Linking Diagenesis to Sequence Stratigraphy: An Integrated Tool for Understanding and Predicting Reservoir Quality Distribution

  1. Sadoon Morad,
  2. J. Marcelo Ketzer and
  3. Luiz F. De Ros
  1. S. Morad1,
  2. J.M. Ketzer2 and
  3. L.F. De Ros3

Published Online: 22 MAY 2013

DOI: 10.1002/9781118485347.ch1

Linking Diagenesis to Sequence Stratigraphy

Linking Diagenesis to Sequence Stratigraphy

How to Cite

Morad, S., Ketzer, J.M. and De Ros, L.F. (2013) Linking Diagenesis to Sequence Stratigraphy: An Integrated Tool for Understanding and Predicting Reservoir Quality Distribution, in Linking Diagenesis to Sequence Stratigraphy (eds S. Morad, J. M. Ketzer and L. F. De Ros), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., West Sussex, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781118485347.ch1

Author Information

  1. 1

    Department of Petroleum Geosciences, The Petroleum Institute, P.O. Box 2533, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates; E-mail: smorad@pi.ac.ae Department of Earth Sciences, Uppsala University, 752 36, Uppsala, Sweden

  2. 2

    CEPAC Brazilian Carbon Storage Research Center, PUCRS, Av. Ipiranga, 6681, Predio 96J, TecnoPuc, Porto Alegre, RS, 90619-900, Brazil; E-mail: marcelo.ketzer@pucrs.br

  3. 3

    Instituto de Geociências, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul - UFRGS, Av. Bento Gonçalves, 9500, Porto Alegre, RS, 91501-970, Brazil; E-mail: lfderos@inf.ufrgs.br

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 22 MAY 2013
  2. Published Print: 11 JAN 2013

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781118485392

Online ISBN: 9781118485347

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Keywords:

  • reservoir quality distribution;
  • sediment diagenesis;
  • sequence stratigraphy

Summary

Sequence stratigraphy is a useful tool for the prediction of primary (depositional) porosity and permeability. However, these primary characteristics are modified to variable extents by diverse diagenetic processes. This chapter demonstrates that integration of sequence stratigraphy and diagenesis is possible because the parameters controlling the sequence stratigraphic framework may have a profound impact on early diagenetic processes. The latter processes play a decisive role in the burial diagenetic and related reservoir-quality evolution pathways. Therefore, the integration of sequence stratigraphy and diagenesis allows a proper understanding and prediction of the spatial and temporal distribution of diagenetic alterations and, consequently, of reservoir quality in sedimentary successions.