Calibration and validation of reservoir models: the importance of high resolution, quantitative outcrop analogues
MetadataShow full item record
Rapidly developing methods of digital acquisition, visualization and analysis allow highly detailed outcrop models to be constructed, and used as analogues to provide quantitative information about sedimentological and structural architectures from reservoir to subseismic scales of observation. Terrestrial laser-scanning (lidar) and high precision Real-Time Kinematic GPS are key survey technologies for data acquisition. 3D visualization facilities are used when analysing the outcrop data. Analysis of laser-scan data involves picking of the point-cloud to derive interpolated stratigraphic and structural surfaces. The resultant data can be used as input for object-based models, or can be cellularized and upscaled for use in grid-based reservoir modelling. Outcrop data can also be used to calibrate numerical models of geological processes such as the development and growth of folds, and the initiation and propagation of fractures.
Showing items related by title, author, creator and subject.
Beneath the Perth Basin : new U-Pb SHRIMP zircon ages from the Pinjarra Orogen, Western Australia, 2016Bodorkos, S.; Fitzsimons, Ian; Hall, L.; Sircombe, K.; Lewis, C. (2016)This Record contains new zircon U Pb geochronological data, obtained via Sensitive High-Resolution Ion Micro Probe (SHRIMP), from two samples of metamorphosed felsic igneous rocks from the Proterozoic Pinjarra Orogen ...
Monk, J.; Barrett, N.; Hill, N.; Lucieer, V.; Nichol, S.; Siwabessy, Justy; Williams, S. (2016)© 2016, Springer Science+Business Media Dordrecht.Seafloor habitats on continental shelf margins are increasingly being the subject of worldwide conservation efforts to protect them from human activities due to their ...
Healy, D.; Neilson, J.; Haines, T.; Michie, E.; Timms, Nicholas Eric; Wilson, M. (2015)Porosity and permeability are notoriously difficult to predict in carbonates, especially prior to drilling when there is a lack of direct petrophysical data. The aim of this paper is to document the initial results of an ...