PE3301 Syllabus - Geophysics - 2021 Regulation Anna University

PE3301 Syllabus - Geophysics - 2021 Regulation Anna University

PE3301

GEOPHYSICS

 LTPC

3003

OBJECTIVES:
• To review the basic geophysical concepts as used in the petroleum industry; Applications of seismic date in the reservoir mapping and description.

UNIT I

9

Geophysics as a tool for mapping of subsurface geological features- Introduction. Gravity and magnetism measurement methods. Gravity anomalies and their measurements. Magnetics anomalies and their measurement. Seismic methods.

UNIT II

9

Wave theory, seismic wave reflection and refraction and their use in data acquisition. Seismic attributes- Introduction. Classification of attributes, Reservoir properties, tectonics and fault planes. Lithology, structure and Sedimentalogy.

UNIT III

9

Land and marine geophysical methods. 2D 3D seismic methods. 3D exploration. Non conventional methods, VSP, shear waves and channel waves, seismic data processing, attribute analysis and migration techniques.

UNIT IV

9

3D interpretation- fault recognition and mapping. Limitations on 2D fault mapping. Advantage of 3D diagram. 3D structural mapping. Stratigraphic interpretation. Analysis of direct hydrocarbon indicators.

UNIT V

9

Reservoir evolution – Reservoir management. 4D seismic. Inversion of seismic. 4D reservoir characterization. Work stations- Introduction. Hardware and software. Work station capabilities. Display techniques. 3D visualization.

TOTAL: 45 PERIODS

OUTCOMES:: Upon completion of the course, students will be able to
Student would be able to understand: Main geophysical methods; Wave propagation- P and S waves, Alteration at interfaces (reflection/refraction); Seismic method (data gathering and interpretation); Use and limits of seismic in reservoir description.

TEXT BOOKS:
1. S.BOYER & J.J.MARI “Seismic Surveying and Well logging”- Technip Editions, 2004. 2. J.J.MARI & E.COPPENS “Well Seismic surveying”- Technip Editions, 2003.

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