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February 2013 Newsletter

Message From the President

The New Technology Seminar was a great success, with over 100 people attending a full day of excellent technical presentations, covering topics from LWD to wireline to mud and gas logging. A big thank you to all the presenters for helping make such a great day. We are hoping to put the presentations onto the website soon, available to members only, so don’t forget to renew your membership, it is free for 2013, but you still need to register with Peter Fitch (https://www.lps.org.uk/membership.asp).

The February Evening Lecture will be held on Monday 4th February starting at 6:30pm, where Craig Lindsey will be presenting, “Decoding the Poro-Perm Crossplot”. Craig is the President of the Society of Core Analysts. The presentation is free to attend and followed by drinks and savouries.

The next one-day seminar will be “Shear Magic” the applications of full waveform acoustic logs, on 20th March. The agenda will include case studies and presentations on the history & advances of sonic logging; wellsite acquisition of sonic logs & QC of sonic data; applications of modern sonic logging & choosing the right technology; processing sonic waveform data; LWD Quadrupole sonic logging case study; shear imaging away from the borehole; fluid substitution & Shaly sands and LWD sonics for cement bond logging. See the website for details.

Our parent body, the SPWLA, has a new membership initiative at the moment. If you join the SPWLA as a new member and you are a member of the LPS (or another Chapter such as (AFES), you won’t be charged a member ship fee for 2013. This offer is open until the end of March and unfortunately it doesn’t apply to members renewing their membership.

All the best.

Mike Millar : LPS President

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