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|Faculty||Faculty of Science and Technology|
|Department||Department of Petroleum Technology|
|Notes||Integrated methodology from mechanical to seismic modelling for studying fault zones at large scale|
- Geology to geophysics
- PhD project:
Faults are 3D zones of deformed rock that play a major role in controlling fluid flow in reservoirs. Fault
zones are difficult to characterize: outcrops give limited view and seismic is limited by resolution and
image quality. We propose an integrated approach to study fault zone evolution and its impact on seismic.
We model fault zones using the discrete-element method (DEM). The finite strain of these models is used
to condition seismic properties. Finally, seismic imaging of the DEM analogues is performed.