Utilizing 3-D, 3-C Seismology for Reservoir Property Characterization at Joffre Field, Alberta, Canada
Published:January 01, 1996
John F. Arestad, Thomas L. Davis, Robert D. Benson, 1996. "Utilizing 3-D, 3-C Seismology for Reservoir Property Characterization at Joffre Field, Alberta, Canada", Applications of 3-D Seismic Data to Exploration and Production, Paul Weimer, Thomas L. Davis
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A 3-D, three-component (3-D, 3-C) seismic survey was collected over the northeastern limit of Joffre Field, Alberta, for the purpose of detecting porosity within two complex Upper Devonian carbonate reservoirs, Nisku and Leduc. The survey demonstrates the robust nature and power of 3D, 3-C seismic technology to determine not only porosity, but also permeability. As a result, by integrating results from this new seismic technology with geologic and reservoir production data into a reservoir model, new field extension and field redevelopment targets are identified, and improved reservoir exploitation can be achieved.
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