The topic of the next session in the Education Series for Paradigm 15.5 is QSI - The Key to Understanding Reservoir Properties and Improving the Earth Model. The presentations are scheduled for February 24 (Paradigm Morning) and February 25 (Lunch and Learn). These presentations will also be broadcasted via Webinar on both days.
In the current O&G environment, it is increasingly important to provide an accurate description of reservoir properties, in order to optimize production over the lifetime of the field. This requires the assessment of log, core, seismic and production data, as well as experience and local expertise. The current work context reflects this, with multidisciplinary teams now the norm in O&G companies.
To complement this deployment, advanced technology is an essential tool. The need to handle large volumes of data means that geophysical techniques, such as rock properties estimation supported by simultaneous or prestack inversion for compressional impedance, shear impedance, density and lambda-mu-rho, and other dependent attributes, are now standard techniques. The technical boundary between AVO, seismic inversion, understanding of the medium anisotropy through VVAZ and AVAZ workflows for fracture characterization, and prestack/poststack interpretation techniques needs to be eliminated to gain insights into asset productivity.
This presentation will show how Paradigm Quantitative Seismic Interpretation (QSI) solutions respond to these challenges and help better evaluate the probability of drilling success.
The lecture will be presented jointly by Bruno de Ribet, Technology Global Director - Applied Geosciences, and Peter Wang, Technical Sales Advisor.
Bruno de Ribet is Technical Global Director at Paradigm. As a key subject matter expert, Dr. de Ribet advises on developing interpretation and reservoir characterization workflows that increase efficiency and take full advantage of the Paradigm suite of geophysical and geological innovations. He has more than 20 years of experience in the upstream oil and gas industry. Dr. de Ribet holds a Ph.D. in geophysics from the Institute du Physique du Globe, Paris University.
Peter Wang is a Technical Sales Advisor with Paradigm. He has an MS in Geophysics and an MBA from the University of Houston, and is a Texas Licensed Professional Geoscientist (“PG”). He has a thirty-year history in the geophysical industry, having worked for Schlumberger, Amoco Production Company (now BP), and Kelman Seismic Processing (now CGG).
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