A method for performing history matching of reservoir flow models using 4D seismic data

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doi: 10.1144/1354-079302-532
Authors:Lygren, M.; Fagervik, K.; Valen, T. S.; Hetlelid, A.; Berge, G.; Dahl, G. V.; Sonneland, L.; Lie, H. E.; Magnus, I.
Author Affiliations:Primary:
Schlumberger Stavanger Research, Stavanger, Norway
Other:
Norsk Hydro ASA, Norway
Norsk Hydro Produksjon a.s., Norway
Volume Title:4D seismic technology
Volume Authors:Parker, J. R.; Bertelli, L.; Dromgoole, P.
Source:4D seismic technology, J. R. Parker, L. Bertelli and P. Dromgoole. Petroleum Geoscience, 9(1), p.85-90. Publisher: Geological Society Publishing House, London, United Kingdom. ISSN: 1354-0793
Publication Date:2003
Note:In English. 8 refs.; illus., incl. sects.
Summary:A generic method for performing history matching of reservoir flow models using 4D seismic data is described. Several key technology components are used in the procedure, including seismic attribute analysis and classification, reservoir simulator technologies, domain transformation algorithms, as well as the optimization algorithms that guide the history-matching process. The novel 4D history-matching procedure was applied to the Tordis Field in the North Sea. As a result the transmissibilities of the fault network in the reservoir model were modified. In addition a production well was successfully side-tracked using results of the analysis from the time-lapse data.
Sections:Physical properties of rocks and minerals
Subjects:Bajocian; Brent Group; Clastic rocks; Faults; Four-dimensional models; Geophysical methods; Jurassic; Mesozoic; Middle Jurassic; Naturally fractured reservoirs; Oil and gas fields; Petroleum; Petroleum engineering; Reservoir properties; Sandstone; Sedimentary rocks; Seismic methods; Atlantic Ocean; North Atlantic; North Sea; Tampen Spur; Tordis Field
Abstract Numbers:03M/4920
Record ID:2003060925
Copyright Information:GeoRef, Copyright 2019 American Geosciences Institute. Reference includes data from The Geological Society, London, London, United Kingdom
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