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Paper presented at the SPE Nigeria Annual International Conference and Exhibition, August 4–6, 2015
Paper Number: SPE-178359-MS
... of the wells closer to the CAMO fault has been optimized post application of biostratigraphic data in B4 gas reservoir correlation. Reservoir Characterization log analysis well logging Upstream Oil & Gas stratigraphy parasequence minor block Shell Petroleum Development Company fault block...
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Paper presented at the International Petroleum Technology Conference, March 26–28, 2013
Paper Number: IPTC-17008-Abstract
... biostratigraphic approach, relying on extinction and appearance events, becomes poorly applicable in the very expanded successions of the Adriatic Pleistocene series, because both of the scarcity of these bioevents (most of the taxa do not disappear, and are still present in the nowadays waters), and of the fact...
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Paper presented at the SPE Asia Pacific Oil and Gas Conference, October 28–31, 1996
Paper Number: SPE-37008-MS
... is particularly applicable to sequences that have very poor biostratigraphic control or to thick, rapidly deposited sequences that cannot be subdivided further by biostratigraphic data. Ambiguity and uncertainty oflen associated with more traditional methods of correlation such as lithostratigraphy...
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Paper presented at the SEG International Exposition and Annual Meeting, October 11–16, 2020
Paper Number: SEG-2020-3428220
... for investment. The industry has tools to investigate subsurface geology. However, not a single data source can solely determine all the parameters needed for the petroleum system’s confidence of success. In this study, two prospects were identified based on 3D seismic, well log and biostratigraphic indicators...
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Publisher: Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE)
Paper presented at the SPE Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition, September 21–23, 2021
Paper Number: SPE-206373-MS
... gas reserves. However, similarity in lithologies and poor biostratigraphic constrains are making facies analysis, stratigraphic correlation, and geosteering applications problematic. In this study, we documented the use of an automated statistical protocol for the identification of chemofacies...
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Paper presented at the SPE Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition, October 3–6, 1993
Paper Number: SPE-26474-MS
... ACKNOWLEDGMENTS We thank Chevron Petroleum Technology Company for the permission to publish this material. We also thank the following colleagues at Chevron: K. L. Finger and S. R. Jacobson for supplying the biostratigraphic and geochemical interpretations used in this study; N. J. Hancock...
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Paper presented at the Offshore Technology Conference, May 3–6, 1993
Paper Number: OTC-7110-MS
..., of equal age duration everywhere. The age span of sequence boundaries can only be determined by biostratigraphic, radiometric or paleomagnetic units tied to a time scale. This is the application of graphic correlation. Depositional sequences consist of facies sets that are bounded by erosional...
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Paper presented at the Offshore Technology Conference Asia, March 20–23, 2018
Paper Number: OTC-28398-MS
..., biostratigraphic investigations and source rock maturation modelling), are combined with structural kinematic evolution to generate detailed play-based element maps. The application of the tried and tested play-based evaluation methodology from basin evaluation through to prospect maturation has been carried out...
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Paper presented at the SPE/IADC Drilling Conference and Exhibition, March 17–19, 2015
Paper Number: SPE-173169-MS
... an insufficient look-ahead distance to prevent premature penetration of the gas reservoir. Alternative solutions, such as pilot holes and biostratigraphic analysis of drilled cuttings, were also considered but found to be either too expensive and/or operationally impractical. During an exhaustive search...
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SPE Drill & Compl 31 (04): 295–306.
Paper Number: SPE-173169-PA
Published: 31 August 2016
..., such as pilot holes and biostratigraphic analysis of drilled cuttings, were also considered but found to be too expensive and/or operationally impractical. During a search for a potential solution to this problem, the Wheatstone Project team reviewed a new reservoir mapping-while-drilling technology (Beer et al...
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Paper presented at the Offshore Technology Conference Asia, November 2–August 19, 2020
Paper Number: OTC-30086-MS
... facies and tested its reliability versus facies interpretations made from conventional cores in test wells. In the prediction method, data samples were depositional units derived from Gamma Ray value changes that were integrated with core and biostratigraphic data. These were then passed through...
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Paper presented at the SPE Nigeria Annual International Conference and Exhibition, August 5–7, 2014
Paper Number: SPE-172411-MS
... a regional dataset which comprised of a merged 3D seismic volume, well logs, biostratigraphic, biofacies, paleobathymetry and core data from Eastern Niger Delta was interpreted and reviewed to show the overall structural, stratigraphic and architectural styles within the region to ensure that successes made...
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Paper presented at the Offshore Technology Conference, May 3–6, 1999
Paper Number: OTC-10888-MS
... be physically correlated basinwide. Application of high-resolution biostratigraphic techniques and principles of sequence stratigraphy resulted in a detailed chrono-stratigraphy for the Miocene strata along the Sinai margin of the Gulf of Suez. Methodology The Neogene stratigraphy of the Gulf of Suez can...
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Paper presented at the International Petroleum Technology Conference, January 19–22, 2014
Paper Number: IPTC-17600-MS
... of climate change and mass extinction, both critical concepts to understanding deposition of source rocks. For two reasons, application of the Re-Os isotopic system to impacted black shales provides a unique opportunity to examine hydrocarbon maturation and migration. First, the extreme contrast between Re...
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Paper presented at the SPE/AAPG/SEG Unconventional Resources Technology Conference, August 12–14, 2013
Paper Number: URTEC-1575989-MS
... of a comprehensive study on global oil shale distribution and no conclusive classification of this resource can make comparisons difficult. The application of our biostratigraphically calibrated, global, 3rd-order sequence stratigraphic Earth Model to these oil shale horizons helps constrain and predict regional...
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Paper presented at the SPE Europec/EAGE Annual Conference, June 4–7, 2012
Paper Number: SPE-154528-MS
... be mapped with respect to hydrocarbon fluid zones to yield risk maps. Combining biostratigraphical, sedimentological, chemical, and physical properties is the key to understanding depositional cycles and cycle architecture. Geographic and stratigraphic sweet spots for well productivity can...
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Paper presented at the International Petroleum Technology Conference, December 7–9, 2009
Paper Number: IPTC-13589-MS
..., the age ranges of many of these fauna are long, and in some cases the fauna are specific to depositional environments, thus limiting their utility in basin-wide correlation. In addition, many of the Miocene-Oligocene rocks are unfossiliferous, including evaporites, which precludes the application...
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Paper presented at the International Petroleum Technology Conference, December 7–9, 2009
Paper Number: IPTC-13726-ABSTRACT
... and wackestone were deposited in deeper water settings of the foreslope and the Bab intrashelf basin. A sequence-stratigraphic framework was defined based on facies interpretation, special surfaces and biostratigraphic dating. The Shuaiba-Hawar 3rd order depositional sequence has been subdivided into five...
Journal Articles
SPE Res Eval & Eng 11 (02): 362–378.
Paper Number: SPE-102197-PA
Published: 01 April 2008
..., and production capacity. The methodology for generating the range of possible outcomes for some development scenarios in Tengiz is discussed here. The application of Monte Carlo and experimental design techniques to identify the high impact static and dynamic parameters is reviewed. The construction...
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Paper presented at the Offshore Technology Conference, May 3–6, 1993
Paper Number: OTC-7129-MS
... the application to exploration and development programs in both mature and frontier petroleum INTRODUCTION provinces. of SequenceRecent applications Stratigraphy to modern exploration and development projects has enhanced our ability to accurately predict the distribution of reservoirs beyond the limits...

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