Emerson Automation Solutions has launched the latest version of its reservoir management software suite - Roxar Tempest 8.0 - bringing reservoir engineers more tools to maximize the potential of their fields. The latest version features additional history-matching capabilities; greater simulation performance to enhance field productivity; and an integrated workflow from geosciences to production.
“Our reservoir management software has always had a simple goal – to help operators make better decisions and improve field economics when it comes to their development plans,” said Kjetil Fagervik, vice president of product development and marketing of Roxar Software at Emerson Automation Solutions. “We have now taken this goal a step further, adding even greater value throughout the reservoir lifecycle by providing a technology platform that combines engineering and geology and ensures that the very best uncertainty and risk analysis information is available for those vital field development decisions.”
Roxar Tempest 8.0 provides several improvements:
Tempest ENABLE uncertainty management and history matching module: new Ensemble Smoother-based history matching, a complementary technique to proxy-based history matching, which enables conditioning on all types of data - in particular spatial data, such as seismic - ensuring that all uncertainties are comprehensively accounted for. Users can now benefit from two cutting-edge history matching workflows.
Tempest MORE reservoir simulation module: increased software performance and reliability, and an improved user experience. New features include API tracking to efficiently model the flow of fluids with different properties, enhanced aquifer and pore volume specification, and control over relative permeability and capillary pressure at the completion level.
Tempest VIEW module: users are given the ability to load and display in the pre- and post- processing interface Tempest VIEW simulation results from METTE, Emerson’s production modeling and management tool, allowing for a better understanding of the flow behavior due to new navigation, filtering and display options.
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