Reducing uncertainty for better production operation decisions ///

When the water cut in one of its best-producing wells doubled in six months, operator Pemex (Petroleos Mexicanos) needed answers fast. The asset team was eager to figure out where the water was coming from, then develop and apply an appropriate water-conformance solution. However, there were several challenges to getting an accurate, reliable production log in an operating, horizontal well with multi-phase production flow. But without an accurate production profile, applying a water-conformance treatment was riddled with uncertainty.

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