Take yourself to greater depths right from your desktop with SPE Webinars and Online Education.
Join our industry experts as they explore solutions to real problems and discuss trending topics.

Modeling and Simplicity: Occam’s Razor in the 21st Century

Recorded On: 03/21/2013

This presentation gives a brief review of the use of models in reservoir engineering. It then reviews the use of simple (nonsimulation) models in current practice. The latter falls into the category of “cogent" models (Bratvold and Bickel) that allow the execution of multiple simulations and thereby enables decision-making.


SPE Webinars are FREE to members courtesy of the


Larry W. Lake is a professor in the Department of Petroleum and Geosystems Engineering at The University of Texas at Austin. He holds B.S.E and Ph.D. degrees in Chemical Engineering from Arizona State University and Rice University, respectively. Dr. Lake is the author or co-author of more than 100 technical papers, four textbooks and the editor of three bound volumes. He has served on the Board of Directors for the Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE), won the 1996 Anthony F. Lucas Gold Medal of the AIME, the Degoyer Distinguished Service Award in 2002, and has been a member of the National Academy of Engineers since 1997

Sponsored by: Management and Information Technical Director

Key:

Complete
Failed
Available
Locked
Presentation
Recorded 03/21/2013
Recorded 03/21/2013 60 Minutes
Survey
15 Questions
15 Questions Content Evaluation