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The comprehensive and fully interactive multi-well petrophysical solution

Validated by major O&G companies, the Techlog© Suite maximises the value of your log data and core
information using innovative and effective petrophysical analysis tools.

CoreDB - Unique database for efficient storage and management

of all kinds of core information

Techcore - Ultimate solution for core data inter-

pretation and integration

Qcfield - Unique module for handling

and editing of large amounts of well
bore data

Quanti - Smart alternative to

conventional log interpretation !
multi-well and multi-zone

Quanti.min - Graphical
multi-component probabilis-
tic inversion module offer-
ing several numerical tech-

K.mod - Objective recon-

struction of missing data

Ipsom - Intelligent classifier

BHI - Comprehensive borehole

imaging application effectively
covering processing and interpreta-
tion of resistivity, acoustic and den-
sity image data

Geophi - Comprehensive solution for com-

bining petrophysical and geophysical information:
Z/T conversion, Gassmann fluid substitution and well

Techlog© is a geoscience tool Techlog© increases the accu- Techlog© is a complete proc-
that provides core and log in- racy of your geological model, essing and modelling toolbox
terpretation in a different way: quantifies your results and dedicated to reservoir charac-
it is an expert enabling tool, manages uncertainties. It also terization.
especially designed for inter- provides the reservoir engi-
pretation of wellbore data. neer, geophysicist and geolo-
gist with an optimised and
relevant static model.
Multi Well and Multi Sampling Rate
Data Handling and Editing

Simple and efficient database

• Data families, aliases and units of measurements can be accessed and controlled through a friendly interface allow-
ing users to organize and harmonize their data.
• Customers can create their own families, aliases and units
on user, project or company levels with the possibility to
assign properties for automatic displays.
• Project Browser maintains access to all data types stored in
the project: log, core (RCAL, SCAL, descriptions), arrays
(special core data, NMR,Sonic waveform, formation pres-
sure,…), borehole images, tops/zones, perforations, check-
shots, text/annotations, core photos,…
• The users can organize the views in the Project Browser of
groups of these different data types to suit the purposes of
Custom ASCII Families, Aliases and Units of measurements database
their on- going analysis.

Data Import / Export

• Data can be selectively loaded via a buffer wizard from a variety of binary or ASCII file formats, e.g. LAS versions
1.2 2.0 and 3.0, CSV, plain text, DLIS/LIS, GeologASCII files, and SEG-Y seismic data format.
• Techlog© provides an ASCII Wizard, a unique interface to help users manipulate and convert Custom ASCII
files into internal formats. Single and multi-well, automatic detection of format parameters to speed up import
of core, log, top, array data,...
• Techlog© provides an Image Wizard to efficiently load images such as core photos.

• OpenSpirit® link to transfer log, tops and checkshots data from corporate datastores.

Data Editing, Zone Editor, Reference Management

• Techlog"s powerful data editing tools form an integrated interactive tool kit that
allows users to enhance their data quality in reduced time.
• Well-data merging and splicing, depth-shifting, re-
sampling, interpolating, smoothing, data clipping and
splitting are some of the variety of functions included
within the graphical data handling tools.
• Users Manage their data in Measured Depth, contacts

True Vertical Depth, OWT, TWT or other refer-

ence data.
Depth shifting window showing log data superimposed
on images for ultimate control • Zone Editor is a dedicated tool to handle
zones and contacts on a multi well basis.
• Management of contact and fluid levels editor

With Python®, go further with your data

• Python® is an interpreted programming language with an “on the fly” compiler
almost similar to C++/FORTRAN®.
• Due to its open source community, Python® popularity is growing fast. Huge
quantity of advanced libraries and documentation are available on the net.

Archie equation test in Python script editor and player

Efficient, fast and interactive data manager

Full interactivity between all viewers

Single & multi well plotting

• Drag and drop data to create or extend
• Graphical Edits of curves: depth &
block shifting, smoothing, interpolation,
data clipping, integration, curve draw-
ing, wrapped variable...
• Multiple curves from one or more wells
can be edited at the same time.
• All aspects of LogView designs are at
user control.

• Instantly, spread 2D cross section on every well with the possibil-

ity to align to the top/bottom of the zones
• An interval selection on a log plot automatically interacts with the
other corresponding plots.

Whenever viewers involve datasets in common (with or without
the same variables on display) users may select data in one
Techlog’s large set of viewers
viewer and see those depths highlighted and selected in all other
viewers. • Full interactivity among all viewers and user control (color mode,
Selections may be saved for later retrieval and/or process con-
selection mode, multiple wells, filters and zones...) make
Techlog’s viewers an easy-to-use and powerful analysis tool.
Other plotting tools include array-histograms and array-array
crossplots for viewing and managing multi-sampled array data.
• 2D/3D Cross Plots linear and non-linear, freely calculated, fixed-
point or fully customizable regression tools are available on all 2D
crossplots; fully interactive rotation and zoom functions, together
with filtering and zone control make the 3D crossplot a highly
2D Crossplot
Spectrum analyser
effective data viewing tool.
• Spectrum analyzers allow the users to display n dimensions si-
3D Crossplot multaneously on 2D panel.

• Histograms & Box-Plots give two different views

of statistical or distribution of univariable.
• Matrix/Scatter Plots are a combined display of the
above plots in a matrix panel as a function of vari-
ables and wells.
• Quanti Plots: specialised but customisable plots
for the management of parameter selection interact Multi-well Histogram Multi-well Tukey Box plot

with the parameter tables and the results plots;

users modify parameter values graphically and see
the results update automatically. Plots include the
Pickett Plot, Thomas-Stieber Plots, plus one-click
access to Gamma Ray, Neutron and Density plots.
Control of parameters on Pickett Plots can be
managed through point picking, free and fixed re-
gression, custom line construction, scroll wheels or
by typing values when exactness is required…
Matrix Plot Vsh-! plots with Thomas-Stieber overlay.

With Techlog’s innovative design, visualizing your data has never been so easy.
Let the data speak for themselves
A fundamental requirement for detailed statistical interpretation of log and
core data is to be able to perform comprehensive Exploratory Data Analy-
sis. Techstat provides a wide range of visual and calculation tools to un-
derstand users' data.

Classification and normalization

• Hierarchical Clustering: Dendrogram. Find similarities between wells; group
wells together; if necessary, align data responses using sophisticated Gaus-
sian analysis, group-by-group amongst wells.
• Decision tree
• powerful classifiers where inputs are mixed and incomplete variables
(qualitative and quantitative ).
• rank inputs by their information gain.
• deduced rules can help to understand the input data regarding the output.
• Classic and optimized normalization algorithms.

• Linear (RMA, Major Axis, x/y, y/x), non-linear, polynomial and mul-
tiple lines algorithms are available.
• Regression and other fit lines and functions may be created and
conditioned on filters, zonation, well-by-well or multi-well.
• Fit lines may be calculated for user-defined subsets of data using
Regression Plots using
the data selection tools and interactivity between viewers
interactivity with an
associated LogView

Factorial Analysis
• Principal Component Analysis (PCA) is a useful tool to summarize data, since it
separates the dominating features in the data set.
• Linear Discriminant Analysis (LDA) is used to determine the best projection space
to discriminate between two or more naturally occurring groups.
It clarifies subsequent Cluster Analyses on users’ data.
• Multiple Correspondence Analysis (see Ancor tool) compares qualitative variables
that may either be of similar type (observed vs predicted curves) or be of dissimi-
lar type (geology vs petrophysics).

Signal Processing
Comprehensive suite of tools available for single and multi-well applications:
• Interpolation: linear, Fast Fourier Transform, Gaussian,...
• Derivation & Integration
• Undersampled transformation of ordinal data
• Spline & smoothing functions
• Despiking
• Outliers detection
• Instant graphical confirmation of results

A comprehensive suite of conventional statistical tools to help you make sense of large amounts of data
Process and make sense of large
amounts of data very quickly

Quick data mining

• Instantly collate available data across all wells (inventories are available for variables, families, aliases, well
properties, wells, datasets, sampling rates, zones...)
• Identify variation in curve names, curve units, depth coverage
• Quantify instances of erroneous curve labels, units, etc.
• Automatic creation of harmonized datasets across all wells
• Excel export facilities for quality print and easy report insert
Project data synthesis

• Efficient Query Tool to rename, convert, delete, list
• Accurately ascribe mnemonics, curve labels, units
• Ensure simplification of data access for subsequent processing

Rapidly apply consistent data


• Rapid view of all instances of a curve to identify Automatic multi-well
data triming
problem intervals
• Automatic removal of first readings
• Despike, trim, detrend, smooth, cut, merge
Multi well automatic removal of first

Well Editor & Normalization

• Well Editor summarizes several key log values (mean, stan-
dard deviation, min, max, …) by zone
• Normalization can be performed using:
Well Editor
• Min-Max & Standardization
• Normalization by modal threshold
Normalization characterization
(based on Multi-Gaussian analysis)

• Geospatial consistency checks to assess wells for leverage: 2D Kriging plot
of GR_Mean
• 1D and 2D kriging. for one specific
• Instantly create zonal characterizing statistics for each curve
PQC, Project Quality Control: min, max, mean, std dev, quantiles etc.

• Numerous interactive multi-well viewers

Density Cross-plots, Box-Plots, Matrix-Plots, Maps, LogViews,…

2D & 3D tools for Cross-Sections

• Automatic cross-section in a 3D view

Quantitative data analyzer module facilitating sophisticated data queries and edits
The smart alternative to conventional log interpretation

Workflow design
• Design your own petrophysical workflow
• Save and easily re-apply workflows to new data
• Easy transfer of workflows to other Projects

Log quality control

• Detection of pure minerals (coal, halite etc.) Detection of borehole
geometry effects (bad hole, oval hole, rugosity, etc…)
• Flag and/or treat environmental effects (tension pulls, barite, KCl,
Workflow design and parameterisation
• Several precomputations of fluid properties

Graphical & interactive parameter selection

Neutron Pickett • Multi-well control of petrophysical parameters can be
density Plot Plot achieved by setting defaults for well/dataset/zone combina-
• Multi-well and multi-zone graphical and tabular parameter
Interactivity between all
management gives the users control at all times
views for parameter
picking • Plots are dynamically linked to parameter tables for graphi-
cal and interactive selection of equation parameter values
• Edit parameter values and monitor effects on consequent
results through cascade function

Petrophysical computations
• Comprehensive list of petrophysical computations:
lithology, porosity, saturation, productivity
• Define parameter defaults at Project/Well/Zone levels; hierar-
chical parameter management facilitates scenario comparison
• Comprehensive user-programming with Python®
• User may insert scripts into Quanti Workflow for instant multi-
well, multi-zone application
• Monte Carlo relative and absolute uncertainty modeling

Zone Summary Tables

• User-defined Cut-offs and Output table content
• Multi-well and multi-zone Summary calculation to different
references (MD, TVDSS...), possibility to manage also
weighting, fluid code separation, roll up.
• One-click save of multi-well Output table and direct link
Sensitivity of the results for a specific zone
(VSH, ! and Sw Cutoff) to Excel
• Produce graphical output from Cut-off Sensitivity
analysis as a one-click operation

Comprehensive and interactive multi-well interpretation workflow

The multi-component inversion model

Workflow design
• Build multi-component model with linear and non-
linear tool response functions
• Save and easily re-apply models to new data
• Easily transfer models to other Projects

• Sequential Quadratic Programming: this is a very
powerful family of robust, non-linear optimization
• Resistivity models: Archie, Dual Water, Juhasz,
Simandoux and Waxman-Smits
Mineral Set definition
• Sonic models: Wyllie, Raymer-Gardmer, Rayga-Clemenceau, Field equation
• Neutron equations: NPHI, TNPH, APLS, SNP, SWN_BA, BA2435, BA2420 (all trademarks acknowledged)

Model design
• Models may be defined as
single mineral sets per
• Wet clay parameter man-
• User control of tool un-
• Multiple mineral sets per
zone can also be estab-
lished with sets switching
automatically according to a
partitioning curve that
changes as the log facies
• Solutions constrainable
against a priori information
e.g. XRD data; both single Example in Clastics environment

component and multiple component volume constraints are possible

• Data partitions are best created by SOM or can be user specified; their role is to characterize the detailed geology
more completely and control mineral set switching

• Detailed automatic LogView Plots, can be fully Array plot of
customized by the user component
volumes plotted Histogram of
against Resistivity observed predicted
• Unique Array-histograms clarify data relationships by curve data Gamma Ray data

plotting all the components against input log data or

log data residuals
• View residuals against inputs and results either as
histograms or with the unique array-histogram tool. Histogram-Array plot
of component
volumes plotted
• Juhasz and M* plots Histogram of observed against Gamma Ray
predicted Density data curve data

View and manage uncertainties in complex geological environments

Thomas-Stieber modeling
Thin-Bed analysis for log data
Techsia acknowledges the assistance of technical experts from Shell in
the development of the workflow illustrated here and would like to ex-
press its thanks to the individuals concerned.

• Drag & drop curves into the dedicated LogView
associated with the application
• Application control table automatically populates
• User makes choices for work streams and sets
fluid parameters
• Interactive crossplots appear automatically to allow
optimization of the Thomas-Stieber control points
• Evaluation completes using the selected end-
points Initialization from LogView – data and depth control

• Depth ranges chosen for analysis are controlled either by input Zones, or by input flag curve, or by typing depth ranges
or by graphical selection of intervals on the plot

• Deterministic Thomas-Stieber
• Probabilistic Thomas-Stieber, with sensitivity analysis for
equivalent hydrocarbon column uncertainty

Model design
• Drag & Drop selection of input curves
• Tabular control screens for clarity
• User options cause table to react and update – infeasible
combinations of inputs are prevented
• Interactive picking of Thomas-Stieber end-points facilitates
correct choice of parameter values
Validate parameter
selection through
• Laminated or isotropic resistivity models may be chosen

Model application
• Completely flexible application depth range
• Zones
• Input flag curve
• Graphical selection
• Typing
• Full sensitivity analysis available within the Clear and detailed
probabilistic model output plots

• Tornado plot highlights main effects on equivalent hydro-

carbon column

• Detailed automatic LogView plots and crossplots
• Save your models and save your curves
• Transfer models from project to project

Visual and interactive Thin-Bed Modeling

Import, view and manage from anywhere

The status quo

• Data is your company’s primary asset, and managing its integ- Browsing information
rity is critical. Information can become dispersed, and without
strict adherence to data storage standards companies can lose
time and money retrieving and harmonizing data, as well as risk
losing it at any time. In addition any data modification brings
risk, and to mitigate that risk it is key to keep track of where
data is and how it was changed, and that is easier said than
done. All of these issues prevent a company from making in-
formed decisions in an efficient manner. Company Company’s
database File Migration

Your needs - storage, control and ac-

• Introducing CoreDB, a dedicated core information database
system for the 21st century. Firstly a robust and efficient data
storage - that is the reason why CoreDB is based on an Oracle Any ODBC or Based on Oracle® Excel® spread-
database and is able to manage huge quantities of core data. SQL databases. database sheets, CSV files...
Secondly a clear and organized storage format, ensuring your
coredata remains ordered, controlled, managed and fully
Easy population of the CoreDB database from
traceable throughout its lifetime. Thirdly and not least, provid-
your existent databases or any formatted file
ing full access to your data through a common interface - using
a standard web browser and an easy-to-use graphical inter-
Complete access to your core data from any
face, anyone can search, visualize, generate inventories, ex-
standard web browser environment
port... any selection of the corporate data.

1 Filter
Using an advanced query editor, CoreDB
2 lets users filter any kind of core, geographi-
cal or user information.
2 Inventory
CoreDB provides mono or multi wellbore
1 inventory by grouping core information on
measurements and conditions.
3 Locate user data
within Countries, Fields, Wells, User-defined
groupings, Curve types, Curve families,
curve data, reports, photos, images...
4 Data Editor
Depending on one's rights, a user can con-
trol and edit core data directly from a web
5 Export your plots and data
to report formats, Excel™ and full drag and
drop export to Techlog.
6 View user data
Enhanced Plotting Ability full user access to
4 pre defined standard plot templates to visu-
alize your data, with full customization of
plots, histograms and logs.
6 Core Picture browser
A click on a sample to bring the correspond-
ing core picture point vs, a click on the core
picture sample icon brings the sample info.
CoreDB keeps user activity history that can
6 be accessed from the administrator console.

Data is your primary asset, maximize its impact on your business

The ultimate solution for core data interpretation

Jointly developed by Techsia and Total, Techcore com- Techcore incorporates robust and validated methods of
bines the strengths of both contributors; Techsia data manipulation with new, state-of-the-art statistical
brought innovative software design and efficient devel- techniques and provides this powerful combination
opment plus expertise in advanced statistical interpre- within a fully interactive graphical user interface.
tation methods whilst Total brought to the project more
than 15 years of detailed, rigorous knowledge and ex-
perience in handling core data.

Storage, processing, integration and interpretation of core data

• Within an overall integrated reservoir characteriza-
tion workflow now available with Techsia software,
Techcore provides the means to rapidly and effec-
tively synthesize and combine both log and core
• Techcore© combines robust method of data manipu-
lation with state-of-the-art statistical techniques; it
hence constitutes a powerful interpretation package
using a fully interactive graphical user interface.

• Perform specific processing tasks within one user envi-
ronment, e.g. calculation of capillary functions
(Thomeer, Buckley-Leverett, Lambda, Wright- Wooddy-
Johnson and Hyperbolic Tangent methods), grain size,
pore throat distributions, etc.
• Partition the core data into “hydraulic units” (or “petro-
physcial groups”) that reflect zones in which storage and transmissivity of fluids are likely to be similar. Techsia’s extensive
experience in techniques of classification, correspondence analysis and exploratory statistical tools such as Principal Com-
ponents Analysis is applied for this task.
• Combine the maximum amount of data available to generate “petrophysical logs”, which are fully representative of the
variation in core data upscaled by rigorous methods to be comparable to the scale of the wireline or MWD log data. The
upscaling is performed by reference to either continuous core description data (possibly created by picking on core images)
or to the most finely resolved quantitative measurements on the core (e.g. mini-K or core-gamma) by 1D Kriging interpola-
tion (several external drifts are possible).

pressure plot

Capillary pressure classification based

on Pc curve shape summary parameters

Pore throat

Petrophysical logs: 1D Kriging of plug data: RHOS, PHI

& PERM to create continuous upscaled curves along
cored intervals

Dedicated module for core data process and interpretation

Core-Log Integration in a complete petrophysical platform
SCAL-based calibration of log data
Techsia acknowledges the assistance of technical experts from Shell in the de-
velopment of the workflow illustrated here and would like to express its thanks
to the individuals concerned.
Innovative Workflow in Techcore and Quanti.

SCAL data

• Template loading of Special Core data
• Graphical review and edit for QC
• Transform or normalize pressure data
• Model Capillary Pressure data
• Apply models within log domain

• Brooks-Corey function
• Lambda function
• Thomeer function QC Cap
Press data

Model design
• Each functional solution has 3 coefficients
• Automatically correlate the coefficient values against formation parame-
ters such as ", K, sqrt(K/") using five (linear, logarithmic, exponential,
power and average) different fit criteria
• Set the coefficients to be functions of the formation parameters or to be
constants, as desired
• Instant comparison against “standard” models for rock-typing

Model Cap Model application

Press data
• Easily apply saved capillary pressure models
• Direct graphical and quantitative comparison against log derived results
• Optimize models to reconcile log and core data fully

• Detailed automatic LogView Plots
• Save your models and save your curves
• Transfer models from project to project Apply in
log domain
• Export of the equations to reservoir modeling software

Reconcile and calibrate log and core data

Maximize your Borehole Imaging Capability
Fully realize the value of your borehole image data throughout your organization through
utilization of the new Techlog© Borehole Imaging module. Extend the use of image data
into Petrophysical workflows through the familiar Techlog© platform, and provide expert
users with a comprehensive range of image processing ability, all within an easy to use
module with full multi-well workflow application.

Generic module with easy to use workflows

• Designed from the ground up to be a generic imaging module, from han-
dling raw data to processed images
• Utilization of clear graphical interfaces, and a comprehensive video based
help system
• Ability to bulk process on a multi-well basis, process by zone, save and ap-
ply imaging workflows

Pre-Processing Functionality
• Graphical and intuitive interface to maximize clarity for non-experts
• Full support for all commonly run imaging services from raw data
stage or for already process images
• Efficiently perform speed correction and image concatenation with
multi well ability

Image Processing Ability

• Perform a host of image Normalizations with preview ability and full control on outliers
• Full support of a variety of image filters to further enhance image feature clarity
• Batch process by well or zone
Normalization and image

Dip Processing
• Innovative methods of manual dip picking, classification and display
to enhance efficiency
• Auto-dip picking ability through graphical workflows, maximizing ease
of use
Composite • Full range of dip display plots, dip conversion, import/export, dip pick-
ing from multiple images

Parameter Extraction
• Dip removal processing
• Image parameter extraction workflows
• Precision variable extraction for downscaling process, through utilization of the versa-
tile Python® script module

Unlimited Future Potential

Dip intensity
and Python®
script editor
• Continued development and delivery of new workflows to further en-
hance value of image data
• Unlimited processing ability through utilization of the Python® script

The comprehensive Borehole Image Processing application

Comprehensive solution for combining petrophysical and geophysical data

Specialised Tools available

• Create a Time to Depth function using one of several techniques based on checkshot and/or sonic log data
• Automatically convert selected log data to time basis
• Compute Reflection Coefficients and Impedance
curves and convolve with chosen seismic wavelet
• Apply filters in frequency space to the seismic
wavelet and interactively observe impact on calcu-
lated synthetic seismogram
• Apply Gassmann fluid substitution to prepare log Time to depth conversion table
data for comparison to seismic data

Z/T computation methods

• Checkshot only
• Sonic only
• Least-squares fit of sonic data on to checkshot data
• Forced-fit of sonic data on to checkshot data with automatic view of the adjusted sonic curve
• Drag&drop log data to convert into time based data using an anti-aliasing filter
• Drag&drop control of data selection; user control of sampling frequency Create Z/T function

Synthetic Seismogram generation

• Simply drag&drop time-based log data sampled at the desired
frequency into the control window
• One click to create the RFC, Impedance and synthetic trace
• Use the graphical wheel control of the frequency domain band
filters and immediately view the results of using different filter
• Filters available: Chebyshev, Bessel, Sync, Wavelet and

Synthetics generation and modeling

Gassmann fluid substitution

• Drag&drop log data into the control window
• Edit settings manually or using the graphical wheel controls
• View pre-formatted output LogViews for clear results

Gassmann output plot

Visual management of the interface between petrophysics and geophysics

The intelligent classifier

Advanced classification
• Automatic facies identification is play-
ing a key role within the oil and gas
E&P industry. Ipsom is a unique classi-
fication method that brings added
value to interpretation workflows.
The 2D indexed and probabilised self-
organizing map (Ipsom) is designed for
use in :
• geological interpretation of well
log data and facies prediction
• optimal derivation of petro-
physical parameters (!, k, hy-
draulic units...)

statistical tools
• During the final control and validation
phase, results are quantified and re-
fined through an iterative process. High
quality statistical and graphic tools with
total interactivity and great ease of use,
lead to a better understanding of co-
herence between core description, log 4. Application of the map. Interac-
tive Lines(pink) elicit the facies
responses and consistency on the correspondence between logs and

Accurate model
calibration Logs spectral

• The key to the classification process is

calibration. The aim of calibration is to
give each neural unit an actual geo-
logical meaning: this is known as the 1. Before classification Ran-
indexation phase. Each neural unit is dom distribution of the n
reference node vectors.
assigned a code that corresponds to a
geological interpretation (detailed core
description). This stage is essential for
a direct interpretation of electrofacies
in sedimentological terms.

Benefits 3. After indexation

Result of Indexation. The colors
• Detailed automatic LogView Plots, can be refer to core- based facies
fully customized by the user definition assigned to the nodes
by virtue of their depths and
refined by means of the spectrum.
• Unique Array-histograms clarify data rela-
tionships by plotting all the components
against input log data or log data residu- 2. After classification Rear-
als ranged nodes by pattern recogni-
tion of log responses irrespective
of depth.
• View residuals against inputs and results Core Core
either as histograms or with the unique Desc.

array-histogram tool.

Sharpen your facies modeling

Objective reconstruction of missing data

Quantitative parameter modeling

K.mod is designed to extract essential information from log data in order to:
• predict non-recorded parameters (!, K, ...),
• reconstruct missing or poor quality measurements and therefore compensate for bad hole conditions, environ-
mental effects, acquisition problems, etc,
• bring solutions for scale shift management from core to reservoir scale,
• potentially reduce the need for coring and plug analysis for the subsequent appraisal wells by comparing well log
and core data.

Supervised Neural Networks

• Parameters can be reconstructed or modeled directly from
log data, via an interactive learning process.
• Multi-Layer Perceptron: a powerful non-linear modeling tool
that retains all the original variability in the data.

Back propagation

Error control
Learning phase
Validation curve

Learning curve

Fully quantified uncertainties

K.mod is not a "black box" tool: the users keep full control of the input parameters and receive clear feedback on the
log quality and model quality, at all times.
Uncertainties can be managed:
• on inputs: back propagation method to check the contribution of each input,
• on output: self-organized map is categorizing data samples in the training and validation data for their effective-
ness in modeling the target data,
• possibility to weight inputs to force the model to reach extreme values.

Interactive, easy-to-use and very fast

• K.mod is based on a complex technology but remains easy-to-use.
• It is a straightforward but efficient tool that offers a simple and interpretation and a more accurate reservoir char-

Complex yet easy and effective petrophysical prediction and reconstruction tool
Support and training
Techsia operates a seven-day-a-week, 24 hour a day Emails
("7/24/365"), customer and technical support service in
various languages.

On-site support Phone Support Techlog

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clients, Techsia SA has launched Techsia Inc, its North +968 9541 5891 (Middle East support)
American subsidiary located in Houston and Techsia
Middle East LLC located in Muscat (Oman).
Conferences have been organized through WebEx.
It is an efficient and reliable tool for users to express
their questions and for Techsia support team to
make presentations.

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