Success Stories and Case Histories

Biota impacts strategic economic decisions while reducing GHG impact of current industrial processes

Improve Return on Invested Capital

Customer Story: Oxy/Anadarko

Economic value: Improve field development capital efficiency with optimized well placement and well count by providing new insights into the movement of subsurface fluids. 

GHG impact: Reduce land use impact and wastewater from hydraulic fracturing. 

“These answers could become billion-dollar opportunities for our company in the case of free cash flow”
Jose Silva
Anadarko Petroleum

Increase Operating Margin

Customer Story: BP

Value Proposition: Minimize planned platform shutdowns with a continuous, non-invasive, cost effective approach for zonal production allocation in deepwater offshore wells.

GHG impact: Reduce fossil-fuel emissions from current offshore production logging service and while improving safety for oil spill prevention.

"Biota’s DNA-based measurement is now in our standard operating procedure for new wells in the deepwater Gulf of Mexico”
International Energy Company

Reduce Operational and Safety Risk

Customer Story: $100B+ Industrial Company

Value Proposition: Improve asset integrity and maintenance program of pipelines and petrochemical plants with enhanced microbial corrosion analysis.

GHG impact: Extend useful life of steel assets, reduce unnecessary chemical treatments and improve personnel safety.

Customer Story: $100B+ Industrial Company

Value Proposition: Improve occupational health & safety profile in the built environment – hotels, airlines, office buildings and hospitals – with long-term monitoring and tracking of pathogens, such as COVID-19. 

GHG impact: Improved efficiency of building operations and sanitization procedures while maximizing employee safety and compliance.


Case Histories

EP EnergyApplying Subsurface DNA Sequencing in Wolfcamp Shales, Midland Basin (SPE-184869-MS)

Novo Oil and Gas: High Resolution Fluid Tracking from Verticals and Laterals Using Subsurface DNA Diagnostics in the Permian Basin (URTeC: 280)

Anadarko Petroleum Corporation: Applying Subsurface DNA Diagnostics and Data Science in the Delaware Basin (SPE-189846-MS)

Chaparral: Impact Of Completion Design And Interwell Communication On Well Performance In Full Section Development: A STACK Case Study Using DNA Based Diagnostics (SPE-201726-MS, to be presented at ATCE 2020) – Coming Soon

High Resolution Dynamic Drainage Height Estimations using Subsurface DNA Diagnostics (SPE-195266-MS)

Improved Stacked Permian Development By Integrating DNA Diagnostics With Traditional Reservoir Analysis (SPE-201656-MS, to be presented at ATCE 2020) – Coming Soon

Mature Fields – Optimizing Waterflood Management Through DNA Based Diagnostics (SPE-202912-MS, to be presented at ADIPEC 2020) – Coming Soon

Training Videos

Biota in the News

DNA diagnostics improve offshore reservoir analysis (O&G Journal, April 2020)

Biota at CERAWeek

Biota Whitepaper: Subsurface DNA Diagnostics Workflow

Subsurface DNA Diagnostics Aid Well Spacing Decisions in the Permian (World Oil, March 2018)

The DNA of oil wells: U.S. Shale enlists genetics to boost output (Reuters, March 28, 2017)