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Iterative Dip-Steering Median Filter: A New Approach to Separation of Simultaneous Sources

S. Huo1, W. Zhu1, C. Tsingas1, Y. Luo1, and P. Kelamis1

1Saudi Aramco


Simultaneous source acquisition technology, also referred to as ‘blended acquisition’, involves recording two or more shots simultaneously. Despite the fact that conventional processing procedures can still produce acceptable images from the blended data, it is still desirable to separate the blended data into single shot gathers, which allows to reduce the crosstalk noise and to allow application of standard pre-stack processing, such as statics, velocity analysis, etc.


AAPG Search and Discovery Article #90188 ©GEO-2014, 11th Middle East Geosciences Conference and Exhibition, 10-12 March 2014, Manama, Bahrain