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Pore Pressure Prediction with Improved Interpretation of Compaction Trends within Fold and Thrust Belt (Outer Carpathians)Normal access

Authors: P. Ryder and M. Kepinski
Event name: First EAGE Workshop on Pore Pressure Prediction
Session: Poster Session 2B
Publication date: 19 March 2017
DOI: 10.3997/2214-4609.201700047
Organisations: EAGE
Language: English
Info: Extended abstract, PDF ( 455.15Kb )
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The investigated lithological profiles were subdivided into three lithofacies: sandstone, mudstone and shale. Every subdivision was assigned different compaction curve which corresponds to the suitable porosity - depth relation. Moreover, due to intensive Neogene thrusting and faulting movements, the profiles were divided into tectonic zones. Core data and dipmeter measurements helped to distinguish particular deformation events. Earlier studies have highlighted the separate, different from each other NTCL for single tectonic zone. Pore pressure/effective stress impact on sediments pore space were also noted. The result of these works is detailed pore pressure profiles within the study area and identification of top of overpressured zone which is confirmed by well tests.

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