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Back to Basics Workshop: An introduction to Formation Evaluation

LPS One-Day Seminar

Back to Basics Workshop: An introduction to Formation Evaluation

Call for Abstracts: Deadline 20th January

On Thursday 22nd February 2018 the London Petrophysical Society will be holding a one-day seminar in the Petrophysics 101 series entitled “Back to Basics: An introduction to Formation Evaluation” at the Geological Society, Burlington House, London.

This one-day seminar will take the form of a workshop, consisting of a series of talks and practicals on the fundamentals of formation evaluation.

Topics include:
– What is Petrophysics – an overview of the basic concepts ?*
– Log data acquisition and LQC*, could include mud logs, wireline and LWD, conveyancing and borehole conditions.
– Identification of lithologies and calculation of shale volume from mud logs and borehole logs.
– Porosity logging tools, porosity types and the determination of porosity.
– Identification of reservoir fluids and fluid contacts and calculation of water saturation from mud logs and downhole logs.
– Core integration, using core data to refine log derived petrophysical properties.
– Determination of net, pay and hydrocarbon-pore thickness, and the estimation of permeability using downhole logs.

* lecture and questions session of about 30mins, otherwise topics to have about 40mins lecture and about 20mins of exercises and questions.
We shall also distribute the course material (after editing) to all participants for free, and these can also be purchased if you are not able to attend the event.

Please find below the Call for Abstracts:

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Thursday, 22nd February
9:00am - 5:00pm, The Geological Society


The full day course will cost £150 for delegates (LPS is not VAT registered), which includes lunch, and post-seminar wine & savouries.

Students can register for free, but there are limited places available.

To attend please download a Registration form and email to:

Joanne Tudge
VP Seminars

Call for Abstracts

Abstracts should be one or two paragraphs including an illustration and submitted in Word Document format.

This seminar is intended for general technical interest (as opposed to sales or marketing) and we request that the talks are kept technical in nature, with the use of generic rather than trade names.

Submit all abstracts to:

Joanne Tudge
VP Seminars


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