Sandstone Reservoirs


Geologists, geophysicists, petrophysicists, reservoir and production engineers, exploration & production managers, all team members involved in reservoir characterization, technicians working with clastic reservoirs.


- Genetic stratigraphic analysis
- Depositional architecture
- Basins and units
- Quantitative facies mapping
- Wireline logs and conventional cores
- Seismic and sequence stratigraphy
- Recognition of depositional systems
- Process-response facies models
- Integrated genetic stratigraphy
- Analysis of clastic depositional systems: Alluvial fan; Fluvial; Aeolian; Lacustrine; Deltaic; Shoreline; Shelf; - Slope and basin
- Incised sequences
- Shelf margins and linked downslope systems
- Characteristic log patterns
- Flow units
- Prediction of reservoir size, shape, trend, quality
- How to select optimum well locations
- Lateral continuity and quality of seals
- Diagenesis
- Sedimentary controls on porosity, permeability, saturation
- Reservoir exploration and production case histories

Learning Objectives

- Interpret clastic depositional environments using data from cores, cuttings and wireline logs
- Prepare quantitative facies maps
- Apply sequence stratigraphic concepts to clastic reservoirs
- Predict reservoir size, shape, trend and quality



Number of Participants

Max 20



Software Used


Course Format

Classroom exercises and presentations

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