Real-time seismic monitoring is used to improve decision-making and safety during well drilling and injection operations. For those applications, a short reaction time is required.

Guardian is OCTIO's integrated solution to process seismic data and provide the required interpretation capability in real-time.

Guardian features

  • Noise removal algorithms
  • Microseismic event detection and location
  • Drill-bit positioning with meter-level accuracy
  • Look-ahead capability
  • History line for navigation through microseismic events
  • Integrated visualizaton of all data types
  • Log interface for easy communication between interested parties
  • Alarm handling, including alarm push on smartphones
  • Integration of well measurements and environmental information

Microseismic events recorded during 240 hours at the Oseberg oilfield.
From this First Break article.

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