DE0609 : Rock Physics and Petro Physics for Seismic Interpretation
COURSE TITLE : DE0609 : Rock Physics and Petro Physics for Seismic Interpretation
COURSE DATE : Mar 04 - Mar 07 2024
INSTRUCTOR : Mr. Stan Constantino
VENUE : Istanbul, Turkey
COURSE FEE : $ 7250
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Course Description

This practical and highly-interactive course includes real-life case studies and exercises where participants will be engaged in a series of interactive small groups and class workshops. Rock Physics is a key component in oil and gas exploration, development and production. It combines concepts and principles from geology, geophysics, petrophysics, applied mathematics and other disciplines. Rock physics provides the empirical relationships, understanding and theory to connect petrophysical, geomechanical and seismic data to the intrinsic properties of rocks, such as mineralogy, porosity, pore shapes, pore fluids, pore pressures, stresses and overall architecture, such as laminations and fractures.Rock physics is needed to optimize all imaging and reservoir characterization solutions based on geophysical data, and to such data to build mechanical earth models for solving geomechanical problems. An in depth understanding of rock and fluid physics is crucial for any successful seismic attribute interpretation as well as substantially reducing drilling risk. Seismic petrophysics aims to quantitatively link rock properties with reservoir petrophysical properties. This knowledge then allows for careful attribute screening and the creation of rock physics models properly calibrated to local/regional well data, which could then be used to forward model the seismic response. In order to construct geologically realistic rock physics models, the rock physicist needs to be able to identify and correct anomalous and/or missing data from a petrophysical wireline analysis.This course is designed for participants to understand the sensitivity of elastic waves in the earth to mineralogy, porosity, pore shapes, pore fluids, pore pressures, stresses, and the anisotropy of the rock fabric resulting from the depositional and stress history of the rock, and how to use this understanding in quantitative interpretation of seismic data and in the construction of mechanical earth models. The course will provide a basic understanding of the relations between elastic and reservoir properties of rocks and demonstrate how rock physics is used to interpret and analyze seismic data. A variety of applications and real data examples is presented. Various rock physics models will be covered and the validity of these models to particular geological scenarios will be discussed.


This interactive training course includes the following training methodologies as a percentage of the total tuition hours

Workshops & Work Presentations
Case Studies & Practical Exercises
Videos, Software & Simulators

In an unlikely event, the course instructor may modify the above training methodology before or during the course for technical reasons.


If this course is delivered online as a Virtual Training, the following limitations will be applicable

Certificates: Only soft copy certificates will be issued to participants through Haward’s Portal. This includes Wallet Card Certificates if applicable
Training Materials: Only soft copy Training Materials (PDF format) will be issued to participant through the Virtual Training Platform
Training Methodology: 80% of the program will be theory and 20% will be practical sessions, exercises, case studies, simulators or videos
Training Program: The training will be for 4 hours per day starting at 09:30 and ending at 13:30
H-STK Smart Training Kit: Not Applicable
Hands-on Practical Workshops: Not Applicable
Site Visit: Not Applicable
Simulators: Only software simulators will be used in the virtual courses. Hardware simulators are not applicable and will not be used in Virtual Training


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