Posts by Lucas Ford

November 6, 2020 by

The tips that every E&P company need if they want to maximize their asset value at all lifecycle stages.

VERDAZO 2020 Blog 1 – In the beginning; there was acquisition and play assessment.   The following blog series illustrates how VERDAZO can be used for the nose to tail analytics journey aimed to maximize value, optimize costs and drive operational efficiencies. VERDAZO can provide the confidence to drive informed decisions and focus on areas that will have a material impact on the balance sheet. We begin with a brief discussion regarding acquisition and play assessment. The Western Canadian Sedimentary Basin contains some of the most prolific and potentially profitable oil and gas resources in the world. The trick is to unlock these assets economically, safely and efficiently. This journey often begins with an acquisition target, assessment of it’s potential and a highly informed speedy determination on how to proceed. Determining the potential of an acquisition can be a daunting task given the wealth of available data, thus the need to leverage discovery analytics.  Discovery analytics is a sequence of explorations, each predicated on the discovery and insight of the last. Caution! The following is an illustration of an analytics workflow, not a fully vetted opportunity. Need for Speed – Initial Assessment: In the competitive market of discounted acquisition targets, it...

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