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Practical aspects of working with 2D migrated seismic data

Donald A. Herron and Timothy E. Smith
Practical aspects of working with 2D migrated seismic data
Interpretation (Tulsa) (August 2019) 7 (3): SG1-SG9

Abstract

Despite the ever-increasing use of 3D seismic data in today's exploration and production activities, 2D seismic data continue to play an important role in the oil and gas industry. Interpretations of 2D regional and megaregional surveys are essential elements of integrated exploration programs, establishing frameworks for basin analysis, structural synthesis, and play fairway identification and mapping. When correlating and mapping horizons on 2D migrated seismic data, interpreters use certain practical techniques for handling structural misties, which are caused by the fundamental limitation of 2D migration to account for out-of-plane components of dip.


ISSN: 2324-8858
EISSN: 2324-8866
Serial Title: Interpretation (Tulsa)
Serial Volume: 7
Serial Issue: 3
Title: Practical aspects of working with 2D migrated seismic data
Affiliation: Consultant, Sugar Land, TX, United States
Pages: SG1-SG9
Published: 201908
Text Language: English
Publisher: Society of Exploration Geophysicists, Tulsa, OK, United States
References: 10
Accession Number: 2020-011097
Categories: Applied geophysicsEconomic geology, geology of energy sources
Document Type: Serial
Bibliographic Level: Analytic
Annotation: Part of a special section on Working with 2D seismic data, edited by Herron, D.
Illustration Description: illus.
Country of Publication: United States
Secondary Affiliation: GeoRef, Copyright 2020, American Geosciences Institute.
Update Code: 202008
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