A GEOLOGIST'S BEST FRIENS -- DIP ANGLE AND DIRECTION


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This Reference Manual and Short Course cover topics needed to understand dipmeter and image log acquisition, data processing, and presentation. Interpretation limitations and processing options are stressed. Use of logs to aid definition of structure, stratigraphy, and electro-facies concepts are covered in detail with numerous case histories.

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LEARN how to apply "Crain's Rules" to interpretation of structural and stratigraphic dips.
PRACTICE the step-by-step procedures on real-world exercises.
REVIEW the case histories to see how your results match reality.
UNDERSTAND the technical and ecoomic benefits of geological insights derived from dipmeter and image logs.

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REFERENCE MANUAL   -- CONTENTS --   POWEROINT SLIDESHOW


1. DIPMETER / IMAGE LOG TOOLS

1.00 Introduction To This Chapter
1.01 Evolution of the Dipmeter Concept
1.02 Modern Dipmeters
1.03 Basic Continuous Dipmeter Calculations
1.04 Handling Correlation Closure Error
1.05 High Resolution Dipmeter
1.06 Handling Correlation Planarity Error
1.07 Determining Dip By Clustering and Pooling
1.08 Pattern Recognition Dip Calculations
1.09 Stratigraphic High Resolution Dipmeter

2. DIPMETER / IMAGE LOG CALCULATIONS
2.01 Formation Imaging From Dipmeters
2.02 Resistivity Microscanner Imaging
2.03 Dipmeter Advisor - An Expert System
2.04 Auxiliary Dipmeter Presentations
   1. Stick Plot
   2. Cylindrical Plot
   3. Schmidt Plot
   4. Azimuthal Frequency Plot
   5.. Dip Removal Plot
2.05 Synthetic Dipmeter Curves
2.06 Dipmeter Calculations
2.07 Dip Subtraction and Rotation
2.08 True Stratigraphic and True Vertical Thickness
2.09 True Vertical Depth
   1. Tangential Method
   2. Average Tangential Method
   3. Balanced Tangential Method
   4. Mercury Method
   5. Radius of Curvature Method
   6. Minimum Radius of Curvature Method

3. STRUCTURAL ANALYSIS 1 - Conventional Dipmeter Methods
3.01 Plate Tectonics - The Big Picture
3.02 Diastrophism - The Regional Picture
3.03 Subsidence and the Creation of Geosynclines
3.04 Folds and Faults
3.05 Petroleum Traps Formed By Structures
3.06 Analysis of Dipmeter Data For Structural Features
3.07 Choosing and Using Regional Dip
3.08 Deciding What The Patterns Mean
3.09 Classic Dipmeter Patterns On Arrow Plots -------- The Cook Book
3.10 Case Histories of Structural Analysis
   1. Unconformity
   2. Normal Fault with Rollover and Drag
   3. Normal Fault with Rollover and No Drag
   4. Normal Fault with No Rollover and No Drag
   5. Normal Fault with Drag and No Rollover
   6. Thrust Fault with Rollover and Drag
   7. Normal Fault with Rotation
   8. Normal Fault with Correlation to Unfaulted Well
   9. Complex Overthrust Faults
   10. Correlation in Thick Sand Sequence
   11. Angular Unconformity
   12. Growth Fault in Thick Sand Sequence
   13. Overturned Anticline

4. STRUCTURAL ANALYSIS 2 - SCAT Diagrams

 

5. STRATIGRAPHIC ANALYSIS 1 -
Depositional Environment
5.01 Rock Facies - Origin
5.02 Classification of Depositional Environments
5.03 Sedimentary Structures
5.04 Genetic Units
5.05 Marine Transgressive Overlap - Fining Upward Sequence
5.06 Marine Regressive Overlap - Coarsening Upward Sequence
5.07 High Energy Marine Deposition - Cylindrical Sequence
5.08 Curve Shape Patterns in Continental Sequences
5.09.Stratigraphic Traps
5.10 Grain Size
5.11 Dip Spread
5.12 Current Bedding
5.13 Curve Shape Analysis

6. STRATIGRAPHIC ANALYSIS 2 - Dipmeter Patterns
6.01 Dipmeter Patterns in Sedimentary Structures
6.02 Analyzing Dipmeter Patterns
6.03 Choosing Regional Dip
6.04 Subtracting Regional Dip
6.05 Deciding What The Patterns Mean
6.06 Sedimentary Models
6.07 Glacial Deposits
6.08 Alluvial Fan and Scree Slope Deposits
6.09 Sand Dune Deposits
6.10 Braided Stream Deposits
6.11 Meandering Stream Point Bars
6.12 Channel Cut and Fill
6.13 Delta Distributary Channels
6.14 Delta Front Distributary Mouth Bars
6.15 Tidal Channel Deposits
6.16 Beach and Shoestring Sands
6.17 Basal Unconformity Sands
6.18 Offshore Bars and Barrier Bars
6.19 Marine Shelf Sands (Blanket Sands)
6.20 Marine Shelf Carbonates
6.21 Reefs and Carbonate Banks
6.22 Turbidite Slumps
6.23 Classic Dipmeter Patterns For Stratigraphy - The Cookbook

STRATIGRAPHIC ANALYSIS 3 - Dipmeter / Image Log Case Histories
7.01 Case Histories
   2. Channel Cut and Fill 1
   3. Channel Cut and Fill 2
   4. Channel Cut and Fill 3
   5. Barrier Bar
   6. Unconformities
   7. Foreset Beds
   8. Cross Bedding
   9. Gouge
   10. Shale Dome
   11. Reef
   12. Channel with Foreset Bedding
   13. Sand Dunes
   14. Barrier Bar Mapping
   15. Unconformity
   16. Deep Water Clastic
   17. Channel Sand
   18. Braided Channel
   19. Sand Count
   20. Laminated Shaly Sand
 


 

LECTURE 18

  • Introduction To Dip and Image Logs

  • Evolution of the Dipmeter Concept

  • Modern Dipmeters

  • Basic Continuous Dipmeter Calculations

  • High Resolution Dipmeter

  • Determining Dip By Clustering and Pooling

  • Pattern Recognition Dip Calculations

  • Stratigraphic High Resolution Dipmeter

  • Formation Imaging From Dipmeters

  • Resistivity Microscanner Imaging

  • Dipmeter Advisor - An Expert System

  • Auxiliary Dipmeter Presentations

  • Dip Subtraction and Rotation

  • True Stratigraphic and True Vertical Thickness

  • True Vertical Depth

  • Exercise 18

LECTURE 19

  • Plate Tectonics - The Big Picture

  • Diastrophism - The Regional Picture

  • Subsidence and the Creation of Geosynclines

  • Folds and Faults

  • Petroleum Traps Formed By Structures

  • Analysis of Dipmeter Data For Structural Features

  • Choosing and Using Regional Dip

  • Deciding What The Patterns Mean

  • Classic Dipmeter Patterns On Arrow Plots -------- The Cook Book

  • Case Histories

  • Exercise 19


 

LECTURE 20

  • Depositional Environments

  • Stratigraphic Traps

  • Grain Size

  • Dip Spread

  • Current Bedding

  • Curve Shape Analysis

  • Dipmeter Patterns in Sedimentary Structures

  • Choosing Regional Dip

  • Subtracting Regional Dip

  • Deciding What The Patterns Mean

  • Sedimentary Models

  • Classic Dipmeter Patterns For Stratigraphy - The Cookbook

  • Case Histories

  • Exercise 20


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