Sustainable Enhanced Hydrocarbon Recovery (EOR)
Specialist in development and production of geophysics equipment, with over 32 years of experience and systems deployed in multiple countries around the world, Paulsson, Inc. offers systems using industry standard geophones, tailor made to fit your project requirements.
DEVELOPMENT AND PRODUCTION
Geophysics equipment is used to measure and analyze various physical properties of the earth's surface, subsurface, and surrounding atmosphere. The development and production of geophysics equipment typically involves the following steps:
1. Conceptualization and Design: The first step is to conceptualize the equipment and its design. This involves determining the physical properties to be measured and the necessary hardware and software components needed for measurement and data analysis.
2. Component Selection: Once the design is finalized, the next step is to select the required components. This includes sensors, data loggers, processors, power supplies, and other ancillary components needed to operate the equipment.
3. Prototype Development: After selecting the components, a prototype is developed. The prototype is used to test the functionality of the equipment and to determine if any design modifications are required.
4. Testing and Calibration: The next step is to test and calibrate the equipment. This involves running tests to ensure that the equipment meets the required performance specifications.
5. Production: Once the equipment has passed the testing and calibration process, it can then be produced on a larger scale. The production process involves assembling the equipment, testing it, and then packaging it for shipping.
6. Quality Control: Throughout the production process, quality control measures are implemented to ensure that each piece of equipment meets the required standards.
7. Distribution and Customer Support: Finally, the equipment is distributed to customers, who may require customer support to assist them with the operation of the equipment.
Overall, the development and production of geophysics equipment is a complex process that requires expertise in a wide range of fields, including electronics, physics, and software development.
GEOPHONES AND (EOR)
Geophones are devices that are commonly used in seismic exploration to detect vibrations or seismic waves in the ground. They can also be used for enhanced hydrocarbon recovery in oil and gas reservoirs.
During enhanced hydrocarbon recovery, fluid is injected into the reservoir to increase the pressure and displace the oil or gas towards production wells. Geophones can be used to monitor the effectiveness of this process by detecting the seismic waves generated by the fluid injection.
When fluid is injected into the reservoir, it causes the rock to deform and generate small seismic waves. These waves can be detected by geophones placed at various locations on the surface or within the reservoir. The data from these geophones is used to create a 3D image of the reservoir and to monitor the movement of the fluid.
By analyzing the data from the geophones, engineers can determine how the fluid is flowing through the reservoir and make adjustments to the injection process to optimize production. They can also identify areas of the reservoir where the fluid is not flowing effectively and target those areas for additional injection.
Overall, the use of geophones for enhanced hydrocarbon recovery can improve the efficiency of oil and gas production and reduce costs by providing real-time monitoring of the injection process.