Western North America Tour

Barney Issen - Western North America Tour

01 September, 2015
Who Should Attend
Anyone who is involved in U.S. shale plays may benefit from this webinar.
Course Content

Topics include:

  • Introduction to the Marcellus Shale/data
  • Vertical Calibration & Resolution
  • Spatial Resolution & Geometric Attributes
  • Anisotropic/Rock Property Attributes
    • Density and Orientation of Micro-fractures
    • Physical Basis
    • Velocities dependence on fractures’ direction Orientation Velocity Ellipse
    • Difference between fast and slow velocities (anisotropy) is a measure of fracture density
    • Elliptical Inversion (EI) to estimate anisotropy
  • Conclusions

Recording of original webinar, packet of independent study reading materials, PDF of original PowerPoint presentation by FTP download. (Original presentation date: November 3, 2011.) Some materials will also sent by e-mail.

Expires on
14 January, 2016
Member Tuition
Expires on
14 January, 2016
Nonmember Tuition
Expires on
05 October, 2015
Student Webinar Only Tuition
Expires on
07 January, 2016
Student Webinar and CEU Tuition

Registration for the E-Symposium and the Expanded package for CEU credit is $100 for AAPG members, and $145 for non-members. Special Student Pricing: $25 for Webinar only; $35 for Expanded package. Limited to 15 slots.  No refunds for cancellations after December 17, 2015.


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