(12) International Application Status Report

Received at International Bureau: 06 November 2019 (06.11.2019)

Information valid as of: 18 May 2020 (18.05.2020)

Report generated on: 28 September 2020 (28.09.2020)

(10) Publication number: (43) Publication date: (26) Publication language:
WO 2020/10989004 June 2020 (04.06.2020) English (EN)

(21) Application number: (22) Filing date: (25) Filing language:
PCT/IB2019/05944204 November 2019 (04.11.2019) English (EN)

(31) Priority number(s): (32) Priority date(s): (33) Priority status:
62/772,410 (US)28 November 2018 (28.11.2018) Priority document received (in compliance with PCT Rule 17.1)

(51) International Patent Classification:
E21B 7/04 (2006.01); E21B 44/00 (2006.01); E21B 47/024 (2006.01)

(71) Applicant(s):
CHEVRON USA INC. [US/US]; 6001 Bollinger Canyon Road San Ramon, California 94583 (US) (for all designated states)

(72) Inventor(s):
THORNE, Julian A.; 6001 Bollinger Canyon Road San Ramon, California 94583 (US)

(74) Agent(s):
CLAPP, Marie L.; P.O. Box 6006 San Ramon, California 94583-0806 (US)

(54) Title (EN): SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR AUTOMATED POST-GEOSTEERING
(54) Title (FR): SYSTÈME ET PROCÉDÉ DE POST-GÉOGUIDAGE AUTOMATISÉ

(57) Abstract:
(EN): A method is described for automated post-geosteering including receiving a pilot well log and a lateral well log with an initial lateral well path (10); performing automated post-geosteering to generate a corrected well path image; and displaying the corrected well path image (14) on a graphical display. The method may be executed by a computer system.
(FR): L'invention concerne un procédé de post-géoguidage automatisé comprenant la réception d'un profil de sondage pilote et d'un profil de sondage latéral avec un trajet de puits latéral initial (10) ; la réalisation d'un post-géoguidage automatisé pour générer une image de trajet de puits corrigée ; et l'affichage de l'image de trajet de puits corrigée (14) sur un affichage graphique. Le procédé peut être mis en Ĺ“uvre par un système informatique.

International search report:
Received at International Bureau: 10 December 2019 (10.12.2019) [EP]

International Report on Patentability (IPRP) Chapter II of the PCT:
Not available

(81) Designated States:
AE, AG, AL, AM, AO, AT, AU, AZ, BA, BB, BG, BH, BN, BR, BW, BY, BZ, CA, CH, CL, CN, CO, CR, CU, CZ, DE, DJ, DK, DM, DO, DZ, EC, EE, EG, ES, FI, GB, GD, GE, GH, GM, GT, HN, HR, HU, ID, IL, IN, IR, IS, JO, JP, KE, KG, KH, KN, KP, KR, KW, KZ, LA, LC, LK, LR, LS, LU, LY, MA, MD, ME, MG, MK, MN, MW, MX, MY, MZ, NA, NG, NI, NO, NZ, OM, PA, PE, PG, PH, PL, PT, QA, RO, RS, RU, RW, SA, SC, SD, SE, SG, SK, SL, SM, ST, SV, SY, TH, TJ, TM, TN, TR, TT, TZ, UA, UG, US, UZ, VC, VN, ZA, ZM, ZW
European Patent Office (EPO) : AL, AT, BE, BG, CH, CY, CZ, DE, DK, EE, ES, FI, FR, GB, GR, HR, HU, IE, IS, IT, LT, LU, LV, MC, MK, MT, NL, NO, PL, PT, RO, RS, SE, SI, SK, SM, TR
African Intellectual Property Organization (OAPI) : BF, BJ, CF, CG, CI, CM, GA, GN, GQ, GW, KM, ML, MR, NE, SN, TD, TG
African Regional Intellectual Property Organization (ARIPO) : BW, GH, GM, KE, LR, LS, MW, MZ, NA, RW, SD, SL, ST, SZ, TZ, UG, ZM, ZW
Eurasian Patent Organization (EAPO) : AM, AZ, BY, KG, KZ, RU, TJ, TM

Declarations:
Declaration made as applicant's entitlement, as at the international filing date, to apply for and be granted a patent (Rules 4.17(ii) and 51bis.1(a)(ii)), in a case where the declaration under Rule 4.17(iv) is not appropriate
Declaration made as applicant's entitlement, as at the international filing date, to claim the priority of the earlier application, where the applicant is not the applicant who filed the earlier application or where the applicant's name has changed since the filing of the earlier application (Rules 4.17(iii) and 51bis.1(a)(iii))