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
This course is suitable for geologists, geophysicists and engineers who have a basic understanding of exploration methodologies.
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
Number of Participants: Max 20
Course Format: Classroom exercises and presentations
Houston- Introduction to Seismic Interpretation / Instructor: Ana Krueger, Ph.D.
Courses are administered at the Preffered Bank Building in the Energy Corridor, hotels near by and many restaurants to choose from.