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PS-wave and P-wave Azimuthal Anisotropy in a Carbonate BasinNormal access

Authors: B. Mattocks, D. Todorovic-Marinic, J. Li, S.L. Roche and S. Ronen
Event name: EAGE/SEG Research Workshop - Multicomponent Seismic - Past, Present and Future
Session: Case Histories – Fractures and Shear Waves
Publication date: 05 September 2005
Organisations: SEG, EAGE
Language: English
Info: Extended abstract, PDF ( 4.18Mb )
Price: € 20

Summary:
1 A30 PS-WAVE AND P-WAVE AZIMUTHAL ANISOTROPY IN A CARBONATE BASIN B. MATTOCKS 1 D. TODOROVIC-MARINIC 2 J.LI 1 S. L. ROCHE 1 and S. RONEN 1 1 Veritas DGC Inc. 10300 Town Park Dr Houston TX 77072 USA 2 Veritas GeoServices Summary In an onshore example from a carbonate basin the cumulative PS-wave anisotropy is in good general agreement with regional horizontal stress from borehole breakouts and with symmetry plane orientations determined from azimuthal variations in the AVO gradient of the conventional P-wave 3-D survey. The embedded multicomponent test exhibits all the expected characteristics of converted waves in azimuthally


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