RESERVOIR CHARACTERIZATION
Performer Contract Number Title
Advanced Resources International DE-FC26-01BC15357 Development of an Advanced Approach of Next-Generation, Integrated Reservoir Characterization
Project Summary Sept 2004 (Archive)
Project Review Slides
Topical Report #4 Feb 2004
Topical Report #3 Jul 2003
Topical Report #2 Jul 2003
Topical Report #1 Jul 2003
Topical Report Sept 2002-June 2003
Advanced Resources International DE-FC26-02NT15453 Demonstration of Integrated Remote Sensing Analysis to Identify Oil Exploration Leads in the Williston Basin, Fort Berthold Indian Reservation/Native American
Project Summary  Aug 2004 (Archive)
Final Report Oct 2002-Mar 2004
Project Presentation Slides
Advanced Resources International DE-FC26-02NT41437 Identifying and Remediating High Water Production Problems in Basin-Centered Formations
Project Summary
Advanced Resources International DE-FC26-04NT15514 Demonstration of a Novel, Integrated Multi-Scale Procedure for High-Resolution 3-D Reservoir Characterization and Improved CO2-EOR/Sequestration Management, SACROC Unit
Detailed Project Summary Jun 2006
APS Technology DE-AC26-98FT40481  Downhole Fluid Analyzer
Project Summary
Baker Atlas Division of Baker DE-FG22-93BC14966 Fabrication and Downhole Testing of Moving-Through-Casing Resistivity Apparatus
Technical Report Jul-Sept 1993
Bureau of Economic Geology DE-FC22-95BC14936 Application of Advanced Reservoir Characterization, Simulation, and Production Optimization Strategies to Maximize Recovery in Slope and Basin Clastic Reservoirs, West Texas
Publications List
Colorado School of Mines DE-FC26-02NT15342 Seismic Evaluation of Hydrocarbon Saturation in Deepwater Reservoirs
Detailed Project Summary Jun 2006
Quarterly Report Nov-Dec 2005
Annual Report Sept 2003-Aug 2004
ElectroMagnetics Instruments, Inc. DE-FC26-00BC15307 Oil Reservoir Characterization and CO2 Injection Monitoring in the Permian Basin with Crosswell Electromagnetic Imaging
Project Summary Aug 2004 (Archive)
Success Story
Final Report Mar 2003
Techline
Florida International University DE-FG26-01BC41356 Characterization of Heterogeneities at the Reservoir Scale: Spatial Distribution and Influence on Fluid Flow
Project Overview Slides
Progress Report Sept 2001-May 2002
Florida International University DE-FG26-04NT42132  Production of Natural Gas and Fluid Flow in Tight Sand Reservoirs
Project Summary
Golder Associates, Inc. DE-FG26-02NT15451 Multicomponent Seismic Analysis and Calibration to Improve Recovery from Algal Mounds: Application to the Roadrunner/Towaoc Area of the Paradox Basin, Ute Mountain and Ute Reservation, CO
Detailed Project Summary Jun 2006
Technical Report 2 May-Oct 2003
Indiana University DE-AC26-00NT40689  Simulation-Enhanced Fracture Detection: Research and Demonstration in U.S. Basins
Project Summary
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory FEW ESD04-027 Nanoscale Pore Imaging and Pore Scale Fluid Flow Modeling in Chalk
Detailed Project Summary July 2006
Project Overview Slides
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory FEW ESD04-029 Advanced Reservoir Imaging using Frequency-Dependent Seismic Attributes
Project Overview Slides
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory FWP-5220  Natural Fracture Diagnostics Validation
Project Summary
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory FWP-G3050  Rapid Imaging of Interwell Fluid Saturations Using Seismic and Multiphase Production Data
Project Summary
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory P-83 High-Resolution Reservoir Characterization Using Seismic, Well, and Dynamic Data
Success Story
Los Alamos National Laboratory FEW A053 Advanced Seismic Geodiagnostics-Borehole Acoustic Source/ Instrumentation for Fracture Mapping
Success Story
Los Alamos National Laboratory P-100 FEW AA02 Formation Logging Tools for Microholes
Success Story
Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) FEWA085-01  Formation Logging for Microboreholes
Project Summary
Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) FWP-02FE06  Innovative Wave Equation Migration
Project Summary
Louisiana State University DE-AC22-91BC14831 Bypassed Oil in Gulf of Mexico
Final Report Feb 1992-Dec 1995
Annual Report Feb 1994-Feb 1995
BOAST 3 User's Manual
Louisiana State University DE-FG22-95BC14802 Improved Recovery from Gulf of Mexico Reservoirs
Final Report Vol 1
Final Report Vol 2
Final Report Vol 3
Final Report Vol 4
Massachusetts Institute of Technology DE-FC26-02NT15346 Characterization of In-situ Stress and Permeability in Fractured Reservoirs
Detailed Project Summary Jun 2006
Semi-Annual Report May-Nov 2005
Michigan Technological University DE-AC26-98BC15100 Advanced Characterization of Fractured Reservoirs in Shallow Shelf Carbonate Rocks: The Michigan Basin
2000 Project Review Slides
Success Story
Annual Report Oct. 1998-Sept. 1999
Semi-Annual Report Oct.-Mar. 2002
Semi-Annual Report Apr.-Sept. 2001
Semi-Annual Report Apr.-Sept.1999 
Michigan Technological University DE-FC26-04NT15508 Crosswell Seismic Amplitude-Versus-Offset for Detailed Imaging of Facies and Fluid Distribution Within Carbonate Oil Reservoirs
Detailed Project Summary Jan 2006
Project Overview Slides
Montana Tech of The University of Montana DE-FC26-04NT15511 Development of a Geological Exploration Model for the Permo-Pennsylvanian Petroleum System in South-Central Montana
Detailed Project Summary Jul 2006
New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology DE-AC22-93BC14893 Integration of Advanced Geoscience and Engineering Techniques to Quantify Interwell Heterogeneity in Reservoir Models
Final Report May 1997
 Annual Report Sept. 1994-Sept. 1995 
Annual Report Sept. 1993-Sept. 1994
New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology DE-AC26-99BC15204 Wettability and Imbibition: Microscopic Distribution of Wetting and its Consequences at the Core and Field Scales
Success Story
Project Review Slides
Final Report Feb 1999-Jan 2003
Oak Ridge National Laboratory FEW FEAC310 Southern-Central Appalachians Framework & Controls of Hydrocarbon Generation
Success Story
Paulsson Geophysical Services, Inc. DE-FC26-04NT42241  A Robust MEMS-Based Multi-Component Sensor for 3-D Borehole Seismic Arrays
Project Summary
Paulsson Geophysics Services, Inc. DE-FC26-01NT41234  Development of a 400-Level 3-C Clamped Downhole Seismic Receiver Array for 3-D Borehole Seismic Imaging of Gas Reservoirs
Project Summary
Prairie View A&M University DE-FG26-04NT42131 Expanding Conventional Seismic Stratigraphy into the Multi-Component Seismic Domain
Detailed Project Summary Jan 2006
Reservoir Engineering Research Institute DE-FC26-00B306 Wettability Alteration of Porous Media to Gas Wetting for Improving Productivity and Injectivity in Gas-Liquid Flows
Success Story
Final Report Sept. 2000-Aug. 2003
Reservoir Engineering Research Institute DE-FG26-99BC15177 Research Program on Fractured Petroleum Reservoirs
Success Story
Rice University DE-FC26-04NT15515 Fluid-Rock Characterization for NMR Well Logging and Special Core Analysis
Detailed Project Summary May 2006
Final Report Oct 2004-Sept 2005
Semi-Annual Report Oct 2004-Mar 2005
Rock Solid Images DE-FC26-01BC15356 Seismic Attenuation Attributes for Reservoir Characterization
Final Project Review Slides
Project Review Slides Feb 2004
Final Report Oct 2001-Sept 2003
Sandia National Laboratory FEW 4365 Geomechanics for Reservoir Management
Project Summary Jun 2005 (Archive)
2000 Project Review Slides
Success Story
Schlumberger Technology Corporation DE-FC26-03NT15425 Application of Time-Lapse Seismic Monitoring for the Control and Optimization of CO2 Enhanced Oil Recovery Operations
Detailed Project Summary Jun 2006
Annual Report Mar 2004-Mar 2005
Southwest Research Institute DE-FC26-02NT15343 Q as a Lithological/Hydrocarbon Indicator: Full Waveform Sonic to 3-D Surface Seismic
 Detailed Project Summary Jun 2006
Project Overview Slides
Stanford University 75-01SW51227 Stanford Rock Physics & Borehole Geophysics Consortium
Success Story
Stanford University DE-FC26-01BC15354 Seismic and Rock-Physics Diagnostics of Multiscale Reservoir Textures
Project Summary Jan 2006 (Archive)
Final Report Apr 2005-Jun 2005
Stanford University DE-FC26-04NT15506 Imaging Reservoir Quality: Seismic Signatures of Geologic Processes
Detailed Project Summary Jun 2006
Annual Report Jan 2005-Dec 2005
Stanford University DE-PR21-85MC22042 Reservoir Characterization for the CO2 Enhanced Oil Recovery Process
Final Report Nov 1989
Annual Report FY 1987
State University of New York (SUNY) - Buffalo DE-AC26-00NT40698  Innovative Methodology for Detection of Fracture-Controlled Sweet Spots in the Northern Appalachians
Project Summary
Technology International, Inc. (TII) DE-FC26-04NT42242  Advanced Seismic-While-Drilling System
Project Summary
Texas A&M University DE-FC26-03NT15397 Interwell Connectivity and Diagnostics Using Correlation of Production and Injection Rate Data in Hydrocarbon Production
Detailed Project Summary May 2006
Texas Engineering Experiment Station DE-FC26-02NT15345 An Integrated Approach to Characterization of Bypassed Oil Saturation in Heterogeneous & Fractured Reservoirs Using Tracers
Detailed Project Summary Jun 2006
Annual Report Jun 2004-Jun 2005
Semi-Annual Report Mar 2005
Texas Engineering Experiment Station DE-FC26-05NT15457 Rapid Calibration of High-Resolution Geologic Models to Dynamic Data Using Inverse Modeling: Field Application and Validation
Detailed Project Summary Jun 2006
Project Overview Slides
U.S. Geological Survey DE-AT21-93MC30139 USGS Western Basins Geology and Resource Studies
Project Summary
U.S. Geological Survey DE-AT26-98FT40031 Basin-Centered Gas Study
Project Summary
U.S. Geological Survey DE-AT26-98FT40032  Deep Reservoir Studies
Project Summary
University of Alabama DE-FC26-03NT15395 Basin Analysis and Petroleum System Characterization & Modeling, Interior Salt Basins, Central and Eastern Gulf of Mexico
Detailed Project Summary Jun 2006
Final Report Phase 1 Feb-Apr 2006
Annual Report May 2004-Apr 2005
Quarterly Report Nov 2005-Jan 2006
University of Alabama DE-FC26-03NT15409 T-R Cycle Characterization and Imaging: Advanced Diagnostic Methodology for Petroleum Reservoir and Trap Detection and Delineation
Detailed Project Summary Jun 2006
Annual Report Sept 2003-Aug 2004
Quarterly Report Dec 2005-Feb 2006
University of Alaska Fairbanks DE-AC26-98BC15102 The Influence of Fold and Fracture Development on Reservoir Behavior  of the Lisburne Group of Northern Alaska
Success Story
Annual Report May 1999-May 2000
Semi-Annual Report May 2000-Jan 2001
Semi-Annual Report May-Oct 1999
University of Houston DE-FC26-04NT15503 Advanced Reservoir Imaging Using Frequency-Dependent Seismic Attributes
Detailed Project Summary Jun 2006
Project Overview Slides
University of Illinois DE-FC26-04NT15510 A Systems Approach to Identifying Exploration and Development Opportunities in the Illinois Basin:  Digital Portfolio of Plays in Underexplored Lower Paleozoic Rocks
Detailed Project Summary Jun 2006
Annual Report Sep 204-Sep 2005
University of Kansas DE-FC26-04NT15504 Improving Geologic and Engineering Models of Midcontinent Fracture and Karst-Modified Reservoir Using New 3-D Seismic Attributes
Detailed Project Summary Jun 2006
University of Kansas DE-FC26-04NT15516 Evaluating the Influence of Pore Architecture and Initial Saturation on Wettability and Relative Permeability in Heterogeneous, Shallow-Shelf Carbonates
Detailed Project Summary Jun 2006
University of Kansas Research Center DE-FC26-03NT15414 4-D High-Resolution Seismic Reflection Monitoring of Miscible CO2 Injected into a Carbonate Reservoir
Detailed Project Summary Jul 2006
Project Overview Slides
Annual Report Sep 2004-Aug 2005
University of Tennessee DE-FC26-02NT15341 Geologic and Others Controls of Hydrocarbon Occurrence in the SE Part of the Appalachian Basin
Project Summary Dec 2005 (Archive)
Middle Ordovician Clastic Wedges Slides
Potential Ordovician Hydrocarbon Plays Slides
Stratigraphy of Ordovician in Tennessee and Kentucky Slides
University of Texas at Austin DE-AC26-98BC15105 Integrated Outcrop & Subsurface Studies of the Interwell Environment of Carbonate Reservoirs: Clear Fork (Leonardian Age) Reservoirs, West Texas and New Mexico
Success Story
Semi-Annual Report  Oct. 2000-Mar. 2001
Semi-Annual Report Mar.-Oct. 2000
Semi-Annual Report Oct. 1999-Mar. 2000
University of Texas at Austin DE-FC26-01BC15352 Characterization of Turbiditic Oil Reservoirs Based on Geophysical Models of Their Formation
Detailed Project Summary Jun 2006
Project Overview Slides
Semi-Annual Report Jul-Sep 2004
University of Texas at Austin DE-FC26-04NT15509 Integrated Synthesis of the Permian Basin: Data and Models for Recovering Existing and Undiscovered Oil Resources from the Largest Oil-Bearing Basin in the U.S
Detailed Project Summary Jul 2006
Semi-Annual Report Apr.-Sept. 2005
Semi-Annual Report Oct. 2004-Mar. 2005
University of Texas at Austin DE-FC26-04NT15518 Integrated, Multi-Scale Characterization of Imbibition and Wettability Phenomena Using Magnetic Resonance and Wide Band Dielectric Measurements
Detailed Project Summary May 2006
Semi-Annual Report Apr.-Oct. 2005
Semi-Annual Report Oct. 2004-Apr. 2005
University of Tulsa DE-AC22-90BC14651 Reservoir Characterization of Pennsylvanian Sandstone Reservoirs
Final Report Feb 1995
University of Tulsa DE-FC26-04NT15517 Data Integration for the Generation of High-Resolution Reservoir Models
Detailed Project Summary Jun 2006
Annual Report Oct. 2004-Sept. 2005
University of Utah DE-FC26-01BC15313 Online, Optimization-Based Simulation of Fractured and Nonfractured Reservoirs
Project Summary Jan 2006 (Archive)
Topical Report
University of Utah DE-FC26-04NT15531 Parallel, Multigrid Finite-Element Simulator for Fractured/Faulted and Other Complex Reservoirs Based on CCA (Common Component Architecture)  
Detailed Project Summary Jun 2006
Vecta Exploration Inc. DE-FC26-02NT15421 Exploring the Subtle Mission Canyon Stratigraphic Traps with Elastic-Wavefield Seismic Technology
Detailed Project Summary Jun 2006
Semi-Annual Report Aug 2003-Feb 2004
Semi-Annual Report Feb-Aug 2003
Veneco Inc DE-AC26-00BC15127 An Advanced Fracture Characterization and Well Path Navigation System for Effective Redevelopment and Enhancement of Ultimate Recovery from the Complex Monterey Reservoir of South Ellwood Field, Offshore California
Detailed Project Summary Jun 2006
Quarterly report Jan-Mar 2006
Visos Energy Corporation DE-FG26-00BC15253 Investigation to Document Reservoirs that can be Better Detected with Seismic S Waves than with Seismic P Waves
Project Facts 02/2004
West Virginia University Research Corporation DE-FC26-03NT41629 An Analysis of Methodology for Reservoir Analysis
Project Summary
West Virginia University Research Corporation DE-FC26-03NT41856  Creating a Geologic Play Book for Trenton Black River Appalachian Basin Exploration
Project Summary
Western Michigan University DE-FC26-04NT15513 Establishing the Relationship Between Fracture-Related Dolomite and Primary Rock Fabric on the Distribution of Reservoirs in the Michigan Basin
Detailed Project Summary May 2006
Annual Report Phase 1 Oct 2004-Sep 2005
Semi-Annual Report Oct 2005-Mar 2006
Wind River Resources DE-FG26-00BC15193 3-D Seismic Exploration Project, Ute Indian Tribe, Unitah & Ouray Reservation, Unita Basin, Utah
Project Summary Sep 2004 (Archive)
Final Report Sep 2000-May 2004
Applying 3D Seismic Slides