Prestack Depth Migration Helps Seismic Imaging In Salt-Prone Pre-Caspian Basin

10/25/1999
This article was adapted from a presentation given at the European Association of Geoscientists & Engineers 60th Conference and Technical Exhibition, Leipzig, June 8-12, 1998. Click here to enlarge imageThe pre-Caspian basin is a major salt-dome basin and the deepest such basin in the world. The basin's potential for oil and gas production rivals that of the North Sea basin. Being the southeastern depressed part of the Russian platform, the pre-Caspian basin is located north of the Caspian Sea (Fig. 1). The basin's southern edge underlies the Caspian Sea.The sedimentary cover of the basin comprises presalt, salt, and postsalt. The major hydrocarbon resources are associated with the...
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