What is the Depth Necessary …?

Friday, October 10, 2014 - 1:25pm - 2:25pm
Lind 305
Benoit Couet (Schlumberger-Doll Research)
The title makes reference to an important part of Schlumberger’s business, mainly the drilling of wells for the production of hydrocarbons. It also alludes to the depth of knowledge in mathematics, for example, one should possess to work in an industrial setting. The presentation will introduce Schlumberger to the audience with some examples of the kind of technology the company is making use of. The second part of the talk will explore in more detail a particular problem, presenting justifications for the techniques being employed and some pertinent results.