Oil & Gas Training
and Competency Development

Discipline Geophysics
Duration5 Days
Delivery Mechanism Classroom
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Seismic Stratigraphy

Purpose of the course:

  • Teach principles of stratigraphic interpretation of seismic data on basin and field scale
  • Link seismic expression to the stratigraphic evolution in various basin types
  • Demonstrate the application of seismic stratigraphy to prospectivity evaluation of sedimentary basins
  • Build-up seismic stratigraphic interpretation skills via a multitude of exercises, based on data from many different areas.
  • Demonstrate applicability of seismic stratigraphy to field scale reservoir analysis

 The program is flexible and can be adjusted to client requirements.

  • Agenda
  • Audience
  • Prerequisites
  • Agenda

    Day 1

    General Course Introduction

    Entrance test

    1. Introduction to seismic stratigraphy

         Exercise 1.1 general introduction exercise

    1. Different depositional sequences

                Exercise 2.1: Labuan syncline

         Exercise 2.2: Melvin Bay

    1. Different seismic facies

    Exercise 3.1: Pletmos basin

    Day 2

    Review key points Day 1

    1. Geometry of sedimentary bodies

    Exercise 4.1: interpreting body shapes

    1. Effect of seismic processing on seismic facies expression; importance of display parameters

                Exercise 5.1: Facies & Resolution

    1. Seismic velocity and lithology prediction

    Exercise 6.1: Lithology-seismic facies, using velocity information (offshore Morocco).

    Day 3

    Review key points Day 2

    1. Chronostratigraphy

    Exercise 7.1: Mar Cantabrico, Spain

    Exercise 7.2: Sulawesi

    1. Sedimentation patterns and sea-level changes

    Exercise 8.1: Gulf of Cadiz (Spain)

    1. Carbonate systems

    Exercise 9.1: Bali-Flores

    Day 4

    Review key points Day 3

    Exercise 9.2: Maldives

    1. Clastic systems: Coastal – shallow marine

    Exercise 10.1: Niger delta

    1. Clastic systems: Turbidites

    Exercise 11.1: Turbidites

    Exercise 11.2: sand-seal prediction

    Day 5

    Review key points Day 4

    1. Continental deposits

    Exercise 12.1: Bohai Bay

    1. Facies mapping

    Exercise 13.1: North Sea facies mapping

    1. Reservoir scale seismic stratigraphy
  • Audience

    Geologists and Geophysicists involved in Seismic Interpretation

  • Prerequisites

    Basic Knowledge of Geophysics, Geology and Some awareness of Seismic Interpretation

  • Prerequisites

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