Case study of estimation of anisotropy

John Toldi*, Tariq Alkhalifah, Philippe Berthet, Jean Arnaud, Paul Williamson, Bruno Conche

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Abstract

Seismic data from West Africa has been known for some time to be significantly influenced by seismic P-wave anisotropy. Historically, these effects have been handled by seismic processing and interpretation through a series of correction factors. More recently, the industry has turned to a more theoretically correct set of processing methods. The seismic data from West Africa are estimated using this method considering the anisotropy in its simplest form, transverse isotropy with a vertical axis of symmetry.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)588-593
Number of pages6
JournalLeading Edge (Tulsa, OK)
Volume18
Issue number5
StatePublished - 1999
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Geology

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