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AVO Modeling and Analysis Constrained by Burial History: Barents Sea DemonstrationsNormal access

Authors: I. Lehocki and P. Avseth
Event name: Third EAGE Workshop on Rock Physics
Session: Integration of Rock Physics, Basin Modeling & Seismic Interpretation
Publication date: 15 November 2015
DOI: 10.3997/2214-4609.201414401
Organisations: EAGE
Language: English
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In this paper we use combined burial history and rock physics modelling of sand and shale, in order to predict expected AVO signatures for a given burial history. The advantage with this approach is that we can extrapolate away from wells in areas with complex tectonics. We can also simulate expected AVO signatures as a function of geologic time. Finally, we can use burial history to create AVO pdfs for calibration and classification of AVO attributes in a given field. We demonstrate the use of these techniques on the Myrsildre and Skalle wells in the Barents Sea.

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