Carbonate formations generally have a large distribution of pore sizes, ranging from microcrystalline to large vugs. Knowledge of these pore spaces and their connectivity is crucial to hydrocarbon reservoir characterization and to hydrogeological and near surface environmental applications. In this paper, we present permeability and porosity images based on crosswell seismic measurements integrated with well logs and petrography from a carbonate aquifer underlying Palm Beach County, Florida, U.S. Petrography and core analyses reveal relationships between the rock physical properties that control the compressional- and shear-wave velocities of the formation. In addition, core data and petrography characterized the matrix permeability and...
Permeability and porosity images based on NMR, sonic, and seismic reflectivity : Application to a carbonate aquifer
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Jorge O. Parra, Chris Hackert, Michael Bennett, Hughbert A. Collier; Permeability and porosity images based on NMR, sonic, and seismic reflectivity : Application to a carbonate aquifer. The Leading Edge ; 22 (11): 1102–1108. doi: https://doi.org/10.1190/1.1634914
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