Acquisition Geometry and Pre-Stack Data Interpolation Comparisons for Oil Sands AVO Applications

GeoCanada 2010, Expanded Abstract
Laurie Bellman, Keith Wilkinson and Jeff Deere

This abstract compares AVO, inversion and final reservoir characterization products created with various seismic acquisition geometries to assess the effects and significance of acquisition parameter selections on the outcomes of the process. Various seismic acquisition geometries are simulated by a combination of dropping real data and interpolating missing data. Reservoir characterization results are determined using seismic volumes that are combinations of acquired and interpolated data. Both model data and real data are shown to illustrate the effects.