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Porosity Prediction from Shallow Subsurface Seismic Investigation - A Rock Physical Model ApproachGold Open Access

Authors: G. Sauvin, M. Vanneste, P. Joonsang and M. Christian
Event name: 81st EAGE Conference and Exhibition 2019 Workshop Programme
Session: WS02 Seismic Inversion for Marine Overburden Characterization
Publication date: 03 June 2019
DOI: 10.3997/2214-4609.201901930
Organisations: EAGE
Language: English
Info: Abstract, PDF ( 122.43Kb )

In this paper, we present a rock physical model to estimate the porosity from the seismic velocities and compare it with existing rock physical models. A parameter sensitivity analysis is also conducted and the various models are validated with lab data. We also propose a workflow to predict the porosity from seismic velocities at field scale and apply it to a case study.

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