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Fault Analysis Using 3-D Data Reduces Water Production, H2S Risks In Delaware Basin

American Oil & Gas Reporter, July, 2020
Graham Spence | Sandra Marek

This article will mainly focus on the fracture/fault analysis of CGG’s multi-client 3D seismic data to highlight the potential flow pathways and contribution of excess formation water in unconventional lateral well development. By using CGG’s InsightEarth (FractureFaultSpark) software, major intra-formational and through-going formational faults were identified throughout the main development formations (Wolfcamp and Bone Spring). Through the identification of these lineaments, and the petrophysical analysis of the above and below formations (water saturation), risk maps are developed for the operators, allowing them to proactively and appropriately prepare for these features within their drilling and completion campaigns.

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New pyrolysis method offers alternative for evaluating unconventional shale oil resources

Hart's E & P, July, 2020
Adriana Perez | Olaia Zarketa | Djamel Boutoutaou | Graham Spence
©2019 Hart Energy

This article is related new pyrolysis method developed by CGG. This new method is called “unconventional pyrolysis method” for bitumen-rich source rock samples from shale oil plays. This novel technique applies a different temperature program to the Rock-Eval pyrolysis 6 equipment, using the multi-heating temperature program option. This method significantly improves the peak resolution of the hydrocarbons carried over into the S2 peak and resolves the issue of the S1 peak being underestimated. Moreover, it significantly improves interpretation and evaluation of the organic matter properties and productive trends in shale oil plays.

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Driving the future of seismic exploration

Oilfield Technology, June, 2020
Risto Siliqi
©2020 Palladian Publications Ltd

Risto Siliqi, CGG, France, explains how the largest multi-client ocean bottom node survey in the UK Central North Sea will deliver unprecedented seismic data quality to identify remaining reservoir potential.

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New Broadband Imaging Reveals Prospectivity Insights

Geo Expro, June, 2020
Jarrad Grahame | Pedro Martinez Duran
©2020 GeoPublishing Ltd

New high-quality seismic datasets and regional prospectivity study brings greater understanding of the distribution and extent of resource plays throughout the Banda Arc.

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Advanced reprocessing of legacy seismic data offshore Peru

Hart's E & P, May, 2020
Eloi Carola | Shona Culwick | David Spofforth | Jordan Walker | David Culwick | Lee Corbin | Johnny Rebaza | Leonardo Ramirez
©2020 Hart Energy

Paper designed to focus on new technology - our specific focus is on the use of modern processing sequences applied to 2D legacy data in Peru (GeoSpec). There are links drawn from previous geological study of the area.

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