30 Aug '13, 3pm

Modeling Bakken Oil Production: The Oil Shock Model Explained: This is a guest post from WebHubbleTelescope....

Modeling Bakken Oil Production: The Oil Shock Model Explained: This is a guest post from WebHubbleTelescope....

Several TOD commenters have asked for a simple and intuitive definition for how the shock model works, and it has always been a challenge to express it concisely. In mathematical terms, it is simply the application of the convolution function to a model of the statistical flow rate operating on the reserve potential of the reservoirs of interest. The problem in casting it in this stark a mathematical form has been that the concept of convolution is neither intuitive nor readily available to the layman. For example, the Excel spreadsheet application does not have a convolution function in its toolbox of statistical operators. This is odd considering that the great statistician William Feller once remarked that “It is difficult to exaggerate the importance of convolutions in many branches of mathematics.” The best intuitive explanation that I can come up with is that a convo...

Full article: http://www.theoildrum.com/node/10221

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