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Use of Seismic Attributes in Reservoir Characterization

  • L. Sønneland
  • O. Barkved

Abstract

Since the mid-1970s seismic attributes have been used as hydrocarbon indicators. For certain geological provinces these indicators have given encouraging results. Attributes are typically derived from normal-incidence seismic data on a trace-by-trace basis and are presented in a cross-section. It is generally accepted that minor character changes observed in these displays can be related to real geological changes. However, it is not at all obvious how the geological significance of subtle lateral variations observed on a conventional 2D seismic cross-section can be deduced.

Keywords

Seismic Section Seismic Attribute Reservoir Characterization Seismic Stratigraphy Seismic Trace 
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© Norwegian Institute of Technology 1990

Authors and Affiliations

  • L. Sønneland
    • 1
  • O. Barkved
    • 1
  1. 1.GECO A.S.StavangerNorway

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