CT scans of a conglomerate core

Cameron D. Grace, Robert R. Stewart

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.