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Additional capabilities for integrated production modeling

The METTE™ production modeling package facilitates all types of multiphase flow calculations, enabling engineers to efficiently forecast the total production asset, from reservoir to inlet of process plants. METTE is used for modeling wells, flow lines and gathering networks at all stages of field life – from appraisal, field development and engineering, to production and operation. Generate production profiles to assess the technical and economic feasibility of different production scenarios. The latest release of METTE provides customers with greater flexibility and reduces costs by enabling them to buy specific modules for their individual needs.

Subsea compression for a gas field. METTE 2.2 enables users to model compressors both subsea and onshore by specifying polytropic head curves delivered for varying flow rates and compressor frequency.

Key Features

Key Features

  • METTE 2.2 allows realistic modelling of the performance of compressors in oil and gas field production. Compressors can now be modelled by specifying performance in polytropic head as described from compressor vendors.
  • A modular license structure has been introduced so that users may get a more fit for purpose offer. 
  • ​The tools for calculating VFP tables based on the METTE multiphase flow models has been updated.

In case you missed it, here are key features from the last METTE release.

  • Multiphase pumps can be simulated in both network simulations and in well and flow line performance calculations. Evaluate subsea pump installments during field development or use it for operational support during production.
  • Gathering networks with loops are supported, enabling users to model more complex production systems.
A small gas field network with parallel flow lines modeled with a loop. The flow split into the loop is calculated during simulation reflecting changing hydraulic conditions.


METTE integrates the sub-surface and surface modeling workflows by coupling with reservoir simulators. Use METTE integrated with the Tempest suite to get production profiles reflecting the full production asset. METTE also integrates with industry standard simulator ECLIPSE and has been proven to simulate as many as 13 reservoir models within one single gathering network simulation.