DrillPlan 2020 Features


Multi-Plan Optimization

Multi-Plan Optimization 

Enable well concept evaluation and selection by easily duplicating your master plan. Explore several proposals by building and comparing scenarios to identify the best possible well design.

Multi-Dimension Sensitivy Analysis

Multi-Dimension Sensitivity Analysis 

Gain insight into your designs by performing multi-dimensional sensitivity analysis for hydraulics and torque and drag. Visualize the engineering results through interactive analytics displays to easily evaluate from hundreds of scenarios to optimize your operational parameters.

DrillPlan Feature Update: Automated Engineering Analysis and Validation

Automated Engineering Analysis and Validation

Maximize the efficiency of your well planning team with the automated engineering analysis and validation. Ensure the highest quality drilling program with best in class science with the DrillPlan coherent well construction planning solution.

DrillPlan Feature Release: Casing and Liner Running Analysis with Automated Validation

Casing and Liner Running Analysis with Automated Validation

Ensure successful casing and liner running operations with engineering validation every time you make a design change in the DrillPlan coherent well construction planning solution.

DrillPlan Feature Release: Wellbarrier Illustrations

Wellbarrier Illustrations

Reduce your well integrity risk with integrated Wellbarrier illustration tool workflows in the DrillPlan coherent well construction planning solution.

 
 

 
 
 
 
 

DrillPlan Feature Release: Multi-Plan Optimization

The multi-plan optimization workflow on the DrillPlan coherent well construction planning solution, guides you towards the best possible well design by facilitating the creation of multiple scenarios based on your master plan.

The time-consuming manual process of evaluating multiple well planning scenarios to identify the best well design is eliminated by the multi-plan optimization workflow in the DrillPlan Solution. Now, you can create multiple plans in moments by duplicating the original plan in just a few clicks.

Making modifications produces alternative plans quickly and the automated validation dashboard displays results which can be compared and easily visualized to show the impact on the time and cost estimated through the different scenarios. You can generate individual drilling programs or reports for all the different plans.

Following the evaluation of the different well concepts, you can identify the best possible plan and assign a master plan—the design that is selected for execution. The digital drilling program (DDP) generated for the execution phase is based on the selected master plan.

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DrillPlan Feature Release: Multi-Dimension Sensitivity Analysis

The multi-dimension sensitivity analysis workflow performs multi-depth engineering analysis throughout the entire hole section, using interactive analytics displays fully customized to your requirements. This workflow visualizes detailed engineering results for hydraulics and torque and drag in the context of your formation pressures and equipment constraints. This enables you to identify the best combination of operational parameters for the optimization of your well design. 

With the DrillPlan coherent well construction planning solution, you have access to all your engineering tools and data in a common system with integrated cross domain workflows. Automated engineering analysis and validation is applied across your entire well design; for each hole section and every run. The validation dashboard uses a simple traffic light system to highlight if the plan is valid or whether you need to interrogate with more detailed engineering analysis.

The multi-dimension sensitivity analysis workflow generates a scenario of the drilling run that you want to evaluate. This enables you to visualize multi-depth engineering results through a customizable dynamic analytics environment to gain a better understanding of your well design.  

This workflow provides you with the tools to perform a deep assessment of your existing plan by visualizing in detail the results of torque, drag, buckling, hydraulics, ECD, and hole cleaning for drilling and tripping activities. The interactive analytics displays facilitates the analysis of hundreds of scenarios to efficiently perform complex engineering analysis in the context of the hydraulic and mechanical limitations of the rig, tubulars, and anticipated geology. 

This workflow simplifies the identification of the best combination of drilling parameters to optimize your design and to ensure the delivery of a coherent drilling program for safe execution. 

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DrillPlan Feature Update: Automated Engineering Analysis and Validation

DrillPlan integrates the core well construction engineering workflows in a single solution, allowing contextual data sharing and collaboration between your entire planning team. You instantly validate your entire well design every time you make a design change, with over 30 engineering calculations running automatically for hydraulics, torque and drag, casing design, well integrity and more. The automated engineering analysis provides instant results based on industry standard and best in class science based on Schlumberger’s extensive drilling engineering and operational experience.

With the DrillPlan coherent well construction planning solution, you have access to all your engineering tools and data in a common system with integrated cross domain workflows. All these workflows are fully integrated at the process level, which enables all the engines to work with the same shared information. DrillPlan applies automated engineering analysis and validation across your entire well design - for each hole section and every run. For every change in the well design, over 30 automated engines run continuously in the background, with a simple traffic light system highlighting if the plan is valid and coherent.

The validation dashboard includes automated engineering analysis for tri-axial casing design; this provides a comprehensive evaluation of casing integrity, with calculations of burst, collapse, tension, compression, von misses and buckling. It includes casing and liner running details on hydraulics and torque drag per hole section, ensuring the generation of an optimum and safe casing design throughout your entire well.

The validation dashboard includes all the critical calculations for establishing optimal drilling operational parameters and constraints per hole section. This includes hydraulics validation with results on total pressure, ESD, ECD, hole cleaning index and bit pressure. The calculations also verify torque & drag with details of hookload, surface torque, stress, buckling, overpull and connection make up torque. The automatic validation of all these engines enables effective execution while drilling your well.

The kick tolerance is one of the important criteria. Single bubble kick tolerance calculations are run for all sections, providing critical information for defining the casing seat position and sectioning (integrity) of the well bore.

With DrillPlan automated engineering analysis and validation, you can increase the efficiency on your planning process while ensuring a coherent well construction program and thus achieve safer and optimized operations.

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DrillPlan Feature Release: Casing and Liner Running Analysis with Automated Validation

Casing and liner running operations are critical to the well construction process. In DrillPlan casing and liner running engineering calculations are now available and include hydraulics to determine optimal tripping speed, and torque & drag to analyze pick-up and slack-off weights. These workflows are also now incorporated in the automated engineering analysis (AEA) so your engineering is validated every time a design change is made. Results can be visualized in plots and through the DrillPlan validation dashboard to ensure your drilling program coherency which leads to improved operational reliability.

With the DrillPlan coherent well construction planning solution, you have access to all your engineering tools and data in a common system with integrated cross domain workflows. You can now also perform automated analysis and validation of your casing and liner running, allowing you to optimize operational parameters while completing your well. Casing and liner running engineering calculations include; hydraulics to determine optimal tripping speed, and torque & drag to analyze pick-up and slack-off weights. These engines run automatically utilizing the applied design constraints and the contextual data shared by your team members; from trajectory design, casing/liner specifications, mud weight window, and fluid program. You can now optimize your drilling engineering planning with automated casing and liner running analysis and validation workflows – saving time and improving your drilling program coherency and operational reliability throughout well construction operations.

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DrillPlan Feature Release: Wellbarrier Illustrations

The Wellbarrier illustration tool workflows are now integrated and automated as part of the well design process in the DrillPlan coherent well construction planning solution. Well details are seamlessly shared from your project, so data is only entered once, and the final approved well barrier schematics are presented in your drilling report.

The integration of the WellBarrier illustration tool into the DrillPlan coherent well construction planning solution allows users to efficiently create and define well barrier schematics using the new “define well barriers” task. Users launch the WellBarrier tool directly within the DrillPlan solution to access the software. Barrier illustrations are then automatically generated using all the well design contextual details for the planned activities and saved to the state “as planned” when finalised. When closing the WellBarrier tool, users can place the barrier schematics into the DrillPlan solution with a single click, making them visible and available in the drilling report.

In the Wellbarrier tool, the well barrier schematic workflow allows users to visualize the well, with all its well barrier elements, in a clear and consistent manner. It ensures that all the well barrier elements are listed with information on how they are qualified and monitored.

Today, with the drilling planning workflows for well barriers integrated into the DrillPlan solution, users are able to prepare wellbore schematics for a complete range of activities throughout the life cycle of the well in the Wellbarrier software.

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