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Dec 03 - 14, 2018 Rueil 6,000 €
Online By email
Who should attend?

Audience

    • E&P professionals with no or limited experience in petroleum geophysics.

Level

  • Foundation
  • This course provides a comprehensive, practical understanding of most techniques used in petroleum geophysics.
  • To focus on seismic techniques applied to investigate both reservoir structure and petrophysical characteristics.
Learning Objectives
  • Upon completion of the course, participants will be able to:
  • select the appropriate geophysical method to be used during various phases of petroleum Exploration & Production,
  • gain an insight into seismic reflection and methodology: acquisition, processing and interpretation,
  • acquire the fundamental principles of borehole seismic and reservoir geophysics.
Course Content
INTRODUCTION TO PETROLEUM GEOPHYSICS 0.25 day

SEISMIC WAVE PROPAGATION & SIGNAL PROCESSING

0.75 day

  • Seismic waves, rock velocities and densities, Snell-Descartes law.
  • Reflection coefficients, acoustic impedance.
  • Seismic reflection principle. Seismic shot gathers.
  • Seismic signal vs Seismic noises. Time domain vs Frequency domain.
  • Time and space sampling.

SEISMIC ACQUISITION

2.5 days

  • Geodesy. Projections. Topographic surveying.
  • 2D and 3D seismic, land, marine, sea bottom seismic.
  • Seismic sources (explosive, vibroseis, airguns…).
  • Seismic receivers (geophones, MEMS, hydrophones…).
  • Streamers, OBC, nodes, shallow water, transition zone…

SEISMIC PROCESSING & IMAGING

2.5 days

  • Seismic processing workflows, post-stack versus pre-stack.
  • Enhance signal versus noise.
  • CMP/Bin, static corrections, dynamic corrections, velocity analysis.
  • Stack, post-stack migrations, pre-stack migrations (PSTM – PSDM).
  • Workshop: 2D Seismic Processing.

BOREHOLE SEISMIC

0.75 day

  • Theory and principles, synthetic seismogram and well-to-seismic tying.
  • Vertical Seismic Profile (VSP), Offset Seismic Profile (OSP), walkaway.
  • Seismic While Drilling (SWD).
  • Examples and applications.

SEISMIC INTERPRETATION: THEORY & PRACTICE

2 days

  • Principles and methodology, seismic interpretation pitfalls.
  • 2D seismic interpretation practice (on paper).
  • Workshop: 3D Seismic Interpretation.

SEISMIC FOR RESERVOIR ANALYSIS

1 day

  • Seismic amplitude analysis, Direct Hydrocarbon Indicators (DHI), seismic attribute analysis.
  • HR – HQ – HD – Broadband seismic, 4D Seismic.
  • Multi-component seismic, P waves versus S waves.
  • AVO-AVA processing and analysis, seismic inversion.

GRAVIMETRY, MAGNETOMETRY & ELECTRO-MAGNETOMETRY

0.25 day

  • Gravimetry: theory and principles.
  • Magnetometry: theory and principles.
  • Electro-magnetometry: theory and principles.
SUMMARY, SYNTHESIS & WRAP-UP

Ways & Means
  • Interactive presentations, exercises, document analysis and videos.
  • 2 workshops on PC, using seismic processing and interpretation software tools.