Sedimentology & Sequence StratigraphyMETH/SEQSTRATI

Who should attend?

  • This course provides a practical, comprehensive understanding of new concepts and methods applied in stratigraphy, sedimentology and sequence stratigraphy analysis.
Audience :
  • Geologists, geophysicists working in multidisciplinary-team dedicated to exploration.

Level : Proficiency

Course Content

  • STRATIGRAPHY - SEDIMENTOLOGY - DEPOSITIONAL ENVIRONMENTS

      • Review of basic concepts in stratigraphy and sedimentology.
      • Alluvial, fluvial, deltaic, shallow and deep marine facies models.
      • Facies classification and related petrophysical characteristics.
  • SEISMIC SEQUENCE STRATIGRAPHY AT BASIN SCALE

      • Historical concept of depositional sequences and system tracts.
      • Interpretation methodology both for clastics and carbonate facies.
      • Prediction of potential source rocks & reservoirs location.
      • Application to seismic interpretation.
      • State-of-art overview of sequence stratigraphy.
  • HIGH-RESOLUTION SEQUENCE STRATIGRAPHY AT RESERVOIR SCALE

      • Identification of genetic sequences.
      • Correlation by stacking patterns analysis.
      • Interpretation: exercises based on outcrop analogues and field studies.
  • OVERVIEW OF STRATIGRAPHIC MODELING

      • Interactive demo on Dionisos™ modeling software.

Learning Objectives

  • Upon completion of the course, participants will be able to:
  • review fundamentals of main depositional environments,
  • understand and apply sequence stratigraphy concepts and methods,
  • identify sequences on seismic lines, and interpret core and log data with regard to stratigraphy.

Ways & Means

  • Lectures, exercises, hands-on sessions on real case studies.