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6 - Quantitative Models 1

Quantitative Petrophysical Analysis Process | Est. Length: 1hr

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COURSE SUMMARY

This quantitative course continues coverage of basic petrophysical analysis by introducing the complete quantitative petrophysical analysis process in one well-packed lecture. You will learn all the steps that will take you from raw logs through shale volume, porosity, water resistivity, water saturation, permeability, mappable reservoir properties, to reserves and productivity. This is the key lecture in this series and represents the vast majority of log analysis projects, with a tiny side trip into reservoir engineering to show you where our answers end up.

WHO SHOULD TAKE THIS C0URSE

Managers, geologists, log analysts, geophysicists, reservoir engineers, completion engineers, stimulation engineers, and university / tech school students who wish to become proficient in petrophysical analysis or who need to manage or make use of petrophysical results will benefit from this course.

BENEFITS

  • Provides understanding of the complete petrophysical analysis sequence
  • Provides step-by-step procedures for checking your work
  • Provides "computer-ready" math for all steps

LECTURE CONTENTS

  • Shale, Porosity, Water Saturation
  • Permeability
  • Cutoffs, Net Pay, Mappable Properties
  • Productivity and Reserves
  • Exercise 1

ESTIMATED LENGTH: 1 hr video course

PREREQUISITES

Crain's Integrated Petrophysics, Lectures 1 to 5 OR equivalent background.

Basic understanding of geology and well logging.


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.





Class Curriculum


  Welcome to the course
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  Permeability
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  Cutoffs, Net Pay, Mappable Properties
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  Productivity and Reserves
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  Reading Material
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  Quiz
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  Exercises
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  Course Feedback
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  Completion Certificate
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Frequently Asked Questions


When does the course start and finish?
The course starts now and never ends! It is a completely self-paced online course - you decide when you start and when you finish.
How long do I have access to the course?
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What if I am unhappy with the course?
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