Well Logging in Nontechnical Language

ISBN-10: 0878148256
ISBN-13: 9780878148257
Edition: 2nd 2002
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Description: An update of the PennWell classic Nontechnical Guide to Logging Techniques, this text provides an easy-to-understand overview of the technically complex subject of well logging. This book will be very useful to bankers, landmen, geology and  More...

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Book details

List price: $85.00
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: PennWell Corporation
Publication date: 1/1/2002
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 289
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.386
Language: English

An update of the PennWell classic Nontechnical Guide to Logging Techniques, this text provides an easy-to-understand overview of the technically complex subject of well logging. This book will be very useful to bankers, landmen, geology and engineering technicians, clerks, secretaries, and others who need a basic understanding of well logs to perform their jobs.

Acknowledgments
A Word to the Reader
Introduction to Logging
Why Do We Run Logs?
Who Uses Logs and Why?
Reading Logs
The Header
Main Log Section
Vertical Scale
Horizontal Scale
Inserts
Repeat Section
Calibrations
Comprehension Check
Formation Parameters
Types of Sediments
Porosity
Intergranular Porosity
Other Types of Porosity
Formation Analysis
Shaly Formations
Reserves Estimate
Invasion
Resistivity
Direct vs. Indirect Measurements
Water Saturation
Mud Logging
Rate of Penetration and Lag
Measuring ROP
Interpreting ROP from the Mud Log
Lag
Gas Detection
Gas Detectors
Analyzing Returns
Measuring and Recording the Readings
Interpretations
Collecting Samples
Sample Description
Show Evaluation
Identification
Porosity
Permeability
Hydrocarbon Ratio Analysis
Application
Resistivity Measurement
Induction Tools
Focused Electric Logs
Electric Logs
Spontaneous Potential
Microresistivity Tools
Micrologs
Microlaterologs
Microspherically Focused Logs
Porosity Measurements
Cores
Subatomic Interactions
Gamma--Ray Logs
Density Logs
Interpretation--Density Log
Compensated Neutron Log
Interpretation--Compensated Neutron Log
Sonic Log
Interpretation--Sonic Log
Multiple Porosity Logs
Quick-and-Dirty Crossplot Porosity
Putting It All Together
Questions to Ask Before Reading a Log
Reading a Log
BVW[subscript min], Quick-Look Method
Sample Prospect Evaluation
Detailed Interpretation
Sargeant 1-5 Example
Gulf Coast Example
Computer-Generated Logs Interpretations
Wellsite Computer Logs
Computing Center Logs
Dielectric Constant Logs
Interpretation
Magnetic Resonance Logs
Interpretation
Beyond Water Saturation
Wellsite Seismic Techniques
Check Shots
Synthetic Seismograms
Vertical Seismic Profiling
Determining Dip
Imaging Logs
Formation Testing
Drillstem Testing
Wireline Formation Testing
Formation Cores
Logging Measurements While Drilling
Logs for Air-Drilled Holes
Epithermal Neutron Log
Temperature Log
Noise Log
Through-Drillpipe Logging
Completion Logs
Cementing the Casing
Two-Stage Cementing Jobs
Measuring Volume of Cement
Correlation Logs
Gamma-Ray/CCL Tools
Cement Evaluation Logs
Conditions That Affect CBL Interpretations
Pulse Echo Tools
Ultrasonic Cement Evaluation Tools
Remedial Cementing
Perforating for Production
Monitoring the Well and Reservoir
Production Logs
Common Well Problems
Crossflow
Premature Breakthrough
Mechanical Problems
Underproduction
The Complexities of Production Analysis
Multiphase Flow
Production Logging Tools
GR and CCL Tools
Temperature Tools
Flowmeters
Manometers
Differential Manometer
Holdup Meters
Pulsed Neutron Tools
Radioactive Tracer
Example Production Log
Remedial Operations
Casing Inspection Tools
Casing Potential Tools
Acoustic Imaging Tools
Magnetic Flux Leakage Tool
Multifinger Calipers
Remedial Operations
Through-Casing Formation Evaluation Tools
Nuclear Physics and Through-Casing Tools
GR Spectrometry
CNL Log
Acoustic Tools
Density Tools
Pulsed Neutron Spectrometry Tools
Pulsed Neutron Decay Rate Tools
Monitoring the Reservoir
A Final Note
Afterword
Glossary
Nomenclature
Subscripts
Symbols
Index

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