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Producing Pore Pressure Profiles Based on Theoretical Models in Un-drilled Deep-water Frontier BasinsNormal access

Authors: S.A. O'Connor, S. Green, W. Goodman, N. Heinemann, A. Edwards, J. Carter and D. Cameron
Event name: 76th EAGE Conference and Exhibition 2014
Session: Deep Water Sedimentary Systems
Publication date: 16 June 2014
DOI: 10.3997/2214-4609.20141067
Organisations: EAGE
Language: English
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(b) become very difficult and/or inaccurate. To help reduce the risk in unexplored environments we present in this paper several approaches that can be adopted to model pore pressure in deep-water settings, not just in Labrador, but globally, in basis such as the Voring in Mid-Norway as well as in Mauritania, Ghana and Cameroon. This theoretical or “geological modelling” approach can then be used to sense-check the pore pressure interpretation from seismic velocity.

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