New Software Release

Petrel 2022.4 and Studio 2022.4 Now Available

Friday, 13 January 2023

Product overview

The Petrel* E&P software platform offers geoscientists and engineers a single platform for collaborative workflows with best-in-class technology and leading innovation. From seismic processing to production, the Petrel platform enables seamless integration across all subsurface domains, helping users to deliver their best field development plan.

Our commitment to technology and quality is one of the guiding principles of SLB. Petrel 2022.4 delivers the latest updates in domain workflows, functionality, and productivity. It also leverages the power of the data ecosystem of the Delfi digital platform to bring the latest advances in cognitive technology to the platform—whether you’re working in the cloud or an on-premises setup.

Learn more about Petrel and Studio

Release updates

Petrel 2022.4 is a quality and stability improvement release where we have focused on ensuring the platform is robust and easy to use. Please read the release notes to find the full list of improvements and fixes delivered.

Check out the latest technology updates on the Petrel platform web page.


The focus of the Studio E&P knowledge platform has been improving performance for spatial filtering and transfer performance consistency, when multiple users are transferring data between projects and the repository.


Petrel 2022.4 has a focus on stability and quality. This is reflected with bug fixes for tool palettes and enhancements in workflow editor steps.
The bitmap export was improved, the window toolbar is no longer captured when exporting the bitmap for white windows, such as Map, Viewport and Function windows.


Petrel 2022.4 delivers improved performance for displaying the surfaces with enhanced contouring in the map window. The performance of editing well tops from large well tops collections in well section window has also been improved.  

It offers improved control over geological targets in well design. Now users can manually drag geological targets in all X, Y, Z directions in the intersection and in the interpretation window.

In the well section window, the width of the read-out box is dynamic and expands with the track. This is enabled for all the items, apart from depogrid properties and residual logs.

In the histogram window, it is now possible to apply saved searches for displayed well data. The import parameters for the LAS files are now remembered within a Petrel platform session.


The Petrel platform and Studio platform bring benefits to all geoscientists and engineers, including seismic processors, seismic interpreters, geologists, reservoir modelers, reservoir engineers, drilling engineers, production geologists, and data and information managers. They can be deployed by companies working in exploration, development, and production for either unconventional or conventional reservoirs and are now also fully used for developing new energy projects such as CCUS, geothermal and wind farm site characterization.