CT scans of a conglomerate core

Cameron D. Grace and 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.

View full article as PDF (2.95 Mb)