Well Log Seminar

Reservoir Descriptions and Dynamics


This 3-day seminar provides an in-depth look at the relationships between well logs and includes a reconnaissance method for finding by bypassed zones. Presentations include a module on the analysis of shaly sand, responses from the newest logs and a section on nuclear magnetic resonance logging. Other topics include:
 • Basic reservoir geology and petrophysics
 • Electrical, acoustic and nuclear relationships
 • Cross plots for lithology and porosity
 • Western Canada case histories

Why Attend?

You will learn the use and limitations of both the Archie and Dual Water Shaly Sand methods for calculating SW.

Who Should Attend

This course is for geologists, reservoir and production engineers, technologists and technicians who are involved in planning, monitoring or optimizing oilfield production.

Special Requirements

Participants should have some knowledge of the qualitative use of well logs.


2.4 CEUs (Continuing Education Units) awarded for this 3-day course.

Cancellation Policy

To receive a full refund, all cancellations must be received in writing no later than 14 days prior to the course start date. Cancellations made after the 14-day window will not be refunded. Send cancellation requests by email to trainingcourses@spe.org; by fax to +1.866.460.3032 (US) or +1.972.852.9292 (outside US); or mail to SPE Registration, PO Box 833836, Richardson, TX 75083.


W.D.M. (Bill) Smith is the president of PLE in Calgary and Houston. He is a professional geologist and has published some 67 log studies of western Canada reservoirs and authored numerous technical papers. He has been teaching log seminars for more than seven years.