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Geostatistics - Reservoir models

Geostatistical methods are widely used in reservoir modelling to describe the uncertainty related to geometric structure in the geological patterns. 

Contact: Peter Frykman,, +45 9133 3775 

layered chalk porosity 
Geostatistic model of porosity in layered chalk

fluvial channels 
Geostatistic model of fluvial channel system


  • Almeida, A.S. & Frykman, P. 1994: Geostatistical modeling of chalk reservoir properties in the Dan Field, Danish North Sea. In: Yarus, J.M. & Chambers, R.L. (eds): Stochastic Modeling and Geostatistics; Principles, Methods, and Case Studies. AAPG Computer Applications in Geology, No. 3 3, 273-286. Tulsa: The American Association of Petroleum Geologists.
  • Vejbæk, O.V. & Kristensen, L. 2000: Downflank hydrocarbon potential identified using seismic inversion and geostatistics: Upper Maastrichtian reservoir unit, Dan Field, Danish Central Graben. Petroleum Geoscience 6(1), 1-13.
  • Frykman, P. & Deutsch, C.V. 2002: Practical application of the geostatistical scaling laws for data integration. Petrophysics 43(3), 153-171.

    The last paper was awarded "Petrophysics Best Paper Award 2002", announced at the 44th Annual Symposium in Galveston, Texas, 2003, The Society of Professional Well Log Analysts (SPWLA). Petrophysics Best Paper Award 2002