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Coves advanced petrophysical methods for mechanical properties and stimulation, ancient and Russian-style logs, dipmeter and image logs, structure and stratigraphic analysis, seismic petrophysics, and cement integrity logs.

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NARRATED SLIDE SHOW CONTENTS

LECTURE 14 - Mechanical Properties / Elastic Constants

  • Mechanical Properties Basics

  • Elastic Constants Theory

  • Log Editing Basics

  • Calculating Mechanical Properties Of Rocks

  • Shear Modulus N

  • Poisson's Ratio PR

  • Bulk Modulus Kb

  • Bulk Compressibility Cb

  • Biot’s Constant Alpha

  • Young's Modulus Y 

  • Modulus of Compressibility Kc

  • Pore Compressibility Kp or Kf

  • Calibrating Dynamic to Static Constants

  • Case Histories

  • Exercise 14

LECTURE 15 - Pressure / Closure Stress

  • Calculating Normal Pore Pressure Gradient

  • Calculating Abnormal Pressure Gradient

  • Calculating Overburden Pressure Gradient

  • Calculating Fracture Pressure and Closure Stress Gradient

  • Calibrating Pressure Gradients

  • Calculating Fracture Extent

  • Gamma Ray Logging to Confirm Fracture Placement

  • Fracture Orientation from Caliper

  • Case Histories

  • Exercise 15

LECTURE 16 - Ancient Logs

  • Introduction To Ancient Logs

  • Electrical Survey (FS Log)

  • Normal Curve

  • Lateral Curve

  • Spontaneous Potential (SP)

  • Laterolog (LL3, LL7)

  • Microlog (MLC)
    Microlaterolog (MLLC)

  • Gamma Ray Log (GR)

  • Neutron Log (GNT)

  • Density Log

  • Sonic Log 

  • Shale Volume, Porosity, Water Saturation

  • Case Histories

  • Exercise 16

LECTURE 17 -Russian-Style Logs

  • Introduction To Russian-Style Logs

  • Electrical Survey (BKZ)

  • Normal Curve (Potential, PZ)

  • Lateral Curve (Gradient, GZ)

  • Russian Core Analysis

  • Gamma Ray Log (GK)

  • Neutron Log (NGK)

  • Density Log (GGK)

  • Sonic Log (AK)

  • Shale Volume, Porosity, Water Saturation

  • Case Histories

  • Exercise 17

LECTURE 18 -Dipmeter and Image Logs

  • Introduction To Dip and Image Logs

  • Evolution of the Dipmeter Concept

  • Modern Dipmeters

  • Basic Continuous Dipmeter Calculations

  • High Resolution Dipmeter

  • Determining Dip By Clustering and Pooling

  • Pattern Recognition Dip Calculations

  • Stratigraphic High Resolution Dipmeter

  • Formation Imaging From Dipmeters

  • Resistivity Microscanner Imaging

  • Dipmeter Advisor - An Expert System

  • Auxiliary Dipmeter Presentations

  • Dip Subtraction and Rotation

  • True Stratigraphic and True Vertical Thickness

  • True Vertical Depth

  • Exercise 18

LECTURE 19 - Analysis of Structure

  • Plate Tectonics - The Big Picture

  • Diastrophism - The Regional Picture

  • Subsidence and the Creation of Geosynclines

  • Folds and Faults

  • Petroleum Traps Formed By Structures

  • Analysis of Dipmeter Data For Structural Features

  • Choosing and Using Regional Dip

  • Deciding What The Patterns Mean

  • Classic Dipmeter Patterns On Arrow Plots -------- The Cook Book

  • Case Histories

  • Exercise 19

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LECTURE 20 - Analyzing Stratigraphy

  • Depositional Environments

  • Stratigraphic Traps

  • Grain Size

  • Dip Spread

  • Current Bedding

  • Curve Shape Analysis

  • Dipmeter Patterns in Sedimentary Structures

  • Choosing Regional Dip

  • Subtracting Regional Dip

  • Deciding What The Patterns Mean

  • Sedimentary Models

  • Classic Dipmeter Patterns For Stratigraphy - The Cookbook

  • Case Histories

  • Exercise 20

LECTURE 21 - Seismic Petrophysics

  • Seismic Petrophysics Basics

  • Seismic Modeling

  • Log Modeling

  • Logs Used in Seismic Interpretation

  • The Shared-Earth Concept

  • Exercise 21

LECTURE 22 - Editing Logs foe Seismic

  • Log Editing Concepts

  • Modeling Sonic and Density with Response Equation

  • Seismic Check Shots

  • Editing Sonic Logs With SRS and VSP Data

  • Modeling Sonic and Density Logs With Trend Data

  • Modeling Sonic and Density Logs From Resistivity

  • Modeling Sonic and Density Logs From Neutron and Gamma Ray

  • Modeling Sonic and Density Logs With Regression

  • Modeling the Sonic Log Response From Biot-Gassmann Equations

  • Gardnerís Model for Density from Sonic

  • Exercise 22

LECTURE 23 - Seismic Modeling

  • Seismic Modeling Basics

  • Step By Step Procedure for Modeling

  • Integrating the Sonic Log

  • Acoustic Impedance and Reflection Coefficients

  • Calculating Seismic Wavelets

  • Convolution of Wavelet & Reflection Coefficients

  • Case Histories: Synthetic Seismograms

  • Exercise 23

LECTURE 24 - Seismic Inversion, VSP, AVO

  • Seismic Attributes Basics

  • Seismic Inversion Procedures

  • Capturing Low Frequency Components

  • Displaying Seismic Inversion Traces

  • Case Histories: Seismic Inversion

  • Porosity/Lithology From Shear Seismic

  • Case Histories: Porosity/Lithology

  • Vertical Seismic Profile Concepts

  • Vertical Seismic Profiles On Wireline

  • Vertical Seismic Profiles While Drilling

  • Case Histories: Vertical Seismic Profiles

  • Amplitude Versus Offset (AVO)

  • Case Histories: Amplitude Versus Offset

  • Exercise 24

LECTURE 25 - Seismic Data Processing

  • Seismic Concepts for Non-Geophysicists

  • Seismic Data Acquisition

  • Seismic Velocity Analysis Techniques

  • Calculating Seismic Velocity From Logs

  • Calculating Interval Velocity From Seismic

  • Time to Depth Conversions

  • Seismic Velocity and Dipping Beds

  • Exercise 25 (Self Exam for Lectures 21 thru 25)

LECTURE 26 - Cement Integrity Logs

  • Introduction

  • Types of Cement Integrity Logs

  • Temperature Logs

  • Cement Bond Logs (CBL)

  • Cement Bond-Variable Density Logs (CBL-VDL)

  • Cement Mapping Logs (CMT, CET, PET)

  • Ultrasonic Imaging Logs (USI, RBT)

  • Casing / Tubing Inspection

  • Ultrasonic Methods

  • Electromagnetic Methods

  • Multi-Finger Caliper Methods

  • Case History

  • Exercises 26

 


 

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