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Practical Formation Evaluation

Practical Formation Evaluation

Robert C. Ransom

ISBN: 978-0-471-10755-2

Dec 1995

490 pages

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This book is on oil and natural gas well logging, and is based on the author's lectures at the University of Southern California. The first seven chapters discuss logging techniques and devices: spontaneous potential, gamma rays, resistivity, density, neutron logs, and acoustic logs. The remaining chapters discuss the various methods for integrating and analyzing this data.
Some Reasons for Logging Wells.

The Spontaneous Potential.

The Gamma Ray Log.

Resistivity Measurements.

The Density Log.

The Neutron Log.

The Acoustic Log.

Introduction to Crossplots.

A Look at Formation Factor and Saturation Theory.

Development of a Dual-Water Logic.

Clay Types and Mineral Distributions.

Characteristics of Invasion and Resistivity Profiles.

Organic Matter in Source Rocks.

Saturations, and Thin Beds.

A Method for Calculating Pore Pressures from Well Logs.

Secondary Porosity.

Pulsed-Neutron Capture Cross-Section Logs.

Temperature Surveys.