Conjunction of ECHELON and the Cray CS-Storm Sets High-Performance for Reservoir Simulation

By CIOReview | Monday, October 26, 2015

SEATTLE, WA: Overall runtime performance in the oil and gas industry is one such feature which should not be given a miss. Keeping this in consideration, global supercomputer provider, Cray has set the gauge high for reservoir and stimulations using ECHELON reservoir simulation software and the Cray CS-Storm cluster supercomputer. The products having deep root integration from Stone Ridge Technology provides high performing GPU-packed compute infrastructure to the market.

The ECHELON architecture delivers oil, water and gas flows within a reservoir, and further its peculiar design takes effective powers from GPU compute model. It has already claimed its ground in multitude of available GPUs, and with Cray CS-Storm in the picture, it promises to offer exclusive merits over other commercially available reservoir simulators. The most striking feature that sets ECHELON and the Cray CS-Storm from its fellow counterpart is its unparallel speed that can run even high-resolution reservoir models. It bears the ability to provide a cost saving technology that can bring significant outputs at a very stringent time period in the energy industry.

The CS-Storm tool helps in strengthening the GPU computing service for pain point applications in the field of energy, manufacturing, earth sciences, life sciences, financial services, machine learning and geospatial intelligence. The prototype offers high scale functionalities while driving maximum performance across all eight 300W GPUs. Another additive feature in the list is its optional liquid-cooled rear-door heat exchangers that enable room-neutral cooling.