Archive of Texas PTTC Workshops

Reservoir Characterization Technologies for the Next Millennium: Virtual Reality, Multicomponent Seismic, Fracture Modeling, and Borehole Imaging

February 1, 2000, Midland, Texas. Presented by the Texas Region PTTC at the Center for Energy & Economic Diversification.

"Application of Virtual Visualization Technologies for Improved Reservoir Characterization and Hydrocarbon Recovery." Scott Rodgers, Manager of Media Technologies, Bureau of Economic Geology

"The Geologists Role in Reservoir Characterization: Where Does the Rubber Meet the Road?" Scott Tinker, Director, Bureau of Economic Geology

"Multicomponent Seismic in Hydrocarbon Reservoir Characterization." Bob Hardage, Senior Research Scientist, Bureau of Economic Geology

"Innovations in Fracture Characterization and Modeling of Clastic and Carbonate Reservoirs." Steve Laubach, Senior Research Scientist, Bureau of Economic Geology

"Borehole Imaging Logs for Identification of Facies, Cyclicity, and Rock Fabrics in Carbonate Reservoirs." Steve Ruppel, Research Scientist, Bureau of Economic Geology

Demonstrations of virtual reality imaging of reservoir systems

Poster and core exhibits of new characterization technologies in carbonate and clastic reservoirs

For more information about this and other PTTC workshops, please contact Sigrid Clift at
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