Kelkar and Associates, Inc., has been playing an active role in the latest research development of reservoir modeling and implemented them into commercial software in the form of Petrel Plug-ins.

The company has released two series of Plug-ins under the name of CONNECT and LINK Series. Up to date, four CONNECT plug-ins have been released, namely CONNECT-UpGrid (2008), CONNECT-TransMod (2008), CONNECT-DynaRank (2012) and CONNECT-PermMatch (2016). Meanwhile, another four plug-ins have also been released for the LINK-series, namely, LINK-WellOpt (2016), LINK-Unconventional (2017), LINK-AutoGrid (2017) and LINK-AutoGridPlus (2017).