3D seismic attributes analysis to outline channel facies and reveal heterogeneous reservoir stratigraphy: Weirman Field, Ness County, Kansas, USA

Abdelmoneam Raef, Matthew Totten, Charlotte Perdew*, Mazin Abbas

*Corresponding author for this work

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Abstract

In this paper, we present a workflow integrating several post-stack seismic attributes to assist in understanding development history of our study area. We also aim to shape future drilling plans by outlining a channel fill zone of better reservoir quality, and to highlight reservoir boundaries of compartmentalization. Extracting and analyzing acoustic impedance and amplitude attenuation, guided by a time window focused on the bottom of the Mississippian formation, resulted in an understanding of the key seismic channel-facies framework and helped to explain some of the disappointing drilling results at Weirman Field. This study recommends integrating the revealed compartmentalization boundary and the seismic channel-facies framework in future drilling plans of Weirman Field.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationSociety of Exploration Geophysicists International Exposition and 80th Annual Meeting 2010, SEG 2010
PublisherSociety of Exploration Geophysicists
Pages1521-1525
Number of pages5
ISBN (Print)9781617389801
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2010
Externally publishedYes
EventSociety of Exploration Geophysicists International Exposition and 80th Annual Meeting 2010, SEG 2010 - Denver, United States
Duration: Oct 17 2010Oct 22 2010

Publication series

NameSociety of Exploration Geophysicists International Exposition and 80th Annual Meeting 2010, SEG 2010

Conference

ConferenceSociety of Exploration Geophysicists International Exposition and 80th Annual Meeting 2010, SEG 2010
Country/TerritoryUnited States
CityDenver
Period10/17/1010/22/10

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Geophysics

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