CT scans of a conglomerate core

Cameron D. Grace and Robert R. Stewart

ABSTRACT

Recently, x-ray computed tomography (CT) has been used as a petrophysical core analysis tool. This paper summarizes the basic theory behind CT as well as its use in petrophysical analysis. We have used scans of a conglomerate core and a Landmark workstation for display purposes. An outline of how the CT data was loaded and displayed using Landmark's 3Dplus seismic interpretation software is given.

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