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29 - Coal Bed Methane Reservoirs

Log Analysis for Coal Components | Estimated Length : 15 mins

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COURSE SUMMARY

This course covers numerical log analysis methods for evaluating coal bed methane (CBM) reservoirs. The method is based on the use of a lab derived Proximate coal analysis or a log analysis for coal components (Lecture 28). You will learn the specialized knowledge required to calculate adsorbed gas content in scf per ton of rock. and how to calibrate this result to core analysis data. Examples specific to this environment are provided.

WHO SHOULD TAKE THIS C0URSE

Petrophysicists, log analysts, geologists, reservoir engineers, completion engineers, and university / tech school students who wish to broaden their exposure to unconventional uses of well logs.

BENEFITS

  • Provides insights and specific quantitative calculation sequence for coal bed methane analysis
  • Provides "computer ready" mathematics
  • Answer oriented results, with quality control guided by core assays

LECTURE CONTENTS

  • Coal Bed Methane Basics
  • Sorption Isotherms For Coal Bed Methane
  • Gas Content from Core or Samples
  • CBM Gas In Place
  • CBM Gas Content Models
  • CBM Analysis Example

ESTIMATED LENGTH : 15 mins

PREREQUISITES

Crain's Integrated Petrophysics, Lectures 1 to 11, 27 and 28 OR equivalent background

Basic understanding of geology and logging tool response


Your Instructor


Ross Crain
Ross Crain

Mr Crain is a Professional Engineer with over 35 years of experience in reservoir description, petrophysical analysis, and management. He has been a specialist in the integration of well log analysis and petrophysics with geophysical, geological, engineering, and simulation phases of oil and gas exploration and exploitation, with widespread Canadian and Overseas experience. He has an Engineering degree from McGill University in Montreal and is a registered engineer in Alberta.

He wrote “The Log Analysis Handbook”, and he offers seminars, mentoring, or petrophysical consulting to oil companies, government agencies, and to consulting service companies around the world. Projects have spanned conventional and unconventional reservoirs in more than 40 countries.

Ross is credited with the invention of the first desktop log analysis system (LOG/MATE) in 1976, 5 years before IBM invented the PC. He continues to advise and train people on software design, implementation, and training. For his consulting practice, he uses his own proprietary software (META/LOG), and is familiar with most commercial systems.

He has won Best Paper Awards from CWLS and CSEG and has authored more than 30 technical papers. Mr Crain was installed as an Honorary Member of the Canadian Well Logging Society for his contributions to the science of well log analysis.

Ross's current interest is development of practical solutions for petrophysical analysis of all forms of unconventional reservoirs, determination of accurate mechanical properties of rocks for stimulation design, mentoring of both novices and experienced petrophysicists.





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