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WellSim Version 4.11.10.11 has been released on 11 October 2016

This is a patch correcting some minor errors in version 4.11.10.7.

If you have already installed version 4.11.10.7, you must uninstall before installing this version.

 

Changes in this version.

Error Corrections
* Column order procedure now works correctly for stored field selections.
* Measured Injectivity and Injection Test Rates column name changes, as downhole values now allowed:
— [Wellhead Pressure] changed to [Pressure]
— [Wellhead Temperature] changed to [Temperature]
— [Wellhead Enthalpy] changed to [Enthalpy]
* Injectivity Simulation: the “Show Injection Test Rate Data” graph option works more reliably.

WellSim Version 4.11.10.7 has been released on 7 October 2016

Changes in this version.

New Features
+ WellSim command line version (batch mode) has been released.
— Start WellSim by calling wellsim -b or wellsim –batch.
— Input and output files must be listed in the BatchFiles.ini file in your WellSim settings folder.
— Example input files with required format are in the BatchFiles sub-folder of your settings folder.
— Discharge and output simulations currently available.
+ Export: Auto option for delimiting fields, to better manage data with double quotes and commas.
+ Export: Field delimiting options now include Memo, Header, Other Non-numeric and Numeric fields.

 
Error Fixes
* Pre-processing error (failure to converge in some circumstances) has been fixed.
* Fatal error associated with single-section geometry has been fixed.
* Main screen header table now refreshed when SaveAs used to save a data set.
* Export: Pre-defined field selection options have been fixed.
* Export: Ctrl-click error in Export fields pane (List Index out of bounds) now fixed.

 
Database Version
^ Database version increased to 12 because of new fields in the FIELDSELECTION table.

GeoData Manager Version 4.11.10.7 has been released on 7 October 2016

Changes in this version

New Features
+ Export: Auto option for delimiting fields, to better manage data with double quotes and commas.
+ Export: Field delimiting options now include Memo, Header, Other Non-numeric and Numeric fields
+ Lookups: Use Rename to merge two different lookup values to a single value. Use with caution.

 
Error Fixes
* Rename of downhole logging data: DH Log Test Type options now restricted to allowed values.
* Rename of geology core register: Well options now restricted to wells without a core register.
* Rename of interpreted data: Well Interpretation Type options now restricted to allowed values.
* Tracer injection well edit: Check for injection depth within well depth has been fixed.
* Export field selection. Ctrl-Click error (List index out of bounds) in Export fields pane now fixed.
* Header filter bar and header table now synchronized during horizontal scroll.
* Data Entry Save errors have been fixed for the following Windows regional settings:
— Regional settings that use comma (,) decimal separator, with SQL Server database.
— Regional settings that do not use colon (:) time separator.

GeoData Manager Version 4.11.8.5 has been released on 5 August 2016

Changes in this version.

New Features
 
+ Three column title lines now available in the header pane in main form and multiedit form.
+ Preference to sort all tables (in main, edit and multiple graph) by clicking in the column title area.
—- Click once to sort ascending – title font changes to bold.
—- Click twice to sort descending – title font changes to italic.
—- Click again to revert to user-defined sort order, or default order if sort is undefined.
+ Preference to auto-save column width and column order when changed on screen.
+ Preference to auto-save new entries to Soft Lookup fields (such as Contractor).
+ MT soundings, impedances and apparent resistivities can be directly imported from multiple EDI files.
+ MT 1-D modelling now available at the MT / Model node in Edit mode.
+ Database compaction tool (Access databases only) available in Tools | Database Tools menu.
+ Create New Database tool (Access databases only) available in Tools | Database Tools menu.
+ Following identifier fields changed to Soft Lookup fields to facilitate standard entries.
—- Reference ID
—- Geology Data ID
—- MT Data Source
—- MT Resistivity ID
—- MT Model ID
+ Corresponding nodes added to Lookups in menu tree.

 
Error Corrections
 
* Header pane of Add Many form – units setting using right-click has been fixed.
* Unit Preferences form – Filter function now works in non-administrator mode.
* Unit Preferences form – Sort function for multiple fields has been fixed.
* Units list (using right-click) now correctly indicates units with Exact conversion from SI (green dot).
* New SQL Server tables now owned by dbo, so any db_owner user can upgrade databases without problems.
* If current records remembered (in Preferences), current record location is now saved on program close.
* Well Lithology data entry. Fatal error when saving has been fixed.
* Rock Type now filled on Apply when editing at the Well Lithology node.
* Formation now filled on Apply when editing at the Well Stratigraphy node.
* Measurement Date and Time now auto-filled for PT-S data types at Reservoir | Downhole PT node.
* Empty Measurement Time auto-fill error at Reservoir | Downhole PT node now corrected.
* Mass Flow values set to zero for downhole measurements where well is closed or shut-in.
* Positive mass flows recorded during injection testing are now detected and corrected.
* Export Tagged option now honours user-specified header sort order.
* List of tagged records in Tagged tab is now sorted in default order.
* Unit Preferences vertical scroll bar now scrolls incrementally.
* Copy error in Lip Pressure/Orifice/Murdock flow calculations (since V 4.11.5.6), has been fixed.
* Zero or negative data on log axes now plotted at axis start position, not deleted.

 
^ Database version increased to 34 for MT Resistivity table changes and some field size increases.

WellSim Version 4.11.5.30 has been released on 30 May 2016

This version is a patch to fix the Version Number save error experienced by users with non-English Windows regional settings.

GeoData Manager Version 4.11.5.6 has been released on 6 May 2016

Changes in this version include the following:
 
New Features
+ Quick-look geology cross-sections of user-selected wells, using Multiple Graph.
+ Preference to set “No flow calculation” as default at Reservoir Discharge node
+ Preference to set “No flow calculation” as default at Steamfield Production node
+ Preference to implement global well filter selection at every node with well data.
+ Primary coordinate options changed to Projected / Geographic instead of Units / Degrees.
 
Error Corrections
* Fixed Node Select error which caused program lockup when last node or sub-node is deselected.
* Location conversion error from lat/lon to metric for multiple data entry.
* Primary coordinate selection error (toggle when coordinates re-selected).
* MT Rho Error Unit Type converted from Ratio to Resistivity.
* MT Phase Error Unit Type converted from Ratio to Angle.
* MT Rho Error values converted from log(ohm m) to ohm m.

GeoData Manager Version 4.11.4.4 has been released

This version is a patch to fix the Version Number save error experienced by users with non-English Windows regional settings.

WellSim Version 4.11.4.1 has been released

This is a patch to correct an error when upgrading older databases (DB Version 5, 6 or 7) using WellSim version 4.10.12.3. Any older databases will now be upgraded correctly, even if an attempt to upgrade was made with the earlier version of WellSim.

GeoData Manager Version 4.10.12.15 has been released

GeoData Manager Version 4.10.12.15 has been released on 15 December 2015.

Changes in this version include the following:

(+ = Improvement, * = Bug Fix, ^ = Database Upgrade)

 
Company Settings
+ User can load company-specified preferences for screen and graph format, including visible nodes.
+ User can load company-specified measurement units and preferred names.
+ User can load company-specified default graph schema settings.

Node Settings
+ User can show and hide menu tree nodes.

Scripts
+ Python scripts are now available in Settings folder.

Errors
* Export Header error at nodes with header memo fields now corrected.
* Latitude/longitude conversion error now corrected.

 

WellSim Version 4.10.12.3 has been released

WellSim Version 4.10.12.3 has been released on 3 December 2015. Changes in this version include the following:

(+ = Improvement, * = Bug Fix, ^ = Database Upgrade)

User Assistance
+ “Feedzone Configurations” has been changed to “Secondary Feedzones” in the Menu Tree
+ Fly-over hints have been implemented in the Menu Tree
+ Error message when flow chokes changed to “Flow choked. Well pressure too low to maintain discharge.”
+ Bottom-up discharge simulation no-flow error now says “No flow above secondary feedzone”
+ Wells can now be sorted on time (the Modified value) or by well name, with fly-over hints to assist
+ “Run finished” message displayed at end of simulations.
+ Progress bar indicators change from red to green at end of simulation, to indicate successful run.

Data Checks
+ Depth calculations in measured discharge profiles now checks for data below deepest deviation
+ Measured injectivity water level depth set to 0 if null and wellhead pressure > atmospheric pressure
+ Checks implemented for deviation and casing if geometry table is empty
+ Improved checks for duplicate preferred names in Unit Preferences
+ Calc Reservoir Pressure check status now saved in Injectivity Simulations
+ Output Simulation Calc Drawdown default status for bottom-up runs is unchecked

Data Processing
+ Injectivity Simulation can now use measurements collected from any depth down to the deepest feedzone
+ Top-down Dischage Simulation error at flash depth for large depth increments has been corrected
+ Import from clipboard now accepts numbers formatted with thousands separators.
+ Measured data processing speed (Check, Apply and Save) greatly improved
+ Discharge simulations that fail but return an error code now display calculations to that point

Error Fixes
* Previous well name now removed when new database is created
* Inverted independent axis now recognised when independent axis location is changed
* When entering a new well, all data is now saved even if not “posted” by the user
* Import form now remembers the number of rows to skip when value is entered from keyboard
* Progress bar now displayed correctly for Injection Simulation and bottom-up Discharge Simulations