EXAMPLES OF 3D SEISMIC AS A COST EFFECTIVE OPTION TO TRADITIONAL 2D EXPLORATION METHODS

Jacques Merland Cie. Generale de Geophysique Massy, France Three-dimensional (3D) seismic has without doubt been the most significant development in geophysical exploration over recent years. Its advantage over traditional two-dimensional (2D) seismic is that it provides a clearer, continuous image of the subsurface, and thus pinpoints structural and stratigraphic features.

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