Cased Hole and Production Log Evaluation


Production and Operations Reservoir Description and Dynamics

Description

This program is a comprehensive and up-to-date course covering the new and traditional wireline diagnostic techniques for the surveillance of cased wells. Smolen’s 1996 book, Cased Hole and Production Log Evaluation, plus a loose-leaf workbook, are provided to participants of this course.

Topics include:

  • Formation evaluation through casing
  • Well integrity—cement and casing inspection
  • Water identification and fluid movement in both injection and producing wells

Learning Level

Advanced

Course Length

5 Days

Why Attend?

This course is a unique opportunity to learn proven cased hole and production log diagnostic techniques.

Who Should Attend

This course is for reservoir and production engineers and geologists, petrophysicists, log analysts and others involved in well surveillance, maximizing recovery, identifying production problems, planning workover operations or utilizing production information in reservoir studies.

CEUs

4.0 CEUs (Continuing Education Units) will be awarded for this 5-day course.

Cancellation Policy

All cancellations must be received no later than 14 days prior to the course start date. Cancellations made after the 14 day window will not be refunded.  Refunds will not be given due to no show situations.

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SPE reserves the right to cancel or re-schedule courses at will.  Notification of changes will be made as quickly as possible; please keep this in mind when arranging travel, as SPE is not responsible for any fees charged for cancelling or changing travel arrangements.

We reserve the right to substitute course instructors as necessary.

Full Regional cancellation policies can be found at the “Cancellation Policy” link on the SPE Training Course Catalog page: http://www.spe.org/training/catalog.php.

Instructor

James J. Smolen has more than 30 years of experience in cased hole well logging, applications, related research, and training. He began in the oil industry in 1970 with Schlumberger and since 1980, has been an officer and director of Petroleum Computing, as well as an international consultant and trainer. He has numerous publications to his credit, including the 1996 PennWell text, Cased Hole and Production Log Evaluation. Smolen was a Distinguished Lecturer for SPE and SPWLA. He holds a BS from Northwestern University, and earned his MS and PhD degrees from the University of California, Berkeley.

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