# Spectraseis AG

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20120116682 | ENERGY DENSITY AND STRESS IMAGING CONDITIONS FOR SOURCE LOCALIZATION AND CHARACTERIZATION - A method and system for processing synchronous array seismic data includes acquiring synchronous seismic data from a plurality of sensors to obtain synchronized array measurements. A reverse-time data propagation process is applied to the synchronized array measurements to obtain dynamic particle parameters associated with subsurface locations. A maximum energy density imaging condition is applied to the dynamic particle parameters to obtain imaging values associated with subsurface locations. Subsurface positions of energy sources are located from the relative maximum of a plurality of the imaging values associated with subsurface locations. | 05-10-2012 |

20120113751 | STATICS CALCULATION - A method and system of for determining near surface velocity structure and statics corrections includes acquiring multicomponent seismic data associated with a sensor location, computing spectrograms for all orthogonal components of the multicomponent seismic data using a processing unit, calculating a median H/V spectrum, calculating an initial Rayleigh ellipticity solution associated with the sensor location and inverting the values associated with the median H/V spectrum with a forward-modelled Rayleigh ellipticity solution to determine a velocity depth distribution associated with the sensor location. | 05-10-2012 |

20120022791 | VH Reservoir Mapping with Borehole Sensors - A method and system of detecting and mapping a subsurface hydrocarbon reservoir includes determining ratio data for a plurality of orthogonal spectral components of naturally occurring low frequency background seismic data. The ratio data may be compared, plotted, contoured and displayed as a subsurface hydrocarbon reservoir map or a hydrocarbon potential map. The ratio data may represent a vertical spectral component of the seismic data over a horizontal spectral component of the seismic data. The subsurface hydrocarbon reservoir map may include contouring the ratio data over a geographical area associated with the seismic data. | 01-26-2012 |

20120016592 | IMAGE DOMAIN SIGNAL TO NOISE ESTIMATE WITH BOREHOLE DATA - A method and system for processing synchronous array seismic data includes acquiring synchronous passive seismic data from a plurality of sensors to obtain synchronized array measurements. A reverse-time data propagation process is applied to the synchronized array measurements to obtain a plurality of dynamic particle parameters associated with subsurface locations. Imaging conditions are applied to obtain imaging values that may be summed or stacked to obtain a time reverse image attribute. A volume of imaging values may be scaled by a non-signal noise function to obtain a modified image that is compensated for noise effects. | 01-19-2012 |

20120016591 | TIME REVERSE IMAGING ATTRIBUTES WITH BOREHOLE DATA - A method and system for processing synchronous array seismic data includes acquiring synchronous passive seismic data from a plurality of sensors to obtain synchronized array measurements. A reverse-time data propagation process is applied to the synchronized array measurements to obtain a plurality of dynamic particle parameters associated with subsurface locations. Imaging conditions are applied to obtain imaging values that may be summed or stacked to obtain a time reverse image attribute. A volume of imaging values may be scaled by a non-signal noise function to obtain a modified image that is compensated for noise effects. | 01-19-2012 |

20120014216 | Time reverse reservoir localization - A method and system for processing synchronous array seismic data includes acquiring synchronous passive seismic data from a plurality of sensors to obtain synchronized array measurements. A reverse-time data process is applied to the synchronized array measurements to obtain a plurality of dynamic particle parameters associated with subsurface locations. These dynamic particle parameters are stored in a form for display. Maximum values of the dynamic particle parameters may be interpreted as reservoir locations. The dynamic particle parameters may be particle displacement values, particle velocity values, particle acceleration values or particle pressure values. The sensors may be three-component sensors. Zero-phase frequency filtering of different ranges of interest may be applied. The data may be resampled to facilitate efficient data processing. | 01-19-2012 |

20120014215 | Time reverse reservoir localization with borehole data - A method and system for processing synchronous array seismic data includes acquiring synchronous passive seismic data from a plurality of sensors to obtain synchronized array measurements. A reverse-time data process is applied to the synchronized array measurements to obtain a plurality of dynamic particle parameters associated with subsurface locations. These dynamic particle parameters are stored in a form for display. Maximum values of the dynamic particle parameters may be interpreted as reservoir locations. The dynamic particle parameters may be particle displacement values, particle velocity values, particle acceleration values or particle pressure values. The sensors may be three-component sensors. Zero-phase frequency filtering of different ranges of interest may be applied. The data may be resampled to facilitate efficient data processing. | 01-19-2012 |

20120014214 | TIME REVERSE IMAGING OPERATORS FOR SOURCE LOCATION WITH BOREHOLE DATA - A method and system for processing synchronous array seismic data includes acquiring synchronous passive seismic data from a plurality of sensors to obtain synchronized array measurements. A reverse-time data propagation process is applied to the synchronized array measurements to obtain a plurality of dynamic particle parameters associated with subsurface locations. Imaging conditions are applied to the dynamic particle parameters to obtain image values associated with subsurface energy source locations. | 01-19-2012 |

20110292764 | Bayesian DHI for Seismic Data - A method of locating subsurface hydrocarbon reservoirs includes acquiring seismic data, extracting seismic data attributes from the seismic data, calculating exemplar data group probability density function values using distribution values associated with the seismic attributes and applying Bayesian inversion to determine the likelihood of subsurface hydrocarbons. | 12-01-2011 |

20110286305 | TIME REVERSE IMAGING OPERATORS FOR SOURCE LOCATION - A method and system for processing synchronous array seismic data includes acquiring synchronous passive seismic data from a plurality of sensors to obtain synchronized array measurements. A reverse-time data propagation process is applied to the synchronized array measurements to obtain a plurality of dynamic particle parameters associated with subsurface locations. Imaging conditions are applied to the dynamic particle parameters to obtain image values associated with subsurface energy source locations. | 11-24-2011 |

20110276272 | TIME REVERSE IMAGING ATTRIBUTES - A method and system for processing synchronous array seismic data includes acquiring synchronous passive seismic data from a plurality of sensors to obtain synchronized array measurements. A reverse-time data propagation process is applied to the synchronized array measurements to obtain a plurality of dynamic particle parameters associated with subsurface locations. Imaging conditions are applied to obtain imaging values that may be summed or stacked to obtain a time reverse image attribute. A volume of imaging values may be scaled by a non-signal noise function to obtain a modified image that is compensated for noise effects. | 11-10-2011 |

20100161234 | Time Reverse Reservoir Localization - A method and system for processing synchronous array seismic data includes acquiring synchronous passive seismic data from a plurality of sensors to obtain synchronized array measurements. A reverse-time data process is applied to the synchronized array measurements to obtain a plurality of dynamic particle parameters associated with subsurface locations. These dynamic particle parameters are stored in a form for display. Maximum values of the dynamic particle parameters may be interpreted as reservoir locations. The dynamic particle parameters may be particle displacement values, particle velocity values, particle acceleration values or particle pressure values. The sensors may be three-component sensors. Zero-phase frequency filtering of different ranges of interest may be applied. The data may be resampled to facilitate efficient data processing. | 06-24-2010 |

20100161233 | Time Reverse Reservoir Localization - A method and system for processing synchronous array seismic data includes acquiring synchronous passive seismic data from a plurality of sensors to obtain synchronized array measurements. A reverse-time data process is applied to the synchronized array measurements to obtain a plurality of dynamic particle parameters associated with subsurface locations. These dynamic particle parameters are stored in a form for display. Maximum values of the dynamic particle parameters may be interpreted as reservoir locations. The dynamic particle parameters may be particle displacement values, particle velocity values, particle acceleration values or particle pressure values. The sensors may be three-component sensors. Zero-phase frequency filtering of different ranges of interest may be applied. The data may be resampled to facilitate efficient data processing. | 06-24-2010 |

20100157732 | Time Reverse Reservoir Localization - A method and system for processing synchronous array seismic data includes acquiring synchronous passive seismic data from a plurality of sensors to obtain synchronized array measurements. A reverse-time data process is applied to the synchronized array measurements to obtain a plurality of dynamic particle parameters associated with subsurface locations. These dynamic particle parameters are stored in a form for display. Maximum values of the dynamic particle parameters may be interpreted as reservoir locations. The dynamic particle parameters may be particle displacement values, particle velocity values, particle acceleration values or particle pressure values. The sensors may be three-component sensors. Zero-phase frequency filtering of different ranges of interest may be applied. The data may be resampled to facilitate efficient data processing. | 06-24-2010 |

20100153015 | VH reservoir mapping - A method and system of detecting and mapping a subsurface hydrocarbon reservoir includes determining ratio data for a plurality of orthogonal spectral components of naturally occurring low frequency background seismic data. The ratio data may be compared, plotted, contoured and displayed as a subsurface hydrocarbon reservoir map or a hydrocarbon potential map. The ratio data may represent a vertical spectral component of the seismic data over a horizontal spectral component of the seismic data. The subsurface hydrocarbon reservoir map may include contouring the ratio data over a geographical area associated with the seismic data. | 06-17-2010 |

20090175126 | FREQUENCY SHIFT RESERVOIR LOCALIZATION - A method and system of detecting and mapping a subsurface hydrocarbon reservoir includes acquiring seismic data having a plurality of components, applying a data transform to the seismic data to obtain seismic data spectral component maxima and maxima profiles, and recording the maxima or maxima profile in a form for display. | 07-09-2009 |

20080288173 | Seismic attributes for reservoir localization - A method and system for processing three component seismic data includes determining a covariance data matrix from three component seismic data for each of a plurality of time periods to obtain eigenvectors and eigenvalues. One or more seismic attributes are calculated from the eigenvectors and eigenvalues for each of a plurality of time periods. A stability measure is determined from the calculated seismic attribute for each of the plurality of time periods and stored for display. | 11-20-2008 |