Keywise: Gain rapid data insight using auto-extracted keywords and key-phrases

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In this digital age vast quantities of data are generated and stored on company systems. With even the most robust filing systems in place, dark and unstructured data builds up and knowledge is effectively “lost”. Keywise is a robust, intelligent, in-house Datawise utility to extract keywords and phrases from any collection of files creating knowledge and context to documents.

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What connects hydrocarbon reservoirs, geochemistry and elephants?

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A collaborative approach is key if we are to solve the complex puzzles that nature presents in our quest to find and produce hydrocarbons safely and economically. A huge amount of information is encoded in the complex chemical mixture that is petroleum. These processes can be revealed and reconstructed by geochemical analysis of produced fluids, mud gas or rock samples.

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Biosteering: What is it, how is it done and why do we use it?

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The use of real-time biostratigraphic data allows the position of the drill bit and drill string to be controlled during drilling. The primary aim of these biosteered horizontal and sub-horizontal wells is to expose the well bore to as much of the reservoir rock as possible and therefore enhance recovery from the potential reservoir.

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Offshore Ireland Project at the Atlantic Ireland 2019 Conference

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The “Integrated Biostratigraphic & Lithostratigraphic Framework of Offshore Ireland” project, which was awarded by the Petroleum Infrastructure Programme (PIP) to a Merlin led consortium in 2016, is currently in its final write up stage. The project received a high profile at the Atlantic Ireland 2019 Conference held in Dublin in late October, where some of the key results were presented in three conference talks.

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EarthCaching Excitement

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You may have read the introduction to Geocaching in Merlin’s May newsletter, but one specific type of geocache that may be of special interest to the geoscientist is the EarthCache. Continue reading to find out more..

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