Software, hardware short takes (July 2014)

APS, Atek, Halliburton, Interica, Saddleback, NPD, Meridium, P2, Schlumberger, Pegasus Vertex.

APS Technology’s new SureShot through formation EM downhole MWD/LWD telemetry system offers data rates of 1 to 12 bits per second at measured depths of 4,400 feet.

Atek Access Technologies’ new service platform provides remote monitoring of its TankScan wireless tank level sensors. Parameters such as battery life, uptime and cellular data usage are tracked and corrective measures taken as required.

New functionality in Halliburton’s Cypher 2.0 seismic-to-stimulation service uses Landmark’s DecisionSpace earth modeling suite to optimize fracs jobs and enhance well performance. Cypher 2.0 also helps operators evaluate well placement and completion design options.

The latest release (10.2) of iAsset, Interica’s upstream data management solution, includes new bulk data loaders, audit trails, enhanced map generation and improved catalogue maintenance.

Saddleback Geosolutions’ new Attribute Workbench is a plugin to INT’s INTViewer seismic analysis platform.

A new ‘native’ edition of the Norwegian Petroleum Directorate’s Oil Facts app is now available for the iPhone, Android and Windows smartphones. The app, developed in collaboration with Capgemini, provides access to Norwegian oil and gas data.

The latest release (1.2.1) of Meridium’s Asset Answers (AA) cloud-based asset performance diagnostics solution provides cross-company and cross-industry comparative analytics and visibility of operational data. AA is updated monthly with anonymized data to deliver industry-standard metrics such as average corrective work cost, mean time between failure and more. Users can drill down through the equipment hierarchy and filter by manufacturer or part number.

P2 Energy Solutions has released P2 Land Broker, a mobile solution connecting land brokers in the field with back office teams. Lease data entered in the field is routed to the corporate land system for review and approval by analysts. Approved leases appear on an embedded map, along with leasehold positions, Pugh Clauses and expiration dates.

Schlumberger’s new reservoir geomechanics software includes the Visage finite element modeler for intact, faulted, and naturally fractured rock and a Petrel module for model creation, pre and post processing and run management.

Pegasus Vertex has announced the imminent release of Mudpro 3.0.3, its API compliant mud reporting package. New Features include a new GUI, platform and database, upgraded volume calculations and improved graphs and reports.

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