Research and Development

Innovation is our Passion

At PETROLERN, innovation is our passion. Our research and development team consist of experienced experts and young talented professionals. We allocate 50% of our resources to research and development in order to continue introducing novel and unique products and services to the market. PETROLERN’s ongoing research projects include:

  • Conversion of Oil and Gas Wells to Geothermal Energy Resources
  • Monitoring Dynamic Evolution of Natural Fractures in Enhance Geothermal Systems
  • Real-time Data Collection, Compression and Transmission
  • Innovative Subsurface Visualization
  • Next generation Geomechanics
  • Drilling Dynamics Geomechanics
  • Real-time Subsurface Monitoring
  • Frac Hit Control and Mitigation
  • Frac Screen-out Prediction
  • Downhole Direct In-situ Stress Measurement Tool
  • Lost Circulation Prediction and Mitigation


To be our partner in research and development, contact us at [email protected].

Research Awards

PETROLERN has been awarded prestigious research grants to tackle challenges in subsurface engineering:

  • DOE SBIR: Automated CO2 Monitoring Data Collection and Transmission System
  • DOE SBIR: Frac Tip Screen-out Prediction and Prevention
  • DOE SBIR: In-situ Stress Estimation from Drilling Dynamics Data
  • DOE SBIR: Dynamic Fracture Evolution Monitoring in Enhanced Geothermal Systems
  • Shell GameChanger: Machine Learning Real Time Operations Center (ML-RTOC)
  • Saudi Aramco: Real-time Wellbore Stability Modeling using Drilling Data