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An Integrated Approach to the Exploration of Fractured Reservoirs: A Challenge in the Cretaceous Rocks of the Middle Magdalena Valley Basin, ColombiaNormal access

Authors: R. Acevedo, D. Daza, M. Prince, D. Rojas and C. Sanchez
Event name: 11th Simposio Bolivariano - Exploracion Petrolera en las Cuencas Subandinas
Session: GeofĂ­sica
Publication date: 29 July 2012
Organisations: ACGGP
Language: English
Info: Extended abstract, PDF ( 2.73Mb )
Price: € 20

This is an integrated analysis of the La Luna Formation in the Chuira pop-up structure, located in the Middle Magdalena Basin (MMVB). A structural trap originally mapped with 2D seismic and later with a 3D seismic volume, was interpreted using a conventional time structure maps and depth conversion methods. In 2009, the first well drilled a sequence of calcareous rocks which produce oil in stable natural flow but with a low rate. In order to understand this potential discovery, multidisciplinary studies were conducted including a detailed geology of the La Luna Formation information from outcrops, the integration of seismic attributes, log analysis, and an exhaustive reservoir research from existing samples.

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