Seismic Interpretation & Attributes Analysis Workshop: Qualitative & Quantitative MethodsRCM/SEISATTRIB

Who should attend?

  • This course aims to grasp the basics of seismic interpretation, both qualitative and quantitative methods. To be able to understand and follow every step of seismic interpretation projects.
Audience :
  • Junior geoscientists.

Level : Proficiency

Course Content


      • Geological frame for interpretation: tectonic environment and sedimentary basins.
      • Petroleum geophysics:
      • Wave propagation.
      • Acquisition.
      • Processing.
      • Seismic interpretation workflows*:
      • Structural interpretation.
      • Stratigraphic interpretation.
      • Well-to-seismic tying.
      • Exercises: examples in various environments and basins.

      * With courtesy of Schlumberger.


      • Fundamentals of rock physics.
      • Post-stack attributes, acoustic impedance and seismic inversion.
      • Pre-stack and AVO.
      • Well data and seismic data preconditioning for seismic characterization.
      • Quantitative reservoir property prediction: lithologies and fluids.

      • Case study presentation.
      • Conclusions.

Learning Objectives

  • Upon completion of the course, participants will be able to:
  • work effectively in a seismic interpretation study project,
  • understand how to perform a feasibility study and to select the most appropriate workflow,
  • gather and prepare data for seismic interpretation studies.

Ways & Means

  • Interactive presentations, practical exercises, document analysis.
  • Workshop on case study using dedicated software.