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YPF Adopts Paradigm SeisEarth to Perform a Sequences Characterization Workflow in a Core Exploration Area in Argentina

Posted by Samhita Shah on Jun 28, 2016 12:28:42 PM RSS Share Post

The Vaca Muerta Formation, located in the west-central part of Argentina, holds great potential as an unconventional shale gas and oil resource play.  Like other unconventional resources, the most challenging aspect of developing Vaca Muerta was to optimize the drilling strategy to improve hydrocarbon production, through an efficient geological sequence description.  an efficient geological sequence description.  Thus, the aim of this study was to characterize the Vaca Muerta system and improve understanding of the reservoir’s characteristics.

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Tags: Vaca Muerta Formation, SeisEarth, multi-disciplinary interpretation