have successfully offered a variety of
practical, no-nonsense petrophysical training courses for over 35
years. If you qualify, you too could take part in this rewarding
career path, using our tried and tested proprietary seminar
materials. The world market is huge and many local areas are not
served effectively by any form of in-house or commercial petrophysical
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seminar is supported by a full colour Reference Manual and a visual
presentation with practical exercises. More than 20 spreadsheets can
be used to demonstrate the calculations.
These lectures are time-tested in major and independent oil
companies, service companies, universities, and government agencies around the
The slide shows are narrated as an aid in preparing your own
personal presentation. You can add, delete, or edit slides
to customize the show, or combine lectures to suit a particular
client's needs. You can add exercises that reflect exploration
and development activities in your local area.
out these samples to get a feel for the content and quality of
the materials you would work with:
FREE Sample AV Lecture (17
FREE Sample Reference Manual (3
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WHAT YOU WILL RECEIVE
Upon payment of the license fee, you would receive a non-exclusive,
worldwide license to use specified copyrighted intellectual property of E. R. (Ross) Crain, P.Eng. for the
of presenting seminars and courses on petrophysical topics based on this material.
Course outlines for individual
petrophysical seminars that can be mixed or matched to suit a
PDF files of Reference Manuals that can be reproduced for seminar
participants as needed. You can replace exercises with those from
your own experience in your local area.
PPT files of narrated slide shows
covering a total of 2 to 14 days of
presentations, depending on which course modules you purchase. Add, delete, or replace slides to personalize the
XLS files for 20+ spreadsheets for demonstrating petrophysical
An endorsement and links on this website
to your course presentation topics and dates.
A degree in
Engineering or a Geoscience from a recognized University.
Minimum 10 years of recent oil / gas /
mineral industry experience.
Expert-level knowledge of petrophysical
methods and algorithms, parameter selection, data quality control
and repair, and integration of well logs with sample description,
gas log, core, test,
production, XRD, geochem, and other pertinent data sets.
A gift for lucid oral presentations, a willingness to be "On Stage"
for 8 hours a day for several days straight, and the ability to
market your professional services locally or worldwide.
A strong desire to teach others the skills and
benefits of quantitative petrophysics.
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