Well monitoring and surveillance is the process driver for most of what counts as intelligent operations. Permanent monitoring of the production well bore and closely associated processes and infrastructure provide fundamentally better understanding of the well and reservoir. For operators, well monitoring and surveillance reduces uncertainty and speeds up analysis time as well as improving diagnostics and enhancing employee safety. This system is thus a prime enabler for optimizing intelligent production operations. "The oil industry paradigm has been very much driven by the subsurface modeling required to support a business,"...

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