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Simple Model for Lithological Anisotropy of ShaleNormal access

Authors: A. Bakk, E. Fjær and R. M. Holt
Event name: 68th EAGE Conference and Exhibition incorporating SPE EUROPEC 2006
Session: Rock Physics
Publication date: 12 June 2006
DOI: 10.3997/2214-4609.201402297
Organisations: SPE, EAGE
Language: English
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We propose a simple model for lithological anisotropy that predicts the five distinct elastic constants for a transversely isotropic medium on the basis of three parameters. The predictions of the model show good agreement with experimental data on several shales.

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