Chapter 9. Interpretation of Three-Dimensional Seismic Data

Introduction and Philosophy

The Philosophical Doctrine Relative to the Workstation

Early in this book, emphasis is placed on providing high-quality subsurface prospects with accompanying maps and the direct positive impact that the use of these prospect maps has on a company’s financial bottom line. This is even more critical when significant investment has been made on geophysical workstations and the digital two-dimensional (2D) and three-dimensional (3D) seismic data that are acquired and processed. We cite six areas of performance improvement discussed in this textbook that also apply to workstation-based studies.

  1. Developing the most reasonable interpretations for the area being studied. ...

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