Shell Enters Into Agreement With Knowledge Systems
Knowledge Systems, a leading provider of advanced subsurface hazard analysis software and services, has entered into an agreement with Shell to supply its geopressure analysis software for inclusion in the Shell Software Suite.
Shell licensed the DRILLWORKS/PREDICT software for use in geopressure analysis before, during, and after drilling. The DRILLWORKS Family of software has consistently proven valuable to operators and service providers for accurate geopressure analysis, including real time analysis while drilling. It has been used throughout the world to analyze and predict geopressures and improve drilling operations. The agreement allows Shell to take advantage of the DRILLWORKS/PREDICT software to analyze and predict geopressures in their drilling operations. The agreement also includes periodic training for Shell’s operating units.
Knowledge Systems is the leading provider of advanced subsurface hazard analysis software and services that help customers improve the success of their drilling operations. The DRILLWORKS Family of Software and Services helps customers analyze and predict geopressures, manage wellbore stability, monitor geopressures in real time, or implement integrated services to best understand and manage their subsurface hazard environment. The DRILLWORKS system has already proven itself highly effective worldwide including such diverse areas as the Gulf of Mexico, the East Coast of Canada, the North Sea, the Caspian Sea, the Nile Delta, and the African coasts. With an integrated solution of advanced technology and services, Knowledge Systems assists customers in minimizing drilling complications and trouble time, increasing safety, reducing drilling costs, and improving the overall success of their drilling operations.