An updating strategy is designed to iteratively close the loop between the fluid flow simulation predictions and measured production history, predicted and observed 4D seismic data, and finally predicted and inverted impedance/impedance changes. The central ingredient in this scheme is the computation of elastic property changes that are inverted from the seismic in an engineering-consistent manner. The geometry, volumetrics and transmissibility multipliers for the reservoir model are updated in three successive stages by sequential comparison between the seismic and fluid flow domains. The workflow is implemented on a West African field, where reservoir model improvements are obtained in combination with a consistency between model, impedance and seismic domains.
|Title of host publication||76th European Association of Geoscientists and Engineers Conference and Exhibition 2014: Experience the Energy - Incorporating SPE EUROPEC 2014|
|Publisher||EAGE Publishing BV|
|Number of pages||5|
|Publication status||Published - 2014|
|Event||76th European Association of Geoscientists and Engineers Conference and Exhibition 2014: Experience the Energy - Amsterdam, United Kingdom|
Duration: 16 Jun 2014 → 19 Jun 2014
|Conference||76th European Association of Geoscientists and Engineers Conference and Exhibition 2014: Experience the Energy|
|Abbreviated title||SPE EUROPEC 2014|
|Period||16/06/14 → 19/06/14|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Geotechnical Engineering and Engineering Geology
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- School of Energy, Geoscience, Infrastructure and Society - Associate Professor
- School of Energy, Geoscience, Infrastructure and Society, Institute for GeoEnergy Engineering - Associate Professor
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