Seismic Amplitude

Author: Rob Simm
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9781139915946
Release Date: 2014-04-17
Genre: Science

Seismic amplitudes yield key information on lithology and fluid fill, enabling interpretation of reservoir quality and likelihood of hydrocarbon presence. The modern seismic interpreter must be able to deploy a range of sophisticated geophysical techniques, such as seismic inversion, AVO (amplitude variation with offset), and rock physics modelling, as well as integrating information from other geophysical techniques and well data. This accessible, authoritative book provides a complete framework for seismic amplitude interpretation and analysis in a practical manner that allows easy application - independent of any commercial software products. Deriving from the authors' extensive industry expertise and experience of delivering practical courses on the subject, it guides the interpreter through each step, introducing techniques with practical observations and helping to evaluate interpretation confidence. Seismic Amplitude is an invaluable day-to-day tool for graduate students and industry professionals in geology, geophysics, petrophysics, reservoir engineering, and all subsurface disciplines making regular use of seismic data.

Fractal Models in Exploration Geophysics

Author: Vijay Dimri
Publisher: Elsevier
ISBN: 9780080451589
Release Date: 2012
Genre: Science

Annotation Researchers in the field of exploration geophysics have developed methods for the acquisition, processing and interpretation of gravity and magnetic data. This book describes fractal-based models for characterizing these complex subsurface geological structures.

Geostatistical Methods for Reservoir Geophysics

Author: Leonardo Azevedo
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 9783319532011
Release Date: 2017-05-02
Genre: Science

This book presents a geostatistical framework for data integration into subsurface Earth modeling. It offers extensive geostatistical background information, including detailed descriptions of the main geostatistical tools traditionally used in Earth related sciences to infer the spatial distribution of a given property of interest. This framework is then directly linked with applications in the oil and gas industry and how it can be used as the basis to simultaneously integrate geophysical data (e.g. seismic reflection data) and well-log data into reservoir modeling and characterization. All of the cutting-edge methodologies presented here are first approached from a theoretical point of view and then supplemented by sample applications from real case studies involving different geological scenarios and different challenges. The book offers a valuable resource for students who are interested in learning more about the fascinating world of geostatistics and reservoir modeling and characterization. It offers them a deeper understanding of the main geostatistical concepts and how geostatistics can be used to achieve better data integration and reservoir modeling.

Advances in Carbonate Exploration and Reservoir Analysis

Author: J. Garland
Publisher: Geological Society of London
ISBN: 9781862393509
Release Date: 2012
Genre: Science

Carbonate reservoirs contain an increasingly important percentage of the worlds hydrocarbon reserves. This volume presents key recent advances in carbonate exploration and reservoir analysis.

Quantitative Seismic Interpretation

Author: Per Avseth
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9781107320277
Release Date: 2010-06-10
Genre: Science

Quantitative Seismic Interpretation demonstrates how rock physics can be applied to predict reservoir parameters, such as lithologies and pore fluids, from seismically derived attributes. The authors provide an integrated methodology and practical tools for quantitative interpretation, uncertainty assessment, and characterization of subsurface reservoirs using well-log and seismic data. They illustrate the advantages of these new methodologies, while providing advice about limitations of the methods and traditional pitfalls. This book is aimed at graduate students, academics and industry professionals working in the areas of petroleum geoscience and exploration seismology. It will also interest environmental geophysicists seeking a quantitative subsurface characterization from shallow seismic data. The book includes problem sets and a case-study, for which seismic and well-log data, and Matlab codes are provided on a website (http://www.cambridge.org/9780521816014). These resources will allow readers to gain a hands-on understanding of the methodologies.

Nuclear Geophysics

Author: C.G. Clayton
Publisher: Elsevier
ISBN: 9781483286037
Release Date: 2013-10-22
Genre: Technology & Engineering

Nuclear techniques are critical in the exploration for oil and in the control of oil wells, and intrinsic to uranium exploration. This volume includes comprehensive review articles by internationally eminent scientists and engineers, on a wide variety of techniques and applications in the area of nuclear geophysics, including important new techniques and equipment being developed for use in the metalliferous and industrial minerals industries. Also included is a description of neutron interaction methods now being introduced to give a total elemental analysis, calorific value and ash-content, on-line.

Subsurface Hydrology

Author: David W. Hyndman
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118671801
Release Date: 2013-04-30
Genre: Science

Published by the American Geophysical Union as part of the Geophysical Monograph Series, Volume 171. Groundwater is a critical resource and the PrinciPal source of drinking water for over 1.5 billion people. In 2001, the National Research Council cited as a "grand challenge" our need to understand the processes that control water movement in the subsurface. This volume faces that challenge in terms of data integration between complex, multi-scale hydrologie processes, and their links to other physical, chemical, and biological processes at multiple scales. Subsurface Hydrology: Data Integration for Properties and Processes presents the current state of the science in four aspects: Approaches to hydrologie data integration Data integration for characterization of hydrologie properties Data integration for understanding hydrologie processes Meta-analysis of current interpretations Scientists and researchers in the field, the laboratory, and the classroom will find this work an important resource in advancing our understanding of subsurface water movement.

Integrated Reservoir Studies

Author: Luca Cosentino
Publisher: Editions TECHNIP
ISBN: 9782710807971
Release Date: 2001
Genre: Science

Annotation The goal of this book is to highlight the difference between an integrated reservoir study and a traditional one. The benefits of integrated studies are outlined, and consider its implications for everyday working conditions. Technical and professional challenges are discussed and necessary changes are detailed, with emphasis on the role of the project leader. Chapters consider elements like the integrated database, the integrated geological model, rock properties, hydrocarbon in place determination, reservoir engineering, numerical reservoir simulation, and planning for a study. Cosentino is a reservoir engineer and project manager for a private firm. c. Book News Inc.

Issues in Biophysics and Geophysics Research and Application 2012 Edition

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Publisher: ScholarlyEditions
ISBN: 9781481646178
Release Date: 2013-01-10
Genre: Science

Issues in Biophysics and Geophysics Research and Application: 2012 Edition is a ScholarlyEditions™ eBook that delivers timely, authoritative, and comprehensive information about Biophysics. The editors have built Issues in Biophysics and Geophysics Research and Application: 2012 Edition on the vast information databases of ScholarlyNews.™ You can expect the information about Biophysics in this eBook to be deeper than what you can access anywhere else, as well as consistently reliable, authoritative, informed, and relevant. The content of Issues in Biophysics and Geophysics Research and Application: 2012 Edition has been produced by the world’s leading scientists, engineers, analysts, research institutions, and companies. All of the content is from peer-reviewed sources, and all of it is written, assembled, and edited by the editors at ScholarlyEditions™ and available exclusively from us. You now have a source you can cite with authority, confidence, and credibility. More information is available at http://www.ScholarlyEditions.com/.

Environmental and Engineering Geophysics

Author: Prem V. Sharma
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 0521576326
Release Date: 1997-11-20
Genre: Science

This advanced undergraduate textbook comprehensively describes principal geophysical surveying techniques for environmental and engineering problems.