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 2. OIL and LOGGING HISTORY
 3. PETROLEUM GEOLOGY

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 1. PETROPHYSICS  OVERVIEW

Beginner's Guide
Integrated Petrophysics
Reservoir Description
What Is A Log?
Quantitative Analysis Basics
Near Wellbore Invasion
Rock-Fluid Model Definitions
The Log Response Equation
Reading / Picking Logs
Quicklook Visual Analysis
Crain's Rules - Visual Analysis
Basic Shale Volume Methods
Basic Porosity Methods
Basic Lithology Methods
Water Saturation Methods
Basic Permeability Methods
Net Pay and Productivity
List of Abbreviations


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History of Logging 1846-1945
History of Logging 1946-1969
History of Logging 1969-1985
History of Logging 1986-20XX
History of Logging in Canada
First Logs on the Moon
True History of Oil and Gas
Future History of Oil and Gas
History of Oil, Gas in Canada
Physics Timeline
Inventions Timeline

 

 4. MANAGING PETROPHYSICS

Role of a Petrophysicist
Training of a Petrophysicist
What Logs Should Be Run?
Log Quality Control
Managing Integrated Projects
Types/Uses Petrophysical Data
Petrophysical Reports
Computer Aided Petrophysics
Expert Systems for Petrophysics
Expert System Spreadsheets
META/LOG "ESP" Spreadsheet
Log Editing / Reconstruction 
Petrophysics For Frac Design 
 
 

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Our Place in the Universe
Earth History / Geology
Earth Structure / Tectonics
Petroleum Reservoirs
Folds and Faults
Depositional Environment,
Curve Shape Analysis
Grain Size, Dip Spread
Structural Traps

Stratigraphic Traps

 

 5. USEFUL STUFF

Petrophysical Pocket Pal
Quicklook Analysis Math

Quicklook Spreadsheet
Spreadsheet Downloads
Log Response Chart (PDF)
SLB Chartbook 1997 (PDF)
Mineral Properties List
Texts / Reference Manuals
Petrophysics Web Links
Log Curve Alias Table
 
LAS File Formats 
Greek and Russian Alphabets
Units Conversions / SI Units
Statistics Package (ZIP) 
RW Catalog Canada 1987
RW Catalog CDN-US 2002

Strat Chart CDN-US
Geological Abbreviations
Core Analysis Lab Manual
 

 6. PHYSICS OF PETROPHYSICS

Basic Mathematics
Basic Physics Laws

Atomic Physics / Radioactivity
Resistivity - Ohm's Law
Electromagnetism - Maxwell
Resistivity in Rocks - Archie
Spontaneous Potential (SP)
Velocity Biot-Gassmann-Wyllie
Elastic Properties Transforms
Density-Archimedes-Compton
Neutron Response
Gamma Ray Response
Nuclear Magnetic Resonance
Regression, Stats, Crossplots
Periodic Table of Elements 

Entropy (mp3)


 

 10. APPLIED ROCK PHYSICS

Elastic Properties Basics
Log Editing for Mech Prop
Calculating Elastic Properties
Overburden / Pore Pressure
Frac Pressure / Closure Stress
Quicklook Stress Analysis
Elastic Properties Transforms
Log Analysis for Frac Design
 
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 7. LOGGING TOOL THEORY

What Is A Log?
Electrical Surveys - ES / SP Logs
Induction Logs
Laterologs
Micro Resistivity Logs
Electromagnetic Propagation
Sonic Slowness Logs
Density/PE Logs
Neutron Logs
Gamma Ray Logs
Nuclear Magnetic Logs
Pulsed Neutron TDT, PDK Logs
Activation GST, ECS, RST Logs
Dipmeter Logs
Resistivity Image Logs
Acoustic Image Logs
Cement Bond / VDL Logs
Cement Mapping Logs
Ultrasonic Cement Image Logs
Casing / Tubing Integrity Logs
Cased Hole Logs
Ancient Logs
Russian Style Logs

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 8. LOG DATA ACQUISITION

Wireline Logging
Coiled Tubing / Drill Pipe
Logging While Drilling
Measurement While Drilling
Sample Logging
FTIR Sample Logging
Mud Logging
Depth Determination
Editing - Depth Shifts
Editing - Log Normalization
 

 9. LAB DATA ACQUISITION

 Water Chemistry Analysis
Core Analysis Basics
Coring and Core Porosity
Core Saturation
Core Permeability
Wettability
Capillary Pressure

Relative Permeability
Rock Compressibility
Electrical Properties A,M,N
X-Ray Diffraction (XRD)
 X-Ray Fluorescence (XRF)
Infra-Red (FTIR)
Thin Section Petrography
Averaging Core Data
Core Analysis Lab Manual
 

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 11. SHALE VOLUME - Vsh

Shale Volume Basics
Visual Analysis
Gamma Ray Log Models
Spontaneous Potential Models
Neutron Density Log Models
Sonic Density Log Models
Alternate Methods
Clay Typing
Selecting Shale Method
Calibrating Shals Volume

 

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 12. EFFECTIVE POROSITY - PHIe

Porosity Basics
Visual Analysis
Sonic Log Models
Density Log Models
Neutron Log Models
Shaly Sand Models
Complex Lithology Model
BVW (Dual Water) Model
Sonic Density Crossplot Models
Sonic Neutron Crossplot Model
Resistivity Log Models
NMR Log Models
Fracture Porosity
Non-Porous Mineral Triggers
Material Balance - PHIMAX
Selecting Porosity Method
Calibrating Porosity
Sensitivity Analysis
 

 13. LITHOLOGY - Vmin1....

Lithology Basics
Visual Analysis
Visual Analysis
Density Log Models
Sonic Log Models
Sonic-Density-Neutron Models
PE-Density-Neutron Models
Gamma Ray Spectral Models
Non-Porous Mineral Triggers
Vp/Vs Ratio Method
Simultaneous Equations
 Cramer's Rule
 Probabilistic Models - Basics
 Probabilistic Models - Reality
 Principal Components Models
Coding Lithology Plots
Calibrating Lithology
 Rock Properties Table

 14. WATER SATURATION - Sw

Saturation Basics
Visual Analysis
Resistivity Corrections
Water Resistivity
Archie's Laws
Hingle, Pickett, Buckles Plots
Electrical Properties A, M, N
Saturation - Archie Model
Saturation - Simandoux Model
Saturation - Waxman-Smits
Saturation - Dual Water Model
Saturation - Ratio Model
Saturation - Rwa Model
Saturation - Pulsed Neutron
Porosity - Saturation Model
Iterative Saturation Models
Laminations, Fractures, Pyrite
Invaded Zone Saturation Sxo
Moveable Hydrocarbons
Hydrocarbon Density
Hydrocarbon Contacts
Irreducible Water Saturation
Material Balance / Smoothing
Alternate Saturation Methods
Calibrating Saturation - Pc
Calibrating Saturation - Core
Sensitivity Analysis
Pyrite Corrections

 
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 15. PERMEABILITY - Perm

Permeability Basics
Visual Indications
Irreducible Saturation
Wyllie-Rose Models
Porosity Models
Dumanoir-Coates Models
Jenkins-Lucia Models
Stoneley Wave Model
Fracture Permeability
Relative Permeability
Calibrating Permeability

 

17..UNCONVENTIONAL RESERVOIR

Total Organic Carbon TOC
Coal Analysis
Coal Bed Methane Analysis
Shale Gas Analysis
Immature Oil Shale Analysis
Tight Gas Analysis
Tight Oil / Shale Oil Analysis

Laminated Reservoirs
Tar Sands / Oil Sands Analysis
Gas Hydrate Analysis
Igneous/Metamorphic Analysis
Geothermal Reservoir Analysis
Potash Analysis
Carbonate versus Sandstone
Gas In Dolomite

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 16. RESERVES / PRODUCTIVITY

Moveable / Residual Oil
Cutoffs / Net Pay
Mappable Properties
Fluid Properties
Oil, Gas, Tar In Place / Reserves
Initial Productivity Estimates
Picking Perfs - Flow Capacity

Decline Rate / Economic Limit
Cash Flow
 DST Horner / Ramey Plots
Decline Curve Analysis
Material Balance
 

 18. CASE HISTORIES

Bakken, Low Res, Pyrite / Oil
Laminated Shaly Sand / Gas
Low Resistivity Pay / Oil
Dolomite Reef / Gas Oil Water
Shaly Sand / Oil and Water
Dolomitic Sand / Oil
Tar Sand / Depleted Gas
Ancient Logs / Heavy Oil
Cretaceous: Shallow Gas
Montney Tight Gas
Radioactive, Low Res / Oil

Salt Plugged Dolomite / Oil
Depleted Carbonate / Oil

Clean Sand / Gas / Gas Shale
Sand Channel in Carbonate
Horizontal Disappointments
Bypassed Pay Using Overlays

 19. DIPMETER PROCESSING
 20. STRUCTURAL DIPS
 21. STRATIGRAPHIC DIPS

Dipmeter Logs

Resistivity Image Logs

Acoustic Image Logs

3-Arm Dip Calculations

4 and 6-Arm Dip Calculations

Clustering / Pooling Methods

Pattern Recognition Methods

MSD, CSB, LOC Dips

Image Processing - FMI FMS

Dipmeter Advisor

Auxiliary Presentations

Advanced Dipmeter Plots

Manual Dip Calculation

Dip Subtraction, Apparent Dip

True Thickness - TST, TVT

True Vertical Depth - TVD
 

Earth History and Geology

Earth Structure and Tectonics

Folds and Faults

Structural Traps

Dipmeters Patterns

Regional Dip

Dipmeter Pattern Analysis

Dipmeter Pattern Cookbook

Case Histories - Dip Patterns

Statistical Curvature Diagrams

Tangent Diagrams

Stereonets

Depositional Environment

Curve Shape Analysis

Grain Size, Dip Spread, Bedding

Stratigraphic Traps

Dipmeters Patterns

Regional Dip

Dipmeter Pattern Analysis

Sedimentary Models

Dipmeter Pattern Cookbook

Case Histories - Dip Patterns

Gilreath's Dipmeter Rules


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 22. FRACTURE LOCATION
 23. FRACTURE ANALYSIS
 24  MORE CASE HISTORIES

Fracture Definitions

Fracture Porosity, Permeability

Logging, Sampling, Coring

Conventional Log Methods

Sonic Log Methods

Resistivity Image Logs

Acoustic Image Logs

Image Log Methods

Case Histories
 

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Overlays and Crossplots

Fracture Intensity - Crain

Fracture Intensity - Schafer

Fracture Orientation

Archie's Laws in Fractures

Dual Porosity Model - Aguillera

Saturation in Double Porosity

Permeability Methods

Case History - Fractures

Another Case History

 

Indonesia / Metamorphic

Viet Nam / Granite

Venezuela

Alberta Tight Gas (PDF)

Canada High Arctic (PDF)

Laminated Sands (PDF)

Saskatchewan Potash (PDF)

Evaporites (PDF)

 25. EDITING LOGS
 26. SEISMIC PETROPHYSICS 1
 27 SEISMIC PETROPHYSICS 2

Editing Basics

Calibration Problems

Logging / Borehole Problems

Rock Alteration

Hydrocarbon Effects

Shaping Bed Boundaries

Editing - Depth Shifts
Editing - Log Normalization

Editing - Response Equation

Check Shot Surveys SRS, VSP

Editing with SRS Data

Editing with Trend Analysis

Editing with Resistivity

Editing with Neutron and GR

Editing with Regression Analysis

Dispersion / Gas Effects

Modeling - Biot Gassmann

Modeling - Gardner Equation

Case History: Fluid Replacement

Case History: Resistivity Method

Seismic Petrophysics Basics

Seismic Attributes

Step-by-Step Procedure

Integrating the Sonic Log

Acoustic Impedance

Seismic Wavelets

Seismic Convolution

Synthetic Seismograms
List of Abbreviations

Case Histories: Seismograms

Mineral Properties List

 
 28. SEISMIC BASICS

Seismic Data Acquisition

Seismic Velocity Analysis

Seismic Velocity from Logs

Interval Velocity

Time to Depth Conversion

Seismic Velocity and Dip
 

Seismic Inversion

Displaying Inversion

Case Histories - Inversion

Vertical Seismic Profiles

VSP While Drilling

Case Histories - VSP

Amplitude Versus Offset

Case History - AVO

Porosity / Lithology Analysis

Case Histories

Elastic Properties

Elastic Propfs Transforms
 

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 29. WIRELINE FORMATION TESTING
 30. WELL COMPLETION SERVICES
 31 PRODUCTION LOGGING

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