Orchestrated planning solution to deliver a step-change in streamlining exploration strategies, accelerating efficiency and getting you closer to certainty.

Exploring for hydrocarbons is fraught with risk and uncertainty, yet the rewards are huge. With the recent increase in exploration activity, oil and gas companies are searching for a consistent and agile process to evaluate prospectivity and revise exploration strategies instantly.




Imagine being able to access your current portfolio and potential prospects, instantly.

To view and rank all worldwide exploration scenarios, easily.

And keep your interpretations and results evergreen, improving decision quality.




To qualify and derisk an opportunity, a coordinated and collaborative process uniting people, data and technology is essential. ExplorePlan enables operators to access and discover all relevant, sanitized, structured and unstructured data.

A revolutionary way of working, streamlining and reducing linear workflows. Leveraging machine learning capabilities and automating mundane tasks.

Allowing you to focus on the decision by evaluating the quality of your prospects - indicating where to invest or divest.

By synchronising people, data and processes, decision-quality is improved.

ExplorePlan is an industry-changing solution, providing the ability to re-evaluate instantly exploration strategies; accelerating efficiency and enabling you to apply expertise in the areas that generate maximum value.

Powered by openness with collaboration at its core, ExplorePlan is yours to personalise however you choose. Your own IP and knowledge is fully integrated, and differentiation is preserved.



ExplorePlan is an integrated solution where portfolios and assets are clearly displayed, objectives are highlighted, timelines are established, and teams are assigned.

The science, algorithms and routines at the core of the experience are performed by computing engines in DELFI. Petrel, GeoX, PetroMod and Techlog calculate the results leaving ExplorePlan to orchestrate the analysis.

Spatial and current knowledge of the assets is extracted to assess opportunities regarding in place volumes and value; reducing uncertainty, increasing success. Assets are showcased within the ExplorePlan window, displaying current cash reserves, as well as discovered and undiscovered resources.

Liberated by connection and collaboration, your data and the information received from the Gaia Exploration Platform is accessible and incorporated as you see fit.  

Data and results are presented to the asset manager, and details on technical evaluation and progress are seamlessly shared across your team. 

Reducing linear workflows. Increasing coherency. Saving time.




Openness provides the next level of efficiency and performance promise. For the first time, data is liberated and full interoperability is made possible.

On-demand access to the best in class E & P software, innovation and analytics capabilities is democratized and fully integrated.

ExplorePlan delivers the next level of smart exploration methodologies.


Openness in Exploration gets you closer to certainty.

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ExplorePlan is part of Schlumberger’s cloud computing offering that helps enable your planning endeavors for exploring and assessing geological formations and natural resources, such as oil and gas. The ExplorePlan software is hosted in the cloud such that you need not download the software onto your computing systems, but rather are able to access the software online. Through ExplorePlan you are able to: (i) access data stored in secure off-site servers that contain exploration, planning, evaluation, and monitoring data related to geological formations and natural resources, such as oil and gas; (ii) acquire software consultation services to further assist your use of the software and your planning efforts; and (iii) obtain engineering services related to the features provided for in ExplorePlan and the follow up tasks once your planning phase is on its way.