Feasibility of time-lapse gravity gradiometry for reservoir monitoring
Monitoring fluid movement within a reservoir is essential to ensuring efficient reservoir development. To date, time-lapse monitoring has been dominated by seismic technology, but there is a desire to find additional technologies that can supplement seismic data and potentially lower the overall monitoring cost. Potential field methods, such as gravity and gravity gradiometry, may be suitable for time-lapse monitoring due to their ability to track fluid through density changes within the reservoir. While gravity has been previously studied, there has been very little work done in the field of ...
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