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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
... numbers of processors is obtained. Numerical results were obtained using a thermal model with different grid system. The parallel speedup is satisfactory. processor ilu factorization parallel speedup parallel ilu preconditioned matrix iteration different processor speedup parallel computer...
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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, June 11–14, 1995
Paper Number: SPE-30189-MS
... Abstract Write a comprehensive training manual on a technical oilfield subject, print it, and send it around the world. Six months later only a few individuals have taken the time to review, much less study the contents. Write an interactive, interesting computer program, put it on the company...
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Paper presented at the Petroleum Computer Conference, July 31–August 3, 1994
Paper Number: SPE-28256-MS
... restriction computer software software license upstream oil & gas dongle computer intellectual property & technology law installation good fence make documentation softvvare consultation maintenance dient agreement Introduction Software licenses are the foundation for building...
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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...
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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-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 11–14, 1993
Paper Number: SPE-26233-MS
..., quantifying these improvements is a difficult task. field automation system spe26233 personal computer computer software product demonstration installation host computer upstream oil & gas field automation system criteria spe 26233 graphical user interface information ofbenefit best...
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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-26220-MS
...-mounted on the control stand during transport. To protect the OIP, a special desiccant holder removes moisture from the air as it enters the enclosure. Data Communications Network To allow communications between unit controllers, OIPs and the central computer, a local area network (LAN...
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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 (SPE 26237) 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-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 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-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-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 19–22, 1992
Paper Number: SPE-24440-MS
... correction technical data spe 24440 verification procedure geoscientist engineer database quality control oil company computer Time management is one of the biggest problems which we face in our industry today. At every turn we are faced with the need to become more effective and efficient...
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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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