What are the most common mistakes we make in pore pressure prediction?

Mark Tingay (Senior Geomechanics Specialist at Chevron)

The group members have a wide range of backgrounds and experiences - and I'm sure many of us have seen some pretty odd things done in pore pressure prediction!

What are some common mistakes that you have seen in pore pressure prediction? If you were training someone new to pore pressure prediction, what are the things you'd caution them against doing? What are your key dos and don'ts for pore pressure prediction?

Please try to avoid things that are just 'personal opinions', such as preferences you might have for a particular type of velocity analysis, software, or prediction model (e.g. Eaton, Bowers, Holbrook).

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