The acoustic impedance (AI) differences between gas-sand and shale are very small in SLG gas field of Western China. Therefore the lithologic prediction solely by AI inversion will lead to multi-solution problem. Ni proposed a new elastic impedance (EI) calculation method (Ni, 2003) to deal with the seismic inversion and the prediction of lithology and fluid. In this paper, we compared this method with BP EI method in Jason commercial package; we concluded that our method has better liquid recognitions ability on inverted profiles.
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2004. Society of Exploration Geophysicists