Big seismic data to win big in Trinidad and Tobago
- Timothy Fox (Shell Exploration & Production Company) | Christian Theriot (Shell Exploration & Production Company) | Sheldon Barron (Shell Exploration & Production Company)
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- Society of Exploration Geophysicists
- SEG International Exposition and Annual Meeting, 15-20 September, San Antonio, Texas, USA
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- 2019. Society of Exploration Geophysicists
- Imaging, Ocean-bottom node, Azimuth, Q
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Shell’s new position in Trinidad & Tobago includes leases off the east coast of Trinidad (ECMA). The current development of gas fields and existing infrastructure presents an opportunity for Shell to increase exports and supply the natural gas market through increased exploration. Shell acquired a large OBN survey to drive a new E&P campaign, by imaging new exploration prospects, and optimizing current development. This new seismic dataset was a large collection of data – 22,000 ocean bottom nodes, full broadband frequency range, long offsets, full azimuth, complex earth model (TTI anisotropic, with Q model). This is the definition of big data, where new ways of working are required to analyze, and extract information from. This survey was too large and complex to be dealt with by traditional seismic methods.
Presentation Date: Monday, September 16, 2019
Session Start Time: 1:50 PM
Presentation Start Time: 2:40 PM
Presentation Type: Oral
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