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Self-imaging oil fields
Author(s): Gerard T. Schuster
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Paper Abstract

Can a developed oil field image itself? That is, can the oil pumps be used as seismic sources to image the subsurface geology in real time? This assumes that seismic data are recorded by a semi-permanent array of receivers. Some simple algebra and numerical test suggest such a possibility.

Paper Details

Date Published: 28 October 1996
PDF: 11 pages
Proc. SPIE 2822, Mathematical Methods in Geophysical Imaging IV, (28 October 1996); doi: 10.1117/12.255211
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Gerard T. Schuster, Univ. of Utah (United States)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2822:
Mathematical Methods in Geophysical Imaging IV
Siamak Hassanzadeh, Editor(s)

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