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Mud volcano seismic section Scene

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Organization: CGG Veritas
Interpretations: 2
Date Created: 2010-01-13

Vertical 2D profile derived from 3D seismic from the lower Niger fan with an active mud volcano with BSR.

Interpretations related to this Scene

Mud volcano DW Niger delta annotated Interpretation

VSA Author: Rob Butler
Date Created: 2020-01-20

This annotated version highlights various amplitude anomalies likely to represent hydrocarbons. They include a bottom simulating reflector representing gas hydrates and some bright spots deeper in the structure that could be DHIs - migrated gas. The footwall (R side) of the structure is uninterpreted. Note the thick growth sequence charting amplification of the anticline (in semi-tran...

mud volcano DW Nigeria Interpretation

VSA Author: Rob Butler
Date Created: 2020-01-20

Basic geological picks for the anticline in DW Niger delta - illustrating the growth strata, a thin veneer of post-kinematic strata. The anticline is punctured by mobile mud - that has erupted as a mud-volcano.


  • Scene Administrator:
    • Taija Torvela
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Geological Interpretation

Deformation Structures
Antiform, Mud

Depositional Architecture
Mud Volcanoes, Mass Transport Complex

Depositional Environment
Lower, Basin Floor

Depositional Processes
Hemipelagic Fallout, Mass Wasting and Transport

Sediment Composition

Age of Strata

Age of Deformation

Geological Context

Plate Settings and Margins

DW fold-thrust belts

Basin Setting
Passive Margin

Geographic Context

Physical Geography

Political Geography
Nigeria, Federal Republic of


Survey Information
Marine, Zero Phase, 3D, Migrated

Data Presentation
Vertical Scale - Time, Amplitude

Image Type
Vertical Profile