Addressing the challenges in two unconventional basins
- R David McCann (Geokinetics) | Hui (Helen) Fan (Geokinetics) | Lee Bell (Geokinetics) | Ben Lasscock (Geokinetics) | Jonathan Cheek (Geokinetics)
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- Society of Exploration Geophysicists
- 2018 SEG International Exposition and Annual Meeting, 14-19 October, Anaheim, California, USA
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- Conference Paper
- 2018. Society of Exploration Geophysicists
- Depth migration, Anisotropy, Tomography, Unconventional, Full-waveform inversion
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Each basin has its own geophysical and geologic challenges that we need to address. These will change due to the geology and depth of burial. This paper will investigate challenges in two distinctly different basins. The Delaware basin in west Texas has a severe near surface problem that degrades the quality of seismic within the basin. We will investigate the use of near surface velocity model building tools to build a better understanding of the near surface geology. The Appalachian basin of southwest Pennsylvania offers a different set of challenges. In this area high values of epsilon have been observed. In this case a robust method to determine the anisotropic parameters are necessary for success. With a robust toolbox and the experience to deploy it correctly you can optimize the rate of return for your assets.
Presentation Date: Thursday, October 18, 2018
Start Time: 8:30:00 AM
Location: 204C (Anaheim Convention Center)
Presentation Type: Oral
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