Roger N. Anderson

Roger N. Anderson
Columbia University | CU · Lamont Doherty Earth Observatory & Data Science Institute & Earth Institute

Doctor of Philosophy
Just Published: 2021 Paperback Amazon Book Planet Earth for All w new Topics: Climate Change & Clean Electric Economy!

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Introduction
Roger retired Emeritus after 42 years at Columbia University's Lamont Doherty Earth Observatory and Data Sciences Institute. Roger has led teams that have developed the next generation of machine learning control systems for smart hydraulic fracturing, 4D seismic reservoir simulation and smart energy management of electricity, water, steam and skyscrapers. Over his CU career, he brought in more than a Quarter Billion in research $$. He also founded AKW Analytics, Bell Geospace, 4D Technologies, CALM Energy and vPatch Inc. He co-invented 18 patents , with 8 more pending. Roger onsite collaborations included Baker Hughes, Boeing, BBN, BP, Shell, Pennzoil, Con Edison, Range, and KBR. Check out his Google Scholar Citations at: https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=OKv6LbwAAAAJ&hl=en .
Additional affiliations
September 1978 - May 2015
Columbia University
Position
  • Professor (Associate)
Description
  • • 1978 – 2015, Creator of EESC V1053, Planet Earth, Columbia College Science Requirement. • 2001-2005, Co-Creator of SIPA W4300, Alternative Energy Resources, Columbia University School of International and Public Affairs
June 1974 - March 2020
Columbia University in the City of New York
Position
  • Professor Emeritus
Description
  • Full Vita Updated Monthly in Education Project, ResearchGate.net.
Education
- January 1973
Scripps Institution of Oceanography. University of California, San Diego
Field of study
  • Marine Geophysics

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Publications (1,561)
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Planet Earth for All, Updated in 2021 is the new updating of the book I developed for the science requirement course called “Planet Earth” that I taught for 30 years in the famous Core Curriculum at Columbia College of Columbia University in the City of New York. The course was for Juniors and Seniors who have not yet fulfilled their science requir...
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Roger retired as Emeritus Professor and Sr Research Scientist after 42 years at Columbia University's Lamont Doherty Earth Observatory and Earth and Data Science Institutes. Roger has led teams that have developed the next generation of machine learning control systems for smart hydraulic fracturing, 4D seismic reservoir simulation and smart energy...
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Timeline for Mike Crow for the Paper "Anderson O'Malley Anderson Crow: Modernization of the Curriculum Vitae by Adding Career Timelines".
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New Oil? In Science Times Q&A, July 5, 1994. Is Crude Oil Still Being Created in the Earth? Yes, said Dr. Roger N. Anderson.
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In 2019, Roger N. Anderson consolidated and sorted all his scientific papers, articles, presentations, technical reports, et.al. into 37 new books on his 24 research projects and loaded them as Books pdf’s into https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Roger-Anderson-4/publications and this is the Table of Contents for it all here.
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Berlin, Paris, and Tokyo, to name just a few, are consumed in producing the comfort and safety of tenants in high-rise office and apartment buildings. In turn, forty percent of energy costs in these buildings go to maintaining and operating the HVAC air conditioning and heating systems. High-Rise city buildings are obligated to provide comfortable...
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The Digital Building Operating System (Di-BOSS) was built as a three way collaboration among Rudin Management Company, Columbia Engineering’s Center for Computational Learning Systems (CCLS), and Selex ES, a global technology company owned by Finmeccanica, with each party bringing unique skills to the “3 Legged Stool.” First and foremost, Rudin Man...
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Petroleum, Energy, and Electric Grid Analytics Learning Machines (PALM™, EALM and EGALM) all use a unique, machine learning based, “brutally empirical” analysis system. I will introduce the methodology using PALM for use in upstream and midstream oil and gas field operations. The objective of PALM is to become the go-to ‘brain’ for oil and gas expl...
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Roger parsed his work over his 50 year career BY THE YEAR so that he could understand better how he had built his diverse career into 24 successive and overlapping research projects. 571. Below are the 5 yearly summary in a Researchgate.net pdf. A year by year version is also available.
Experiment Findings
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Roger parsed his work over his 50 year career BY THE YEAR so that he could understand better how he had built his diverse career into 24 successive and overlapping research projects. Below is the yearly link in Researchgate.net in pdf.
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Report of the Heat Flow Cruise in the Mariana Trough, leg 4 in which very high and nonlinear thermal gradients were measured in the thin and patchy sediments covering oceanic crust with active hydrothermal circulation vigorously distorting the heat flow measurements.
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Cruise Repoprt from the Heat Flow site survey for the Ocean Drilling Project at 19 degrees south on the crest of the East Pacific Rise, in which active hydrothermal circulation in the oceanic crust was documented.
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Detailed marine geothermal surveys have been carried out around and between 3 DSDP Drillsites in the Mariana Trough, sites 453, 454, and 356.63 Heat Flow measurements show high variability, from 5 to 1270 mWm-2. Nonlinear temperature vs depth were found at all sites indicating advection through the thin sediment cover driven by vigorous hydrotherma...
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Closely-spaced heat flow surveys were done near each of the IPOD Leg 60 drill holes in the Mariana Trough, where drilling results had suggested extensive hydrothermal circulation of sea water into the oceanic crust of this Western Pacific back-arc basin. The results suggest that most heat loss near the spreading center is very localized at small to...
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Energy Analytics Learning Machine, EALM, is a machine learning based, "brutally empirical" analysis system for use in all energy operations. The objective of EALM is to become the go-to 'brain' of electricity operations from power plants to homes and businesses. EALM was reduced to practice after the inventors patented the Petroleum Analytics Learn...
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Electric Grid Analytics Learning Machine (or EGALM) system is a machine learning based “ “brutally empirical” analysis system for use in optimizing the performance from one or more electric grid components. The EGALM system optimizes production and distribution and/or consumption of electricity while minimizing equipment failures and therefore cost...
Technical Report
Enerfax Daily Gas and Electric Pricing Example for 11122019 including Locations of all daily pricing sources.
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Over 300 published pages on Heat Flow and Hydrothermal Circulation in Mid-ocean ridges and back-arc basins
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Collection of Papers by Roger N Anderson on Borehole Research in ODP, and other offshore wellbores.
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Collection of Papers by Roger N Anderson on Continental Borehole Research.
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A collection of Papers by Roger N Anderson on Hole 504B, Ocean drilling Project.
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Book summarizes Portfolio Management Consortium at Lamont.
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Book summarizes Licensing of 4D software to Western Geophysical.
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ODP involved extensive international collabortation. This Book details one year of that.
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GE Electrification ofnFedex delivery Vehicles.
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Book reviewing the 4D Paradigm Shift's Impact on the Oil Industry
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Artificial Intelligence using Cross-Disciplinary Machine Learning Technologies.
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Vpatch Inc was a spinout from Columbia University's Center for Computational Learning Systems
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AKW sold a Patented Machine Learning System called Petroleum Analytics Learning Machine and its Energy Analytics Learning System to the Energy Industries.
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The Columbia Innervation Practicum 2002
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Bell's patented data processing methodologies, inversion capabilities and synergy with other technologies fast track the exploration workflow. We are world leaders in gravity gradiometry. • Maximise the potential of existing data with Full Tensor Gradiometry. Sparse 2D seismic or a handful of wireline datasets can constrain a Bell Geospace High Res...
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Northeastern Infrastructure War Gaming: We believe one of the missing ingredients to the homeland defense is the need for electric grid threat simulators for war gaming – one that allows hundreds of threat scenarios to be examined on the computer and responses devised and trained for. First and foremost, the topologies of the regional high voltage...
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The Command and Control (C2) for the Smart Grid must provide the advanced computational algorithms that will enable distillation of actionable intelligence in a manner that has been demonstrated to be scalable to millions of nodes. Further, it must provide the Secure Smart Grid Common Operating Environment (S2COE) middleware layer capability and cy...
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With the increasing demand for oil and its decreasing supply, the cost of fossil fuels has increased considerably over past decades and the trend is expected to continue. Furthermore, the increasing awareness about the environmental impact of burning fossil fuels has generated a lot of interest in the search for cleaner and more sustainable sources...
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On 50th Anniversary of Plate Tectonics Revolution at Scripps 2018
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The tracking of fluid drainage over time is a required condition for efficient reservoir monitoring. 4D (time-lapse) seismic differencing holds great promise as the keystone to an integrated reservoir management strategy that is able to image changes not only within a reservoir but within the stack of reservoirs that make up most of the oil and gas...
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Book Explaining how Buildings need a Brain, which is Di-BOSS.
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Series of Machine Learning Success Stories placed in Desktop Folder for Kevin Burke, Con Edison CEO.
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Business Plan for AKW Analytics and their patented Petroleum Analytics Learning Machine PALM and Energy Analytics Learning Machine.
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Vpatch Inc was a big data analytics loud-like computing environment bfore there were Cloud computing environments.
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The shift in production monitoring of drainage provides maximum profits if 3D Seismic is repeated over time in a reservoir. Impact on the Oil Industry.
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9 Most Recent Patents. Content from Smart Electric Grid and Control Centers to Big Data Artificial Intelligence iin Oil and Gas
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Roger Anderson's Older Patents, in Oiland Gas and Smart Electric Grid
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Roger Anderson Patents Volume 3 consists of Patent Applications in the works that are liensable via Columbia Tech Ventures while they are being evaluated by the Patent office. The subjects of these patent applications derive from DOE funded Stimulus funding for a Smart Electric Grid thru Con Edison.
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Book Including all in News and Views Project.
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When executives at Rudin Management Company started looking for an operating system in 2009 to help them manage their building portfolio, the market for property technology was still in its infancy, and they came up empty-handed. A decade later, “proptech” is a hot buzzword in commercial real estate, as developers and investors seek an edge in buyi...
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Dr. Wallace Broecker—lovingly called “Wally” by his coworkers, friends, and family—never wanted to be known as the prophet of climate change. He was the prank-playing, puzzle-loving, New Balance-wearing, colorblind, dented-Toyota-owning, dyslexic, opinionated rock of Columbia University’s Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory. Broecker saw the big pictu...
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The Infrastructure Energy Plan, an appendix to the Air Force Energy Plan, serves as the operational framework for all military and civilian Air Force personnel in communicating Air Force infrastructure energy goals, objectives, and metrics. The Infrastructure Energy Plan aligns with the goals outlined in the Air Force Energy Plan, the Air Force Str...
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Walter H. Munk, one of the foremost oceanographers of the 20th century, who sent pulses of sound through the vast oceans — probably startling a few whales — to measure changes in water temperatures, forecast waves and seek signs of global warming, died on Friday at his seaside home in the La Jolla section of San Diego. He was 101. “We thought he wo...
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NY Times SEPT. 25, 2006 Fred N. Spiess, an oceanographer and marine explorer who helped create an unusual floating laboratory that has yielded a bounty of information about underwater acoustics and sea currents, died on Sept. 8 in San Diego. He was 86. The cause was cancer, his family said. In the early 1960's, Dr. Spiess (pronounced SPEES) and his...
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Wally Broecker Obituary in Science
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This 150th anniversary set of articles from Science on the Periodic Table is required reading for any scientist, worldwide....
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Past pioneering development in advanced 4D (time-lapse) seismic, SeisRes, in a skunkworks with Baker Hughes, IBM Watson Research, and Columbia University Founded by Roger Anderson and Albert Boulanger. 22+ years research in providing intelligence in “last mile” industries, first in Oil and Gas and later in Electric Power Realized there was a need...
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•Parametric 3D Solids •Dimensional Management •Virtual Manufacturing •Model Based Definition (Int/Ext) • Single Source of Product Data •Virtual Collaboration
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Asset Tracking Supply-Chain Management After Cost Cuts, What Happens? Minimize Cycle-Time across Enterprise
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The CALM ENERGY Law Replevin application is an improvement over the existing systems in a number of important ways: Less Paper Previously, it was necessary to print all the documents for a case at the beginning of the case. Multiple copies were produced to allow for review and signoff, mailout to the customer, copies for the court etc. In the vast...
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NYM-Infraguard.us is a group of volunteers from private infrastructure industries that works with the FBI to secure critical infrastructure in the Metropolitan New York City area. From drinking water supplies to communications systems, chemical production processes to agricultural resources, and all energy infrastructure, Americans depend on a sele...
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How the General Electric that was once America’s biggest, the maker of power turbines, jet engines, MRI and other medical devices, the seller of insurance, became a shadow of its former self by 2018.
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THE BEAUTY OF GOING TO SCHOOL IN MANHATTAN, NY.
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Machine Learning Used to Build a Production Prediction Model by Computing the Importance Weights of more than 150 Geological, Geophysical and Engineering Attributes Affecting Production in 1300 Horizontal Shale Oil Wells from the Midland Basin, TX.
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Steve Cande and I are PT mirror images: He was at Lamont for the Plate Tectonics Revolution and I was at Scripps. I was the 2nd Scientist ever hired from Scripps (Roger Larson was the first and Kim Kastens was the 3rd So when Lamont had their 50th anniversary of Plate Tectonics Symposium in 2016, I thought we should have a 50th PT Symposium at Scr...
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A system, comprising: at least one dynamic contingency avoidance and mitigation system (DCAMS) control console, wherein the at least one DCAMS console is configured to display a predictive load resource management output indicative of a simulation modeling of at least one integrated Demand Response (iDR) action which is related to implementing at l...
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A1: Machine Learning Glossary A2: Data Attributes used so far by PALM™ MAP Apps A3: Supporting Slides
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This technology is a stochastic control system that uses simulation models and reinforcement learning to analyze threat events across multiple operational levels and suggest critical decisions regarding business profitability and logistic efficiency. ## Unmet Need: An integrated real-time system that can assess business risk and uncertainty Compute...
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This technology is a system for coupling grid-level electrical networks with building management systems for faster response to and mitigation of critical power events. ## Unmet Need: Communication between electrical network and building management system for advanced warning of critical events Current electrical grids are robust and reliable, yet...
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Machine Learning is used for cost/benefit analysis of individual components, and then aggregation into Lean Management prioritization of field work on the Smart Electric Grid.
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High confidence. Measured expectations. This year’s U.S. CEO Outlook finds CEOs ardently pursuing growth and technology-driven disruption, buoyed by high confidence in the U.S. economy and their own growth prospects. What’s changed since last year? The need for disruption has intensified further, and technology has emerged as the only driver of...
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OVERVIEW This technology is a machine learning algorithm that estimates the mean time between failures (MTBF) for components in electrical networks. Unmet Need: Planning system for selecting assets for improvement within an infrastructure With rising energy costs, efciently using and maintaining the current energy grid has become a priority. Becaus...
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Paal Kibsgaard, Schlumberger chairman and chief executive officer, speaking earlier this year at the CERAWeek conference in Houston put on by IHS Markit. Source: CERAWeek by IHS Markit. In a departure from recent years, international markets could drive near-term activity growth for the world's two largest oilfield service providers. Schlumberger a...
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OVERVIEW This technology is a method of predicting disruptive events in power grid systems to communicate contingency and real-time management decisions to prevent electricity outages, referred to as a Distribution Contingency Management System (DCMS). Unmet Need: Preventing electricity outages before they happen based on real-time data measurement...
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This section shortly describes the physics behind each wireline logging measurement, the primary application and the form of which the preliminary data are presented.
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Machine learning software for optimization of building energy usage This technology is a machine learning algorithm which uses historical and real-time operational building data to predict building energy demands.
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This technology is an integrated decision support control center system that assists operators during system maintenance and supports situation and resolution during emergencies in a utility network.
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Machine learning software for optimization of building energy usage This technology is a machine learning algorithm which uses historical and real-time operational building data to predict building energy demands. ## Unmet Need: Prevention of large-scale, excess energy consumption Current methods to implement energy efficiency in commercial and res...
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This is a physical model of, from top to bottom, a) the Horizontal producing layers of the Eugene Island 330 Field of the Offshore Louisiana Gulf of Mexico, b) they abut the diagonal growth fault feeding hydrocarbons by natural hydraulic fracturing to the shallower production, c) the thick BLACK BAND of shale source rock of Tertiary age feeding the...
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Pitch: "CALM Energy is a Power Partner to building owners, where we install our Energy Watchdog Controller Product with energy generation and storage, saving buildings 20-40% on energy costs while improving resiliency." We enable commercial buildings to: • Lower energy usage through adaptive control of set points and schedules for HVAC and lighting...
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CALM Energy is a Power Partner to building owners, where we install our Energy Watchdog Controller Product with energy generation and storage, saving buildings 20-40% on energy costs while improving resiliency." We enable commercial buildings to: • Lower energy usage through adaptive control of set points and schedules for HVAC and lighting • Lower...
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White Paper outlining Joint Winning Proposal to DOE Smart Grid Stimulus Program.
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Kuwaiti Oil Fields set afire by fleeing Iraqi army. Fires put out by likes of Boots and Coots and Red Adair.
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Eugene Island 330 in offshore Gulf of Mexico is recharging via natural Hydrofracturing along a feeder Growth Fault.
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The disclosed Patent subject matter relates to techniques for improving the efficiency and reliability of the operation of buildings and/or collections of buildings held by a property owner by using Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence.
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The tracking of fluid drainage over time is a required condition for efficient reservoir monitoring. 4D time-lapse seismic differencing holds great promise as the keystone to an integrated reservoir management strategy that is able to image acoustic changes over time not only within a reservoir but within the stack of reservoirs that make up most...
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The industr y is projected to spend $100 billion in 2000 on deepwater oil and gas fields, pipelines, drilling rigs, and production platforms around the world, and those expenditures can only increase as the ultra-deepwater moves into full development. However, the ver y manufacturing process by which we produce oil and gas is in the process of bein...