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AVO ANALYSIS

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AVO ANALYSIS
COURSE OUTLINE

  • Definitions of amplitude variation with offset (AVO)
  • Zoeppritz equations review
  • Gassmann equations review
  • Offset-dependent reflectivity
  • Approximations to the Knott and Zoeppritz Equations
  • Information Content
  • Petrophysics fundamentals and bases for equations and hypotheses
  • Complicating problems
  • Near surface considerations
  • General data quality issues
  • Curvature and structural complexity
  • Geometrical spreading normal moveout errors
  • Overburden effects
  • Processing considerations
  • Na´ve applications of Rock Physics principles or uncooperative petrophysical circumstances
  • Seismic data processing for AVO analysis
  • Interpretation of AVO data
  • Enhanced oil recovery monitoring
  • Lithology identification
  • Porosity identification
  • Land vs. marine AVO
  • Interpretation techniques
  • Elastic inversion
  • Multicomponent AVO
  • Effects of AVO on conventional interpretation
  • Critical angle effects
  • Future Directions
  • Conclusions
  • Exercises



SEISMIC AVO ANALYSIS--METHANE

3D AVO & FRACTURES