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A client’s perspective of recent learnings and improvements from a 3D survey using highly sampled 3C marine streamersGold Open Access

Authors: K.J. Kolb, M.J. Parry, A.P. Shatilo, E. Neumann, J. Perdomo, Z. Kriseman and A. Imamshah
Event name: EAGE Workshop on Broadband Marine Seismic Data
Session: Acquisition Methods
Publication date: 11 May 2015
DOI: 10.3997/2214-4609.201412440
Organisations: EAGE
Language: English
Info: Abstract, PDF ( 261.7Kb )

A multimeasurement streamer system was used to acquire data for generating a volume with improved resolution and signal-to-noise ratio (SNR) relative to legacy data. The initial data preconditioning flow did not result in the desired uplift in SNR in the 3D/3C receiver-deghosted, wavefield reconstructed product. We illustrate different and new types of noise observed and discuss the mitigation approach and implications for both on-board and shore-based data conditioning. We demonstrate the significant uplift observed in the 3D/3C deghosted and wavefield reconstructed product resulting from extensive testing and additional data preconditioning steps.

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