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Mathematical Geology

, Volume 31, Issue 7, pp 857–872 | Cite as

Well Conditioning in a Fluvial Reservoir Model

  • A. Skorstad
  • R. Hauge
  • L. Holden
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Abstract

This paper describes a method for conditioning an object model of a fluvial reservoir on facies observations. The channels are assumed parametrized at sections normal to their main channel direction. Projections of the observations on these sections generates a map suitable for drawing conditioning values. This map contains the information from every facies observation between two adjacent sections, enabling handling of any well path. Coupling between well observations is also discussed. The methodology is implemented and demonstrated in examples with complex wells.

stochastic modeling object model Metropolis–Hastings fluvial reservoir 

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© International Association for Mathematical Geology 1999

Authors and Affiliations

  • A. Skorstad
    • 1
  • R. Hauge
    • 1
  • L. Holden
    • 1
  1. 1.Norwegian Computing CenterOsloNorway

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