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Issue 45 of Science@ifpen
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Artificial Intelligence-assisted interpretation of geological images

Over the last decade, deep learning applied to image analysis has rapidly developed in scope to cover numerous fields. However, its potential remains underexploited in geology, despite the fact that it is a discipline that relies to a large extent on visual interpretation. To contribute to the digital transformation of industries related to the underground environment, researchers at IFPEN have implemented deep learning in three “profession-specific contexts”, each involving different types of geological images.
Issue 44 of Science@ifpen
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From outcrop to reservoir: thanks to seismic waves!

Seismic imaging remains an important tool in the characterization of geological reservoirs. In the case of carbonate reservoirs, the biological origin of the sediments, as well as their transformation over time through diagenesis , results in numerous structural heterogeneities.
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Maria-Fernanda ROMERO-SARMIENTO

Research Engineer / Project Leader
Organic Geochemistry PhD.
Maria-Fernanda Romero-Sarmiento joined IFP Energies nouvelles in 2010 as a research scientist in organic geochemistry. She holds a Ph.D. in Organic Geochemistry from the University of Lille (France)
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Mathilde ADELINET

Lecturer in Geophysics at IFP School
Mathilde Adelinet graduated from the Ecole normale supérieure in 2007. She next worked on elastic properties of basalt in Iceland at the Maine University where she obtained her PhD in 2010. In 2010
Issue 41 of Science@IFPEN
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Characterization and modeling of the facies(a)-eogenesis(b) couple, initial state of carbonate reservoirs (HDR 2017)

Carbonate reservoirs present significant heterogeneities (in terms of types and scales) associated with the biological origin of sedimentsc, as well as the diagenetic transformations that took place
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Mickaele Le Ravalec

Department Head
Mickaele Le Ravalec holds a Ph.D. degree in rock physics from the University of Rennes (1995) and a HDR from the Louis Pasteur University of Strasbourg (2002). After a post-doctoral position in rock