Applications of 3-D seismic data to exploration and production



Publisher: Published jointly by the American Association of Petroleum Geologists and the Society of Exploration Geophysics in Tulsa, Okla

Written in English
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Subjects:

  • Seismic prospecting.,
  • Seismic refraction method.,
  • Surfaces (Technology) -- Analysis.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Seismic Methods for Unconventional Resources by Dr. Yuriy Tyapkin. Recent success in developing unconventional hydrocarbons from very low permeability reservoirs all over the world has sparked the global interest in identification, evaluation and development of these reservoirs using non-traditional seismic methods. seismic surveys and interpretation of seismic data the choice of well locations, drilling the analysis of results and the decision as to whether or not to proceed with the application for a lease or to release the area after fulfilling obligations Goal of exploration is to identify and locate a prospect, to. This modern introduction to seismic data processing in both exploration and global geophysics demonstrates practical applications through real data and tutorial examples. The underlying physics and mathematics of the various seismic analysis methods are presented, giving students an appreciation of their limitations and potential for creating 5/5(1). Introduces 3-D seismic techniques used in exploration and reservoir delineation. Describes operations involved in 3-D surveys, including field work, processing and interpretation. Presents a comprehensive look at 3-D techniques, including acquisition, processing and interpretation. Discusses acquisition methods and quality control for land and marine surveys.

Attributes are measurements based on seismic data such as polarity, phase, frequency, or velocity. Horizon attributes were first used in the mids for interpreting fault traces on reservoir horizons. Since then there has been an explosion in the number of attributes that can be generated and displayed in 3-D interpretation systems. This two-day workshop provides a review of the application of carbonate facies, diagenesis, and seismic sequence stratigraphy to exploration and production. The workshop combines seismic, well log and rock data, to develop interpretations that help predict carbonate hydrocarbon systems, and characterize conventional and unconventional carbonate. Description: This illustration-rich paperback book explains a broad spectrum of seismic data acquisition operations from a fundamental and practical standpoint, ranging from land to marine 2D methods to 3D seismic methods. The book explains why we use the seismic method in exploration and is written in a manner palatable to geologists, field.

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Special emphasis is placed on the application of 3-D data to development drilling, reservoir characterization, and reservoir management. This atlas is designed to confirm 3-D seismic interpretation in drilling and production--for despite its great impact on the geosciences community, relatively few published case histories have documented 3-D's : Paul Weimer.

Special emphasis is placed on the application of 3-D data to development drilling, reservoir characterization, and reservoir management. This atlas is designed to confirm 3-D seismic interpretation in drilling and production--for despite its great impact on the geosciences community, relatively few published case histories have documented 3-D's importance.

Special emphasis is placed on the application of 3-D data to development drilling, reservoir characterization, and reservoir management. This atlas is designed to confirm 3-D seismic interpretation in drilling and production.

Get this from a library. Applications of 3-D seismic data to exploration and production book of 3-D seismic data to exploration and production. [Paul Weimer; Thomas L Davis; American Association of Petroleum Geologists.; Society of Exploration Geophysicists.;].

Seismic images are the basis of critical exploration, development, and production decisions. Optimal use of these images requires full understanding of the processes that create them, from data acquisition to final migration. Also Available: 3-D Seismic Survey Design (Plus CD-ROM) - ISBN Near-Surface Geophysics - ISBN Cited by: 5.

Applications of 3-D Seismic Data to Exploration and Production TABLE OF CONTENTS Overview: The Impact of 3-D Seismic Data on Exploration, Field Development, and Production, by E. Nestvold Chapter 1: 4-D Seismic Monitoring of Reservoir Production in the Eugene Island Field,File Size: 73KB.

SEG BOOKS PRICE LIST No. 13 Near-Surface Geophysics edited by Dwain K. Butler,pages No. 5 Applications of 3-D Seismic Data to Exploration and Production The ABCs of Seismic Exploration and Processing Enders A. Robinson and Sven Treitel,pages File Size: KB. Seismic Inversion describes the theory and practice of inverting seismic data for the subsurface rock proper - ties of the earth.

The primary application is for invert - ing reflection and/or transmission data from engineer - ing or exploration surveys, but the methods described also can be used for earthquake studies. Seismic Inver -File Size: 2MB.

In recent years, with the advancement of reservoir interpretation and the needs of three dimensional (3-D) seismic data analysis, scientists have found out more and more new attributes on the basis of conventional seismic attributes.

At the same time, methods and means used for the calculation and analysis of seismic attributes are increasing. Three Dimensional Seismic Interpretation, by Alistair Brown, and AAPG Studies in Geol Applications of 3-D Seismic Data to Exploration and Production, edited by Paul Weimer and Thomas L.

Davis. This compilation offers a digital reference for workstation use, featuring interactive links between similar chapters and sections in the two books. The difference between interpretation of data and its evaluation is highlighted and the author encourages imaginative, logical and practical application of knowledge.

Readers will appreciate the exquisite illustrations included with the accessibly written text, which simplify the process of learning about interpretation of seismic data.

Read the latest chapters of Handbook of Geophysical Exploration: Seismic Exploration atElsevier’s leading platform of peer-reviewed scholarly literature.

Buy Seismic Geomorphology (): Applications to Hydrocarbon Exploration and Production: NHBS - RJ Davies, HW Posamentier, LJ Wood, John A Cartwright, Geological Society.

In principle this process can also be used to interpret amplitudes on 2-D seismic data, but as we saw in chapter 1 the power of 3-D seismic lies in the ability to make maps based on very densely sampled data, allowing us to see systematic amplitude changes that are only just above the noise : M.

Bacon, R. Simm, T. Redshaw. The book is aimed at geologists and geophysicists who may be new to interpreting seismic data, and although titled 3-D Seismic Interpretation there is much to be learned from within this volume about interpretation of other forms of seismic data.

For a comprehensive guide to getting the most out of seismic data [this book] has few competitors.’Author: M. Bacon, R. Simm, T. Redshaw. This book presents the essential principles and applications of seismic oil-exploration techniques. It concisely covers all stages in exploration activities (data field acquisition, data processing and interpretation), supplementing the main text with a wealth of (>) illustrations and : Hamid N.

Alsadi. The Handbook of Geophysical Exploration: Seismic Exploration therefore covers everything of interest to the field of exploration seismology. With over 30 volumes published so far and new volumes being published every year, the handbookseries covers a wide array of topics in the field.

Reflection seismology (or seismic reflection) is a method of exploration geophysics that uses the principles of seismology to estimate the properties of the Earth's subsurface from reflected seismic method requires a controlled seismic source of energy, such as dynamite or Tovex blast, a specialized air gun or a seismic vibrator, commonly known by the trademark name Vibroseis.

Biondi is in close contact with the practical applications of seismic imaging by his involvement with 3DGeo Development that he co-founded in 3DGeo Development is a growing seismic services company that brings innovative technologies to the exploration industry such as wave-equation imaging and Internet-based seismic processing.

Seismic images are the basis of critical exploration, development, and production decisions. Optimal use of these images requires full understanding of the processes that create them, from data acquisition to final migration. Also Available: 3-D Seismic Survey Design (Plus CD-ROM) - ISBN Near-Surface Geophysics - ISBN Price Range: $ - $ Seismic technology had been used since the early s to measure water depths and detect icebergs, and byseismic data were first used in the discovery of a Texan oil field (Milligan ).

Concepts and Applications in 3D Seismic Imaging by Biondo Biondi. The primary objective of this course is to provide a broad and intuitive understanding of seismic imaging concepts and methods that enables geoscientists to make the appropriate decisions during acquisition, processing, imaging, and interpretation projects.

S.M. Gandhi, B.C. Sarkar, in Essentials of Mineral Exploration and Evaluation, Seismic Methods. Seismic methods depend upon velocities of acoustical energy in earth materials.

Accordingly, they involve the generation of a short pulse of seismic energy and the permanent recording of the arrival of seismic pulse at distant locations, with time intervals after the pulse instant.

The archive comprises a vast amount of seismic data, analysis, well files and documents from 2 large exploration programs, duirng and The Alaska 2D land line and are 2 examples of all the seismic lines. Derman Dondurur, in Acquisition and Processing of Marine Seismic Data, Seismic reflection exploration today is, obviously, used extensively by the oil and gas industry.

Indeed, the increase in new hydrocarbon discoveries over the last 50 years almost parallels the advancements in data processing and acquisition techniques. Following the digital recording of seismic data. Seismic Data Analysis Techniques in Hydrocarbon Exploration explains the fundamental concepts and skills used to acquire seismic data in the oil industry and the step-by-step techniques necessary to extract the sections that trap hydrocarbons as well as seismic data interpretation skills.

It enhances the ability to interpret seismic data and use that data for basin evaluation, structural Cited by: 5. This book, 3-D Seismic Imaging, aimes at helping academic seismology to catch-up with industrial practices by introducing the theory of seismic imaging from the 3-D perspective.

The advent of 3-D seismic has transformed the upstream oil industry because it enabled exploration in areas with complex structures lying below complex overburden. The acquisition of the Dirkala 3-D seismic survey demonstrated the feasibility of conducting small 3-D seismic surveys to identify subtle stratigraphically trapped Eromanga Basin reservoirs at lower cost and risk than appraisal/development drilling based on 2-D seismic data.

Enwenode Onajite, in Seismic Data Analysis Techniques in Hydrocarbon Exploration, Abstract. During seismic data acquisition, as the acoustic wave (seismic signal) radiates through the subsurface, the amplitude of the seismic signal decreases due to spherical divergence and also higher frequencies within the seismic signal are attenuated due to absorption.

The interactive environment with powerful 3-D visualization tools provides an efficient means for interpretation of the sheer volume of 3-D migrated seismic data. Fault correlation, horizon tracking, horizon flattening, and some image processing techniques can be adapted to the interactive environment to help improve : Öz Yilmaz.

The analysis of 3D seismic data in the near-seafloor interval is a useful speciality in deepwater exploration and production. In addition to the well-established benefits of 3D seismic data, [email protected]{osti_, title = {Applications of 3-D seismic on Morrow Channel sandstones, Second Wind and Jace fields, Cheyenne and Kiowa Counties, Colorado}, author = {Germinario, M P and Cronin, S R and Suydam, J R}, abstractNote = {Two 3-D seismic surveys have been shot by Union Pacific Resources (UPRC) to extend fields producing from Pennsylvania Morrow channel sands.Conference: The application of 3-D seismic data in carbonate reservoir modelling Title: The application of 3-D seismic data in carbonate reservoir modelling Full Record.