Innovation is our Passion

At PETROLERN, innovation is our passion. Our research and development team consist of experienced experts and young talented professionals. PETROLERN’s objective is to allocate 70% of its resources to research and development by 2022. PETROLERN’s ongoing research projects and initiatives include:

  • Next generation Geomechanics and Fracturing
  • Evaluation of Rock Properties from Drilling Vibration Data
  • Earthquake and Induced Seismicity Prediction using Shear Failure Yield to Peak (SFYP) Analysis
  • Geothermal Drilling Optimization using Machine Learning
  • Combined Tilt Sensing and Seismic Sensors System for Automated Monitoring of Flood Front in CO2 Injection
  • Intelligent Fluid Flood Regulator (I-FFR)
  • Frac Hit Control and Mitigation by Near Well Gas Injection
  • Improving Accuracy of Production Forecasts for Unconventional Resources using Data Analytics and Machine Learning
  • Downhole Tool for In-situ Stress Measurement
  • An Integrated Lost Circulation Prediction and Mitigation System using While Drilling Identification, Positioning and Mechanical Sealing

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2019 Awards

PETROLERN was awarded two prestigious research grants in 2019 to tackle challenges in hydraulic fracturing and CO2 MVA:

  • DOE SBIR: Automated CO2 Monitoring Data Collection and Transmission System using Asymmetric Compression.
  • Shell GameChanger: Machine Learning Real Time Operations Center (ML-RTOC)