Catalog of Coefficients for Estimating Bulk and Shear Moduli as a Function of Lithology

Authors

  • J.R. Fanchi Department of Engineering and Energy Institute, Texas Christian University, USA

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.29169/1927-5129.2021.17.16

Keywords:

Petroelastic Model, Catalog, Lithology, Gassmann, Seismic velocity

Abstract

The purpose of this paper is to present correlation coefficients for a variety of rock types that can be used in a suitable petroelastic model (PEM). The correlation coefficients for different rock types facilitate the application of a petroelastic model in reservoir flow models. By combining the correlation coefficients and the PEM, it is possible to obtain low-cost estimates of reservoir geophysical attributes. The rock types include dolomite, limestone, high porosity sandstone, poorly consolidated sandstone, tight gas sandstone, and well consolidated Gulf Coast sandstone.

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2021-10-28

How to Cite

Fanchi, J. (2021). Catalog of Coefficients for Estimating Bulk and Shear Moduli as a Function of Lithology. Journal of Basic & Applied Sciences, 17, 162–167. https://doi.org/10.29169/1927-5129.2021.17.16

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Chemistry