• Electrical resistivity anomalies over hydrocarbon bearing structures

    • Fulltext


        Click here to view fulltext PDF

      Permanent link:

    • Keywords


      Electrical resistivity; hydrocarban; structures

    • 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.

    • Author Affiliations


      V K Gaur1 Sri Niwas1 N R Garg2

      1. Department of Earth Sciences, University of Roorkee, Roorkee - 247 672, India
      2. Gujarat Water Resources Development Corporation Limited, Rajkot, India
    • Dates

  • Journal of Earth System Science | News

    • Editorial Note on Continuous Article Publication

      Posted on July 25, 2019

      Click here for Editorial Note on CAP Mode

© 2022-2023 Indian Academy of Sciences, Bengaluru.