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Electrical resistivity anomalies over hydrocarbon bearing structures

  • V K Gaur
  • Sri Niwas
  • N R Garg
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Abstract

The present study is aimed at working out the possible resistivity anomalies associated with hydrocarbon bearing structures. The anomaly due to a typical two-dimensional anticlinal structure filled with hydrocarbon, and overlying a basement of infinite resistivity was computed using the conformal mapping technique. A more realistic and elaborate model, which could not be simplified by conformal mapping, was studied using the finite element method. This model consisted of a two-dimensional anticlinal structure filled with oil or gas-embedded midway in a homogeneous layer which itself overlies a half-space of infinite resistivity, the electrical resistivity of the hydrocarbon bearing structure being simulated as infinite.

Keywords

Electrical resistivity hydrocarban structures 

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© Indian Academy of Sciences 1980

Authors and Affiliations

  • V K Gaur
    • 1
  • Sri Niwas
    • 1
  • N R Garg
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Earth SciencesUniversity of RoorkeeRoorkeeIndia
  2. 2.Gujarat Water Resources Development Corporation LimitedRajkotIndia

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