Seismic Inversion Techniques, Methods and Application


The “Seismic Inversion Techniques, Methods, and Application” course is designed to provide a comprehensive understanding of seismic inversion and its critical role in subsurface characterization. This course covers the principles, techniques, and applications of seismic inversion, focusing on improving reservoir understanding and reducing exploration risks.

  • Fundamentals of seismic inversion: Gain a solid foundation in the principles of seismic inversion.
  • Inversion techniques: Learn about various seismic inversion techniques including post-stack, pre-stack, and simultaneous inversion.
  • Data preparation and quality control: Understand the importance of data quality and preprocessing steps for successful inversion.
  • Application in reservoir characterization: Explore how seismic inversion results are used to enhance reservoir characterization.
  • Software tools and workflows: Get hands-on experience with leading software tools used in seismic inversion and learn about effective workflows.
    1. Introduction to Seismic Inversion:

      • Basic principles of seismic inversion
      • Differences between seismic inversion and other seismic interpretation methods
    2. Types of Seismic Inversion:

      • Post-stack inversion techniques
      • Pre-stack inversion methods
      • Simultaneous inversion approaches
    3. Data Preparation and Quality Control:

      • Importance of data quality control
      • Preprocessing steps such as noise reduction, deconvolution, and balancing
    4. Inversion Algorithms and Techniques:

      • Overview of common inversion algorithms (e.g., model-based, sparse-spike, geostatistical)
      • Selecting the appropriate inversion technique based on data and objectives
    5. Application in Reservoir Characterization:

      • Using inversion results to derive rock properties such as porosity, lithology, and fluid saturation
      • Case studies demonstrating the application of seismic inversion in various geological settings
    6. Software Tools and Practical Workflows:

      • Hands-on training with industry-standard software (e.g., Hampson-Russell, Petrel, Jason)
      • Developing and implementing effective seismic inversion workflows
    7. Advanced Topics and Emerging Trends:

      • Machine learning and AI in seismic inversion
      • Emerging trends and future directions in seismic inversion technology
  • By the end of this course, participants will:

    • Have a thorough understanding of seismic inversion principles and techniques.
    • Be proficient in preparing data and performing quality control for seismic inversion.
    • Be able to apply various seismic inversion techniques to enhance reservoir characterization.
    • Gain hands-on experience with leading seismic inversion software.
    • Understand the role of seismic inversion in reducing exploration and production risks.
  • Geophysicists
  • Reservoir Engineers
  • Petroleum Engineers
  • Geologists
  • Exploration and Production Professionals
  • Anyone interested in advanced seismic interpretation techniques

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