An outstanding achievement of the company is the creation of a reservoir simulator for thermal and special processes STARS. This simulator is in fact an industrial standard for modelling heavy and high viscosity oil reservoirs, thermal, physical and chemical methods of EOR and for all cutting edge technologies for hydrocarbons extraction. With no exceptions, all international companies engaged in heavy and high-viscosity oils development projects use only STARS for these purposes. It is the industry standard in Canada and Venezuela – two countries with the largest reserves of heavy oils.
On top of that, it’s worth noting that STARS is a unique and versatile scientific tool. Built-in algorithms allow its application in areas not directly related to oil production. For example, a number of research groups in the US and the UK have been using STARS to simulate medication delivery through the blood-vascular system to human organs and their absorption on tissue.