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Missed Pay Well Report: P08-01



The Netherlands


Offshore, North Sea

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Spud date:

6 December 1976

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The Missed Pay well report consists of a summary of the objectives and results over the entire length of the well, including presence and quality of reservoir, hydrocarbon shows, relevant drilling events (e.g. losses, kicks) and hydrocarbon indications from logs. A quicklook petrophysical evaluation is performed of all reservoirs that have significant shows.

If available, the following data are used for the missed pay evaluation:

  • Composite log

  • Mudlog

  • Wireline logs

  • Well test data

  • Pressure data

  • Core data

  • Well reports, drilling reports

Free example report

Please find a free example of a Missed Pay report here: Q05-03 report

Missed Pay Area Report: Area D

This well is part of Study Area D. Please see the Missed Pay Area Report: Area D page

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Missed Pay Study

A Missed Pay study was performed of >150 wells in the Dutch offshore, grouped in six areas. At the time of the evaluation, 2015, the selected wells were located in open or fallow acreage, within 10 km of infrastructure. Per well, all available well data in the public domain was studied for indications of hydrocarbons and reservoir quality. Well data include well logs, geological well reports, drilling and well test reports, composite logs and core data. Petrophysical evaluations of zones of interest are included in the evaluation. Results of the study are reported per well and compounded in area reports. In addition, Petrel, IP (petrophysical), ArcGIS and Excel (core, pressure, petrophysical averages, reservoir classification) databases are available.

114 Out of the 155 analyzed wells are classified as dry in the Dutch governmental database of subsurface data (NLOG). Our study shows that this is an underestimation; a third of all these wells actually have good shows to even tested hydrocarbons. Of the 21 wells that are classified with “shows” on NLOG, 8 wells tested hydrocarbons and another 8 wells had very good indications of hydrocarbons (petrophysics).

Missed Pay Study

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