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User's Manual Frac-Explore 2.0

By S.A. George and Genliang Guo

Abstract

FRAC-EXPLORE 2.0, a new computer software package for oil and gas exploration using surface lineament and fracture analysis. FRAC-EXPLORE 2.0 provides a suite of tools for analyzing the characteristics and patterns of surface lineaments and fractures, as well as other surface geological features. These tools help identify priority areas of potential subsurface oil and gas traps. The package can be used in a frontier basin to initially screen the priority locations for further seismic and/or geochemical surveys. It can also be used in a mature basin to help delineate additional oil and gas reservoirs

Topics: Fractures, Geologic Structures, Computers, 58 Geosciences, Exploration, Geochemical Surveys, Screens
Publisher: National Petroleum Technology Program (U.S.)
Year: 1999
DOI identifier: 10.2172/4111
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Provided by: UNT Digital Library
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