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By M. S. Ameen

This booklet introduces the newly built, built-in self-discipline of fracture and in-situ rigidity characterization of hydrocarbon reservoirs, via sixteen well-illustrated case stories. those hide a variety of instruments, from borehole scale (logs and center) to reservoir scale (e.g. 3-D and 4-D seismic). It additionally covers floor stories (outcrop and distant sensing). furthermore, it addresses the impression of fractures and in-situ stresses on fluid flows and their simulation. the topic that this quantity bargains with is gaining expanding curiosity with the development of applied sciences and transferring limitations of marginal fields into more difficult flooring. Fractures and their reaction to current-day in-situ stresses became an important a part of reservoir characterization in deep tight reservoirs. furthermore, maturing reservoirs, that have been regarded as 'conventional' at discovery, are exhibiting signs attribute of fractures and/or geomechanical contribution. This has bring about the necessity to delineate the fractures and the stresses in those reservoirs and revise reservoir administration consequently. This quantity can be of curiosity to a huge variety of readers from either educational and commercial institutes, who're learning and working with hydrocarbon reservoir characterization, simulation and administration. additionally on hand: the way forward for Geological Modelling in Hydrocarbon improvement - particular booklet no 309 - ISBN 1862392668 Fractured Reservoirs - precise booklet no 270 - ISBN 1862392137 The Geological Society of LondonFounded in 1807, the Geological Society of London is the oldest geological society on the planet, and one of many greatest publishers within the Earth sciences.The Society publishes quite a lot of top quality peer-reviewed titles for teachers and execs operating within the geosciences, and enjoys an enviable foreign acceptance for the standard of its work.The many components within which we post in include:-Petroleum geology-Tectonics, structural geology and geodynamics-Stratigraphy, sedimentology and paleontology-Volcanology, magmatic stories and geochemistry-Remote sensing-History of geology-Regional geology courses

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The seismic data are from a 1985 survey that was reprocessed in 1992. A large-scale fault offsets the seismic reflections. Detailed well log correlation show that the fault actually consist of two faults associated with 69 m and 92 m missing section. The seismic resolution does not allow separation of the two faults, (b) Same as (a) but from a survey acquired in 1996. The fault is less obvious in this data set. In addition, the seismic reflections appear to be less continuous. FROM SEISMIC DATA TO CORE DATA appears from seismic data to be unaffected by deformation.

Also, the Field demonstrate that, although the data seismic data show no indications of a westerly m missing section is located within the Rannoch Fm. at 2950 m measured depth (MD) (2170 m true vertical depth, TVD) and a fault with 92 m missing section exists in the Drake Fm. at 2983 m MD (2199 m TVD). Due to the large number of wells on the Gullfaks Field, the sedimentologists are generally able to locate minor faults with as little as 4 or 5 m missing section. Furthermore, studies show that more or less all faults on the Gullfaks Field with displacements larger than 10m are identified from well log correlation (Fossen & Rornes 1996; Fossen & Hesthammer 2000).

Istitut francais du petrole, Editions Technip, Paris. , SANTARELLI, F. J. & BEZZOLA, C. 1997. Characterization of conductive fractures while drilling, SPE European Formation Damage Conference, The Hague, Netherlands, June 2-3, Paper SPE 38177. VAN DIJK, J. P. 1998. Analysis and Modelling of Fractured Reservoirs. Society of Petroleum Engineers, SPE 50750. VAN DIJK, J. , BERSANI, A. & NARDON, S. 2000. Tectonic model and three- 37 dimensional fracture network analysis of Monte Alpi (southern Apennines).

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