Hydrocarbon Detection With AVO 

Hydro Carbon Detection
Publication: Oilfield Review
Volume: 5
Issue: 1
Publication Date: 12/01/1993

In addition to a structural and stratigraphic interpretation, seismics offers the possibility of identifying pore fluid. Fluids are determined by analyzing how seismic reflection amplitude varies with shooting offset, a technique called AVO. With synthetic and real examples, we show how AVO works. We then review the processing and interpretation challenges geophysicists must still address to make the technique reliable.

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