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Constraining Fracture Geometry from Shear-wave Splitting Measurements of Passive Seismic DataNormal access

Authors: J. Verdon and J. M. Kendall
Event name: 71st EAGE Conference and Exhibition incorporating SPE EUROPEC 2009
Session: Seismology (EAGE)
Publication date: 08 June 2009
DOI: 10.3997/2214-4609.201400118
Organisations: SPE, EAGE
Language: English
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Seismic anisotropy can be caused by the presence of aligned fractures. The imaging of fracture sets using anisotropy is a valuable tool for guiding drilling strategies. Shear wave splitting (SWS) is probably the most unambiguous indicator of anisotropy. C

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