Paulsson, Inc.
Advanced Borehole Seismology since 1977

History of Paulsson, Inc.

Dr. Björn Paulsson organized and executed all the largest 3D VSP surveys in the world in the period 1998 – 2008

2008 – 80 level tool survey for BGP in the Daqing Oil field, China
2007 – 80 level tool survey for BGP in the Daqing Oil field, China
2007 – 80 level tool survey for Gas Storage Reservoir characterization in Santa Barbara, CA
2007 – 160 level array surveys for ADCO in two well. World Record in 2007: 9 million traces
2007 – 80 level arrays in two wells time lapse survey for Shell Canada
2007 – 80 level array survey for ExxonMobil to characterize a fractured reservoir
2006 – 160 level array survey for BP. Largest onshore survey in the US: 3 million traces
2006 – 80 level arrays in two wells time lapse survey for Shell Canada
2005 – 80 level arrays in two wells time lapse survey for Shell Canada
2004 – 80 level array survey for CO2 monitoring for US Dep., of Energy
2004 – 80 level array survey for CO2 monitoring for US Dep., of Energy
2004 – 40 level tools - 1.8 million trace three well 3D VSP survey in Oman in the Middle East
2004 – 80 level tool, 25’ spacing - 285,000 trace VSP in AK to map methane hydrate deposits
2003 – 80 level tool - 400,000 trace 4D (Time lapse) VSP in WY
2003 – 160 level tool - 800,000 trace 3D VSP in TX
2002 -  80 level tool - a 9C 576,000 trace 3D VSP in NM
2002 – 80 level tool - 3.0 million trace 4 well survey at the Milne Point field on the North Slope, AK
2002 – 80 level tool - 7.5 million trace five well marine 3D VSP survey in Long Beach, CA
2002 – 80 level tool - 400,000 trace 4D (Time lapse) VSP in WY
2001 – 80 level tool - 400,000 trace 3D VSP in the Weyburn Field SK, Canada
2001 – 80 level tool - 400,000 trace 3D VSP in WY
2001 – 80 level tool - 360,000 trace 3D VSP In TX
2001 – 80 level tool - 372,000 trace 3D VSP in TX
2000 – 80 level tool - 350,000 trace 3D VSP in the North Coyote Field AB, Canada
2000 – 40 level tool - 1,040,000 trace eight Well 3D VSP in the Edison Field CA
1999 – 80 level tool - 152,000 trace 3D VSP in the Weyburn field SK, Canada
1998 – 40 level tool - 100,000 trace VSP the Lost Hills Oil field in CA
1998 – 40 level tool - 600,000 trace VSP at the Vinton Dome in LA

Survey Statistics of surveys organized by Dr. Björn Paulsson

Recorded Massive 3D VSP in 53 wells
Recorded five 3D VSP’s in the Middle East
Recorded a large offshore VSP – 7 million traces
Recorded the largest (2007) onshore  VSP – 9 million traces
Recorded the largest (2006) onshore VSP in the US – 3 million traces
Deployed the largest (2002) number of downhole channels simultaneously – 960 channels
Deployed 80 level arrays in 8 highly deviated or horizontal wells
Deployed a slim hole tool to 12,000 ft in a high temperature well
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