Interpretation of Basement Structures from Aeromagnetic Data Associated with Oil Producing Fields in Parts of the Central Kansas Uplift
Aeromagnetic data were used to map basement features associated with four oil producing counties in parts of the Central Kansas Uplift (CKU) located in west central Kansas. Faults systems associated with the CKU have the potential to create structural hydrocarbon traps and can influence key petrophysical properties (porosity and permeability) of overlying sedimentary layers. In this study, three methods were applied to aeromagnetic data obtained from the Kansas Geological Survey for locating magnetic source bodies. Results show that 3D Euler Deconvolution was the most effective tool for estimating the depth to basement, delineating basement sources and structures.
M. Karim et al., "Interpretation of Basement Structures from Aeromagnetic Data Associated with Oil Producing Fields in Parts of the Central Kansas Uplift," SEG Technical Program Expanded Abstracts, pp. 1573-1577, Society of Exploration Geophysicists, Oct 2015.
The definitive version is available at http://dx.doi.org/10.1190/segam2015-5923707.1
SEG International Exposition and 85th Annual Meeting (2015: Oct. 18-23, New Orleans, LA)
Geosciences and Geological and Petroleum Engineering
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