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Reservoir Characterization from Crosshole Seismic: New Directions

  • W. B. Beydoun

Abstract

The synergism that can be obtained by integrating engineering, geological and geophysical data requires a substantial effort but can significantly improve reservoir characterization. Three dimensional (3D) surface seismic surveys with standard data processing, combined with well logs, have been the conventional geophysical approach for describing relatively simple reservoirs. Seismic acquisition technology (e.g. multicomponent vertical seismic profiling (VSP), and crosshole experiments) and processing techniques (e.g. amplitude versus offset (AVO), elastic migration/inversion) have been, and are being, developed to enhance reservoir information and resolution prior to petrophysical evaluation.

Keywords

Target Zone Diffraction Tomography Reservoir Characterization Paris Basin Vertical Seismic Profile 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • W. B. Beydoun
    • 1
  1. 1.ARCO Oil and Gas CompanyPlanoUSA

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