ABOUT THESE LECTURES
Covers visual and numerical log analysis methods for 13 different topics related to unconventional reservoir evaluation.  A case specific petrophysical model for each unconventional reservoir is provided, including spreadsheet models for most calculations.

 

COURSE OUTLINE

DAY 1 - Morning

  • Total Organic Carbon (TOC) Basics

  • Visual Analysis of TOC

  • Passey’s “DlogR” TOC Method

  • Issler’s TOC Method

  • TOC Analysis Examples

  • Coal Basics

  • Proximate Analysis

  • Visual Analysis of Coal

  • Coal Analysis Models

  • Calculating Coal Properties from Logs

  • Coal Analysis Examples

  • 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

  • Shale Gas Basics

  • Sorption Isotherms For Shale Gas

  • Adsorbed Gas In Place

  • Log Analysis Model for Gas Shale

  • Shale Volume in Gas Shale

  • Kerogen Voplume in Gas Shale

  • Effective Porosity in Gas Shale

  • Water Saturation in Gas Shale

  • Calibration to Core Data

  • Free Gas in Place

  • Multi-Mineral Model for Gas Shales

  • Gas Shale Analysis Example

DAY 1 - Afternoon

  • Oil Shale Basics

  • Classifying Oil Shales

  • Oil Yield from Fischer Assay

  • Oil Yield From Log Analysis

  • Multiple Regression Models

  • Multi Mineral Models

  • Oil Shale Analysis Examples

  • Tar Sand Basics

  • Tar Sand Math Models

  • Dean Stark Core Analysis

  • Tar Sand Permeability

  • Tar Cutoffs and Pay Flags

  • Tar In Place

  • Tar Sand Analysis Examples

  • Laminated Reservoir Basics

  • Resistivity in Anisotropic Reservoirs

  • 3-D Induction Logs

  • Alternate Models – Laminated Shaly Sands

  • Laminated Shaly Sand Quality Indicators

  • Reservoir Quality from Hester’s Number

  • Laminated Sand Analysis Example

 

DAY 1 - Afternoon (continued)

  • Tight Oil Basics

  • Shale Volume

  • Porosity

  • Water Saturation

  • Permeability

  • Lithology

  • Pyrite Corrections

  • Reservoir Quality in Tight Oil

  • Tight Oil Examples

  • Tight Gas Basics

  • Tight Gas Geology

  • Shale Volume

  • Porosity

  • Porosity

  • Water Saturation

  • Permeability

  • Lithology

  • Pyrite Corrections

  • Tight Gas Examples

OPTIONAL: DAY 2 - Morning

  • Permafrost Basics

  • Gas Hydrate Basics

  • Drilling and Production Hazards

  • Log Analysis in Gas Hydrates

  • Gas Hydrate Volume

  • Gas Hydrate Example

  • Igneous and Metamorphic Basics

  • Metamorphic Rocks

  • Igneous Rocks

  • Metamorphic Sand / Granite Example

  • Porous Fractured Granite Example

  • Geothermal Reservoir Basics

  • Types of Geothermal Reservoirs

  • Geothermal Reservoirs in Canada and USA

  • Log Analysis In Geothermal Reservoirs

  • Geothermal Examples

  • Potash Basics

  • Properties of Potash

  • Potash Analysis Concepts - Older Logs

  • Potash Ore Grade from Gamma Ray Logs

  • Potash Analysis Models – Older Logs

  • Potash Analysis Models – Modern Logs

  • Potash Analysis Examples

DAY 2 - Afternoon

 

Rounnd table discussion of particpant examples

 

OR Overview of Mechanical Properties calculations in support of stimulation design for unconventional reservoirs. See CRS-05.

 

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