Salt-body interval velocity variation in the deepwater Gulf of Mexico

Cornelius, Sharon (Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences, University of Houston, Houston, Texas) | Castagna, John P. (Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences, University of Houston, Houston, Texas) | Emmet, Peter A. (Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences, University of Houston, Houston, Texas)

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Composite medium modeling of mixed salt-body mineralogies and multiple regression analysis lead to the conclusion that this velocity variation can be explained by the lithological variation within the salt, which also varies by latitude.