Events

Interpretation in a Complex Structural and Stratigraphic Environment

April 03, 2018
Recorded Webinar
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Presented by:  
Bruno de Ribet, Technology Global Director
Elive Menyoli, Business Development Manager P&I
Featured Domain:  Interpretation and Modeling
Featured Technologies:  SeisEarth®, SKUA-GOCAD™ 

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Abstract

E&P projects require the interpretation of different seismic datasets.  In complex structural and stratigraphic environments, interpreters spend a lot of time interpreting and correlating seismic reflectors across tectonic deformations. They look for the most appropriate technology to improve the speed and quality of their seismic interpretation, in order to extract more detailed information from seismic volumes.  One solution is a workflow that introduces the concept of volume interpretation and geologic modeling while interpreting.  This innovative workflow is based on the unbiased automatic extraction of unlimited seismic horizons from a 3D seismic volume or vertical focused window, and on validating the interpretations in paleo-chronostratigraphic space.

The presentation will address the challenges and show how this workflow increases productivity by ensuring that the interpretations are geologically valid, plausible and consistent.  In this way, they accelerate the prospectivity and well planning decision-making processes.


Biographies

Bruno_de_Ribet.jpgDr. Bruno de Ribet is Technology Global Director at Paradigm. As a key subject matter expert, Dr. de Ribet advises on developing interpretation and reservoir characterization workflows that increase efficiency and take full advantage of the Paradigm suite of geophysical and geological innovations. He has more than 20 years of experience in the upstream oil and gas industry. Dr. de Ribet holds a Ph.D. in Geophysics from the Institute du Physique du Globe, Paris University.

Elive_Menyoli_sm.jpgDr. Elive Menyoli is a Business Development Manager P&I for Emerson Paradigm. He has 15+ years of experience in the oil and gas industry. Prior to joining Paradigm, he worked at Marathon Oil and Total E&P USA, in deep water projects. Dr. Menyoli holds a MSc degree in Physics from the University of Goettingen, Germany and a PhD in Geophysics from the University of Hamburg, Germany.  He has authored numerous publications in seismic imaging and interpretation, with a recent emphasis on shale resource plays.