Structural Interpretation of 3D Seismic Data in Agbami Field


  • Juliet E. Emudianughe Federal University of Petroleum Resources, Effurun, Delta State, Nigeria
  • K. E. Uwuigbe Federal University of Petroleum Resources, Effurun, Delta State, Nigeria


Reservoir simulation, recoverability, seismic continuity


Communication in Physical Sciences, 2021, 7(4): 520 – 530

Authors: Juliet. E. Emudianughe. Kelvin. E. Uwuigbe and Sunday Utah*
Received: 25 October 2021/Accepted 21 December 2021

The complexity of a subsurface structural configuration has a significant role in hydrocarbon migration and trapping mechanisms. This study was designed to
ascertain the structural profile of part of the Agbami field as a core index of hydrocarbon play using well log and seismic volume data. From the well-seismic correlation, formation Sand A, with good producibility, recoverability indices which corresponded to a seismic continuity was mapped alongside its associated
faults. The observed surface showed subsurface features including the structural geometry of the study area. Discontinuities trend W-E direction, with the majority dipping eastward. Two major faults were identified and corresponded to the growth fault of the study area, which forms a two-way closure as a
hydrocarbon prospect in the study area. This study has created a workflow for pre-reservoir simulation studies for the Agbami field


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Author Biographies

Juliet E. Emudianughe, Federal University of Petroleum Resources, Effurun, Delta State, Nigeria

Department of Earth Sciences

K. E. Uwuigbe, Federal University of Petroleum Resources, Effurun, Delta State, Nigeria

Department of Earth Sciences


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