IJG  Vol.3 No.4 A , September 2012
Integration of Well Logs and Seismic Data for Prospects Evaluation of an X Field, Onshore Niger Delta, Nigeria
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Abstract: Hydrocarbon reservoir beds have been delineated using direct hydrocarbon indicator on seismic sections as well as well logs data in X field, Onshore Niger Delta. The research methodology involved horizon interpretation to produce sub-surface structure map. Geophysical well log signatures were employed in identifying hydrocarbon bearing sand. The well-to-seismic tie revealed that the reservoir tied directly with hydrocarbon indicator (bright spot) on the seismic sections. The major structure responsible for the hydrocarbon entrapment is anticline. The crest of the anticline from the depth structural map occurs at 3450 metres.
Cite this paper: G. Emujakporue, C. Nwankwo and L. Nwosu, "Integration of Well Logs and Seismic Data for Prospects Evaluation of an X Field, Onshore Niger Delta, Nigeria," International Journal of Geosciences, Vol. 3 No. 4, 2012, pp. 872-877. doi: 10.4236/ijg.2012.324088.

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