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pForecast User Manual

Software as a service solution to digitalize, simplify, and standardize how production forecasts are generated and utilized. 

This manual covers the essential steps to get started with the pForecast software. 



pForecast Videos

Videos accompanying the pForecast User Manual.  
The videos will give you a quick introduction to each section and its features. 

Chapter 1: Accessing pForecast

Chapter 2: Asset Configuration

Chapter 3: Forecast Configuration

Chapter 4: Scenario Configuration

Chapter 5: Running the Simulation

Chapter 6: Corporate Analysis


This article section will cover general concepts of pForecast.You may read the full text online below or download, print and share with colleagues.

Frequently Asked Questions

Below you will find answers to our most frequently asked questions. 
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No. pForecast is offered as software as a service (SaaS), whenever and wherever you have access to the internet and compatible internet browsers (Chrome, Edge, etc.), you may use the software. 

pForecast complies with the rules of a SaaS solution, using Azure AD for the identification of each user.

Powersim offers technical support but often super users within your company are drilled to handle company-specific questions.

Yes. pForecast can currently be connected to Cognite Data Fusion (CDF). Other connections can be made on demand.

No. pForecast is not a substitute for subsurface tools, such as Eclipse and ResX. The output of such tools acts as an input to pForecast.

Data are imported through Excel workbooks being uploaded to the pForecast server. Pre-made templates are available for each information type, and these may be downloaded from pForecast. For rapidly changing data, like historical values, you may connect to Cognite Data Fusion (CDF) to have an automatic import every day. Connections to other databases than CDF can be developed on demand.

Yes. pForecast supports corporate roll-up analysis which is a cumulation of values for a selected set of assets. It can be used to roll up several assets with overlapping owner shares and different aggregation subsets.

Yes. For example, for newly drilled wells with no historical data, you just need to import the production forecast.

Yes and no. If you choose to ignore historical data, the accumulated production will be too low, because pForecast cumulates historical and future production to determine the accumulated production volume.

If you would like to schedule a private session for you and your colleague to get a broader demonstration of pForecast, do not hesitate to contact us.