14.6.1 Facet

Topic Version1Published09/11/2015
For StandardRESQML v2.0.1

Enumerations of the type of qualifier that applies to a property type to provide additional context about the nature of the property. For example, may include conditions, direction, qualifiers, or statistics. Facets are used in RESQML to provide qualifiers to existing property types, which minimizes the need to create specialized property types.


Data Type




Indicates condition of how the property was acquired, e.g., distinguishing surface condition of a fluid compared to reservoir conditions.



Indicates that the property is directional. Common values are X, Y, or Z for vectors; I, J, or K for properties on a grid; or tensorial coordinates, e.g., XX or IJ. For example, vertical permeability vs. horizontal permeability.



Indicates that the property is of kind net or gross, i.e., indicates that the spatial support of a property is averaged only over the net rock or all of the rock. rock or all of the rock.



Used to capture any other context not covered by the other facet types listed here.



Indicates values such as minimum, maximum, average, etc.



Indicates the element that is measured, for example, the concentration of a mineral.