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SKUA-GOCAD Europe User Group Meeting

June 26, 2015
Paradigm Office
1 rue de Gramont
74002 Paris, FRANCE

We are pleased to invite SKUA-GOCAD™ users to participate in the 2015 European User Group Meeting, to be held on June 26th at the Paradigm Paris Training Center.

This User Group Meeting will provide an opportunity to:
  1. Discuss future developments in SKUA-GOCAD
  2. Hold open discussions about important issues and/or best techniques when working with SKUA-GOCAD
  3. Meet SKUA-GOCAD Product Managers
  4. Share knowledge and best practices with fellow SKUA-GOCAD users


9:00 - 9:30 Welcome and Review of 2014
9:30 - 10:00 Validate and Improve your Interpretation
  •  Build robust reservoir models through automated seismic interpretation.
  •  Enhance your seismic interpretation by interpreting the stratigraphic domain.
10:00 - 10:30 Improve the Quality of Velocity Models and Seismic Images
  •  Take full advantage of SKUA-GOCAD to obtain geologically-consistent velocity models.
  •  Perform geologically constrained tomography (SKUA® and GeoDepth®).
10:30 - 10:45 Coffee break
10:45 - 11:15 Case Study  The Deformation Mode in the Shaly Big Delta. How Analogue Model, SKUA and Kine3D® May Help. Isabelle Moretti, Senior Geologist Advisor, ENGIE
11:15 - 11:45 Bring Geology to Reservoir Engineering: Improvements and Perspectives in Gridding
  • SKUA for Reservoir Engineering
  • What's new in Paradigm15?
  • Perspectives: Unstructured grids, billion-cell reservoir grids, etc.
11:45 - 12:15 Case Study:  From Environmental to Geothermal Field: New Data and Modeling Issues Addressed Using SKUA-GOCAD
Michel Garcia, Managing Director, KIDOVA
12:15 - 13:15 Lunch
13:15 - 14:00 Paradigm 15 Essentials: Improvements to Make Your SKUA Experience Even Better
  • Ensure the geological consistency of your model (QC best practices).
  • Tour of improvements in structure & stratigraphy workflow.
  • Assess impact of fault position on volumes and fluid flow.
14:00 - 14:45 Case Study: Reservoir Quality Prediction in Pre-salt Carbonates: An Integrated Workflow from Seismic to Fluid Distribution
Mafalda Lopes, Maria Olho Azul, Experts in Geology and Geomodeling, GALP
14:45 - 15:15 Case Study: Research for Integrative Numerical Geology and Application to Outcrop-based Modeling of a Salt Minibasin, Sivas, Turkey
Francois Bonneau, Research Engineer, RING
15:15 - 15:45 Coffee Break
15:45 - 16:30 Increase Customization and Connectivity
  • Customize your environment with development kits and services.
  • Gains in connectivity.
  • Automate your tasks and processs.
16:30 - 17:00 Paradigm Modeling Roadmap