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GDE Based Play Maps - The Traps for Young PlayersNormal access

Authors: C.J. Cubitt, S.A. Tiainen and P. Quast
Event name: 78th EAGE Conference and Exhibition 2016
Session: Exploration - Plays, Prospects and Prospect Evaluation
Publication date: 31 May 2016
DOI: 10.3997/2214-4609.201600935
Organisations: EAGE
Language: English
Info: Extended abstract, PDF ( 1.84Mb )
Price: € 20

In essence there are two ways to build a GDE-based play map: using predominantly seismic data or non-seismic information (such as wireline, core, mudlog, BHI etc). Both workflows, however, require a number of key criteria to be met in order to build a play map that resembles the associated geology. The most critical of these criteria concerns the well correlation, which should (ideally) reflect the chronology of the interval of interest. The following article discusses the well correlation and all the other critical criteria that need to be considered when making a GDE-based play map.

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