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Attending ATCE

Practical GeoMechanics will attend the ATCE in Dubai from 26th to 28th of September. Please let us know if you wish to meet to discuss our services at
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What is Geomechanics?

GeoMechanics is the theoretical and applied science of the mechanical behavior of geological material. It is used to reduce risks and optimize rewards related to the mechanical failure of the reservoir, over, side and under burden formations due to oil and gas exploration and production activities. These include but not limited to, drilling of oil...
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The Role of Geomechanics in the Oil and Gas Industry

In the subsurface (crust) formation stresses and strength are in an apparent state of equilibrium with the exception of seismically active areas. Exploration and production activities such as drilling, fracturing, depletion hot or cold injection could potentially alter this equilibrium. The role of geomechanics is to predict when and how this equilibrium will be altered,...
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