BASIC SEISMIC INTERPRETATION

 

Instructor: Ana Krueger, Ph.D. Geophysicist / Researcher / Instructor / ConsultantGeo-scientist with 20 years of experience in the Oil and Gas industry. 

 

Location: Houston, Tx

 

Dates: Sept. 23-25, 2019

 

 Audience

 

This course is suitable for geologists, geophysicists and engineers who have a basic understanding of exploration methodologies.

 

Course content

 

Fundamental techniques; analyzing seismic reflection data. Reviewing fundamentals of seismic trace and geologic implications. Basic mapping of subsurface structure and stratigraphy.  What is a seismic wavelet?

 

Understand and be able to explain what a reflection wavelet is. i.e. polarity, phase and amplitude.

2D Interpretation, be able to identify and interpret, using colored pencils, seismic reflectors on a set of intersecting 2D seismic lines.  Generation of a hand-drawn time-structure map using the interpretation generated in learning outcome 3D Interpretation.

 

Seismic Geophysics: Seismic waves, Normal Reflection, Acoustic Impedance, Reflection Coefficients, Wavelets, Vertical / Horizontal Resolution, Thinnest beds to be resolved.

 

Seismic Data: Seismic, Well data, Non-seismic geophysical data

 

Acquisition & Processing: Land and marine Seismic Acquisition and Processing

 

Incorporating Geological Information: Surface geology and other geophysical methods

 

Picking and Mapping Horizons: Reflection, Interpretation pitfalls, Migration effects, Mapping

 

Structural Interpretation: Structural geology terminology, Classification of structures

 

Sequence Stratigraphy: Controls and basic concepts, sequence sets and flooding surfaces, sequences and systems tracts.

 

Seismic Stratigraphic Analysis: Recognition of Sequences in Seismic

 

Advanced Seismic Interpretation Techniques: Post-stack amplitude analysis, Seismic attributes, Surface attributes, Other techniques, AVO, Impedance inversion

 

Depth Conversion: Estimates of depth on seismic data, time / depth data from wells and stacking velocities

 

Duration: 3-day

Number of Participants: Max 20

Prerequisites: None

Course Format: Classroom exercises and presentations

    Houston- Introduction to Seismic Interpretation / Instructor: Ana Krueger, Ph.D.

    SKU: Sept23-252019
    $2,190.00Price
    • Courses are administered at the Preffered Bank Building in the Energy Corridor, hotels near by and many restaurants to choose from.

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