Oil & Gas Training
and Competency Development

Discipline Petrophysics
LevelSkill
Duration5 Days
Delivery Mechanism Classroom
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Tool Physics - High Technology Imaging and Logging Tools

This covers all the advanced imaging Logging Tools:

  • The concept of forward modeling and inversion
  • Wireline Formation Testing (WFT) This covers the wide applications of WFT:
    • Tool Hardware- application in low permeability zones using straddle packers.
    • Pressure Gradient Analysis
    • Sampling
    • Optical Spectroscopy to give Hydrocarbon composition
  • New developments in LWD Tools:
  • New developments in LWD:
    • Sourceless logging to obtain density, Pe, neutron porosity
    • Pressure measurements whilst logging
  • Neutron Logging:
    • Nuclear Physics of Neutron Interaction with the formation
    • Advances in Neutron Logging
    • Reservoir Monitoring using C/O tools
  • Borehole imaging for geological modeling, structural and stratigraphic features, fracture evaluations using
    • Micro-resistivities
    • Ultra sonic imaging
  • Cross-Well Electromagnetic Imaging
  • Scanner Family of radial and circumferential imaging. This covers:
    • Dielectric Scanner logging
    • NMR Scanner Imaging
    • Resistivity scanner to give Rv and Rh
    • Acoustic Scanner
    • Formation Resistivity measurements behind the casing

Workshops: 1-2 hours daily of workshop examples

  • Agenda
  • Audience
  • Agenda

    Day 1

    • The concept of forward modeling and inversion
    • Wireline Formation Testing (WFT) This covers the wide applications of WFT:
      • Tool Hardware- application in low permeability zones using straddle packers.
      • Pressure Gradient Analysis
    • Sampling
    • Optical Spectroscopy to give Hydrocarbon composition

    Day 2

    • New developments in LWD:
      •  Sourceless logging to obtain density, Pe, neutron porosity
      • Pressure measurements whilst logging

    Day 3

    • Neutron Logging:
      • Nuclear Physics of Neutron Interaction with the formation
      • Advances in Neutron Logging
      • Reservoir Monitoring using Pulsed Neutron Logging for capture (sigma) and Inelastic (C/O) Modes

    Day 4

    • Borehole imaging for geological modeling, structural and stratigraphic features, fracture evaluations using
      • Micro-resistivities
      • Ultra sonic imaging
    • Cross-well electromagnetic imaging
    • Scanner Family of radial and circumferential imaging including:
      • Dielectric Scanner logging

    Day 5

    • Scanner Family of radial and circumferential imaging.- Continued
      • NMR scanner Imaging
      • Resistivity scanner to give Rv and Rh
      • Acoustic scanner imaging
      • Formation resistivity measurements behind the casing
  • Audience

    This course will be suitable for all experienced engineers in all the technical domains in the oil and gas industry. There have been major developments in data acquisition namely imaging of the formation circumferentially and radially. This course will provide a solid base to be up to date and understand the applications of this technology.

  • Prerequisites

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