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The Maturity of Ocean-Bottom Seismic – An Example from TrinidadNormal access

Authors: R. Johnston, S. Linn, D. Baptiste and E. Kjos
Event name: 67th EAGE Conference & Exhibition
Session: Multi Component Seismics – OBC
Publication date: 13 June 2005
Organisations: SPE, EAGE
Language: English
Info: Extended abstract, PDF ( 6.23Mb )
Price: € 20

Summary:
P073 The maturity of ocean-bottom seismic: an example from Trinidad Abstract 1 Ocean-bottom seismic (OBS) is a relatively new tool for hydrocarbon exploration. Consequently the ability to extract earth properties (for example structural image velocities lithology etc.) from marine multi-component data is constantly changing. OBS acquisition configurations are more flexible through decoupling the source movement from the receivers on the seafloor. One consequence is that they are not particularly suited to many conventional towed streamer processing methodologies. Further the desire to process P-to-S convertedwave arrivals recorded on the geophones presents an additional level of complexity which must be understood and


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