Heated Pipeline with High Heating Efficiency
22 Sep 22
The heated pipeline comprises an inner pipe intended to convey a fluid, and an outer coating made of a thermal insulating material and covering the inner pipe.
Filed: 20 Jun 19
a Method for Adapting an Unstructured Mesh Model of a Geological Subsurface
1 Sep 22
The present disclosure relates to a method for adapting an unstructured mesh model of a geological subsurface obtained using measurements of said geological subsurface, to match it to a target, said unstructured mesh model comprising a first reference interface and a second reference interface.
Filed: 9 Jul 19
Method for Determining Display Features of an Augmented Reality Element
25 Aug 22
The present invention relates to a method for determining display features of an augmented reality element, the method comprising the steps of receiving an image depicting a visual marker on a support surface, obtaining correspondence data between the augmented reality element and the visual marker, calculating the distance and a viewing angle relative to the visual marker and the user, correcting the viewing angle calculated as a function of features relating to a support plane containing the support surface, to obtain a corrected viewing angle, and determining display features of the augmented reality element based on the correspondence data, a rotation of the visual marker relative to a reference, the calculated distance and the corrected viewing angle.
Arnaud GONGUET, Grégory TETARD
Filed: 22 Feb 22
Deforming Well Trajectories
18 Aug 22
The invention notably relates to a computer-implemented method comprising providing (S10) a geomodel representing horizons and geological units of the reservoir; providing (S20), for each well a trajectory representing the path of the well in the reservoir, and data distributed along the trajectory.
Filed: 18 Jul 19
Solid Polymer Electrolyte Comprising a Polyalkene Carbonate
18 Aug 22
The invention concerns a solid polymer electrolyte comprising a polymer matrix comprising at least one ionic salt, the polymer matrix comprising at least one polyalkene carbonate, at least one second polymer different from the polyalkene carbonate polymer, and at least one alkene carbonate coming from the decomposition of the polyalkene carbonate.
David AYMÉ-PERROT, Mickaël DOLLÉ, David LEPAGE, Arnaud PRÉBÉ
Filed: 17 Jul 20
Method for Modelling the Formation of a Sedimentary Area by Simulating Tidal Current-induced Particle Transport
11 Aug 22
A method for simulating the evolution of a geological gridded model of an area comprising a plurality of cells, over a predetermined period of time T, comprising: a) assigning a water depth to each cell, b) determining, for each cell, a direction and velocity of a water current, c) introducing a number of particles in the model, d) transporting each particle based on the direction and velocity of the current, and e) updating the model according to the transport of each particle, wherein the current is a tidal current, comprising alternate phases of rising tide current and falling tide current, simulating the evolution of the model over the period of time T comprises iterating steps a. to e. a number of times equal to 2k, each iteration of steps a. to e. corresponds to simulating the evolution of the model over a period of time T/2k, each iteration of step b. is performed the rising tide or falling tide current, and two successive iterations of step b. are performed for each one of the rising tide current and falling tide current.
Filed: 10 May 19
Photovoltaic Device with Thermal Management
4 Aug 22
The present invention relates to a device comprising a photovoltaic system, a water treatment system, a first heat exchanger, a second heat exchanger, a first fluidic circuit for circulating a first fluid through said first heat exchanger, said first heat exchanger being in thermal contact with said photovoltaic system, and a second fluidic circuit for circulating said second fluid through said second heat exchanger and through said water treatment system.
Frédéric PERIE, Bruno DELAHAYE, Matthieu JACOB, Lars OBERBECK, Soukayna AHDIDA
Filed: 25 Jun 20
Geological Grid Analysis
4 Aug 22
The invention notably relates to a computer-implemented method of geological grid analysis, for hydrocarbon production, based on values of a geological attribute in a subsoil.
Filed: 17 Jun 19
Eco-electrode, Device Storing Electrical Energy and Process for Preparation Thereof
4 Aug 22
David AYME-PERROT, Jacopo PROFILI, Luc STAFFORD, Steeve ROUSSELOT, Mickaël DOLLE
Filed: 3 Jun 20
Method for Modelling a Water Current Induced by a River In a Geological Gridded Model
28 Jul 22
A method of modelling a current induced by a river in a model comprising a plurality of cells, wherein the river-induced current is decomposed into a plurality of sub-currents corresponding to respective water depths, the method comprising, for each sub-current, steps of: —determining a width between lateral boundaries of a respective river jet of the sub-current, as a function of the distance from the river mouth, and —determining a direction and velocity of the sub-current in each cell located within the respective river jet, comprising: ∘determining a direction and velocity of the sub-current in each cell located at a centerline of the jet, as a function of the distance from the river mouth, and ∘inferring the direction and velocity of the sub-current in each other cell of the jet as a function of the distance between the cell and the centerline of the jet, and between the cell and the river mouth.
Gérard MASSONNAT, Cédric GAL, Fanny BASTIDE
Filed: 10 May 19
Method for Modelling the Formation of a Sedimentary Basin Using a Stratigraphic Forward Modeling Program
28 Jul 22
A method for modelling the formation of a sedimentary basin using a stratigraphic forward modelling program is disclosed, wherein the stratigraphic forward modelling program simulates the superposition of successive layers of sediments, each layer of sediments corresponding to a determined period of time, the method comprising: a.
Gérard MASSONNAT, Fanny BASTIDE
Filed: 10 May 19
Composition for Enhancing Injectivity of a Subterranean Formation
14 Jul 22
The present invention relates to the use of at least one compound of formula (I): (I) [P+(R1—Y—R2)4]zXz- wherein: Y is chosen from an oxygen atom or an NH group; R1 is a linear or branched alkyl radical having from 1 to 15 carbon atoms; R2 is chosen from a hydrogen atom or a linear or branched alkyl radical having from 1 to 14 carbon atoms; Xz- is a monovalent anion or a divalent anion, or a trivalent anion, or a tetravalent anion group; z is a number from 1 to 4; for enhancing the injectivity of an injection well, wherein the compound of formula (I) is added to an aqueous medium to form an injection stream which is injected into a subterranean formation which comprises at least one polymer, via said injection well.
Stéphane Jouenne, Guillaume Heurteux, Nicolas Passade-Boupat
Filed: 7 Jun 19
Method for Measuring the Activity of a Culture of Microalgae
14 Jul 22
The invention relates to a method for characterizing the activity of a culture comprising microalgae, the method comprising the steps of: supplying a sample of the culture from a bioreactor to a chamber fluidically connected to the bioreactor; illuminating the sample in the chamber; measuring the concentration of dissolved oxygen in the sample in order to determine a rate of oxygen production by the illuminated sample.
Bertrand Segues, Cecilia Sambusiti, Patrick Baldoni-Andrey
Filed: 25 Apr 19
Device for Determining a Volume of Liquid In a Fluid Sample
14 Jul 22
The invention relates to a device for determining a volume of liquid in a hydrocarbon fluid sample, the device including: a cell (1) comprising an upper part (3) defined by a tubular sidewall (5) and a lower part (4) defined by a closed extremity, the lower part having a conical shape and forming a chamber (12) configured to receive the liquid; and a piston (2) comprising an upper part (15) and a lower part (16), the piston being slidable in the cell and sealing the cell in a gas-tight manner.
Filed: 22 May 19
Customer-centric Method and System for Pricing Options and Pricing/charging Co-optimization at Multiple Plug-in Electric Vehicle Charging Stations
16 Jun 22
A station-level framework to operate one or multiple plug-in electric vehicle (PEV) charging stations with optimal pricing policy and charge scheduling, which incorporates human behavior to capture the driver charging decision process.
Scott MOURA, Teng ZENG, Sangjae BAE, Wente ZENG, Carl LENOX, Bertrand TRAVACCA
Filed: 3 Dec 21
a Method for Upscaling of Relative Permeability of the Phase of a Fluid
16 Jun 22
The invention relates to a method for upscaling data of a reservoir model, the method being implemented by a computer, and comprising the steps of: —defining a reservoir model comprising a volume of dimensions DH, Dv along respectively two distinct directions H,V, —receiving statistical data relative to the volume, comprising: relative proportions of at least two rock types, wherein each rock type corresponds to a permeability value and respective curves of relative permeability with water saturation of two phases of a fluid within the rock type, one of the phases being water, and a variogram of absolute permeability defined by correlation lengths LH, Lv, along the two directions H,V, and, —computing, equivalent relative permeability values of a phase of the fluid within the volume, comprising: at least an equivalent relative permeability value according to the first direction H, and at least an equivalent relative permeability value according to the second direction V, wherein each equivalent relative permeability value of a phase of the fluid according to a direction d chosen among H,V is computed based on relative permeability values of the phase of the fluid within each rock type, and on a coefficient depending on the anisotropy of the volume and on non-ergodicity parameters εH, εv relative to each direction H,V, the non-ergodicity parameters depending on the volume dimensions along said directions and on the variogram of absolute permeability.
Filed: 16 Apr 19
a Method for Forming Coarse-scale 3D Model of Heterogeneous Sedimentary Structures
16 Jun 22
The invention discloses a method for forming a coarse-scale three-dimensional geological model of sedimentary structures, the method being implemented by a computer, and comprising: —forming a fine-scale three dimensional model of the sedimentary structures, by implementing steps of: o modeling a plurality of meshed sedimentary surfaces, the plurality of meshed sedimentary surfaces delimiting superposed layers of lithology, o forming an unstructured grid comprising a plurality of cells, wherein each cell extends between at least two sedimentary surfaces, o attributing petrophysical parameters to each cell of the grid, and o attributing, to at least some of the sedimentary surfaces, a transmissivity reduction coefficient, and —upscaling the fine-scale three dimensional model to obtain a coarse-scale three dimensional model comprising a plurality of cells, wherein each cell is associated to petrophysical parameters determined from the petrophysical parameters of the fine-scale model, and from the transmissivity reduction coefficient of the sedimentary surfaces.
Gérard MASSONNAT, David LEDEZ
Filed: 16 Apr 19
Hydrocarbon Flow Simulation
2 Jun 22
The invention notably relates to computer-implemented designing of a geological simulation grid configured for hydrocarbon flow simulation in a geological environment.
Alejandro RODRIGUEZ MARTINEZ, Stefano FRAMBATI
Filed: 5 Mar 19
Method for Enhanced Oil Recovery
28 Apr 22
The present invention relates to a method for recovering hydrocarbons from a subterranean formation (1) comprising at least one upper layer (2) and at least one lower layer (3), the permeability of the upper layer being higher than the permeability of the lower layer; the method comprising the steps of injecting a polymer solution (4), containing a polymer, into the upper layer; injecting an aqueous solution (5) into the lower layer, the aqueous solution having a lower salinity than the polymer solution; and collecting hydrocarbons displaced by the injected polymer solution and/or the injected aqueous solution.
Arnaud Lager, Pierre-Edouard Schreiber
Filed: 14 Feb 19
Boat Launch and Recovery Platform and Associated Method of Launching and Recovering
21 Apr 22
The invention relates to methods of putting a boat in the water and removing the boat from the water and to a boat launch and recovery platform (1) comprising a frame (10) for receiving a boat (2), flotation means (20) fixed to the frame (10), and a floating floor (30) coupled to the frame (10) so as to be vertically translatable.
Etienne Senard, Hubert De Brémond d'Ars, Yannick Bian
Filed: 30 Sep 21