Advanced Steady-State and Transient, Three-Dimensional, Single and Multiphase, Non-Newtonian Simulation System for Managed Pressure Drilling

Stratamagnetic Software, LLC – Principal Investigator:  Wilson C. Chin

Objective:  Fully predictive accurate pressure profiling methods along general well paths will be developed by solving rigorous mathematical models that do not bear the limitations of ad hoc assumptions implicit in mean hydraulic radius, slot flow, multiphase empirical correlation and like approaches. The project objective is to bring state-of-the art models that exceed commercial capabilities and their newer counterparts to Managed Pressure Drilling planning to provide an integrated software platform for the entire circulation system that will set new industry standards.
 
Period of Performance:  October 19, 2009 to April 18, 2011 
 
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