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Providing World-wide, State-of-the-Art Geomechanics Services and Training to the Oil & Gas Industry

OilField Geomechanics (OFG) is an industry-leading consulting firm specializing in geomechanics services and training for clients worldwide. Our mission is to provide state-of-the-art geomechanics support in a timely and cost-effective manner while honoring our client’s commitment to safety and environmental protection.

With more than 50 man-years of oil & gas geomechanics experience within North America, Latin and South America, Europe, Asia, Africa, and Australia, OFG has the knowledge and skills to tackle both near-wellbore (drilling and completions) and reservoir-scale (compaction and subsidence, integrated studies) geomechanical challenges. In addition, OFG offers the best geomechanics training courses available, whether through our open courses or those tailored specifically to the needs of a particular client.

From the tabs at the top of the page, you can find our services and training offerings as well as lists of our publications and backgrounds on our staff. Please contact us if you have questions about our services or training courses.


Services by Oilfield Geomechanics Services

OFG can serve as an independent advisor, or part of a project team, to provide the geomechanics expertise you need to tackle difficult oilfield geomechanics challenges, whether for conventional or unconventionals plays from exploration to abandonment and from the wellbore to reservoir scale…


Unconventionals by Oilfield Geomechanics Unconventionals

The geomechanics of unconventionals is driven by the presence and behavior of natural fractures and weakness planes. Understanding this is critical to field development, drilling, completions optimization, and, most importantly, play economics…


Training by Oilfield Geomechanics Training

OFG provides a wide-range of oilfield geomechanics training from wellbore stability to the geomechanics of unconventional plays. Our courses are taught by recognized industry experts with extensive field and technology experience…

What's New

What's New at Oilfield Geomechanics What's New

Dr. Neal Nagel selected chairman of the SPE Geomechanics Technical Section and Track Lead for ARMA 2018 (Seattle). Dr. Marisela Sanchez-Nagel served as co-editor of volume on Women in Hydraulic Fracturing. Click downloads for more information and to see recent files for downloading: "URTeC 2018, Completion Engineer for a Day", "ReFrac Considerations", "Geomechanics of Induced Seismicity", and "Why 100 Mesh?""