Production Optimization Publications

2014:
  1. Stordal, A. S., Szklarz, S. P. and Leeuwenburgh, O.: "A Closer Look at Ensemble-based Optimization in Reservoir Management", ECMOR XIV - 14th European Conference on the Mathematics of Oil Recovery, Catania, Sicily, Italy, 8-11 September 2014
  2. Chen, Y., Lorentzen, R. J. and Vefring, E. H.: "Optimization of Well Trajectory Under Uncertainty for Proactive Geosteering", SPE Journal, preprint, doi:.org/10.2118/172497-PA , SPE-172497-PA
  3. Lorentzen, R.J., Stordal, A. S., Nævdal, G., Karlsen, H. A. and Skaug, H. J.: "Estimation of Production Rates With Transient Well-Flow Modeling and the Auxiliary Particle Filter", SPE Journal, Vol 19, No 1, pp. 172-180, 2014
  4. Luo, X., Lorentzen, R. J., Stordal, A. S. and Nævdal, G.: "Toward an enshanced Bayesian estimation framework for multiphase flow soft-sensing", Inverse Problems 30, 2014, 114012
  5. Fonseca, R. M., Stordal, A. S., Leeuwenburgh, O., Van Den Hof, P. M. J. and Jansen, J. D.: "Robust Ensemble-based Multi-objective Optimization", ECMOR XIV - 14th European Conference on the Mathematics of Oil Recovery, Catania, Sicily, Italy, 8-11 September 2014

2013:
  1. Luo, X., Lorentzen, R. J., Stordal, A. S. and Nævdal, G.: "Toward An Expectation-Maximization Method for Parameter Estimation and Its Applications to Rate Estimation in Oil Wells", 2013 SIAM Conference on Mathematical and Computational Issues in the Geosciences, June 17-20, 2013, Padova, Italy
     
2012:
  1. Asadollahi, M., Nævdal, G. and Shafieirad, A.: “Efficient Workflow for Optimizing Well Controls”, Journal of Petroleum Science and Engineering 82-83 (2012) 66–74
  2. Peters, E., Chen, Y., Leeuwenburgh, O. and Oliver, D. S.: “Extended Brugge benchmark case for history matching and water flooding optimization”, published online in Computers & Geosciences
  3. Lorentzen, R.J., Stordal, A.S., Nævdal, G., Karlsen, H.A. and Skaug, H.J.: “Estimation of Production Rates Using Transient Well Flow Modeling and the Auxiliary Particle Filter”, ECMOR XIII - 13th European Conference on the Mathematics of Oil Recovery, Sep 10-13, 2012, Biarritz, France
  4. Chen, Y., Lorentzen, R.J. and Vefring, E.H.: “Optimization of Well Trajectory under Uncertainty
    for Proactive Geosteering”, ECMOR XIII - 13th European Conference on the Mathematics of Oil Recovery, Sep 10-13, 2012, Biarritz, France
  5. Asadollahi, M.: “Waterflooding Optimization for Improved Reservoir Management”, Doctoral theses at NTNU - Trondheim, 2012:56. ISBN 978-82-471-3380-4
2011:
  1. Chen, Y. and Oliver, D.: “Localization of Ensemble-Based Control-Setting Updates for Production Optimization”, SPE Journal, Vol. 17, No. 1, March 2012
  2. Arsenyev-Obraztsov, S.S., Ermolaev, A.I., Kuvichko, A.M., Nævdal, G. and Shafieirad, A.: “P05 Improvement of Oil and Gas Recovery by Optimal Well Placement”, 16th European Symposium on Improved Oil Recovery, April 12-14, 2011, Cambridge, UK
  3. Lorentzen, R.J., Iversen, F., Flornes, K.M. and Vefring, E.H.: “Use of Drilling and Fracturing Automation, Advanced Reservoir Modeling and Data Assimilation for Safe, Optimized Shale Gas Production”, SPE Forum, Shale Gas: Beyond Current Technologies and Going Global, October 2-7, 2011, The Algarve, Portugal
2010:
  1. Peters, E., Arts, R.J., Brouwer, G.K., Geel, C.R., Cullick, S., Lorentzen, R.J., Chen, Y., Dunlop, K.N.B., Vossepoel, F.C., Xu, R., Sarma, P., Alhutali, A.H. and Reynolds, A.C.: Results of the Brugge Benchmark Study for Flooding Optimization and History Matching”, SPE Reservoir Evaluation and Engineering, Vol. 13, no.3, June 2010, pp. 391-405
  2. Lorentzen, R.J.: “Advanced software tools used in closed-loop reservoir management”, SPE Applied Technology Workshop, Intelligent Completions and Well Design for Improved Oil Recovery, October 18-21, 2010, Stavanger, Norway
  3. Lorenzen, R.J., Nævdal, G., and Sævareid, O.: “Soft Multiphase Flow Metering for Accurate Production Allocation”, 2010 SPE Russian Oil & Gas Technical Conference and Exhibition, October 26-28, 2010, Moscow, Russia, SPE 136026
  4. Shafieirad, A. and Nævdal, G.: “Production optimization for Norne Field”, IRIS-GUBKIN joint workshop on “Modelling, Optimization and Process management in oil and Gas industry”, October 25, 2010, Moscow, Russia
  5. Lorentzen, R.J., Sævareid, O. and Nævdal, G.: “Rate Allocation: Combining Transient Well Flow Modelling and Data Assimilation”, ATC 2010, SPE Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition, September 20-22, 2010, Tuscany, Italy, SPE 135073
  6. Asadollahi, M. and Nævdal, G.: “Selection of Decision Variables for Large-Scale Production Optimization Problems Applied to Brugge Field”, 2010 SPE Russian Oil & Gas Technical Conference and Exhibition, October 26-28, 2010, Moscow, Russia, SPE 136378
 
Historical key publications:
 
  1. Asadollahi, M., Nævdal, G., Markovinovic, R., and Shafieirad, A.: “A Workflow for Efficient Initialization of Local-Search Iterative Methods for Waterflooding Optimization (Brugge Field)”, International Petroleum Technology Conference, December 7-9, 2009, Doha, Qatar, IPTC 13994
  2. Lorentzen, R.J., Shafieirad, A. and Nævdal, G.: ”Closed Loop Reservoir Management Using the Ensemble Kalman Filter and Sequential Quadratic Programming”, Reservoir Simulation Symposium, February 2-4, 2009, The Woodlands, Texas, USA, SPE 119101
  3. Ibragimov, I.I., Markovinovic, R., Ermolaev, A. I. and Nævdal, G.: “Production Optimization of Thin-Oil Rims: Evaluation of a Stochastic Steepest-Ascent Approach”, 13th IFAC Symposium on Information and Control Problems in Manufacturing, June 3-5, 2009, Moscow, Russia
  4. Shafieirad, A. and Lorentzen, R.J.: “Brugge Field. Data assimilation and production optimization”, SPE ATW, Closed-Loop Reservoir Managmenet, June 23-26, 2008, Bruges, Belgium
  5. Sævareid, O.: “Wavelet Based Regularization of the Well Test Deconvolution Problem”, 10th European Conference on the Mathematics of Oil Recovery, September 4-7, 2006, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  6. Nævdal, G., Brouwer, R. and Jansen, J-D.: “Waterflooding using closed-loop control”, Computational Geosciences, 2006, vol. 10, no. 1, p37–60
  7. Nygaard, G., Nævdal, G., Fjelde, K.K., Vefring, E.H. and Gravdal, J.E.: “Comparison of Automatic Control Methodologies for Maintaining Required Annulus Pressure Gradient”, IADC/SPE Managed Pressure Drilling Conf. & Exh., April 20 - 21, 2005, San Antonio, Texas
  8. Nævdal, G., Brouwer, D.R., Jansen, J.D., Vefring, E.H. and van Kruijsdijk, C.P.J.W.: “Improved Reservoir Management Through Optimal Control and Continuous Model Updating”, SPE Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition, September 26-29, 2004, Houston, Texas, USA, SPE90149
  9. Nævdal, G., Overbeek, K.M., Brouwer, D.R., van Kruijsdijk, C.P.J.W. and Jansen, J.D.: “Closed-Loop Waterflooding”, 9th European Conference on the Mathematics of Oil Recovery, 30 August - 2 September 2004, Cannes, France
  10. Nævdal, G., Vefring, E.H., Berg, A.M., Mannseth, T. and Nordtvedt, J.E.: “A New Methodology for the Optimization of the Placement of Downhole Production-Monitoring Sensors”, SPE Journal, vol. 6, No. 1, pp. 108-116, March 2001 (SPE 59301)
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P.O. Box 8046, N-4068 Stavanger, Norway
Prof. Olav Hanssensvei 15, 4021 Stavanger


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+47 51 87 52 00

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International Research Institute of Stavanger
Mailing address:



Visiting address:
P.O. Box 8046
N-4068 Stavanger
Norway

Prof. Olav Hanssensvei 15 
4021 Stavanger

 
Phone:
Fax:
General email:
+47 51 87 50 00
+47 51 87 52 00
firmapost@iris.no