The Subsurface department has a number of pre-defined studies and reports.
Effective, Start-up-Ready Projects
These evaluations are efficient deliveries, where our team is
drilled in the execution and evaluation methods. The projects are
offered to fixed prices and execution time, ensuring security
ensuring security on cost/delivery time. A short introduction to
our Push-The-Button projects are defined below.
License Application input
Input to the license applications in accordance with standards
defined by NPD.
- Reservoir and Field Development input (1-2 months
A report covering the topics in chapters 2.3 and 2.4 of a license
application. The report includes hydrocarbon potential and recovery
profiles, development solution, cost estimation and economical
figures. Eclipse simulation could be included. Based on general are
experience and input from client.
- HSEQ evaluations (1 month delivery)
A report prepared by the Ross Offshore HSEQ center, covering the
health, security and environmental assessments in a license
application (chapter 5)
- Analytical regional HC-potential (1 month
An analytical review of available history and information to
determine the the source and migration history of a region. The
analytical approach includes technical understanding of input
sources and uncertainties, to get an overall understanding of the
- Play model illustrations (2 weeks
A 3D model of the palegeological environment / play model for a
prospect, based on interpreted data. Essential information to
increase the understanding of the prospect, to ensure a good
understanding in exploration team and decision makers. The model
can be used as input for illustration in license
Value Protection services
In a time with low oil price and marginal economy in all
projects, it is important to protect your values, verify that what
you or the operator is doing is optimal or to get a new set of eyes
to come up with new projects.
- Field/Production optimization (1 month
Bring a new set of eyes to see if there are overlooked
opportunities for a field's present and future production strategy.
The Ross Subsurface team will review the production and plans from
a field, for a verification of the production strategy and to come
up with alternative options to increase production.
- Portfolio review (1-2 month delivery)
A review of a set of our client's assets to suggest prioritizing
of the various field's technical and time critical aspects. The
input can be used for internal prioritizing of work or as input on
how to challenge the operator in partner discussions.
- Decision Gate QC (2 weeks delivery)
A quick review of DG-reports with the main focus to define
possible project risks, but also to verify the technical work.
- Due Diligence review (2 weeks delivery)
There are typically large values at risk in Due Diligence
processes. It is worth having a 3rd party review of the essential
assessments to bring more certainty to the decisions.