isopach map


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isopach map

[′ī·sə‚pak ‚map]
(geology)
Map of the areal extent and thickness variation of a stratigraphic unit; used in geological exploration for oil and for underground structural analysis.
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The Rustler isopach map shows a northeast to southwest trending area of thinning located northeast of Cedar Lake Playa.
This work shall provide structure maps, interval isopach maps, average porosity and permeability contours, net pay, porosity, and permeability contours, and original oil in place by section.
Isopach maps of key reservoir intervals of interest, including the Marcellus and Utica (Point Pleasant) shale formations;
Whether they are trying to track down isopach maps and seismic stratigraphy data that details the Upper Pliocene and Quaternary deposits in the South Caspian Basin or are simply trying to find content related to a known geological basin, they need sophisticated data at their fingertips.
The discovered resources were calculated based on McLaren sand net pay Isopach maps and the average reservoir parameters.
Model output can include geological cross sections and isopach maps, as well as grade and tonnage estimates.
Structure and isopach maps of the Paleozoic rocks of Indiana.
Sediment characteristics and surface, structure-contour, and isopach maps demonstrate that the alluvial deposits include at least 2 distinct units.
Isopach maps, which are supported by historic core drill data on the lands, indicate that the seam thickness increases by as much as 15 inches on the Westchester Expansion such that seam heights greater than 47 inches are to be expected as mining progresses to the southwest compared to seam heights of approximately 32 inches on Cobalt's existing Westchester Mine lease.
Pemberton's time section will enable us to interpret and correctly follow formations laterally and vertically in time and to map them in structural isochrone maps and thickness isopach maps to image these potential hydro carbon traps 3 dimensionally, which will put a well on target to the highest up dip position.
Currently, the seismic data is being interpreted which will result in structure and isopach maps at various geologic horizons.
In conducting their review, the consultants relied upon the accuracy and completeness of data furnished by the company, including leaseholds, interests owned, production and well-test data from examined wells, geological structure and isopach maps, well logs, core analyses, pressure measurements and other supporting information.