Integration and Assurance of Well Documents and Data—Essential Preparation for Tomorrow
- Steven J. Sawaryn (BP) | Lesley Pirie (Appetite for Business) | Ian Green (Appetite for Business) | Alec Scott (Baker Hughes) | Bernie Cosgrove (Infosys (OCM)) | Isobel Emslie (BP)
- Document ID
- Society of Petroleum Engineers
- SPE Economics & Management
- Publication Date
- January 2014
- Document Type
- Journal Paper
- 3 - 14
- 2013.Society of Petroleum Engineers
- 7.1.5 Portfolio Analysis, Management and Optimization, 5.1.1 Exploration, Development, Structural Geology, 4.3.4 Scale, 1.6 Drilling Operations
- Directional, Management, Document
- 1 in the last 30 days
- 399 since 2007
- Show more detail
- View rights & permissions
|SPE Member Price:||USD 10.00|
|SPE Non-Member Price:||USD 30.00|
During the last 4 years, more than 330,000 electronic drilling, completion, and intervention documents have been consolidated in a new document-management system, improving both their accessibility and future worth to the expanding base of users. The system’s document structure builds on earlier, engineer-led experience and has contributed to the new companywide standard for managing these documents. At the same time, the document-management project has eliminated more than 180,000 duplicate or obsolete documents. As part of the migration from the old system to the new one, common well names have been adopted to support integration activities within the wells' functional organization and the subsurface and operations communities. Directional surveys are key links between these communities, and over the same period, an in-depth, field-by-field review of the company’s UK directional-survey data has been conducted. This activity is now approximately 67% complete. Together, these activities are seen as essential preparations for the future, and they have already helped streamline some activities in both asset acquisitions and disposals. These tasks took time, but measured preparation plus a degree of pragmatism have ensured they remain manageable. Care has been taken to maintain the document folder structure so it remains familiar to users, while also taking advantage of the superior capabilities, such as search and assurance, available in the new system. The paper contains an outline of the structure and metadata and a description of the project’s goals and history, including some of the challenges commonly encountered in preparing, processing, and exporting and importing data. Details of the directional-survey data-verification process are also provided. This subject is of interest to many companies because of the scale of the exercise and the growing recognition in the industry of its technical and commercial importance.
|File Size||327 KB||Number of Pages||12|
DeWardt, J., Mullin, S.V., Thorogood, J.L., et al. 2013. Well Bore CollisionAvoidance and Interceptions - State of the Art. Paper SPE 163411 presented atthe 2013 SPE/IADC Drilling Conference and Exhibition, Amsterdam, theNetherlands, 5-7 March. http://dx.doi.org/10.2118/163411-MS.
Hawtin, S. and Lacore, D. 2011. The Business Value Case for Data Management- A Study by Common Data Access Ltd., http://www.oilandgasuk.co.uk/cmsfiles/custom/html/complete.htm.
Hicks, S.E., Moore, A., Honey, M., et al. 2009. Magnus: Utilisation of Conductor Sharing Wellhead Technology to Access Additional Hydrocarbons via a Slot-Constrained Platform. Paper SPE 124233 presented at Offshore Europe,Aberdeen, UK, 8-11 September. http://dx.doi.org/10.2118/124233-MS.
Holand, P. 1997. Offshore Blowouts: Causes and Control. Houston,Texas: Gulf Professional Publishing.
Oil & Gas UK. 2012. OP069 - Well Integrity Guidelines. 1:55-57.
Petroleum Operations Notices. 2010. PON 9, Record and Sample Requirementsfor Seaward Surveys and Wells, https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/15507/pon-09.pdf.
Petroleum Operations Notices. XX. PON 12, Well numbering system, https://www.gov.uk/oil-and-gas-petroleum-operations-notices#pon-12.
Sawaryn, S.J., Sanstrom, B. and McColpin, G. 2006. The Management of Drilling Engineering and Well Services Software as Safety Critical Systems.SPE Drill & Compl 21 (2): 141-147. http://dx.doi.org/10.2118/73893-PA.
Sawaryn, S.J., Dressler, D., Been, K., et al. 2005. Deploying Common ProcessAcross Global Wells Teams - Integrating An Online Project ManagementApplication with Effective Behaviors to Enable High Performance. Paper SPE95442 presented at the SPE Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition, Dallas,Texas, 9-12 October. http://dx.doi.org/10.2118/95442-MS.
Thorogood, J.L. 1980. How BNOC Controls Directional Drilling. Pet. Eng.Int. May: 26-44.
Winthur, A., Roper, D.J. and Sjaaholm, A.J. 1990. Concepts of DirectionalDrilling Data Management. Paper SPE 20329 presented at the Petroleum ComputerConference, Denver, Colorado, 25-28 June. http://dx.doi.org/10.2118/20329-MS.