Geology's big issue

04/05/1999
David Knott London davidk@ogjonline.com Conferences offer a chance to learn about parts of the industry one does not normally encounter, and a chance to put questions to the experts. At the Offshore West Africa conference in Abidjan, Ivory Coast, Mar. 23-25, came an opportunity to dispel some of the ignorance of geology that has landed me in trouble in the past (OGJ, Nov. 10, 1997, p. 41). The big question for geologists is how to identify hydrocarbons from a mass of seismic and well log data in which oil and gas reservoirs look much the same as dry structures. Cathy Coon, staff geologist at PanCanadian Petroleum Ltd., Calgary, presented a paper describin...
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