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Deepwater Marine Sandstone Reservoirs

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2 hours 20 minutes

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Describes characteristics of deepwater sand reservoirs, including elongate submarine fans, radial submarine fans and slope-apron systems. Presents detection methods including seismic, well-log, core analysis, paleontology and production studies.

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Total Number of Subtopics: 7
  • expand/collapse Introduction to Deepwater Marine Sandstone Reservoirs
    • Deep Sea Sands
    • Reservoir Aspects: Summary
  • expand/collapse Sedimentation Processes
    • Introduction
    • Slumps and Slides
    • Debris Flows
    • Grain Flow
    • Fluidized Flow
    • Turbidity Currents
    • Flow Relationships
    • Exercise No. 1 (Solution)
  • expand/collapse Depositional Systems
    • Submarine Fans: Overview
    • Elongate Submarine Fans
    • Radial Submarine Fans
    • Radial Submarine Fan: Example
    • Slope-Apron Systems
    • Deep Sea Sedimentation Controls
    • Lithofacies of Submarine Fans and Associated Systems
    • Exercise No. 1 (Solution)
    • Exercise No. 2 (Solution)
  • expand/collapse Subsurface Diagnosis and Detection
    • Paleontology
    • Associated Facies
    • Cores
    • Well Logs
    • Seismic
  • expand/collapse Sequence Stratigraphy
    • Introduction
    • Models
    • Exercise No. 1 (Solution)
  • expand/collapse Petroleum Geology and Reservoir Characteristics
    • Introduction
    • Channel Reservoirs
    • Submarine Fan Reservoirs
  • expand/collapse Deepwater Marine Sandstone Reservoirs: References and Additional Information
    • References
    • Additional Reading
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