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Well Correlation in Complex Stratigraphic Settings with Automated Cuttings Mineralogy, an Example from West AfricaNormal access

Authors: D. Brethaut, C. Rigollet, V. Vernain-Perriot, K. de Vries and M. Power
Event name: 80th EAGE Conference and Exhibition 2018
Session: Exploration Play Prospects II
Publication date: 11 June 2018
DOI: 10.3997/2214-4609.201801048
Organisations: EAGE
Language: English
Info: Extended abstract, PDF ( 1.5Mb )
Price: € 20

Summary:
Automated cuttings mineralogy analysis has been applied to exploration wells located along the West African Transform Margin. In this example we show how it permitted to reveal lithological variations and stratigraphic sequences that were not visible on the traditional suite of well logs. This led to a better constrained well correlation and valuable insights into the reservoir sand continuity and distribution.


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