Realizing the Potential of GPUs for Reservoir Simulation

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Higher stakes from deep-ocean drilling, increasing complexity from unconventional reservoirs, and an overarching desire for a higher-fidelity subsurface description have led to a demand for reservoir simulators capable of modelling many millions of cells in minutes.

K. Esler, K. Mukundakrishnan, V. Natoli, J. Shumway, Y. Zhang and J. Gilman, ECMOR XIV – 14th European Conference on the Mathematics of Oil Recovery, 8 September 2014