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Paper presented at the Petroleum Computer Conference, June 2–5, 1996
Paper Number: SPE-36001-MS
... Abstract The popularity of Laptop computers has dramatically increased because of their portability, low cost and increasing competitiveness with Workstations and mini-computers performance. As a result, many organizations are beginning to migrate their engineering applications to Laptop...
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Paper presented at the Petroleum Computer Conference, June 2–5, 1996
Paper Number: SPE-35997-MS
... Abstract In developing mission-critical, real-time applications, the authors have found historical testing methods to be inadequate for personal computers (PC's). A major problem is the myth of "PC compatibility"; i.e. the notion that all PC's are interchangeable and function independently...
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Paper presented at the Petroleum Computer Conference, June 2–5, 1996
Paper Number: SPE-35998-MS
... and temperature requires solution of large systems of linear equations. Currently, the most robust techniques for solving this large system of linear equations are preconditioned conjugate gradient like methods such as ORTHOMIN which is widely used in traditional solvers for sequential computers. The major...
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Paper presented at the Petroleum Computer Conference, June 11–14, 1995
Paper Number: SPE-30189-MS
...SPE 30189 PC~Based Interactive Technical Training Rudolf J. Novotny, BJ Services Company SPE Member Soolety of Petroleum Engineers Copyright 1995, Society of Petroleum Engineers, Inc, This paper was prepared for presentation at the Petroleum Computer Conference held In Houston, TX, U,S.A., 11-14...
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Paper presented at the Petroleum Computer Conference, June 11–14, 1995
Paper Number: SPE-30184-MS
... Abstract The Integrated Drilling System (IDS) is based on a computer network that interconnects all drilling machinery and sensors to a distributed supervisory and control concept. This has been used to implement automated operations and full remote control from a central control room...
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Paper presented at the Petroleum Computer Conference, July 31–August 3, 1994
Paper Number: SPE-28262-MS
... Abstract This case study of a PC-DOS/Mainframe system highlights a unique method to reduce the dependence on the Mainframe Computer System by individuals preparing written engineering proposals for prospective customers. With the development and implementation of the Engineering Proposal...
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Paper presented at the Petroleum Computer Conference, July 31–August 3, 1994
Paper Number: SPE-28230-MS
... Abstract Rapid, major advances over the past 20 years in computing capability and the ability to manage information have significantly affected the work of the practicing petroleum engineer. To document the effects of these changes in the workplace, we have conducted a survey of how engineers...
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Paper presented at the Petroleum Computer Conference, July 31–August 3, 1994
Paper Number: SPE-28256-MS
... working relationship. Discussion The first item of discussion for a software client must obviously be, "What are we getting for our money?' In a legal sense we are not usually buying" a computer program. If something is "owned" then the has the full rights to do with the asset as they wish: modify...
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Paper presented at the Petroleum Computer Conference, July 31–August 3, 1994
Paper Number: SPE-28267-MS
... in available computer power has greatly reduced the time required for nuclear and electromagnetic tool modeling. Use of remote distributed computing has simultaneously reduced computation costs and increased usable computer time. The system integrates equipment from different manufacturers, using various CPU...
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Paper presented at the Petroleum Computer Conference, July 11–14, 1993
Paper Number: SPE-26232-MS
... Abstract All current high performance computing platforms utilize parallel processing technology, with system sizes ranging from less than ten to a few thousand powerful processors. Geophysical computational tasks are now almost invariably 3D, from the processing of 3D seismic surveys...
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Paper presented at the Petroleum Computer Conference, July 11–14, 1993
Paper Number: SPE-26233-MS
..., quantifying these improvements is a difficult task. Introduction Field automation systems have been utilized in domestic oil and gas fields since the 1960's. These systems are typically referred to as Supervisory Control And Data Acquisition (SCADA) systems. Each consists of a host computer, communications...
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Paper presented at the Petroleum Computer Conference, July 11–14, 1993
Paper Number: SPE-26235-MS
..., programs can be quickly written. This paper outlines how an authoring language can be used to develop teaching tools. An example is presented showing how a training need goes from suggestion to finished product. The example used is a training program for PLANIMETER, a software program for computing...
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Paper presented at the Petroleum Computer Conference, July 11–14, 1993
Paper Number: SPE-26220-MS
... the organizational approach to creating the system. Mechanical equipment, computing equipment and software, operating procedures, and documentation requirements were also discussed in the first paper. Phase 2 of the project involved: a new design concept for a slurry processor, creating software...
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Paper presented at the Petroleum Computer Conference, July 11–14, 1993
Paper Number: SPE-26222-MS
... Abstract Hydraulic fracturing treatments require measurement of numerous parameters including surface rates and pressures to quantify the fluids, proppant and additives being utilized. Computers are used to acquire data for the purpose of calculating bottomhole pressure, compiling quality...
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Paper presented at the Petroleum Computer Conference, July 11–14, 1993
Paper Number: SPE-26237-MS
... Abstract The Public Petroleum Data Model (PPDM) is a non proprietary data model that is designed for the oil industry to store, retrieve and process computer information more efficiently through standardization. Last year's paper (SPE26237) outlined the PPDM organization and modeling concepts...
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Paper presented at the Petroleum Computer Conference, July 11–14, 1993
Paper Number: SPE-26240-MS
... of more than 1,000,000 computers (hosts), worldwide, connected by a variety of transmission media. Through this facility, professionals can communicate with colleagues by electronic mail, can have access to a massive collection of programs and data, can participate in special-interest discussion groups...
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Paper presented at the Petroleum Computer Conference, July 11–14, 1993
Paper Number: SPE-26241-MS
... computers. Observations of university students in an advanced logging class using two commercially available computer-based log interpretation programs helped identify performance obstacles encountered by users with limited experience. An experimental interface design which incorporates a number of new...
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Paper presented at the Petroleum Computer Conference, July 19–22, 1992
Paper Number: SPE-24458-MS
... this goal is concurrent engineering. This paper discusses the use of local area networks connecting personal computers to facilitate both traditional engineering and manufacturing organizations and concurrent engineering concepts. The key to making either type of organizational structure work well...
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Paper presented at the Petroleum Computer Conference, July 19–22, 1992
Paper Number: SPE-24447-MS
.... It is generally accepted that computer hardware and software contribute to enhanced productivity, which in turn, tends to maximize profitability. Two major barriers to the use of software are skepticism and lack of functionality. The potential software user wants to know precisely what he or she can expect...
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Paper presented at the Petroleum Computer Conference, July 19–22, 1992
Paper Number: SPE-24440-MS
... professionals feel when data access is denied to them through inattention, bureaucracy, or simply poor procedures. When we consider the amount of money which is spent in computer workstations, etc. which only effect the analysis efforts of technical professionals, it is apparent that without solving the data...

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