Cased Hole and Production Log Evaluation


Production and Operations

Description

This program is a comprehensive and up-to-date course covering the new and traditional wireline diagnostic techniques for the surveillance of cased wells. Smolen’s 1996 book, Cased Hole and Production Log Evaluation, plus a loose-leaf workbook, are provided to participants of this course.

Topics include:

  • Formation evaluation through casing
  • Well integrity—cement and casing inspection
  • Water identification and fluid movement in both injection and producing wells

Learning Level

Advanced

Course Length

5 Days

Why Attend?

This course is a unique opportunity to learn proven cased hole and production log diagnostic techniques.

Who Should Attend

This course is for reservoir and production engineers and geologists, petrophysicists, log analysts and others involved in well surveillance, maximizing recovery, identifying production problems, planning workover operations or utilizing production information in reservoir studies.

CEUs

4.0 CEUs (Continuing Education Units) will be awarded for this 5-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.

Instructor

James J. Smolen has more than 30 years of experience in cased hole well logging, applications, related research, and training. He began in the oil industry in 1970 with Schlumberger and since 1980, has been an officer and director of Petroleum Computing, as well as an international consultant and trainer. He has numerous publications to his credit, including the 1996 PennWell text, Cased Hole and Production Log Evaluation. Smolen was a Distinguished Lecturer for SPE and SPWLA. He holds a BS from Northwestern University, and earned his MS and PhD degrees from the University of California, Berkeley.

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