HGS Continuing Education - Introduction to Petrophysics
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Houston Geological Society
Continuing Education Committee
Introduction to Petrophysics
A One-Day Short Course
Petrophysical Solutions Inc.
Friday, April 1, 2016 8 am – 5 pm
Shell Woodcreek Complex
150 N Dairy Ashford Rd,
Houston, TX 77079
Enter through gates 3 & 4
Early Registration: $75 HGS, GSH, SPE members by 5 AM Friday, March 18, 2016
Registration: $95 non-members by 5am Monday March 28, 2016
* participants would have to be escorted from the Visitor Lobby to the classroom by Shell employees.
Notebook, Certificate of Attendance, Networking Lunch, Continental Breakfast, and Coffee Break refreshments are included in the Registration price.
Doors open at 7:30 AM. Presentation begins at 8:00 AM
Attendees are encouraged to bring a pencil, colored pencils, and a calculator for exercises.
Topics covered include:
How logging data is acquired
The borehole environment
How the logging tools work and what they are responding to in the rock
Quicklook methods for porosity and water saturation estimation
Determining formation temperature and water salinity
Compaction and pore types
The Archie equation
Intro to capillary pressure and pore geometry recognition
Clay volume estimation and intro to shaly sand equations
Net pay estimation
Work problems and more work problems
Randy G. Mitchell, Senior Petrophysical Consultant
Randy has worldwide petrophysical and pore pressure experience in a variety of basins formations. His focus for the past few years has been on unconventional reservoirs. He has 40 years’ experience with Conoco in Houston and Norway, Hamilton Brothers in Denver, and Hess Corporation in Houston. He specializes in integrating many data types to develop a holistic view of the reservoir. He has extensive field study, rock physics, reservoir characterization, and training skills. Randy is a Texas A&M Geology graduate and an active member in SPWLA.
150 N Dairy Ashford Rd
Gates 3 & 4
Houston, TX 77079
|HGS Member||$ 95.00|
|HGS Non Member||$ 95.00|
|Honorary/Emeritus/Life Member||$ 95.00|
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