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Well Logging and Formation Evaluation

  • ID: 1765746
  • Book
  • 336 Pages
  • Elsevier Science and Technology
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This hand guide in the Gulf Drilling Guides series offers practical techniques that are valuable to petrophysicists and engineers in their day-to-day jobs. Based on the author's many years of experience working in oil companies around the world, this guide is a comprehensive collection of techniques and rules of thumb that work.

The primary functions of the drilling or petroleum engineer are to ensure that the right operational decisions are made during the course of drilling and testing a well, from data gathering, completion and testing, and thereafter to provide the necessary parameters to enable an accurate static and dynamic model of the reservoir to be constructed. This guide supplies these, and many other, answers to their everyday problems.

There are chapters on NMR logging, core analysis, sampling, and interpretation of the data to give the engineer a full picture of the formation. There is no other single guide like this, covering all aspects of well logging and formation evaluation, completely updated with the latest techniques and applications.

- A valuable reference dedicated solely to well logging and formation evaluation.
- Comprehensive coverage of the latest technologies and practices, including, troubleshooting for stuck pipe, operational decisions, and logging contracts.
- Packed with money-saving and time saving strategies for the engineer working in the field.

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1 Basics 1
2 Quicklook Log Interpretation 29
3 Full Interpretation 49
4 Saturation/Height Analysis 59
5 Advanced Log Interpretation Techniques 67
6 Integration with Seismic 103
7 Rock Mechanics Issues 115
8 Value Of Information 119
9 Equity Determinations 125
10 Production Geology Issues 137
11 Reservoir Engineering Issues 155
12 Homing-in Techniques 171
13 Well Deviation, Surveying, and Geosteering 193
Appendix 1 Test Well 1 Data Sheet 207
Appendix 2 Additional Data for Full Evaluation 215
Appendix 3 Solutions to Exercises 218
Appendix 4 Additional Mathematics Theory 251
Appendix 5 Abbreviations and Acronyms 264
Appendix 6 Useful Conversion Units and Constants 268
Appendix 7 Contractor Tool Mnemonics 271
Bibliography 309
About the Author 313
Acknowledgments 314
Index 315
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Darling, Toby
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