Advanced Well Log Interpretation

An Intensive 5 - Day Training Course

Advanced Well Log Interpretation

Scheduled Dates

14 - 18 Aug 2022 Dubai - UAE $4,950
11 - 15 Dec 2022 Dubai - UAE $4,950
14 - 18 Aug 2023 Dubai - UAE $5,950
11 - 15 Dec 2023 Dubai - UAE $5,950
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Why Choose this Training Course?

Why Choose this Training Course?

This interactive, applications-driven 5-day Advanced Well Log Interpretation training course will highlight the techniques and principles of advanced well log interpretation for oil industry professionals who needs to deal with wireline and/or LWD logs in their daily job.

This PetroKnowledge training course will explore the tools response explained from their physical principles as well as their relationship with the rock and fluid properties, most existing open hole logging technologies will be covered explaining their main applications and limitations. Advanced interpretation methods will be discussed with numerous examples and exercises including complex lithology interpretation techniques. At the end of the training course, we will hold a mini-workshop on optimum logging program selection based on: minimum set of logs needed for a proper evaluation, company budget and tools’ limitations.

This training course will feature:

  • Discussions on tools physical principles and applications
  • Tool limitations on different borehole environments
  • Tips and examples to identify and understand common logging issues
  • Explanation of petrophysical concepts and techniques for advanced formation evaluation
  • Application of interpretation methods in several examples and exercises

What are the Goals?

What are the Goals?

By the end of this training course, participants will be able to:

  • Understand the physical principles of most existing logging tools
  • Apply basic quality control techniques to validate logging data
  • Know the main applications and limitations of the different tool readings
  • Perform a quantitative formation evaluation on a complex lithology
  • Understand the uses of advanced logging tools in complex lithology interpretation

Who is this Training Course for?

Who is this Training Course for?

This PetroKnowledge training course is suitable to a wide range of professionals but will greatly benefit:

  • Exploration Engineers
  • Production Engineers
  • Geologists, Geophysicist and Petrophysicist
  • Petroleum, Reservoir and Drilling Engineers
  • In general, all other oil & gas industry professionals who are involved in logging data interpretation and validation

How will this Training Course be Presented?

How will this Training Course be Presented?

This training course will utilise a variety of proven adult learning techniques to ensure maximum understanding, comprehension and retention of the information presented, the sessions will include visual, auditory and kinesthetic elements to cover the three different learning modalities. The daily sessions will be highly interactive and participative. This involves regular discussion of applications as well as hands-on exercises that will be solved manually and/or using Microsoft Excel. 

Daily Agenda

Day One: Basic Concepts Review and Resistivity Tools

  • Petrophysics concepts review
  • Introduction to Well Logging
  • Log classification according to the measured properties
  • Auxiliary measurements, uses and common issues
  • Basic measurements: Gamma Ray and Spontaneous Potential
  • Resistivity Theory, principles and applications of laterologs
  • Advanced Laterolog logging tools: array and azimuthal
  • Microresistivity devices, principles and applications

Day Two: Conductivity and Nuclear Logging Tools

  • Conductivity tools, uses and limitations
  • LWD resistivity determination tools
  • Advanced Induction logging tools, 3D induction
  • RT and invasion profile determination
  • Formation density tools, principles and applications
  • The photoelectric factor, a key lithology indicator
  • Neutron tools principles and applications
  • Porosity determination from density and neutron logs
  • LWD nuclear logging tools
  • Lithology determination, calibrations and log quality control parameters

Day Three: Acoustic and Geological Logging Tools

  • Basic sonic tools, borehole compensation
  • Dipole sonic tools, applications
  • Mechanical properties determination and uses
  • Sonic scanner principles and applications
  • Common sonic issues in the borehole
  • LWD acoustic tools
  • Dipmeter interpretation principles
  • Geological Image Logging Tools
  • Structural and Stratigraphic Interpretation Principles
  • Open, partially open and healed fractures interpretation
  • Faults and unconformities interpretation examples
  • Facies analysis for reservoir characterization with image logs
  • Ultrasonic logging tools

Day Four: Advanced Logging Tools and Introduction to Formation Evaluation

  • Nuclear Magnetic Resonance, principles and applications
  • Relaxation mechanisms and their association with fluid and rock properties
  • Porosity, irreducible water saturation and permeability determination
  • Advanced fluid determination methods: 3D map T1-T2-Difussion
  • Dielectric tools principles and applications
  • Saturation determination parameters, m, n and CEC
  • Geochemical Logging tools
  • Complex lithology evaluation examples
  • Formation evaluation principles
  • Rw determination methods
  • Crossplots utilization, Hingle and Pickett plots
  • Graphical interpretation techniques for porosity and lithology

Day Five: Complex Lithology Evaluation, Formation Testers and Mini-Workshop

  • Saturation determination equations and techniques
  • Complete formation evaluation for Complex lithology
  • Reservoir pressure determination tools
  • Pre-test interpretation
  • Lost seal, dry tests and supercharging
  • Pressure gradient interpretation
  • Fluid sampling, optical and composition fluid analyzers
  • Advanced probes for special well and reservoir conditions
  • Permeability determination
  • Mini-workshop on logging program selection

Certificate

  • On successful completion of this training course, a PetroKnowledge Certificate will be awarded to the delegates

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  • Payments can be made in USD or UAE local currency AED (Arab Emirates Dirhams) either by Bank Transfer or by Credit Card. Our Bank Account details will be provided on the invoice.
  • Course fees are payable upon booking unless a valid, authorized Purchase Order is provided and accepted.
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  • The course fee shall be settled prior to course start date. Corporate payments with existing payment policy shall be relayed to us in advance.

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