The present-day growth of petroleum reserves, maintaining and enhancing of oil production is associated with involving of complex fields into production (Uspenskaya, 2014). The complex structure of the study areas of the Urai Region (facies variability, formation replacement, fracturing, crushing and cleavage zones, complicated structure of the pore space) makes conventional forecast of reservoir properties ineffective. Moreover, the pay formations are highly exhausted with high production water cut. Therefore, the search of prospective targets is relevant in the Urai Region.

The article shows generalized results of petroelastic modeling of several fields of the Urai Region for solving the following tasks:

  • Lithology, saturation and poroperm properties forecast of reservoir rocks from log and seismic data;

  • Development of 1D mechanical earth models (MEM) of horizontal well sections and their maintenance while drilling horizontal wells.

The approach is based on the principles of integrating different-scale geological and geophysical studies. The lithological division of rocks was carried out, the saturation behavior and point-by-point interpretation of the data of geophysical methods of well logging (WL) were identified. 3D component models were built with taking into account the lithological features of the section using core sample studies. Effective models for the environment of sediments of interest were selected and petroelastic modeling was carried out.

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