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expand/collapse1 -2D Versus 3D Migration (s36642) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Introduction
  • Two-Pass and One-Pass Techniques
  • Exercise No.1
 
expand/collapse2 -3D Interpretation Basics (s23475) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Interpretation Introduction
  • 3D Displays
  • Time Slices
  • Composites
  • Colors in 3D Displays
  • Interpretation Workstations
  • Special Interpretation Capabilities
  • Movies
  • Structural Flattening
  • Interpreting and Picking Seismic Data
  • Interpreting Data on the Workstation
  • Interpreting Lines
  • Interpreting Time Slices
  • Interpreting Composite Displays
  • Using Contiguous Lines Time Slices and Movies
  • Tying Interpretations
  • Depth Conversion
 
expand/collapse3 -3D Interpretation in Practice (s23493) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Structural Overview and Skeleton Interpretations
  • Infill Picking
  • Specialized Techniques
  • Maps and Imagery in Seismic Planning
  • 3D Interpretation - Summary
 
expand/collapse4 -3D Seismic Data Acquisition (s23459) BROWSELearnPrint
  • History and Early Development
  • Survey Design Criteria - Field Parameters
  • Pre-Acquisition Modelling
  • Wide Azimuth Benefits
  • Land Acquisition
  • Swath Shooting
  • Marine Applications
  • Transition Zone Acquisition
  • Navigation and Surveying
 
expand/collapse5 -3D Seismic Data Processing (s23467) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Seismic Data Pre-processing
  • Velocity Analyses
  • Trace Binning
  • NMO Statics and Stacking
  • Statics Scaling and Stacking
  • Migration
  • In-Field 3D Processing
 
expand/collapse6 -3D Seismic Techniques: An Overview (s23456) BROWSELearnPrint
  • General Introduction
  • 3D Methods Described
 
expand/collapse7 -4D Seismic Applications (s23505) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Introduction to Time-Lapse Seismic in Reservoir Monitoring
  • Process Summary
  • Factors Controlling Project Feasibility
  • Designing the 4D Program
  • Case Study
  • Water Injection Case Study
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expand/collapse8 -A Universal Approach to Acquisition (s6144) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Introduction
  • Range of Velocities
  • Universal Parameters
  • Economic Justification
  • Symmetrical Sampling
 
expand/collapse9 -Abnormal Pressure Environments (s1439) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Occurrences
  • Origins
  • Prediction and Detection
 
expand/collapse10 -Acid Gas Removal (s17090) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Introduction
  • General Process Description
  • Solid Bed Processes
  • Process Selection
  • Iron Sponge Design Procedure
  • Design Examples (Oilfield Units)
  • Design Examples (SI Units)
  • Nomenclature
 
expand/collapse11 -Acid Treating Solutions (s1479) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Mineral Acids
  • Organic Acids
  • Specialty Acids
  • Exercise No. 1
  • Exercise No. 2
  • Exercise No. 3
  • Exercise No. 4
  • Exercise No. 5
  • Exercise No. 6
  • Exercise No. 7
  • Exercise No. 8
  • Exercise No. 9
  • Exercise No. 10
 
expand/collapse12 -Acoustic Logs (s30026) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Overview
  • Principles of Acoustic Logging
  • Adverse Influences
  • Porosity and Other Applications
 
expand/collapse13 -Acquisition Constraints (s6006) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Typical Numbers
 
expand/collapse14 -Additional Examples for Time-Depth Conversion (s39113) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Nomenclature and Symbols
  • Layer Cake Depth Conversion
  • Monitoring Depth Conversions Using a Normalized Velocity-Lithology Correlation
 
expand/collapse15 -Additional Exploration Positioning Requirements (s1239) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Overview of 2D, OBC, Transition Zone, and 4D Acquisition
  • Exploration Site Investigation and Rig Positioning
 
expand/collapse16 -Additional Technologies (s36601) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Velocity Analysis for Anisotropic Media
  • Tomographic Velocity Analysis
  • Migration Velocity Analysis
 
expand/collapse17 -Additional Testing Options (s1542) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Pseudopressure (Real Gas Potential) Treatment
  • Radial Diffusivity Equation for Gas Flow
  • Analytical Solution of the Diffusivity Equation
  • Flow Regimes
  • Skin Factor
  • Turbulent Flow Factor
  • Drawdown or Falloff Test
  • Buildup Test
  • Determination of S, S' and D
  • Exercise No. 1
 
expand/collapse18 -Additives (s37665) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Introduction
  • Accelerators
  • Retarders
  • Extenders (Density-Reducing Additives)
  • Weighting Materials (Density-Increasing Additives)
  • Dispersants
  • Fluid Loss Control Additives
  • Lost Circulation Prevention Additives
  • Strengthening Agents
  • Antifoam Agents
  • Special Cement Systems
 
expand/collapse19 -Additives in Acidizing Fluids (s1481) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Corrosion Inhibitors
  • Surfactants
  • Iron Sequestering Agents
  • Fluid Loss Control Agents
  • Friction Reducers
  • Clay Stabilizers
  • Bacteria Control Agents
  • Exercise No. 1
  • Exercise No. 2
  • Exercise No. 3
  • Exercise No. 4
  • Exercise No. 5
  • Exercise No. 6
  • Exercise No. 7
  • Exercise No. 8
  • Exercise No. 9
  • Exercise No. 10
  • Exercise No. 11
  • Exercise No. 12
  • Exercise No. 13
  • Exercise No. 14
  • Exercise No. 15
 
expand/collapse20 -Advanced Mud Logging and Advisory Practices (s1518) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Pressure Evaluation
  • Petrophysical Evaluation
  • Systems Monitoring and Data Acquisition
  • Interactive Programs
  • MWD Functions
 
expand/collapse21 -Advanced Slickline Applications (s38043) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Introduction
  • Depth Control for Advanced Slickline Applications
  • Tool Activation
  • Memory Production Logging
  • Real-Time Slickline
 
expand/collapse22 -Advanced Solutions For Deepwater Drilling Challenges (s36821) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Introduction
  • Managing Narrow Pressure Margins
  • Riserless Drilling
  • Continuous Circulation System
  • Solid Expandable Tubulars
  • Casing Drilling
  • Rotary Steerable Systems
  • Logging-while-drilling (lwd)
  • Slim Pressurized Riser With Surface Bop
  • Dual Activity Operations
 
expand/collapse23 -Advances in Low Resistivity Pay Evaluation (s23560) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Introduction
  • Historical Perspective
  • Geological Perspective
  • The Role of Clays and Shales in Low Resistivity Log Response
  • Non-Clay Contributors to Low Resistivity
  • Cation Exchange Capacity
  • Irreducible Water
  • Formation Anisotropy
  • Conventional Logging Tools
  • Key Variables in Basic Log Analysis
  • Log Calculations
  • Advances in Logging
  • Low Resistivity Case Studies
  • References
  • Additional Reading
  • Exercise 1
  • Exercise 2
  • Exercise 3
  • Exercise 4
  • Exercise 5
  • Exercise 6
  • Exercise 7
  • Exercise 8
  • Exercise 9
  • Exercise 10
 
expand/collapse24 -Aerial Photographs from Aircraft and Satellites (s1167) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Introduction
  • Characteristics
  • Photomosaics
  • Stereo Pairs and Photogeology Interpretation Example: Wyoming, USA
  • Low Sun-Angle Photographs
  • Normal and IR Color Photographs
  • High-Altitude Photographs and Photographs from Space
 
expand/collapse25 -AFE Preparation (s1409) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Introduction
  • Geological Input
  • Completion and Testing Requirements
  • Drilling Considerations
  • Cost Estimates and AFE Approval
 
expand/collapse26 -Alluvial Fan Environments (s1051) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Introduction
  • Depositional Processes and Lithologic Characteristics
  • Paleontology
  • Geometry
  • Associated Facies
  • Diagnostic Evidence
 
expand/collapse27 -Alternative Forms (s36688) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Introduction
  • Weighting by Mute
  • Weighting by Offset
  • Median Stack
  • Diversity Stack
  • Trimmed Mean Stacking
  • Coherence Stack (or Semblance)
  • Exercise No.1
  • Exercise No.2
 
expand/collapse28 -Alternative Methods of Deconvolution (s36674) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Maximum Likelihood Deconvolution
  • Minimum Entropy Deconvolution
  • L1-Norm Deconvolution
  • Q Deconvolution
  • Exercise No.1
 
expand/collapse29 -Alternative Methods of Deconvolution (s1299) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Maximum-Likelihood Deconvolution
  • Minimum Entropy Deconvolution
  • L1-Norm Deconvolution
  • Q-Adaptive Filtering
  • Exercise No.1
 
expand/collapse30 -Amplitude HCIs  (s39428) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Introduction
  • Geological Processes
  • Lithology Effects
  • Dim Spots in Zones II and III
  • Carbonates and Other Lithologies
 
expand/collapse31 -Amplitude Versus Offset (AVO)  (s39436) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Energy Partitioning
  • AVO Methods
  • AVO Pros and Cons
  • AVO Modeling
  • AVO Case Studies
 
expand/collapse32 -Amplitude vs. offset Analysis (s1353) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Energy Partitioning
  • AVO Models
  • Limitations of the AVO Method
  • Gas and Sand Case Study
  • Exercise No. 1
 
expand/collapse33 -Analysis of Carbonate Rocks and Facies Distribution (s1074) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Overview of Petrophysical Properties
  • Tools and Techniques
  • Stratigraphic Framework
  • Disconformities and Exposure Surfaces
  • Seismic Stratigraphy
  • Exercise No. 1
 
expand/collapse34 -Analytical techniques for Chemical Properties of Strata (s37416) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Introduction
  • Applications of Chemostratigraphy
 
expand/collapse35 -Anatomy of Microseismic Events (s37058) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Microseismic Introduction
  • Wave Types
  • Isotropic Versus Anisotropic Media
  • Velocity Differences
  • Geometric spreading differences
  • Attenuation Differences
  • Dislocation Models for Microearthquakes
  • Microseismic Events in Isotropic Media
  • Microseismic Events in Anisotropic Media
  • Summary
 
expand/collapse36 -Ancient Depositional Models (s1091) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Overview
  • Platform Evaporites
  • Basin-Wide Evaporites
  • Summary
  • Exercise No. 1
 
expand/collapse37 -Applications for Microseismic Surveys (s37057) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Microearthquake Introduction
  • Microearthquakes and Pore Pressure
  • Reservoir Studies using Microseismic Surveys
  • Mircoseismic and Hydraulic Fracturing
  • Other Microseismic Applications
  • Microseismic Events Summary
 
expand/collapse38 -Applications of Geomechanics (s38686) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Introduction to Geomechanical Applications
  • Completion Applications: Sanding
  • Completion Applications - Hydraulic Fracturing
  • Completion Applications: Fracturing Horizontal Wells
  • Reservoir Geomechanics
 
expand/collapse39 -Approaches to Array Design (s6121) BROWSELearnPrint
  • The Traditional Approach
  • Developments of the Traditional Approach
  • The Stack-Array Approach
  • Relative Advantages of Each Approach
 
expand/collapse40 -Array Design (s6106) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Introduction to Array Design
 
expand/collapse41 -Arrays at Sea (s6152) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Hydrophone Arrays
  • Source Arrays
  • Super Long Arrays
 
expand/collapse42 -Arrays in 3D (s6150) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Arrays in 3D Overview
 
expand/collapse43 -Artificial Lift (s1159) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Introduction
  • Gas Lift
  • Subsurface Pumping
  • Examples of Artificial Lift Applications
  • Exercise No. 1
 
expand/collapse44 -Artificial Lift Overview (s37802) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Introduction to Artificial Lift
  • Selecting an Artificial Lift Method
 
expand/collapse45 -Asphaltenes (s1135) BROWSELearnPrint
  • General Description
  • Designations
  • Applications of Asphaltene Data
 
expand/collapse46 -Assembly and Review of Existing Data (s5861) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Overview of Phase 1 - Existing Data
  • Assembling Geological Data
  • Assembling Geophysical Data
  • Assembling of Engineering Data
  • Integration of Existing Data
 
expand/collapse47 -Assessing Reliability (s36228) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Reliability and Environmental Modeling
  • Failure Analysis and Testing Standards
 
expand/collapse48 -Attributes of the Seismic Pulse (s38301) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Source Array Response
  • Measurement of the Source Array Response
  • Acoustic Impedance and Particle Velocity in Rock
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expand/collapse49 -Background (s6198) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Introduction
  • The Development of Multiple Coverage
 
expand/collapse50 -Barrier Islands (s1060) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Introduction
  • Relative Influence of Wave and Tidal Processes
  • Distribution of Facies
  • Morphology and Depositional Processes
  • Beach to offshore Facies
  • Regressive Vertical Sequences
  • Associated Sand Facies
  • Sand Plains and Chenier Deposits
  • Stratigraphic Sequence
  • Paleontology
  • Morphology
  • Reservoir Characteristics
  • Identification of Barrier Island Deposits
  • Field Example: Bell Creek Field, Montana
  • Summary; General Characteristics
  • Exercise No. 1
 
expand/collapse51 -Base Level Change Model for the Generation of Sequence Stratigraphic Surfaces (s37176) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Base Level Change Introduction
  • Model Variance
  • References
 
expand/collapse52 -Base Level Drivers (s37284) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Introduction
  • Drivers of Base Level Change
  • Eustatic Sea Level Change as a Base Level Driver
  • Recognizing Eustatically - Generated Sequence Boundaries
  • Tectonics as a Base Level Driver
  • Extent of Tectonically - Generated Sequence Boundaries
  • Base Level Drivers Summary
 
expand/collapse53 -Basic Coiled Tubing Equipment  (s38240) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Equipment Overview
  • Coiled Tubing and Reel System
  • Coiled Tubing Injector Assembly
  • Coiled Tubing Pressure Control Equipment
 
expand/collapse54 -Basic Concepts (s36654) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Introduction
  • The Convolutional Model
  • The Seismic Source
  • The Complete Seismic Model
  • Deconvolution in Theory
  • Deconvolution Parameters
  • Exercise No.1
  • Exercise No.2
 
expand/collapse55 -Basic Concepts (s36727) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Introduction
  • Recording Considerations
  • Static Effects on the Stack
  • Statics in the Overall Processing Flow
  • Interpretive Considerations in Statics
  • Exercise No.1
 
expand/collapse56 -Basic Concepts in Reservoir Engineering (s778) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Engineering Objectives
  • Data Sources
  • Reservoir Description and Modeling
  • Pressure and Temperature
  • Porosity, Permeability and Fluid Saturation
  • Fluid Flow Equations
  • The Material Balance Equation
  • Exercise No. 1
  • Exercise No. 2
  • Exercise No. 3
  • Exercise No. 4
  • Exercise No. 5
  • Exercise No. 6
  • Exercise No. 7
  • Exercise No. 8
  • Exercise No. 9
  • Exercise No. 10
  • Exercise No. 11
  • Exercise No. 12
  • Exercise No. 13
  • Exercise No. 14
  • Exercise No. 15
 
expand/collapse57 -Basic Downhole Configurations (s38768) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Open-Hole Completions
  • Uncemented Liner Completions and Open-Hole Gravel Packs
  • Perforated Completions
  • Multi-Stage Fracture-Stimulated Horizontal Wells
  • Single and Multizone Selective Completions
  • Observation Well Completions
 
expand/collapse58 -Basic Electric Line Equipment  (s38211) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Equipment Overview
  • Electric Wireline
  • Wireline Units for Electric Line Operations
  • Pressure Control Equipment
 
expand/collapse59 -Basic Processing Overview (s36505) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Objective of Seismic Processing
  • Basic Seismic Processing Sequence
  • The Utility of CMP Data
  • Frequency Filtering
  • Array Simulation
  • Exercise No.1
  • Exercise No.2
 
expand/collapse60 -Basic Slickline Equipment  (s38016) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Equipment Overview
  • Wireline
  • Slickline Units
  • Data Acquisition Systems
  • Pressure Control Equipment
  • Hoisting System
  • Basic Slickline Tool String
  • Running and Pulling Tools
 
expand/collapse61 -Basics of Pressure Transient Analysis (s1546) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Introduction
  • Fundamental Flow Equation
  • Flow Periods
  • Drawdown and Buildup Transients
  • Transient Flow Equation
  • Pressure Drawdown Analysis
  • Pressure Buildup Analysis
  • Two-Rate Analysis
  • Wellbore Storage
  • Skin Factor and Damage Ratio
  • Productivity Index
  • Radius of Investigation and Time to Stabilization
  • Pressure Depletion Estimation
  • Exercise No. 1
  • Exercise No. 2
  • Exercise No. 3
  • Exercise No. 4
  • Exercise No. 5
  • Exercise No. 6
 
expand/collapse62 -Basin Analysis and Petroleum Analysis (s1173) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Introduction
 
expand/collapse63 -Basin Classification and Development (s1124) BROWSELearnPrint
  • General Considerations
  • Crustal Layering
  • B-Type (Benioff, or Sumatra-Type) Basins
  • A-Type (Alpine, or Mediterranean-Type) Basins
  • Andean-Type Basins
 
expand/collapse64 -Basin Development (s1127) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Process Description
  • Trenches
  • Accretionary Wedges
  • Forearc Basins
  • Backarc Basins
  • Variations in Subduction Zones
  • Heat Variations vs. Faulting
  • Basin Development on Cratons and Divergent Margins
  • Basin Development Models
  • Exercise No. 1
 
expand/collapse65 -Basin Formation Processes (s1174) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Introduction
  • Rheology
  • Layered Earth Structure
  • Mechanical and Thermal Loads
  • Load Response: Airy Isostasy Compensation Model
  • Load Response: Flexural Compensation Model
  • Measuring Compensation, Loads and Deflections
  • Rheology and Subsidence Histories
  • Exercise No. 1
  • Exercise No. 2
 
expand/collapse66 -Basin Histories and Properties (s1180) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Time and Events in Basin History
  • Walther's Law of Facies Successions
  • Geohistory, Backstrip Analyses
  • Geohistory, Backstrip Diagram Corrections
  • Alternative Decompaction Approaches
  • Exercise No. 1
 
expand/collapse67 -Basinal Setting (s1080) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Introduction
  • Modern Basinal Carbonate Sediments
  • Main Depositional Models and Facies Types
  • Ancient Basinal Carbonates
  • Exercise No. 1
  • Exercise No. 2
 
expand/collapse68 -Best Practices (s36056) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Geosteering Best Practices
 
expand/collapse69 -Best Practices (s5615) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Best Practices for Downhole Video
 
expand/collapse70 -Biofacies (s36885) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Biofacies Analysis
  • Causes of difficulty (Pitfalls in biostratigraphic and biofacies analysis
  • Microfossils through geologic time
  • Habit of Petroleum
  • Deep-Sea Drilling and its contribution to Marine Geology and Micropaleontology
 
expand/collapse71 -Bit Grading and Evaluation (s1434) BROWSELearnPrint
  • IADC Grading System
  • Traditional Grading Criteria: Rolling Cutter Bits
  • Factors Affecting Bit Wear
  • Bit Run Economics
  • Exercise No.1
  • Exercise No.2
 
expand/collapse72 -Bit Hydraulics (s1432) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Basic Concepts
  • Fixed Cutter Bits: Special Considerations
  • Hydraulics Optimization Criteria
  • Exercise No.1
 
expand/collapse73 -Bit Operating Guidelines (s1435) BROWSELearnPrint
  • General Considerations
  • Roller Cone Bits
  • Fixed Cutter Bits
 
expand/collapse74 -Bit Run Optimization (s36874) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Bit Balling
  • Roller Cone Bit Life: Bearing , Tooth Failure Critieria
  • Thermal and Mechanical Effects on PDC Bit Wear Rates
  • PDC Bit Optimization in Downhole Motor Drilling
 
expand/collapse75 -Bit Selection Criteria (s1433) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Formation Properties
  • Bit Specifications and Rig Capabilities
 
expand/collapse76 -Borehole Environment (s39075) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Core Alteration during Recovery
  • Selection of the Coring Fluid
 
expand/collapse77 -Borehole Gravity (s38506) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Borehole Gravity Applications
  • Density from Borehole Gravity
  • Advantages and Features of Borehole Gravity
  • BHGM Density Logging
  • Remote Sensing of Structures
 
expand/collapse78 -Borehole Imaging Methods (s5613) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Image Processing
  • Dip Analysis from Acoustic and Resistivity Imaging Tools
  • Image Analysis and Interpretation
 
expand/collapse79 -Borehole Imaging Overview (s5611) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Borehole Imaging Overview
 
expand/collapse80 -Borehole Imaging Technology (s5612) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Downhole Video Imaging
  • Acoustic Imaging
  • Resistivity Imaging
 
expand/collapse81 -Borehole Instability (s1442) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Shale Instability
  • Salt Sections
  • Hard or Abrasive Formations
 
expand/collapse82 -Borehole Velocity Measurements (s573) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Introduction
  • Acoustic Logging: Basic Principles
  • Acoustic Logging Tools
  • Acoustic Logging, Surface Equipment
  • Acoustic Logging Procedures
  • Acoustic Log Presentation
  • Acoustic Log, Sources of Error
  • Acoustic Log Editing
  • Velocity Surveys, Basic Principles
  • Well Geophones and Surface Equipment
  • Velocity Survey Procedures
  • Velocity Surveys: Geophone Locations
  • Velocity Surveys: Quality Control
  • Velocity Surveys in Deviated Wells
  • Velocity Surveys and Refraction Effects
  • Velocity Surveys on Land
  • Time-Depth Conversion
  • Vibroseis as a Source
  • Acoustic Log Calibration
  • Exercise No. 1
  • Exercise No. 2
  • Exercise No. 3
  • Exercise No. 4
 
expand/collapse83 -Bottomhole Assembly Tools (s3822) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Stabilizers
  • Drilling Jars
  • Reamers
  • Hole Openers
  • Float Subs
  • Circulating Subs
  • Crossover Subs
  • Vibration Dampeners
  • Drill Strings for High-Angle Drilling
 
expand/collapse84 -Braided Stream Environments (s1052) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Introduction
  • Depositional Processes and Lithologic Characteristics
  • Paleontology
  • Geometry
  • Associated Facies
  • Diagnostic Evidence
  • Basic Reservoir Characteristics
  • Examples
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expand/collapse85 -Calculating the Internal Rate of Return of a Project (s37326) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Calculating the Internal Rate of Return of a Project Video
  • Internal Rate of Return (IRR)
 
expand/collapse86 -Carbonate Reservoir Environments (s782) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Introduction
  • Shelf Environments
  • Reefs and Other Shelf Margin Environments
  • Deep Basin Environments (Chalk)
  • Pore Systems and Diagenesis
  • Exercise No. 1
  • Exercise No. 2
  • Exercise No. 3
  • Exercise No. 4
 
expand/collapse87 -Carbonate Reservoir Facies (s1047) BROWSELearnPrint
  • General Considerations
  • Lithologic Parameters
  • Carbonate Rock Classifications
  • Dolomite
  • Analytical Methods and Procedures
  • Carbonate Shelf Model Overview
  • Coastal Setting
  • Shelf Setting
  • Shelf Margin Setting
  • Foreslope Setting
  • Basinal Setting
  • Case Study: San Andres Formation, Texas
  • Exercise No. 1
  • Exercise No. 2
  • Exercise No. 3
  • Exercise No. 4
 
expand/collapse88 -Carbonate Rocks Described (s1073) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Carbonate Grain Types
  • Classification of Carbonate Rocks
  • Principles of Carbonate Sedimentation
  • Carbonate Ramp Model
  • Carbonate Shelf Model
  • Carbonate Shelf Model Through Time
  • General Depositional Settings and Sedimentary Cycles
  • Principle Depositional Models and Environments
  • Carbonate Diagenesis
  • Dolomitization
  • Carbonate Porosity
  • Exercise No. 1
  • Exercise No. 2
  • Exercise No. 3
 
expand/collapse89 -Case Histories, Drilling and Completion Programs (s1153) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Permian Basin, West Texas
  • Prudhoe Bay, Alaska
  • Ekofisk Field, Norwegian North Sea
  • Ghawar Field, Saudi Arabia
 
expand/collapse90 -Cased Hole Logging Overview (s1401) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Typical Setup
  • Logging Environment
  • Regions of Investigation for Cased Hole Tools
 
expand/collapse91 -Cased Hole Logs (s35947) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Pulsed Neutron Tool
  • Pulsed Neutron Interpretation
  • Carbon/Oxygen Log
 
expand/collapse92 -Cash Flow (s37309) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Cash Flow Video
  • Cash Flow Fundamentals
  • Project Cash Flow
 
expand/collapse93 -Casing and Tubing Head Equipment (s1370) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Introduction
  • Casing Heads
  • Casing Spools
  • Casing Hangers
  • Packoffs and Isolation Seals
  • Bowl Protectors
  • Test Plugs
  • Mudline Suspension Systems
  • Tubing Heads
  • Tubing Hangers and Tubing Head Adapters
  • Exercise 1
  • Exercise 2
  • Exercise 3
  • Exercise 4
  • Exercise 5
  • Exercise 6
  • Exercise 7
  • Exercise 8
 
expand/collapse94 -Casing Inspection (s3578) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Overview
  • Mechanical Calipers
  • Electromagnetic Tools
  • Casing Potential Surveys
  • Acoustic Casing Inspection
  • Exercise 1
 
expand/collapse95 -Casing Inspection Logs (s35948) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Introduction
  • Casing/Tubing Caliper Logs
  • Electrical Potential Log
  • Cement Bond Log
  • Electromagnetic Thickness Log
  • Borehole Televiewer
 
expand/collapse96 -Cement Bond Evaluation (s1403) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Cement Bond Log (CBL)
  • Microannulus Effects, Tool Centralization and Quality Control
  • Cement Bond Index
  • Wellbore-Compensated CBL
  • Pad-Type CBL
  • Pulse-Echo CBL and Circumferential Imaging Tools
  • Exercise 1
  • Exercise 2
  • Exercise 3
  • Exercise 4
  • Exercise 5
 
expand/collapse97 -Cement Evaluation (s37731) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Introduction
  • Pressure or Inflow Tests
  • Acoustic Cement Bond Logs
  • Temperature Surveys
  • Radioactive Tracer Surveys
 
expand/collapse98 -Cement Slurry Flow Properties and Mud Displacement (s37688) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Introduction
  • Application of Rheological Models
  • Laminar and Turbulent Flow
  • Viscosity, Shear Stress, and Shear Rate
  • Fluid Models
  • Effect of Pump Rate and Equivalent Circulating Density on Displacement
  • Mud Conditioning
  • Washes, Preflushes, and Spacers
 
expand/collapse99 -Cement Testing Procedures (s37683) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Introduction
  • API and ISO Test Standards
  • Slurry Sample Mixing Procedures
  • Testing Procedures
 
expand/collapse100 -Cementing Equipment (s37695) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Introduction
  • Transport and Delivery of Basic Elements: Cement, Additives, Water
  • Surface Mixing and Pumping Equipment
  • Subsurface Equipment: Casing Hardware
 
expand/collapse101 -Centrifugal Pumps (s17186) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Introduction
  • General Considerations
  • Performance Considerations
  • Process Piping Considerations
  • Pump Construction Details
 
expand/collapse102 -Characterization of Sedimentary Sequences  (s37422) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Characterization of Sedimentary Sequences Introduction
  • Organic-rich Turbidites
  • Volcanic Turbidites
  • Calcareous Turbidites
  • References
 
expand/collapse103 -Chemistry and Classification of Oilwell Cements (s37660) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Introduction
  • Cement Manufacture and Chemistry
  • API Cement Types
  • Basic Cement Slurry Formation
 
expand/collapse104 -Chemostratigraphic Correlation Frameworks (s37419) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Introduction to Chemostratigraphic Correlation Frameworks
  • Chemostratigraphic Correlation
 
expand/collapse105 -Chronostratigraphy (s36889) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Introduction to Isotope
  • Isotopes
  • Conventions
  • Oxygen Isotope Basics
  • Carbon Isotope Stratigraphy
  • Strontium Isotopes
 
expand/collapse106 -Chronostratigraphy and Geochronology (s36888) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Introduction
  • Chronostratigraphic sections and international consensus
  • Emergence of the Absolute Time Scale
  • A new time scale
 
expand/collapse107 -Classical Statistical Concepts (s23343) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Introduction
  • Populations and Samples
  • Trials Events and Probability
  • Random Variables and Their Probability Distributions
  • Univariate Data Analysis
  • Bivariate Statistical Measures and Displays
 
expand/collapse108 -Classification of Nonmarine Sandstones (s1050) BROWSELearnPrint
  • General Considerations
  • Rules of Thumb and Their Limitations
 
expand/collapse109 -Clay Chemistry (s1423) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Introduction
  • Fundamental Structure
  • Clay Mineral Groups
  • Clays in Drilling Fluids
  • Summary of Physiochemical Reactions
  • Exercise No.1
  • Exercise No. 2
  • Exercise No. 3
 
expand/collapse110 -CMP Data Applications (s1273) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Introduction
  • NMO Determination
  • NMO Correction and Stacking
  • Processing Flow Diagram
  • Exercise No. 1
  • Exercise No. 2
  • Exercise No. 3
 
expand/collapse111 -Coal Bed Methane Reservoirs and Their Development (s38881) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Geologic Setting of Coal Bed Methane Reservoirs
  • Reservoir Quality of Coal Seams
  • Drilling and Completion of Coal Bed Methane Wells
  • Reservoir Performance and Reserves Estimation of Coal Bed Reservoirs
  • Development of Coal Bed Methane Reservoirs
 
expand/collapse112 -Coastal Setting (s1076) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Introduction
  • Carbonate Beach Depositional Model
  • Tidal Flat and Sabkha Depositional Models
  • Swamps in Carbonate Depositional Complexes
  • Exercise No. 1
  • Exercise No. 2
 
expand/collapse113 -Coiled Tubing Downhole Tools (s38246) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Introduction
  • Basic Coiled Tubing Bottomhole Assembly
  • Wellbore Cleanout Tools
  • Fishing and Pipe Recovery
  • Specialty and Support Tools
 
expand/collapse114 -Coiled Tubing Operations (s38253) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Job Preparation and Rig-Up
  • Well Cleanout and Unloading Operations
  • Coiled Tubing Fishing and Milling
  • Pumping Operations
  • Coiled Tubing-Wireline
  • Coiled Tubing and Artificial Lift
  • Coiled Tubing Drilling
 
expand/collapse115 -Common Midpoint Stacking (s1301) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Definitions
  • Prestack Processes
  • Mean Amplitude Stack
  • Benefits and Limitations
  • Irregular Geometry
  • Exercise No. 1
 
expand/collapse116 -Common Midpoint Stacking (s36682) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Definitions
  • Prestack Processes
  • The Mean Amplitude Stack
  • Benefits and Limitations
  • Irregular Geometry
  • Exercise No.1
 
expand/collapse117 -Common-midpoint Stacking (s6230) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Common-midpoint Stacking
 
expand/collapse118 -Competitive Bidding and Enterprise Risk Management (s39550) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Introduction to Competitive Bidding
  • Terminology
  • Competitive Bidding and Lease Sales
  • A Sampling of Oil and Gas Industry Literature
  • Monte Carlo Simulation of Competitive Bidding
  • Enterprise Risk Management
  • General Readings Outside Petroleum Engineering
 
expand/collapse119 -Complementary Core Information (s39331) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Grain Density
  • Core Photography
  • Core Gamma Ray Log
  • Directional Permeability
  • Cation Exchange Capacity
  • Grain Size Distribution
  • Detailed Fracture Studies
  • Calcimetry Measurements
  • Pyrochromatography and Fluorescence Spectroscopy
  • Salinity of Pore Water
  • Oil API Gravity
 
expand/collapse120 -Completion and Production Practices (s1496) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Completion Efficiency
  • Rate Control and Arching Effects
  • Selective Perforation
 
expand/collapse121 -Completion Equipment for Positive Displacement Pumping Systems (s39253) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Positive Displacement Pumping Systems
  • Reciprocating Rod Pumps
  • Progressive Cavity Pumps
  • Hydraulic Piston Pumps
  • Sucker Rods
  • Tubing Anchors
  • Pump Seating Nipples
  • Gas Anchors
  • Ancillary Equipment
 
expand/collapse122 -Completion Planning (s38823) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Completion Planning and Project Management
  • Contracts, Procurement and Logistics
  • Incorporating Well Evaluation Results
  • Programming and Supervision
  • Workover Planning and Operations
 
expand/collapse123 -Completion Productivity and Injectivity (s38808) BROWSELearnPrint
  • The Well Completion as Part of the Production System
  • Inflow Performance Relationships (IPR)
  • Vertical Lift Performance
  • Integrated System Analysis
  • Production Constraints and Optimization
 
expand/collapse124 -Completion Tubulars Design (s39217) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Performance Properties and Load Conditions
  • Working Stress Design for Completion Tubulars
  • Working Stress Design Example: Tight Gas Well
  • Production Casing
  • Tubing Movement
  • Triaxial Stress Analysis
  • Quantitative Risk Analysis (QRA) Applied to Tubing Design
 
expand/collapse125 -Completion Tubulars Overview (s39210) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Standards for Completion Tubulars
  • Tubing Couplings
  • Corrosion and Material Considerations in Tubular Selection
 
expand/collapse126 -Compression Source Compression Receiver (s6309) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Overview
 
expand/collapse127 -Compression Source Shear Receiver (s6311) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Compression Source – Shear Receiver
  • The Reflection Point
  • Polarity Issues
  • Land Converted Wave Acquisition
  • Marine Operations
 
expand/collapse128 -Computer Applications (s166) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Introduction
  • Data Management
  • Computation Methods
  • Computation Models
  • Procedures
 
expand/collapse129 -Conceptual Introduction to Seismic Deconvolution (s37583) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Conceptual Introduction to Seismic Deconvolution
  • Deconvolution When One Signal Is Known
  • Deconvolution When Both Signals Are Unknown
  • Non-Minimum Phase Sources
  • Multi Channel and Surface Consistent Deconvolution
  • Predictive Deconvolution
  • Parameter Selection
 
expand/collapse130 -Conclusion (s5886) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Summary and Conclusion
 
expand/collapse131 -Conclusions (s5943) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Economic Considerations
  • Factors Affecting the Seismic Program
  • Conclusion
 
expand/collapse132 -Conclusions and Current Controversies (s1100) BROWSELearnPrint
  • The Sequence Stratigraphic Model
  • Nomenclature
  • Sea Level Curves and Global Eustasy
  • The Question of Data Bases
 
expand/collapse133 -Conditional Simulation (s23371) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Conditional Simulation and Uncertainty Estimation
 
expand/collapse134 -Consolidation Techniques (s1940) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Chemical Consolidation
  • Consolidated Gravel Packs
 
expand/collapse135 -Construction (s5783) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Introduction
  • Onshore Construction
  • Offshore Construction
  • Testing
  • Case Study
 
expand/collapse136 -Consultants Reports (s36892) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Selecting a Consultant
 
expand/collapse137 -Contour Maps: Operations (s39026) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Interval Maps
  • Reservoir Area and Volume Calculations
  • Two-Dimensional Filtering: Trends and Residuals
  • Map Migration
 
expand/collapse138 -Contouring by Hand: Picking (s39022) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Introduction
  • Basic Concepts of Picking
  • General Rules of Picking
  • Location Map
 
expand/collapse139 -Contouring by Hand: Practical Procedures (s39024) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Contouring Procedures
  • Some Finer Points of Contouring
  • Rules of Contouring
  • Ethics of Contouring
 
expand/collapse140 -Contouring by Hand: Solving Misties (s39023) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Misties
  • Misties in Unmigrated Sections
  • Misties in Migrated Sections
  • Misties Summary
  • Digitizing and Posting
  • Ray Migration and Demigration as a Tool in Handling Misties
 
expand/collapse141 -Contouring by Machine (s39025) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Introduction
  • Contouring Approaches
  • Gridding Approach
  • Triangular Approach
  • Interactive Workstations
 
expand/collapse142 -Contouring Fundamentals (s39021) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Introduction
  • Shapes and Contours
  • Faulted Structures
  • Relevance of Line Spacing
  • Map Example: Kapuni Field, New Zealand
 
expand/collapse143 -Control Valves (s17221) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Introduction
  • Principles of Operation
  • Valve Selection
  • Valve Body
  • Actuators
  • Installation
  • Control Valve Sizing
 
expand/collapse144 -Controllers and Control Theory (s17192) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Introduction
  • Control Philosophy
  • Control Theory
  • Controller Principles and Selection
  • Loop Configurations
  • Controller and Loop Tuning
  • Nomenclature
 
expand/collapse145 -Conventional and Isochronal Gas Well Tests (s1541) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Introduction
  • Derivation of Fundamental Flow Equation
  • Conventional Test
  • Isochronal Test
  • Modified Isochronal Test
  • Exercise No. 1
  • Exercise No. 2
  • Exercise No. 3
 
expand/collapse146 -Conventional Marine CSEM Data Acquisition and Processing (s37491) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Introduction
  • Positioning
  • Clock Drift
  • Acquisition Geometries
  • Data Pre-processing
  • Source Normalization
  • Determination of Rotation Angle
  • Determination of Amplitude and Phase
  • ExxonMobil Examples
 
expand/collapse147 -Conventional Mud Logging Practices (s42) BROWSELearnPrint
  • General Description
  • Routine Services
  • Standard Equipment
  • Formats and Procedures
  • Mud Log Preparation and Presentation
  • Exercise No. 1
  • Exercise No. 2
  • Exercise No. 3
 
expand/collapse148 -Convergent Basins: Structural Styles (s38875) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Overview
  • Basement-Involved Faulting
  • Faulting Without Basement-Involvement
  • Strike-Slip Basins
  • Cratonic Basins
 
expand/collapse149 -Convergent Margin Basins (s1030) BROWSELearnPrint
  • General Description
  • Fore-Arc and Back-Arc Basins
  • Non-Arc Basins
  • Collision Basins
  • Petroleum Features
 
expand/collapse150 -Convergent Margins (s1123) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Introduction
  • Placement in the Plate Tectonic System
  • General Characteristics
  • Significance in Petroleum Geology
  • Exercise No. 1
  • Exercise No. 2
 
expand/collapse151 -Convergent Tectonic Regimes (s1126) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Sumatra/Java
  • Japan
  • Alaska: Cook Inlet Basin
  • California
  • Arkoma Basin, South-Central U.S.
  • Makran Coast, Iran/Pakistan
  • Carpathian Arc
  • Central and Southern Alps and Apennies
  • Caribbean Subduction Complex
  • Papua-New Guinea
  • Zagros Trend
  • Andean Belt
 
expand/collapse152 -Core Description (s39319) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Introduction to Core Description
  • Lithology, Rock Type, Color and Thickness of Units
  • Grain Size, Sorting and Texture
  • Major and Minor Characteristics and Degree of Formation Consolidation
  • Sedimentary Structures
  • Fossils and Microfossils
  • Oil Staining and Fluorescence
  • Fracturing and Porosity
  • Core Description Example
 
expand/collapse153 -Core Reports (s39345) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Introduction
  • Core Acquisition Report
  • Core Processing Report
  • Core Analysis Report
 
expand/collapse154 -Core Sample Preparation (s39273) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Introduction
  • Cutting and Cleaning Core Plugs and Sidewall Core Samples
  • Drying Core Plugs and Sidewall Core Samples
 
expand/collapse155 -Correlating Seismic Data to Geologic Events (s37954) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Introduction to Seismic Interpretation
  • Seismic Stratigraphy
  • Detecting Oil and Gas
 
expand/collapse156 -Correlation Studies (s5195) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Specific Discriminating Properties
  • Broad Data Assemblages
 
expand/collapse157 -Correlation Techniques (s38278) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Introduction
  • Cross-correlation Function
  • Auto-correlation Function
  • Pulse Compression Technique
  • System Impulse Response
  • Auto-correlation Application
 
expand/collapse158 -Correlation with Sequence Stratigraphy (s37292) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Introduction
  • Sequence Stratigraphic Surfaces Useful for Correlation
  • Correlating Interbedded Nonmarine and Shallow Marine Strata
  • Correlation in Fluvial Strata
  • Correlating Deep Marine Siliciclastics
  • Correlating Carbonate Strata
  • Summary
 
expand/collapse159 -Cost Effectiveness (s1266) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Why Consider Cost Effectiveness
  • Survey Contracts
 
expand/collapse160 -Cost Reviews (s1415) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Drilling and Completion Costs
  • AFE and Well Plan Review
 
expand/collapse161 -Costs and Contracts (s6007) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Contractual Considerations
  • Typical Seismic Contract.
 
expand/collapse162 -Cratonic Basins (s1028) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Interior (Intracratonic) Basins
  • Foreland (Craton Margin) Basins
 
expand/collapse163 -Criteria for Choosing Field Variables (s1259) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Sampling
  • Ranges
  • Receiver Arrays
  • The Source
  • Relation of Source Points to Geophone Stations
  • 3-D Geometries
 
expand/collapse164 -Cross-Section Diagrams in Three-Dimensions (s1036) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Fence Diagrams
  • Block Diagrams
 
expand/collapse165 -Cross-Section Elements (s1034) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Introduction
  • Input Data
  • Line of Section
  • Scale
  • Datum
  • Exercise No.1
  • Exercise No.2
  • Exercise No.3
  • Exercise No.4
 
expand/collapse166 -Cross-Sections in Two Dimensions (s1035) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Introduction
  • Structural Cross-Sections
  • Stratigraphic Cross-Sections
  • Correlation and Geologic Interpretation
  • Completing the Cross-Section
  • Exercise No. 1
  • Exercise No. 2
  • Exercise No. 3
  • Exercise No. 4
 
expand/collapse167 -Cross-Sections: Computer Methods (s4653) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Overview
  • Exercise No. 1
 
expand/collapse168 -Crosswell Data Acquisition (s5603) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Downhole Sources and Receivers
  • Tube Waves and Their Attenuation
  • Pre-Survey Planning
 
expand/collapse169 -Crosswell Seismic Data Processing and Analysis (s5604) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Crosswell Seismic Surveys and Surface Seismic Surveys
  • Crosswell Direct Arrival Traveltime Tomography
  • Crosswell reflection Imaging
 
expand/collapse170 -Crosswell Seismology Recommended Practices (s5608) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Crosswell Seismology Recommended Practices
 
expand/collapse171 -Crude Oil Properties, Classifications, and Alterations (s38001) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Crude Oil Properties, Classifications, and Alterations Overview
  • Physical Properties of Crude Oil
  • Chemical Properties of Crude Oil
  • Classification and Occurrences of Crude Oils
  • Alteration of Crude Oil
 
expand/collapse172 -Crude Stabilization (s12425) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Introduction
  • Theory of Crude Stabilization
  • Equipment Description
  • Design Procedure
  • Multi-Stage Separation Design Example (Oilfield Units)
  • Crude Stabilization Design Example (Oilfield Units)
  • Multi-Stage Separation Design Example (SI Units)
  • Crude Stabilization Design Example (SI Units)
  • Nomenclature
  • References
 
expand/collapse173 -Cyclostratigraphy (s1096) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Introduction
  • Types of Cycles
  • Duration of Stratigraphic Cycles
  • Events
  • Amplitudes and Scales
  • Causes of Cycles
  • Climactic Effects
  • Exercise No. 1
  • Exercise No. 2
  • Exercise No. 3
D
expand/collapse174 -Data Acquisition (s5867) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Purpose and Goals in Phase 2 - New Data Acquisition
  • Roles of each Discipline
  • Geology
  • Geophysics
  • Petroleum Engineering
  • Integration
 
expand/collapse175 -Data Analysis and Interpretation (s5874) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Overview of Phase 3 - Data Analysis and Interpretation
  • Basic Roles of Each Discipline
  • Geology
  • Geophysics
  • Petroleum Engineering
 
expand/collapse176 -Data Integration (s5880) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Overview of Phase 4 - Data Integration
  • Assemble Integrated Reservoir Model
  • Geostatistical Analysis
  • Reservoir Simulation
  • Economic Analysis and Development Strategies
 
expand/collapse177 -Data Integration (s23367) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Cokriging
  • External Drift Kriging
  • Measurement Errors
 
expand/collapse178 -Data Posting and Validation (s23350) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Exploratory Data Analysis
  • Search Neighborhood Criteria
  • Spatial Description
  • Grids and Gridding
  • Traditional Interpolation Methods
  • Map Display Types
  • Moving Window Statistics
 
expand/collapse179 -Decommissioning And Removal Of Offshore Facilities (s36337) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Introduction
  • Regulatory Framework
  • General D And R Procedures
  • Notable Examples Of D And R
 
expand/collapse180 -Deconvolution: Basic Concepts (s1295) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Convolution
  • Correlation and Autocorrelation
  • Z-Transform
  • Frequency Domain and the Fourier Transform
  • Convolutional Model
  • Deconvolution in Theory
  • Exercise No.1
  • Exercise No.2
 
expand/collapse181 -Deepwater Case Histories (s36832) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Introduction
  • Development Wells
  • Depleted Sands
  • Narrow Pressure Margins And Salt Sequences
  • Horizontal Completions
 
expand/collapse182 -Deepwater Drilling Systems And Equipment (s36804) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Introduction
  • Mobile Offshore Drilling Units
  • Floating Production Units
  • Principal Marine Systems
  • Drilling Systems
  • Riser Systems
  • Subsea Equipment
  • Maintenance Program
 
expand/collapse183 -Deepwater Projects And Environments (s36798) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Overview
  • Deepwater Defined
  • Worldwide Deepwater Activity
  • Deepwater Environments
  • Deepwater Rig Requirements
  • Project Management Considerations
 
expand/collapse184 -Deepwater Well Construction (s36817) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Sequence Of Operations For A Typical Exploration Well
  • Deepwater Completions
  • Drilling Problems In Deepwater Wells
 
expand/collapse185 -Deepwater Well Planning And Design (s36813) BROWSELearnPrint
  • General Considerations
  • Completion And Intervention
  • Pressure Prediction
 
expand/collapse186 -Defining the Reservoir Model (s1938) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Terminology
  • Inner Boundary Conditions
  • The Basic Reservoir Model
  • Outer Boundary Conditions
  • Characteristic Pressure Responses
  • Exercise No. 1
  • Exercise No. 2
  • Exercise No. 3
 
expand/collapse187 -Definitions Controls and Checks (s1236) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Contracts and Technical specifications
  • Survey design and Bin Grid Definition
  • Health Safety and Environmental and Operational Considerations
  • Sail-Lines, Coverage, Feather, Bin-Fill and Undershoots
 
expand/collapse188 -Deltaic Environments (s1058) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Significance to Petroleum Exploration
  • General Depositional Setting
  • Delta Classifications
  • Upper/Lower Delta Plain Subenvironments
  • Subaqueous Subenvironment
  • Transgressive Processes
  • Braided Stream and Point Bar Deposits
  • Distributary Channel Sand Deposits
  • Crevasse Subdelta Deposits
  • Distributary Mouth Bars
  • River Mouth Tidal Ridge Deposits
  • Barrier Island Sands
  • Reservoir Characteristics
  • Deltaic Vertical Sequence
  • Example: Handil Field, Indonesia
  • Depositional Processes, Effect on Structure
  • Seismic Identification
  • Fan Deltas
  • Summary; General Characteristics
  • Exercise No. 1
  • Exercise No. 2
  • Exercise No. 3
  • Exercise No. 4
  • Exercise No. 5
  • Exercise No. 6
  • Exercise No. 7
 
expand/collapse189 -Density Logs (s30017) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Overview of Density and Photoelectric Logs
  • Principles of Density Logging
  • Adverse Influences and Calibration
  • Applications
 
expand/collapse190 -Density of the Earth (s38502) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Introduction
  • Density Computation
  • Density Contrasts
  • Sources of Density Data
 
expand/collapse191 -Depositional Processes of Shelf Sands (s1062) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Tidal Currents
  • Storm Currents
  • Turbidity Currents
  • Exercise No. 1
 
expand/collapse192 -Depositional Systems (s2616) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Submarine Fans: Overview
  • Elongate Submarine Fans
  • Radial Submarine Fans
  • Radial Submarine Fan: Example
  • Slope-Apron Systems
  • Deep Sea Sedimentation Controls
  • Lithofacies of Submarine Fans and Associated Systems
  • Exercise No. 1
  • Exercise No. 2
 
expand/collapse193 -Depth Migration (s1311) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Introduction
  • Finite-Difference Depth Migration
  • Other Depth Migration Schemes
  • Exercise No.1
 
expand/collapse194 -Depth Migration (s36635) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Introduction
  • Kirchhof Depth Migration
  • Finite Difference Depth Migration
  • Fourier Transform Depth Migration
  • Practical Considerations
  • Exercise No.1
 
expand/collapse195 -Desalting (s12411) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Introduction
  • Theory
  • Single and Two Stage Desalting
  • Equipment Description
  • Design Procedure
  • Single-Stage Desalter Design Example (SI Units)
  • Two-Stage Desalter Design Example (SI Units)
  • Multistage Desalter Design Example (SI Units)
  • Single-Stage Desalter Design Example (Oilfield Units)
  • Two-Stage Desalter Design Example (Oilfield Units)
  • Multistage Desalter Design Example (Oilfield Units)
  • Nomenclature
  • References
 
expand/collapse196 -Description of Sandstone Porosity (s1065) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Introduction
  • Sandstone Porosity Classification
  • Sandstone Pore Systems
  • Capillary Pressure Characterization
  • Controls on Primary Porosity
  • Exercise No. 1
  • Exercise No. 2
  • Exercise No. 3
 
expand/collapse197 -Determining the Best Interval for Production (s37200) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Introduction
  • Covariance Matrix for the Production Data 
 
expand/collapse198 -Deterministic Methods (s36665) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Dephasing Versus the Full Wavelet Inverse
  • Deconvolution with a Known Wavelet
  • Deconvolution with Known Reflectivity
 
expand/collapse199 -Deterministic Methods of Deconvolution (s1297) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Dephasing versus the Full Wavelet Inverse
  • Instrument Dephasing
  • Deconvolution with a Known Wavelet
  • Deconvolution with Known Reflectivity
  • Exercise No.1
 
expand/collapse200 -Deterministic Techniques for Deriving the Near Surface Velocity Models (s36738) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Introduction
  • Uphole Surveys
  • Seismic Refraction Theory and Application
  • Refraction Interpretation Methods
  • Tomography Statics
  • Exercise No.1
  • Exercise No.2
 
expand/collapse201 -Development Project Drivers And Key Decision Factors (s36293) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Introduction
  • Volume Of Exploitable Oil And Gas Reserves
  • Quality Of Reservoir And Produced Fluids
  • Production Rates And Depletion Schedule
  • Schedule To First Oil.
  • Water Depth And Environmental Regime
  • Areal Extent Of Resources
  • Distance To Markets And Existing Infrastructure
  • Other Drivers And Complicating Factors
 
expand/collapse202 -Deviation in Vertical Wells (s1444) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Causes
  • Control Methods
  • Exercise No.1
 
expand/collapse203 -Diagenesis (s1066) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Introduction
  • Mechanical Compaction
  • Chemical Compaction
  • Relationship of Compactional Processes
  • Authigenic Cementation
  • Factors Influencing Porosity Reduction
  • Exercise No. 1
  • Exercise No. 2
  • Exercise No. 3
  • Exercise No. 4
  • Exercise No. 5
 
expand/collapse204 -Diagenesis (s1019) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Sandstone Burial
  • Sandstone Cementation
  • Sandstone Secondary Porosity
  • Sandstone Diagenetic Pathways
  • Carbonate Rock Types
  • Limestones
  • Dolomites
  • Atypical Reservoir Rocks
  • Exercise No. 1
  • Exercise No. 2
  • Exercise No. 3
  • Exercise No. 4
 
expand/collapse205 -Diagenesis and Porosity Evolution (s1083) BROWSELearnPrint
  • General Considerations
  • Marine Diagenesis
  • Subaerial Diagenesis: Overview
  • Subaerial Diagenesis in Older Carbonate Rocks
  • Subaerial Diagenesis in Young Carbonate Sediments
  • Burial Diagenesis
  • Dolomitization: General Considerations
  • Dolomite Properties and Chemistry
  • Dolomite Porosity and Permeability
  • Dolomitization Models: Overview
  • Reflux Dolomitization Model
  • Tidal Flat Dolomitization Model
  • Mixed Waters Dolomitization Model
  • Burial Compaction Dolomitization Model
  • Fracturing
  • Exercise No. 1
 
expand/collapse206 -Diagnosis and Detection of Shelf Sands (s1064) BROWSELearnPrint
  • General Considerations
  • Paleontology
  • Associated Facies
  • Seismic
  • Well Logs
  • Cores
  • Shelf Sands Distinguished from Shoreline Sands
  • Exercise No. 1
  • Exercise No. 2
 
expand/collapse207 -Dielectric Logs (s30015) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Principles of Dielectric Tools
 
expand/collapse208 -Differential Flow Equations for Pressure Transient Analysis (s29842) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Introduction
  • Flow Geometry
  • General Equation for Single-phase Flow
  • Single-phase Flow Equation for Slightly Compressible Fluids
  • Single-phase Flow Equation for Compressible Fluids
  • Boundary and Initial Conditions
  • Single-phase Flow Regimes
  • Pseudo Representation of Multi-phase Flow
  • Exercise 1
  • Exercise 2
  • Exercise 3
  • Exercise 4
 
expand/collapse209 -Diffuse Reflections and Multiples (s38435) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Introduction to Diffuse Reflections
  • Buried Focus Effect
  • Transmission Decay and Reflection
  • Introduction to Multiples
  • Types of Multiples
 
expand/collapse210 -Dimensionless Variables and Their Applications (s29855) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Dimensionless Groups
  • Dimensionless Forms of the Flow Equations
  • Dimensionless Form of the Boundary and Initial Conditions
  • Analytical Solutions of the Flow Equations
  • Exercise 1
  • Exercise 2
 
expand/collapse211 -Dip Moveout (DMO) (s1313) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Introduction
  • Exercise No.1
 
expand/collapse212 -Dipmeter Applications for Unconventional Resource Reservoirs (s38712) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Unconventional Resource Reservoirs
  • Geosteering
  • Regional Stress Directions
 
expand/collapse213 -Dipmeter Interpretation in Various Depositional Environments (s38702) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Aeolian Deposition
  • Deltaic Deposition
  • Inter-Deltaic Deposition
  • Deep Water Depositional Environments
  • Fluvial Deposition
  • Reef Interpretation
 
expand/collapse214 -Dipmeter Interpretation of the Geological Structure (s38678) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Structural Dip
  • Dipmeter Interpretation of the Structure
  • Dip Interpretation at Unconformities
 
expand/collapse215 -Dipmeter Logging Tools (s38414) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Resistivity Dipmeter Tools
  • Oil-Based Mud Dipmeter Tools
  • Electrical Imaging Tools
  • Ultrasonic Dipmeter Tools
  • Logging While Drilling (LWD) Tools
  • Downhole Cameras
 
expand/collapse216 -Dipmeter Overview  (s38388) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Dipmeter Introduction
  • Dipmeter Grouping Conventions
  • Interpreting Geological Features from Dipmeter Patterns
  • Interpreting Structural Features Using Dipmeter Data
  • Interpreting Depositional Environments Using Dipmeter Data
 
expand/collapse217 -Directional Drilling Overview (s1443) BROWSELearnPrint
  • History
  • Applications
  • Exercise No.1
  • Exercise No.2
 
expand/collapse218 -Directional Drilling Tools and Techniques (s1445) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Introduction
  • Well Trajectory Planning
  • Downhole Mud Motors
  • Rotary Steerable Systems
  • Specialized Bottomhole Assemblies
  • Deflection Tools
  • Survey Tools
  • Wireline Steering Systems
  • MWD and LWD Systems
  • EMWD Systems
  • Well Trajectory Calculations
  • Geologic Steering
  • Azimuth Change
  • Exercise No.1
  • Exercise No.2
  • Exercise No.3
  • Exercise No.4
  • Exercise No.5
  • Exercise No.6
 
expand/collapse219 -Directional Drilling: The Driving Force in Geosteering (s36019) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Geosteering Overview
  • Directional Drilling Candidates
  • Directional Drilling Hardware: The Bottom Hole Assembly
  • Controlling Trajectory of Directional Wells
  • Directional Drilling Sections
  • Directional Drilling Terminology
 
expand/collapse220 -Display (s1305) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Final Amplitude Manipulation
  • Display Scales
  • Display Modes
  • Polarity Conventions
  • Plot Annotation
 
expand/collapse221 -Display (s36703) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Final Amplitude Manipulation
  • Display Scales
  • Display Modes
  • Polarity Conventions
  • Plot Annotation
 
expand/collapse222 -Display of Formation Dip and Image Data (s38482) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Formation Dip: Data Definitions and Displays
  • Formation Dip: Data Presentations
  • Dip and Azimuth Plots
  • Integration with Full Diameter Core Data
 
expand/collapse223 -Divergent Basins: Structural Styles (s38874) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Introduction to Structural Styles
  • Overview of Divergent Basins
  • Basement-Involved Faulting
  • Growth Faults
  • Salt Movement Faults
  • Shale Movement Faults
  • Gravity-Induced Faulting
 
expand/collapse224 -Divergent Margin Basins (s1029) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Rift Basins
  • Pull-Apart Basins
 
expand/collapse225 -Diverting Materials in Acidizing (s1483) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Introduction
  • Solid Diverters
  • Gel Diverters
  • Ball Sealers
  • Selection of Diverters
  • Exercise No. 1
  • Exercise No. 2
  • Exercise No. 3
  • Exercise No. 4
  • Exercise No. 5
 
expand/collapse226 -Downhole Completion Accessories for Flowing and Gas Lift Wells (s39370) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Introduction to Flowing and Gas Lift Wells
  • Seating Nipples and Polished Bore Receptacles
  • Sliding Sleeves
  • Mandrels
  • Blast Joints and Flow Couplings
  • Inflow Control Devices
  • Control, Chemical Injection and Data Lines
 
expand/collapse227 -Downhole Completion Accessories for Unconventional Wells (s39380) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Introduction to Unconventional Oil and Gas Developments
  • Completion Equipment for Multi-Fracture Stimulated Horizontal Wells
  • Completion Equipment for Thermal Heavy Oil Wells
 
expand/collapse228 -Downhole Flow Control (s36226) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Real-time Flow Control
 
expand/collapse229 -Downwarp Basins and Tertiary Deltas (s1031) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Downwarp Basins
  • Tertiary Deltas
 
expand/collapse230 -Drill Collars (s1428) BROWSELearnPrint
  • General Description
  • Tapered Strings
  • Special Features
  • Connections
  • Exercise No.1
 
expand/collapse231 -Drill Pipe (s1427) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Dimensions and Strengths
  • Upsets
  • Tool Joints
  • Capacity and Displacement
  • Handling Guidelines
  • Fatigue and Drill String Failures
  • Exercise No.1
  • Exercise No.2
  • Exercise No.3
  • Exercise No.4
  • Exercise No.5
 
expand/collapse232 -Drill String and Bit Considerations in Deviated Wells (s3819) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Drill String Design
  • Bit Selection
  • Exercise No. 1
 
expand/collapse233 -Drill String Overview (s1425) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Design Considerations
  • Principal Components
  • Exercise No.1
  • Exercise No.2
  • Exercise No.3
 
expand/collapse234 -Drilling Contracts (s1414) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Contract Procurement
  • Bidding Considerations
 
expand/collapse235 -Drilling Fluid Components and Additives (s1420) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Drilling Fluid Components
  • Weighting Materials
  • Viscosifiers
  • Filtration Control Materials
  • Rheology Control Materials
  • Alkalinity and pH Control Materials
  • Lost Circulation Materials
  • Surface Active Agents
  • Lubricating Materials
  • Flocculating Materials
  • Shale-Stabilizing Materials
  • Inhibitors
  • Polymers
  • Inorganic Acids, Bases and Salts
  • High-Temperature, High-Pressure (HPHT) Components and Additives
  • Exercise No.1
  • Exercise No.2
  • Exercise No.3
 
expand/collapse236 -Drilling Fluid Systems (s1421) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Classification of Water-Base Drilling Fluid Systems
  • Nondispersed-Noninhibited Water-Base Systems
  • Nondispersed-Inhibited Water-Based Systems
  • Dispersed-Noninhibited Water-Base System
  • Dispersed-Inhibited Water-Base Systems
  • Oil-Base (Invert-Emulsion) Systems
  • Exercise No.1
  • Exercise No.2
 
expand/collapse237 -Drilling Fluids Overview (s1419) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Principal Functions of Drilling Fluids
  • Drilling Fluid Classifications
  • Drilling Fluid Composition
  • Drilling Fluid Properties
  • Exercise No.1
  • Exercise No.2
 
expand/collapse238 -Drilling Fundamentals (s1148) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Historical Background
  • Surface Drilling Environments
  • Subsurface Drilling Environments
  • Exercise No.1
 
expand/collapse239 -Drilling Hydraulics in Deviated Wells (s1447) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Introduction
  • Borehole Stability
  • Fluid Velocity and Flow Regimes
  • Cuttings Transport
 
expand/collapse240 -Drilling Measurements and Logging Tools (s36026) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Drilling Measurements and Sampling
  • Logging While Drilling Tools
 
expand/collapse241 -Drilling Objectives (s1437) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Overview
 
expand/collapse242 -Drilling Operations (s1151) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Planning and Site Preparation
  • Operations Management
  • Drilling Procedure
  • Drilling Problems
  • Well Control
  • Well Evaluation
  • Offshore Drilling
  • Exercise No.1
  • Exercise No.2
 
expand/collapse243 -Drilling Optimization (s3830) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Minimum Cost Drilling
  • Factors Affecting Penetration Rate
  • Penetration Rate Equations and Drilling Tests
  • Constraints on Bit Weight and Rotary Speed
  • Bit Life Estimation
  • Practical Guidelines
  • Exercise No.1
  • Exercise No.2
 
expand/collapse244 -Drilling Rig Circulating System (s3817) BROWSELearnPrint
  • General Description
  • Auxiliary Systems
  • Mud Pumps
  • Exercise No.1
 
expand/collapse245 -Drillstring, Drill Bits and Drilling Fluid (s1150) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Drillstring
  • Drill Bits
  • Drilling Fluids
  • Exercise No.1
 
expand/collapse246 -Dry Air Drilling (s23398) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Dry Air Drilling Overview
  • Air Drilling Equipment
  • Dry Air Drilling Procedures and Operating Considerations
  • Downhole Fires
  • Reverse Circulation Drilling
 
expand/collapse247 -DST Design and Field Procedures (s1555) BROWSELearnPrint
  • General Design Considerations
  • Cushion Design
  • Duration of Flow and Shut-in Periods
 
expand/collapse248 -DST Interpretation: General Aspects (s1556) BROWSELearnPrint
  • DST Chart
  • Validity of Test Results
 
expand/collapse249 -DST Interpretation: Qualitative Analysis (s1946) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Reservoir Properties
  • Fluid Recovery
  • Tool Plugging
  • Exercise No. 1
 
expand/collapse250 -DST Interpretation: Quantitative Analysis (s1947) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Conventional Methods
  • Modern Methods
  • Test Analysis and Production System Design
  • Case Studies
  • Exercise No. 1
E
expand/collapse251 -EandP Applications (s1069) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Porosity Prediction
  • Diagenetic Traps
  • Reservoir Aspects of Secondary Porosity
  • Reservoir Aspects of Authigenic Clays
  • Exercise No. 1
  • Exercise No. 2
  • Exercise No. 3
 
expand/collapse252 -Earth Stress (s38635) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Introduction to Earth Stress
  • Determining the Contemporary State of Stress
  • Borehole Measurements
  • Observations on Stress in Sedimentary Rocks
  • Modeling Horizontal Stress
 
expand/collapse253 -Effect of the water layer on marine CSEM data (s37525) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Electrical Conductivity of Sea Water
  • Double Halfspace Response
  • Air-Water-Earth Half-space System: Multiples (Reverberations)
  • Airwave Attenuation for Transient EM
  • The Airwave and Conventional CSEM
 
expand/collapse254 -Electric Line Downhole Tools  (s38217) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Introduction
  • Electric Line-Tool String Connection
  • Depth Control in Electric Line Operations
  • Tool String Conveyance
  • Production Logging Tools
  • Through-Tubing Formation Evaluation
  • Cement Bond Evaluation
  • Perforating
  • Tubing and Casing Inspection Tools
 
expand/collapse255 -Electric Line Operations  (s38226) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Job Preparation and Rig-Up
  • Electric Line Logging Operations
  • Electric Line Well Servicing Operations
  • Risks and Mitigations in Electric Line Operations
  • Post-Job Considerations
 
expand/collapse256 -Electric Wireline Perforating (s1475) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Equipment
  • Pressure Control System
  • Perforating Procedures and Depth Control
  • Positioned or Oriented Perforating
  • Job Planning
  • Exercise No. 1
  • Exercise No. 2
  • Exercise No. 3
  • Exercise No. 4
  • Exercise No. 5
 
expand/collapse257 -Electrical Submersible Pump Systems (s37850) BROWSELearnPrint
  • ESP System Overview
  • ESP Power Components
  • ESP Operating Principles
  • ESP System Design
  • ESP System Operation
 
expand/collapse258 -Electromagnetic Waves (s37456) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Maxwell’s Equations
  • Constitutive Relations
  • Electromagnetic Wave Equations
  • Transformation of the Wave Equations to the Frequency Domain
  • Plane Wave Solutions of the Electromagnetic Wave Equations, Skin Depth, Wavelength
  • Electromagnetic Propagation in Air and Free Space
  • Electromagnetic Propagation in Conducting Media: Diffusion Equation
  • Point Electric Dipole Source in an Unbounded Medium
  • Boundary Conditions
  • Point Electric Dipole Source onThe Surface of a half-space
 
expand/collapse259 -Emergency Preparedness (s1389) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Hazard Awareness
  • Safety Meetings
  • Emergency Plan Development
  • Exercise No. 1
  • Exercise No. 2
  • Exercise No. 3
  • Exercise No. 4
 
expand/collapse260 -Enhanced Recovery: Miscible Flooding (s136) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Introduction
  • Miscible Flooding with Hydrocarbon Fluids
  • Miscible Flooding with Carbon Dioxide
  • Equilibrium Phase Behavior
  • Phase Equilibrium Diagrams
  • Phase Behavior in Hydrocarbon Miscible Floods
  • Phase Behavior in Carbon Dioxide Floods
  • Phase Behavior and Reservoir Heterogeneity
  • Fluid Dispersion
  • Sweep Efficiency
  • Irregular Well Patterns
  • Viscous Fingering, Gravity Tonguing
  • Reservoir Heterogeneity Effects
  • Immiscible Flow Processes in Miscible Floods
  • Recovery Estimates: Single Well Patterns
  • Reservoir Simulator Applications
  • Case Studies, Miscible Flood Projects
  • Laboratory Testing and Flood Design
  • Oil Recovery Calculations
  • Phase Equilibrium Calculations
  • Fluid Mechanics Calculations
  • Immiscible Flood Calculations
  • Well-Pattern Sweep Efficiency
  • Streamline, Stream-Tube Calculations
  • Vertical Sweep Efficiency Models
  • Exercise No. 1
  • Exercise No. 2
  • Exercise No. 3
  • Exercise No. 4
  • Exercise No. 5
  • Exercise No. 6
  • Exercise No. 7
  • Exercise No. 8
  • Exercise No. 9
  • Exercise No. 10
  • Exercise No. 11
  • Exercise No. 12
  • Exercise No. 13
  • Exercise No. 14
  • Exercise No. 15
  • Exercise No. 16
  • Exercise No. 17
  • Exercise No. 18
  • Exercise No. 19
  • Exercise No. 20
  • Exercise No. 21
  • Exercise No. 22
  • Exercise No. 23
 
expand/collapse261 -Environmental Aspects of Drilling Mud Engineering (s36785) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Environmental Issues in Drilling Operations
  • Surface Disposal Methods
  • Subsurface Disposal Methods
 
expand/collapse262 -Eolian Environments (s1054) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Introduction
  • Depositional Processes and Lithologic Characteristics
  • Paleontology
  • Geometry
  • Associated Facies
  • Diagnostic Evidence
  • Reservoir Characteristics
  • Examples
 
expand/collapse263 -ESP System Design (s626) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Pump Performance Curves
  • Total Dynamic Head
  • Gas Production, Effect on Design Parameters
  • Pump, Number of Stages and Motor Horsepower
  • Transformer Voltage Requirements
  • Design Example
 
expand/collapse264 -ESP System Monitoring and Operation (s627) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Ammeter Charts
  • Downhole Failures and Their Causes
  • Optimizing Performance
  • Variable Frequency Generator
  • Exercise No. 1
 
expand/collapse265 -ESP Systems: Introduction (s633) BROWSELearnPrint
  • ESP System Overview
  • Benefits, Limitations of ESP Systems
  • Transformer, Switchboard and Junction Box
  • Wellhead and Power Cable
  • ESP Operating Principles
  • Exercise No. 1
 
expand/collapse266 -Estimating Reservoir Properties using Microseismic Events (s37199) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Introduction
  • Production Changes in Microseismic Events
  • Microseismic Events Associated with Hydraulic Fracturing
 
expand/collapse267 -Evaluation of Naturally Fractured Reservoirs (s780) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Worldwide Distribution; Major Rock Types
  • Fracture Origins and Rock Mechanics
  • Fracture Properties
  • Reservoir Management Issues
  • Data Sources: Cores and Outcrops
  • Data Sources: Downhole Surveys
  • Data Sources: Drilling, Well Tests, Production
  • General Reservoir Classifications
  • Porosity and Permeability from Core Analysis
  • Reservoir Characterization and Modeling
  • Calculations of Recovery, Oil-in-Place
  • Interporosity Flow Processes; Water/Gas Coning
  • Improved Recovery Methods
  • Performance Prediction
  • Case Studies
  • Exercise No. 1
  • Exercise No. 2
  • Exercise No. 3
  • Exercise No. 4
  • Exercise No. 5
  • Exercise No. 6
  • Exercise No. 7
  • Exercise No. 8
  • Exercise No. 9
  • Exercise No. 10
  • Exercise No. 11
  • Exercise No. 12
  • Exercise No. 13
  • Exercise No. 14
  • Exercise No. 15
  • Exercise No. 16
 
expand/collapse268 -Evaluation of Porosity and Diagenetic History (s1084) BROWSELearnPrint
  • General Considerations
  • Rock Studies
  • Wireline Logs
  • Petrography
  • Geochemistry
  • Exercise No. 1
 
expand/collapse269 -Evaluation Tools and Techniques (s1068) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Describing Porosity
  • Interpreting Porosity Evolution
  • Exercise No. 1
  • Exercise No. 2
  • Exercise No. 3
  • Exercise No. 4
 
expand/collapse270 -Evaporite/Dolomite/Hydrocarbon Association (s1093) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Dolomite Reservoirs Associated with Evaporites
  • Sabkha Dolomite Model
  • Reflux Dolomite Model
  • Burial Dolomite Model
  • Indicators of Dolomite Origins
  • Timing of Dolomitization
  • Evaporites as Seals
  • Evaporitic Sediments as Source Rocks
 
expand/collapse271 -Examples of Recent Plate Tectonic Movement (s37866) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Plate Tectonic Movement Overview
  • Transform Fault Systems
  • Subduction Zones
  • Fold and Thrust Belts
  • Rifting Systems
 
expand/collapse272 -Experimental Shooting (s1258) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Are Field Experiments Necessary?
  • Test Methods
 
expand/collapse273 -Exploration and Production GIS Data (s36188) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Exploration Phase
  • Production Phase
  • Attributes and Associated Data
 
expand/collapse274 -Exploration Considerations (s1129) BROWSELearnPrint
  • General Approach
 
expand/collapse275 -Exploration Considerations (s1910) BROWSELearnPrint
  • General Guidelines
 
expand/collapse276 -Exploration Value (s6289) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Introduction: the Value of P- and S-wave Data
  • Predict Fractures
  • Improved Structural Image
  • Improved P-wave Seismic
  • Predicting Fluid Type
 
expand/collapse277 -Extra-Heavy Oil Resources  (s38889) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Geologic Setting of Oil Sand Reservoirs
  • Characteristics of Oil Sand Bitumen and Heavy Oil
  • Upgrading Canadian Oil Sand Bitumen for Transport and Refining
  • Technologies for Recovering Extra-Heavy Oil Resources
  • Commercial Development and Economic Analysis of Recovery Processes for Canadian and Venezuelan Cases
F
expand/collapse278 -Facilities Piping (s17253) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Introduction
  • Basic Flow Equations and Factors
  • Pressure Drop in Piping
  • Choosing A Line Diameter
  • Determining Wall Thickness
  • Pressure Ratings
  • Determining Pressure Breaks
  • Facility Piping Details
  • Design Example (Oilfield Units)
  • Design Example (SI Units)
 
expand/collapse279 -Factors Affecting Group Dimensions (s6108) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Practicality
  • Lateral Resolution
  • Averaging of Plants
  • Ambient Noise
  • The First Breaks
  • The Air Wave
  • Rough Terrain
  • Normal Moveout
  • Formation Dip
  • Spatial Aliasing
  • Suppressing Source Generated Noise
  • Source Generated Noise
 
expand/collapse280 -Failure Criteria for Microearthquakes (s37110) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Failure Criteria Introduction
  • Compressive Failure
  • Pore Collapse
  • Natural faults and fractures
  • Hydraulically Induced Fractures
  • Determining the extent and nature of fracturing
 
expand/collapse281 -Fault Data Interpretation (s38873) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Basic Interpretation Rules
  • Fault Plane Maps
  • Basic Principles of Structure Maps
  • The Role of Reflection Time
 
expand/collapse282 -Fault Nomenclature (s38871) BROWSELearnPrint
  • General Terminology
  • Normal Faults
  • Thrust Faults
  • Strike-Slip Faults
 
expand/collapse283 -Faults (s37883) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Faults Overview
  • Dip Slip and Strike Slip Faults
  • Fault and Fault Zone Material: Sealing and Communication Aspects
  • Structures Associated with Faults
  • Principle Stress Directions in the Development of Faulting and Fracturing
  • Thrust Faults, Tear Faults, and Transform Faults
  • Recognizing Faults in Well Logs
 
expand/collapse284 -Faults in Petroleum Provinces (s38869) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Introduction
  • General Issues in Interpretation
 
expand/collapse285 -Faults: 3D and Workstation Interpretation (s38876) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Overview
  • Time Slices
  • Fault Slices
  • Case Studies
 
expand/collapse286 -Fiber Optic Sensing and Telemetry Systems (s36217) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Introduction to Downhole Fiber Optics
  • Fundamentals of Light Propagation
  • Fiber Optic Transmission Modes
  • Architecture of Optical Sensor Systems
  • Fiber Optic Gratings
  • Bragg Grating Sensors
  • Distributed Temperature Sensing Systems
  • DTS Applications
 
expand/collapse287 -Field Data (s36536) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Introduction
  • SEG Seismic Field Recording Format (SEG-D)
  • SEG Seismic Trade Format (SEG-Y)
  • The Observer Report and Field Notes
  • Initial Checks
 
expand/collapse288 -Field Methods (s37017) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Introduction to Field Methods
  • Analytical Equipment
  • Depositional Environments
  • General Age of the Strata
  • Sampling Procedures
  • Sampling Theory
  • Sampling in the Field
  • Hand sampling
  • Sampling with a Pomeroy Drill
  • Sampling for Age Calibration
 
expand/collapse289 -Field Statics (s1287) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Basic Statics Computations
  • Seismic Datum Selection
  • Geology and Static Corrections
  • Surface Consistency
  • Dynamite vs. Surface Statics: A Case Study
  • Exercise No.1
  • Exercise No.2
  • Exercise No.3
 
expand/collapse290 -Field Studies (s167) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Introduction
  • Data Input
  • Multi-Well Data
  • Three-Dimensional Gridding
  • Trend Analysis, Mapping
 
expand/collapse291 -Field Tests Measuring Source Generated Noise (s6137) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Review of Elastic Waves
  • Wave Spread Testing
  • Array Comparison Tests
  • Box Wave Testing
  • Synthesizing Test Arrays From Production Data
  • A Final Note: the Balance
 
expand/collapse292 -Field Tests of Drilling Fluids (s1422) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Density (Mud Weight)
  • Funnel Viscosity
  • Apparent Viscosity, Plastic Viscosity, Yield Point and Gel Strength
  • API Standard Filtration Test
  • API HP/HT Filtration Test
  • Sand Content
  • Oil, Water and Solids Content
  • Methylene Blue Capacity
  • pH
  • Mud and Filtrate Alkalinity
  • Excess Lime Content
  • Chloride Content
  • Total Hardness
  • Resistivity
  • Oil-Base Drilling Fluid Tests
  • Exercise No.1
  • Exercise No.2
 
expand/collapse293 -Field Variables (s5939) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Reasoned Progression for Choosing Field Variables
 
expand/collapse294 -Final Filtering (s36699) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Band Pass Filters
  • Time Variant Filters
  • Filter Panels
 
expand/collapse295 -Final Filtering (s1304) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Bandpass Filtering
  • Time-Variant Filtering
  • Filter Panels
 
expand/collapse296 -Fire Prevention and Control (s1397) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Fire Chemistry
  • Detection of Flammable and Toxic Atmospheres
  • Properties of Flammable and Combustible Liquids
  • Control of Ignition Sources
  • Fire Protection Systems and Equipment
  • Firefighting Agents
  • Hand-held Fire Extinguishers
  • Firefighter Training
  • Exercise No. 1
  • Exercise No. 2
  • Exercise No. 3
  • Exercise No. 4
  • Exercise No. 5
  • Exercise No. 6
  • Exercise No. 7
  • Exercise No. 8
  • Exercise No. 9
  • Exercise No. 10
  • Exercise No. 11
  • Exercise No. 12
 
expand/collapse297 -Fired Heaters and Hydrate Control (s17134) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Introduction
  • Equipment Description
  • Heater Heat Transfer Basics
  • Hydrate Formation
  • Hydrate Inhibition
  • Design Procedure
  • Nomenclature
  • Design Example (Oilfield Units)
  • Design Example (SI Units)
 
expand/collapse298 -Fishing Operations (s3828) BROWSELearnPrint
  • General Categories
  • Planning and Preparation
  • Pipe Recovery
  • Wireline Tool Recovery and Junk Removal
  • Auxiliary Tools
  • Economics
  • Exercise No.1
 
expand/collapse299 -Fission Track Dating (s37187) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Fission-Track Dating Introduction
  • Theory behind the Dating Technique
  • Criteria Essential for Apatite FTD Application
  • Sample Collection Field Methods
  • Laboratory Sample Preparation
  • Choosing the Grains
  • Dating the Sample: The External Detector Method
  • References
 
expand/collapse300 -Fixed Cutter Bit Design (s1431) BROWSELearnPrint
  • General Considerations
  • Body Materials
  • Diamond Cutting Elements
  • Bit Profiles and Hydraulic Systems
  • Design Features Summary
 
expand/collapse301 -Flow Control at the Wellhead (s3575) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Gate Valves
  • Production Chokes
  • Christmas Tree Assemblies
  • Low-Pressure Installations (Examples)
  • High-Pressure Installations (Examples)
  • Flanges and Clamps
  • Independent Wellheads
  • Unitized Wellheads
  • Exercise 1
  • Exercise 2
  • Exercise 3
 
expand/collapse302 -Flow Measurement and Control (s17209) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Introduction
  • Principles of Operation
  • Device Selection
  • Meter Sizing
  • Exercise No 1
  • Exercise No 2
 
expand/collapse303 -Flow Rate Determination in the Wellbore (s1405) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Fluid Behavior
  • Injection Well Profiling Using Radioactive Tracers
  • Flowmeters (Turbine Type)
  • Multiphase Vertical Flow
  • Multiphase Flow in Deviated Wells
  • Oxygen Activation Measurement
 
expand/collapse304 -Flow-Drilling (s23436) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Flow Drilling Overview
  • Flow Drilling Surface Equipment
  • Rotating Control Head
  • Flow Drilling Procedures and Operating Considerations
  • Limitations of Flow Drilling
 
expand/collapse305 -Flowing Well Performance (s38450) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Surface Chokes: General Description
  • Choke Performance Relationships
  • Integrating Inflow, Lift and Surface Performance
  • Applications of Integrated Production System Analysis
 
expand/collapse306 -Flowlines (s3576) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Basic Design Parameters
  • Line Pipe Fabrication and Specifications
  • Pressure Loss Calculations
  • Sizing of Lines
  • Effect of Design on Well Performance
  • Installation and Testing
  • Pipe Insulation
  • Temperature Differentials
  • Corrosion Control (External)
  • Corrosion Control (Internal)
  • Cleaning and Inspection
 
expand/collapse307 -Fluid Sampling: General Considerations (s1931) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Representative Samples
  • Producing Conditions and Equipment
  • Well Conditioning
 
expand/collapse308 -Fluid Saturation (s161) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Introduction
  • Borehole Environment
  • Tutorial: Example (sandstone)
  • Tutorial: Example (carbonate)
  • Archie Equation
  • Invaded Zone Saturation
  • Mud System Effects
  • Shaly Sand Interpretation
  • Exercise No. 1
  • Exercise No. 2
  • Exercise No. 3
  • Exercise No. 4
  • Exercise No. 5
 
expand/collapse309 -Fluid Saturation Determination (s39314) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Fluid Saturations in Reservoir Rocks
  • Measuring Fluid Saturations
 
expand/collapse310 -Foam Drilling (s23413) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Foam Drilling Overview
  • Hole Cleaning Considerations
  • Foam Drilling Equipment
  • Composition of Injected Liquid
  • Foam Drilling Procedures and Operating Considerations
  • Limitations of Foam Drilling
 
expand/collapse311 -Folds (s37874) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Introduction to Folds
  • Description of Folds
  • Basic Fold Geometry and Orientation
  • Fold Mechanisms and the Distribution of Strain
  • Minor Structures Associated with Folding
  • Pressure Solution and Stylolitization
 
expand/collapse312 -Foreland Basins and Associated Structures (s1128) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Introduction
  • Quantitative Modeling of Basin Dynamics
  • Development Models: Appalachian Basin
  • Fault Bend, Fault Propagation and Detachment Folds
  • Duplexes and Imbricate Thrust Systems
  • Piggy-Back Basins
  • Other Structural Features
 
expand/collapse313 -Foreslope Setting (s1079) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Introduction
  • Depositional vs. Bypass Foreslopes
  • Modern Examples of Foreslopes
  • Depositional Models in Foreslope Settings
  • Ancient Examples of Foreslopes
  • Exercise No. 1
  • Exercise No. 2
  • Exercise No. 3
 
expand/collapse314 -Formation Evaluation in Cased Holes (s1402) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Pulsed Neutron Capture Measurement
  • Cased Hole Resistivity Tool
  • Pulsed Neutron Capture Log Presentations
  • Pulsed Neutron Capture Log Applications
  • Carbon-Oxygen (C/O) Measurement
  • Compensated Neutron Measurement
  • Natural Gamma Ray Measurement
  • Exercise 1
  • Exercise 2
  • Exercise 3
  • Exercise 4
  • Exercise 5
  • Exercise 6
  • Exercise 7
 
expand/collapse315 -Formation Water (s1536) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Water Compressibility
  • Water Formation Volume Factor
  • Water Viscosity
 
expand/collapse316 -Forward Modeling (s1351) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Introduction
  • Integration of Seismic and Subsurface Data
  • Synthetic Seismogram Modeling
  • Multi-Dimensional Modeling
  • Building a Geologic Model
  • Two-Dimensional Modeling: Pinacle Reef
  • Two-Dimensional Modeling: Sand/ Shale Sequence
  • Two-Dimensional Modeling: Gas-Bearing Sand
  • Stratigraphic Models: Case Studies
  • Three and Four-Dimensional Modeling
  • Exercise No. 1
  • Exercise No. 2
 
expand/collapse317 -Fourier Theory (s37445) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Fourier Transform
  • Two-dimensional Fourier Transform
  • Resolution and Bandwidth
  • Similarity Theorem
  • The Impulse Function (δ)
  • Impulse Response
  • Linear Filters and Convolution
  • Convolution Theorem
  • Derivative Theorem
  • Wavefield Transformation
 
expand/collapse318 -Frac-and-Pack Techniques (s1942) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Overview
 
expand/collapse319 -Fracture Acidizing (s1480) BROWSELearnPrint
  • General Considerations
  • Fracture Geometry
  • Formation Characteristics
  • Treatment Materials and Procedures
  • Exercise No. 1
  • Exercise No. 2
  • Exercise No. 3
  • Exercise No. 4
 
expand/collapse320 -Fracture Monitoring With Microseismic (s39465) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Introduction to Microseismic Fracture Monitoring
  • Microseismic Monitoring Systems
  • Event Location From Downhole Arrays
  • Event Location From Surface and Near-Surface Arrays
  • Analysis of Microseismic Survey Results
 
expand/collapse321 -Fracture Treatment Design (s38643) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Well Completion Considerations
  • Pumping Schedules, Treating Pressures and Material Selection
  • General Operating Considerations
  • Fracture Calibration Treatment
  • Main Treatment Design
  • Special Types of Fracturing Treatments
  • Fracture Design Optimization and Integrated Workflows
  • Commercial Fracture Design and Evaluation Models
  • Case History: Conventional Vertical Well, Cooper Basin, Australia
  • Case History: Horizontal Well, Marcellus Shale, USA
 
expand/collapse322 -Fractures (s162) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Detection and Quantitative Analysis
 
expand/collapse323 -Fracturing Equipment and Operations (s38596) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Basic Surface Equipment Layout
  • Material Storage
  • Surface Equipment for Hydraulic Fracturing
  • Downhole Equipment for Hydraulic Fracturing
  • Flowback Equipment
  • Fracturing Equipment for Specialized Applications
  • Hydraulic Fracturing Stages
  • Multi-stage, Horizontal Well Treatments
  • Hydraulic Fracturing Equipment Applications: Case Histories
 
expand/collapse324 -Frames of Reference (s1226) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Frames of Reference
  • Map Projections
  • Grid Systems
  • Databases
  • Noncoordinate Systems
 
expand/collapse325 -Fuel Gas Systems (s17125) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Introduction
  • Types of Fuel
  • Fuel Requirements
  • Fuel Contaminants
  • Heating Value
  • Fuel Gas Equipment Selection
  • Diesel Fuel Equipment Selection
  • Nomenclature
 
expand/collapse326 -Full Diameter Conventional Coring (s39076) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Coring Processes
  • Preparation for Coring
  • Cutting, Retrieving and Handling the Core
  • Core Preservation Techniques
  • Sampling and Analysis at the Wellsite
  • Core Preparation
  • Core Sampling in the Laboratory
 
expand/collapse327 -Fundamental Concepts of Geomechanics (s38538) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Overview of Geomechanics Concepts
  • Stress
  • Mohr's Circle
  • Strain
  • Linear Elasticity
  • Anisotropy
 
expand/collapse328 -Fundamentals of Formation Evaluation and the Subsurface Environment (s38929) BROWSELearnPrint
  • The Scope of Formation Evaluation
  • Objectives of Formation Evaluation
  • Overview of Formation Evaluation Methods
  • Drilling Mud, Mud Cake and Mud Filtrate Invasion
  • Core Alteration during Recovery
 
expand/collapse329 -Fundamentals of Laboratory Measurements of Rock and Fluid Properties (s38949) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Introduction to Core Analysis
  • Measuring Porosity
  • Measuring Permeability
  • Overview of Other Types of Routine Core Analysis
  • Special Core Analysis (SCAL) and Specialist Studies
 
expand/collapse330 -Fundamentals of Magnetostratigraphy (s37006) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Introduction
  • Historical Background
  • Theoretical
  • Magnetic Mineralogy
  • Magnetic Minerals
  • Other Ferromagnetic Minerals
 
expand/collapse331 -Fundamentals of Pressure Sensors (s36213) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Basic Pressure Sensing Technology
  • Exploiting Crystal Properties of Quartz
  • Quartz Sensors
 
expand/collapse332 -Fundamentals of Rock and Fluid Properties and Their Measurement by Logging Tools (s38938) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Introduction
  • Overview of Logging While Drilling (LWD) and Wireline Logging Operations
  • Porosity and Formation Factor
  • Permeability and the Porosity-Permeability Relationships
  • Formation Resistivity and Fluid Saturation
  • Acoustic Logging and its Applications
  • Neutron, Gamma Ray and Density Logging and their Applications
 
expand/collapse333 -Fundamentals of Well Testing and Analysis (s38974) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Objectives of Well Testing
  • Well Test Analysis: Pressure Transient Analysis in Buildup
  • Skin Factor
  • Integration of Well Test Analysis with other Subsurface Data
 
expand/collapse334 -Future and Present Value Analysis (s37315) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Future and Present Value Analysis Video
  • Future Value
  • Present Value
  • Discount Factor and Cost of Equity
G
expand/collapse335 -Gamma Ray Log (s29999) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Overview
  • Gamma Rays and Natural Radiation
  • Calibration of Gamma Ray Detectors and Logs
 
expand/collapse336 -Gas Lift (s37806) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Gas Lift System Overview
  • Gas Lift Applications
  • Downhole Installations
  • Gas Lift Valves
  • Gas Lift Valve Mechanics
  • Continuous Gas Lift
  • Intermittent Gas Lift
  • Practical Aspects of Well Unloading and Operation
  • Gas Lift Surface Facilities
 
expand/collapse337 -Gas Lift: Introduction (s634) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Gas Lift System Overview
  • Gas Lift Valves, Pressure Operated Type
  • Gas Lift Valves, Fluid Operated Type
  • Gas Lift Valves, Throttling Type
  • Gas Lift Valves, Selection Criteria
  • Gas Lift Valves, Mechanics, Flow Characteristics
  • Gas Lift Valves, Pilot Valve Operation
  • Downhole Installations
  • Exercise No. 1
  • Exercise No. 2
  • Exercise No. 3
  • Exercise No. 4
  • Exercise No. 5
  • Exercise No. 6
 
expand/collapse338 -Gas Lift: System Design (s628) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Continuous Lift
  • Unloading Design for Continuous Lift
  • Continuous Lift Design Procedures, Summary
  • Intermittent Lift
  • Intermittent Lift, Surface Control of Injected Gas
  • Gas Lift Well Operation, Practical Aspects
  • Surface Facilities
  • Exercise No. 1
  • Exercise No. 2
  • Exercise No. 3
 
expand/collapse339 -Gas Measurement and Analysis (s2622) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Mud Gas Character
  • Gas Sampling
  • Gas Detection and Measurement
  • Gas Compound Separation
  • Gas Data: Log Presentation
  • Gas Data: Plot Characteristics
  • Gas Data: Practical Applications
  • Exercise No. 1
  • Exercise No. 2
  • Exercise No. 3
 
expand/collapse340 -Gas Properties and Classifications  (s37994) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Gas Properties and Classifications Overview
  • Properties of Non-Hydrocarbon Gases
  • Hydrocarbon Gases
  • Gas Hydrates
 
expand/collapse341 -Gasified Liquids (s23427) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Gasified Liquid Drilling Overview
  • Gasification Techniques
  • Gas Supply and Compression Equipment
  • Circulating Pressures
  • Hole Cleaning Considerations
  • Drill String
  • Gasified Liquid Drilling Procedures and Operating Considerations
  • Limitations of Gasified Liquid Drilling
 
expand/collapse342 -General and Background GIS Data (s36183) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Overview
  • Raster and Vector Data
  • Digital Elevation Models
  • Historical Data
 
expand/collapse343 -General Concepts (s1095) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Introduction
  • Definitions
  • Sequence Stratigraphy
  • Stratigraphy
  • Seismic Stratigraphy
  • Seismic Sequence Stratigraphy
  • Exercise No. 1
  • Exercise No. 2
  • Exercise No. 3
 
expand/collapse344 -General Criteria for Completion Design (s38756) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Introduction to Completions
  • Completion Team Roles and Responsibilities
  • Design Process, Standards and Regulations
  • HSSE and Risk Management
  • Statement of Requirements and Basis of Design
  • Life of Well Functional and Servicing Requirements
  • Drilling Considerations
  • Completion Operations Planning
  • Cost Estimates, AFE and Other Approvals
 
expand/collapse345 -General Principles (s1267) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Content under development.
 
expand/collapse346 -Generation and Maturation Processes (s39286) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Petroleum Source Material
  • Organic Productivity
  • Preservation and Organic Destruction
  • Diagenesis of Organic Matter
  • Kerogen Components
  • Hydrocarbons and Kerogen Type
  • Chemical Changes with Kerogen Maturation
  • Depth, Temperature and Time Effects
  • Paleothermometry
  • Oil Shale
 
expand/collapse347 -Geochemical Analyses: Analytical Procedures (s1144) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Organic Carbon Determination
  • Kerogen Separation
  • Kerogen Typing
  • Kerogen Reflectance
  • Elemental Determination
  • Pyrolysis Analysis
  • Pyrolysate Characterization
  • Sample Degassing
  • Micronization Extraction
  • Solvent Extraction
  • Asphaltene Precipitation
  • Liquid Chromotography
  • Gas Chromotography
 
expand/collapse348 -Geochemical Analyses: Bitumen/ Petroleum (s1143) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Extraction Techniques
  • Separation Techniques: Asphaltene Precipitation
  • Separation Techniques: Chromotography
  • Separation Techniques: Mass Spectrometry
  • Special Analyses
 
expand/collapse349 -Geochemical Analyses: Kerogen (s1142) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Organic Carbon Content
  • Maceral Separation
  • Chemical Composition: General Considerations
  • Chemical Composition: Elemental Analysis
  • Chemical Composition: Pyrolysis
  • Special Analyses
 
expand/collapse350 -Geochemical Analyses: Sample Types (s1145) BROWSELearnPrint
  • General Guidelines
  • Outcrop Samples
  • Cuttings Samples
  • Core Samples
  • Petroleum Samples
  • Exercise No. 1
  • Exercise No. 2
  • Exercise No. 3
  • Exercise No. 4
 
expand/collapse351 -Geochemical Analyses: Sampling Procedures (s1146) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Outcrop Specimens
  • Dried Cuttings
  • Canned Cuttings
  • Stored Core
  • Gas Emanations
  • Crude Oil
  • Pressurized Gas
 
expand/collapse352 -Geochemical Evaluation Overview (s1139) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Introduction
  • Source Rock Studies
  • Correlation Studies
 
expand/collapse353 -Geochemical Problem Solving (s4663) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Biomarker Applications and Molecular Configurations
  • Biomarker Interpretation
  • Migration Effects
  • Biodegradation and Alteration of Crude Oil
  • Less Common Source Rocks
  • Geochemical Prospecting
  • Concepts
  • Interpretation
  • Advantages
  • Exercise No. 1
  • Exercise No. 2
 
expand/collapse354 -Geochemical Programs in Petroleum Exploration (s1147) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Introduction
  • Program Feasibility
  • General Program Sequence
  • Screening Analytical Phase
  • Detailed Analytical Phase
  • Final Interpretation Phase
  • Scheduling and Costs
 
expand/collapse355 -Geochemical Prospecting (s36941) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Introduction to Geochemical Prospecting
  • Concepts of Geochemical Prospecting
  • Adsorbed Gas Survey in Integrated Exploration
  • Interpretation of Geochemical Prospecting
  • Advantages of Geochemical Prospecting
  • Exercise No. 1
  • Exercise No. 2
  • Exercise No. 3
  • Exercise No. 4
  • Exercise No. 5
 
expand/collapse356 -Geochemistry and Basin Evaluation (s4662) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Introduction
  • Analytical Basin Studies
  • Thermal History Basin Studies
  • Mathematical Basin Studies
  • Exercise No. 1
 
expand/collapse357 -Geodetic Frameworks (s36176) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Background
  • Datums
  • Ellipsoids
  • Projections
  • Height Datum
  • Line Definitions
 
expand/collapse358 -Geodynamic Models (s1175) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Introduction
  • Kinematic Cooling Models Overview
  • McKenzie Stretching Model
  • McKenzie Model Derivatives
  • Other Cooling Models
  • Cooling Model Examples
  • Tectonostratigraphic Coupling
  • Exercise No. 1
  • Exercise No. 2
 
expand/collapse359 -Geometric Attributes (s39464) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Curvature
  • Shape Index
  • Coherence
  • Natural Fractures
 
expand/collapse360 -Geostatistics Glossary (s23379) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Terminology
 
expand/collapse361 -Geosteering Practices (s36034) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Four Keys to Geosteering Success
  • Geosteering Interpretation Techniques
  • Communication of Target Changes at the Wellsite
  • Common Geosteering Mistakes and How to Avoid them
 
expand/collapse362 -Getting a First Velocity Model for Event Location (s37117) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Velocity Model Introduction
  • Alignment of geophones
  • Velocity as a function of frequency
  • Building layered anisotropic models
  • Lateral Heterogeneity Between Wells
  • First Velocity Model Summary
 
expand/collapse363 -GIS Design and Systems (s36172) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Principles of GIS Design
  • Types of Data
  • Typical GIS Systems and Structures
 
expand/collapse364 -Glycol Dehydration (s17099) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Introduction
  • Theory
  • Hydrate Formation
  • Dew Point Depression
  • General Process Description
  • Glycol Properties
  • Equipment Description
  • Design Procedure
  • Unit Operating Problems and Troubleshooting
  • Nomenclature
  • Design Example
  • Physical Properties of Glycol
 
expand/collapse365 -Gravel Packing (s1498) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Overview
  • Cased Hole (Internal) Gravel Packs
  • Open Hole (External) Gravel Packs
  • Well Productivity
  • Gravel Selection, Sizing and Quality
  • Liner/Screen Selection
  • Downhole Tools
  • Surface Equipment
  • Perforation Design and Cleanup Procedures
  • Gravel Placement Techniques (Cased Hole)
  • Gravel Placement Techniques (Open Hole)
  • Example: Cased Hole Gravel Pack Design
  • Slurry Requirements
  • Outline Procedures for Gravel Packs
  • Fluids Used in Gravel Pack Operations
  • Formation Damage and Fluid Filtration
  • Multiple Zone Completions
  • Deviated and Horizontal Wells
  • Quality Control
  • Exercise No. 1
  • Exercise No. 2
  • Exercise No. 3
 
expand/collapse366 -Gravity Gradiometry and Time-Lapse Gravity Measurements (s38507) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Gravity Gradiometry Fundamental Concepts
  • Gravity Gradiometry Case History
  • Using Time-Lapse Gravimetry For Reservoir Monitoring
 
expand/collapse367 -Gravity/ Density Measurement and Gas Composition (s5197) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Gas and Liquid Gravity
  • Gas Chromotography
  • Exercise No. 1
H
expand/collapse368 -Heat Transfer Systems (s17144) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Introduction
  • System Description
  • Theory
  • Design Procedure
  • Design Example (SI Units)
  • Design Example (Oilfield Units)
  • Nomenclature
 
expand/collapse369 -Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning (s17162) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Introduction
  • System Description
  • Theory
  • Equipment Descriptions
  • Design Parameters
  • Design Procedure
  • Nomenclature
  • Design Example (Oilfield Units)
  • Design Example (SI Units)
 
expand/collapse370 -Heavy Wall Drill Pipe (s3821) BROWSELearnPrint
  • General Description
 
expand/collapse371 -Historical Development of Sequence Stratigraphic Concepts and Methods (s37158) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Outcrop studies, pre-1977
  • Exxon Sequence Stratigraphic Model
  • Genetic Stratigraphic Sequence
  • Time-based Sequence Model
  • Transgressive-Regressive “T-R” Sequence
  • Another Time-based Depositional Sequence Boundary
  • Summary
  • References
 
expand/collapse372 -Horizontal Well Completions (s1501) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Well Curvature
  • Completion Types
  • Zonal Isolation Techniques
  • Casing Design
  • Cementing
  • Sand Control
  • Exercise No. 1
  • Exercise No. 2
  • Exercise No. 3
 
expand/collapse373 -Horizontal Wells (s1446) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Introduction
  • Well Configurations
  • Long Turn Radius Drilling
  • Medium Turn Radius Drilling
  • Short Turn Radius Drilling
  • Ultra-Short Turn Radius Drilling
  • Trajectory Planning
  • Build Curve Design
  • Horizontal Targeting
  • Formation Evaluation Aspects
  • Completion and Stimulation Aspects
  • Artificial Lift Considerations
  • Exercise No.1
  • Exercise No.2
  • Exercise No.3
 
expand/collapse374 -Horizontal Wells in a Reservoir Management Strategy (s1500) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Introduction
  • Reservoir Candidate Recognition
  • Horizontal Well Deliverability
  • Anisotropic Formations
  • Horizontal Wells vs. Fractured Vertical Wells
  • Multilateral Wells
  • Formation Evaluation for Optimal Well Completions
  • Exercise No. 1
  • Exercise No. 2
 
expand/collapse375 -Hydraulic Fracturing Fluids (s38572) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Fluid Functions and Properties
  • Fracturing Fluid Rheology
  • Fluid Loss Control
  • Types of Fracturing Fluids
  • Fracturing Fluid Additives
  • Environmental Aspects of Fracturing Fluids
 
expand/collapse376 -Hydraulic Fracturing Fundamentals (s38525) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Hydraulic Fracturing Overview
  • Fundamental Concepts of Hydraulic Fracturing
  • Fracture Initiation and Growth
  • Rock Mechanical Properties and Fracturing
  • State of the Rock Matrix
  • Fracture Initiation, Propagation and Closure Pressures
  • Qualitative Description of Fracture Growth
  • Quantitative Description of Fracture Growth
  • Fracture Treatment Data Collection and Diagnostics
 
expand/collapse377 -Hydraulic Fracturing of Horizontal Wells (s1503) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Introduction
  • General Considerations
  • Performance of Fractured Horizontal Wells
  • Fracturing Pressures
  • Fracture Design
  • Fracture Execution and Perforating Considerations
  • Exercise No. 1
  • Exercise No. 2
  • Exercise No. 3
 
expand/collapse378 -Hydraulic Fracturing Treatment Evaluation (s38664) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Microseismic Fracture Mapping
  • Well Performance Evaluation
 
expand/collapse379 -Hydraulic Pump Systems (s37840) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Hydraulic Pumping: Overview
  • Subsurface Hydraulic Pumps
  • Downhole Installations
  • Surface Facilities
  • Reciprocating Pumps: System Design
  • Reciprocating Pumps: Operating Considerations
  • Jet Pumps: Design and Operation
 
expand/collapse380 -Hydraulic Pumping System Design (s630) BROWSELearnPrint
  • General Design Considerations
  • Power Fluid System Selection
  • Produced Gas Handling: Venting vs. Pumping
  • Subsurface Pump Design, Operating Parameters
  • Surface Pressure, Open Power Fluid System
  • Surface Pressure, Closed Power Fluid System
  • Surface Pump Sizing
  • Subsurface Pump Specifications
  • Surface Power Fluid Facilities
  • Design Procedures Summary
 
expand/collapse381 -Hydraulic Pumping Systems: Introduction (s635) BROWSELearnPrint
  • System Overview
  • Benefits, Limitations of Hydraulic Pumping
  • Subsurface Pumps, Operating Principles
  • Subsurface Pumps, Installation Methods
  • Power Fluid
  • Downhole Installations
  • Surface Facilities: Power Fluid System
  • Surface Facilities: Pump System
  • Surface Facilities: Control Manifold, Wellhead
  • Exercise No. 1
  • Exercise No. 2
 
expand/collapse382 -Hydraulic Pumping: Well Operation (s631) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Operating Considerations
  • Exercise No. 1
 
expand/collapse383 -Hydraulics (s5767) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Hydraulics Analysis and Line Sizing
  • Liquid Pipeline
  • Waxy Crude
  • Gas Pipelines
  • Two-Phase Flow
  • Case Study
  • Exercise on Oil Pipeline Sizing
  • Exercise on Gas Pipeline Sizing
 
expand/collapse384 -Hydrocarbon Gases (s1533) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Ideal Gas Equation of State
  • Real Gas Behavior
  • Gas Formation Volume Factor
  • Gas Compressibility
  • Gas Density
  • Gas Viscosity
  • Exercise No. 1
 
expand/collapse385 -Hydrocarbon Groups (s1131) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Saturated Hydrocarbons (Alkanes)
  • Normal Alkanes
  • Branched Alkanes
  • Cycloalkanes
  • Unsaturated Hydrocarbons (Arenes)
  • Applications of Saturated Hydrocarbon Data
  • Applications of Unsaturated Hydrocarbon Data
  • Exercise No. 1
  • Exercise No. 2
  • Exercise No. 3
 
expand/collapse386 -Hydrocarbon Liquids (s1534) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Liquid Compressibility
  • Liquid Density
  • Liquid Viscosity
 
expand/collapse387 -Hydrocarbon Phase Behavior (s1532) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Introduction
  • Single-Component System
  • Binary System
  • Multi-Component System
 
expand/collapse388 -Hydrocarbon Sampling (s1932) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Overview
  • Subsurface Sampling
  • Surface Sampling: General Procedure
  • Surface Gas Sampling
  • Surface Liquid Sampling
  • Exercise No. 1
  • Exercise No. 2
 
expand/collapse389 -Hydrocarbon Traps: Introduction (s1022) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Definitions and General Concepts
  • Trap Classifications
 
expand/collapse390 -Hydrogen Sulfide (s3829) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Physical Properties
  • Toxic Effects
  • Corrosive Effects
  • Detection
  • Personal Protective Equipment
  • Mud System Considerations
  • Tubulars and B.O.P.E. Design Considerations
I
expand/collapse391 -Impact of Debt Financing (Leverage) on Project Economics  (s37333) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Impact of Debt Financing (Leverage) on Project Economics Video
  • Introduction
  • Impact of Debt
  • Debt Sensitivity Analysis
 
expand/collapse392 -Improved Oil Recovery (s1163) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Introduction
  • Waterflooding and Recovery Efficiency
  • Enhanced Oil Recovery (EOR)
  • Chemical EOR Processes
  • Thermal EOR Processes
  • Miscible EOR Processes
  • Exercise No. 1
 
expand/collapse393 -Improving the Signal-to-Noise Ratio (s1220) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Ambient Noise Reduction
  • Coherent Noise Reduction
  • Scattered Noise Reduction
  • Arrays and Groups
  • Ghost Reflections
 
expand/collapse394 -Incident Reporting and Investigation (s1390) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Accidents and Incidents
  • Reporting Procedures
  • Investigation Procedures
  • Exercise No. 1
  • Exercise No. 2
  • Exercise No. 3
  • Exercise No. 4
 
expand/collapse395 -Individual Processing Steps (s1276) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Review and Definitions
  • Demultiplexing
  • Gain Recovery
  • Initial Checks
  • Resampling
  • Correlation
  • Trace Labeling
  • Datum Corrections
  • Amplitude Adjustments
  • Trace Editing
  • Radial Processes
  • Two-Dimensional Filtering
  • Common Midpoint Gather
  • Common offset Gather
  • Exercise No.1
  • Exercise No.2
  • Exercise No.3
  • Exercise No.4
  • Exercise No.5
 
expand/collapse396 -Inflow Performance Relationship  (s38362) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Inflow Performance Relationship Introduction
  • Inflow Performance Relationship: Influence of Reservoir Characteristics
  • IPR Determination: Vogel Method
  • IPR Determination: Standing's Extension of Vogel's Method
  • IPR Determination: Fetkovich Method
  • IPR and Skin Effect
  • IPR and Flow Efficiency: Standing Type Curves
  • Conducting an Inflow Performance Test
 
expand/collapse397 -Influencing Factors (s36566) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Rock Composition
  • Fracturing
  • Depth and Age
  • Differential Pressure
  • Pore Fluid Properties and Temperature
  • Velocity Variations
  • Summary
  • Exercise No.1
 
expand/collapse398 -Initial Corrections (s1271) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Introduction
  • Spherical Spreading Corrections
  • Datum Corrections
  • Amplitude Adjustments
  • Display
  • Processing Flow Diagram
  • Exercise No. 1
  • Exercise No. 2
 
expand/collapse399 -Interpretation (s6326) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Depth Calibration
  • Vp/Vs Analysis
  • Amplitudes
  • Anisotropy
  • Layer Stripping
  • Improved Structural Images
  • Predicting Fluid Type
  • Predicting Lithology
  • Predicting Fractures and Permeability
 
expand/collapse400 -Interpretation Models (s165) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Laminated Shales
  • Dispersed Shales
  • Structural Shales
  • Electrochemical
  • Dual Water
  • Exercise No. 1
  • Exercise No. 2
  • Exercise No. 3
 
expand/collapse401 -Interpretation of Stratigraphic Sequences (s1099) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Integrated Interpretation Procedures
  • Seismic Profiles
  • Seismic Profiles (Example)
  • Well Logs and Cores
  • High-Resolution Biostratigraphy
  • Sea-Level Cycle Charts
  • Prediction of Lithofacies and Depositional Environments
  • Reservoir Exploitation and Production
  • Exercise No. 1
  • Exercise No. 2
  • Exercise No. 3
 
expand/collapse402 -Interpretation of Velocity Analysis Displays (s1285) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Picking and Verifying Velocities
  • Problem of Statics
  • Harmonizing Stacking and Well Survey Velocities
  • Prestack Partial Migration (DMO)
  • Exercise No. 1
 
expand/collapse403 -Interpretation with Seismic Attributes (s38741) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Introduction
  • 2D and 3D AVO Attributes
  • The Coherence Attribute
  • Instantaneous Attributes
  • Attribute Applications
 
expand/collapse404 -Interpreting and Refining the Velocity Model (s36596) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Picking and Verifying the Velocities
  • Residual NMO Analysis
  • Harmonizing Stacking and Well Survey Velocities
  • DMO
 
expand/collapse405 -Interpreting Microseismic Patterns and Source Mechanism Evolution (s37224) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Introduction to Interpreting Microseismic
  • Finding Faults and Natural Fractures
  • Systematic Changes in Source Mechanisms During Hydraulic Fracturing or Production
  • Summary
 
expand/collapse406 -Interpretive Considerations in Statics (s1291) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Structural Interpretation
  • Stratigraphic Interpretation
 
expand/collapse407 -Introduction (s37354) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Introduction
  • Introduction
 
expand/collapse408 -Introduction and Basic Concepts (s1256) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Scope
  • Defining the Exploration Problem
  • Defining the Geophysical Problem
  • Vertical Resolution
  • Improving the Resolution
  • Deconvolution and Signal Noise Bandwidth
  • Lateral Resolution
 
expand/collapse409 -Introduction to Acidizing (s1478) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Background and Definitions
  • Types of Acid Treatments
 
expand/collapse410 -Introduction to Basic Geostatistics (s23341) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Background
 
expand/collapse411 -Introduction to Cementing (s37657) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Overview
  • Cementing Regulations
  • Quantities and Units of Measurement
  • Volume Calculations
  • Fluid Density
  • Subsurface Pressure Gradient Profiles
 
expand/collapse412 -Introduction to Core Analysis (s39266) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Overview
  • Core Plug Analysis
  • Full Diameter Core Analysis
  • Rotary and Percussion Sidewall Core Analysis
 
expand/collapse413 -Introduction to Coring (s39074) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Overview of Coring
  • Objectives of a Coring Program
 
expand/collapse414 -Introduction to Crosswell Seismology (s5601) BROWSELearnPrint
  • History of Crosswell Seismology
 
expand/collapse415 -Introduction to Deconvolution (Superseded August 2007) (s1293) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Deconvolution and its Applications
 
expand/collapse416 -Introduction to Deepwater Marine Sandstone Reservoirs (s2614) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Deep Sea Sands
  • Reservoir Aspects: Summary
 
expand/collapse417 -Introduction to Drill Bits (s1429) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Bit Types and IADC Classifications
  • Rock Failure Mechanisms
 
expand/collapse418 -Introduction to EM and its role in the Petroleum Industry (s37438) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Ohm’s Law and Resistivity
  • Role of Fluids
  • Resistivity, Hydrocarbon Saturation, and Archie’s Law
  • Passive and Active EM
  • Direct Current (DC) Resistivity Measurements
  • Seismic and EM Propagation: The Wave Equation and the Diffusion Equation
 
expand/collapse419 -Introduction to Evaporites and their Role in Petroleum Exploration (s1088) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Evaporites Described
  • Economic Significance of Evaporite Settings
  • History of Evaporite Research
  • Evaporite Mineralogy
  • Diagenesis
  • Diagenesis: Gypsum/Anhydrite Conversion
  • Analysis from Wireline Logs and Seismic Lines
  • Using Seismic Lines
  • Exercise No.1
  • Exercise No.2
 
expand/collapse420 -Introduction to Exploration in Carbonate Rocks (s1072) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Approach to Facies Analysis
  • Economic Significance of Carbonate Reservoirs
  • General Sedimentary Setting
  • Exercise No. 1
  • Exercise No. 2
 
expand/collapse421 -Introduction to Field Work (s1219) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Overview
 
expand/collapse422 -Introduction to Fundamentals of Well Testing (s1537) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Well Testing and the Ideal Reservoir Model
  • Reservoir Pressure Response: Drawdown/Buildup Sequence
  • Injectivity and Falloff Tests
  • Multiple-Rate Tests
  • Interference Tests
  • Exercise No. 1
  • Exercise No. 2
  • Exercise No. 3
 
expand/collapse423 -Introduction to Geographical Information Systems (s36168) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Preface
  • Introduction
  • Content Outline
 
expand/collapse424 -Introduction to Gravity and Magnetic Data (s38501) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Introduction
  • The Basic Concepts of Gravity
  • Vectors and the Principle of Superposition
  • Gravity Measurements and Variations in Earth’s Gravity Field
 
expand/collapse425 -Introduction to Integrated Reservoir Characterization (s5859) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Overview
 
expand/collapse426 -Introduction to Intelligent Completions (s36210) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Overview
  • Historical Perspective
 
expand/collapse427 -Introduction to Magnetic Data (s38508) BROWSELearnPrint
  • The Basic Concepts of Magnetism
  • Earth's Magnetic Field
  • Magnetic Force Fields
  • Modeling Magnetic Force Fields
  • Introduction to Rock Magnetism
  • Natural Remanent Magnetism
 
expand/collapse428 -Introduction to Marginal Marine Sandstone Reservoirs (s1057) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Depositional Influences
  • General Classifications
  • Principal Sedimentary Processes
 
expand/collapse429 -Introduction to Mud Logging (s43) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Mud Logging: Basic Concepts
  • Conventional Mud Logging
  • Advanced Mud Logging
  • Exercise No. 1
  • Exercise No. 2
  • Exercise No. 3
  • Exercise No. 4
 
expand/collapse430 -Introduction to Multicomponent Seismic Applications (s6287) BROWSELearnPrint
  • P- and S-waves
 
expand/collapse431 -Introduction to Perforating (s1472) BROWSELearnPrint
  • History and Background
  • Basic Perforating Methods
  • Fundamentals of Shaped Charge Operation
  • Explosives Used in Perforating
  • Exercise No. 1
  • Exercise No. 2
 
expand/collapse432 -Introduction to Plate Tectonics and Sedimentary Basins (s38316) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Introduction to Plate Tectonics and Petroleum Geology
  • Basic Concepts of Plate Tectonics
  • Plate Tectonic Model Introduction
  • Divergent Plate Boundaries
  • Convergent Plate Boundaries
  • Transform Plate Boundaries
 
expand/collapse433 -Introduction to Porosity Evolution in Carbonate Rocks (s1082) BROWSELearnPrint
  • General Considerations
  • Porosity (Fabric Selective)
  • Porosity (Non-Fabric Selective)
  • Breccia Porosity
  • Capillary Pressure Curves
  • Exercise No. 1
  • Exercise No. 2
 
expand/collapse434 -Introduction to Positioning and Mapping at Sea (s1231) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Overview
  • Introduction
 
expand/collapse435 -Introduction to Quality Control in the Field (s1262) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Field Quality Assurance in Geophysics
  • Basic Concerns of the Client
  • Specifications
 
expand/collapse436 -Introduction to Rigless Well Intervention (s38107) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Well Intervention Described
  • Economics of Rigless Well Intervention
  • HSE and Well Intervention
 
expand/collapse437 -Introduction to Seismic Interpretation (s38737) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Introduction
  • Process of Seismic Interpretation
  • Where to Pick
  • Where to Time
  • Migrated and Unmigrated Sections and Line Ties
 
expand/collapse438 -Introduction to Shelf Marine Sandstone Reservoirs (s1061) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Continental Shelf Sands
  • Reservoir Aspects: Summary
 
expand/collapse439 -Introduction to Stratigraphic Disciplines and Sequence Stratigraphy (s37152) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Stratigraphy and Stratigraphic Disciplines
  • Stratigraphic Surfaces and Time
  • Material-based Stratigraphic vs. Chronostratigraphy
  • Sequence Stratigraphy as a Stratigraphic Discipline
  • Theoretical Foundations for Stratigraphic Surfaces
 
expand/collapse440 -Introduction to Unconventional Resource Development (s38845) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Development of Unconventional Resources
  • Field Development for Unconventional Resources
  • Specialized Processes Applied to Unconventional Resources
  • Resources and Reserves Estimation of Unconventional Reservoirs
 
expand/collapse441 -Introduction to Unconventional Resource Types (s38836) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Definition of Unconventional Resources
  • Shale Reservoirs
  • Tight Gas Sands
  • Coal Bed Methane
  • Extra-Heavy Oil, Bitumen and Oil Sands
  • Other Unconventional Resources
 
expand/collapse442 -Introduction to Underbalanced Drilling (s23394) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Underbalanced Drilling Overview
  • Underbalanced Drilling Techniques
  • Benefits and Limitations of Underbalanced Drilling
 
expand/collapse443 -Introduction to Vertical Seismic Profiles (s6366) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Background
 
expand/collapse444 -Inverse Modeling (s1352) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Inversion Processing
  • Synthetic Sonic Display
  • Case Study
 
expand/collapse445 -Isopach and Other Subsurface Maps (s1039) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Isopachs of Time-Rock Intervals
  • Isopachs of Rock ( Lithologic ) Units
  • Isolith Maps
  • Compound Maps
  • Subcrop Maps
  • Miscellaneous Maps and Their Applications
  • Exercise No.1
  • Exercise No.2
  • Exercise No.3
 
expand/collapse446 -Isotopic Dating Techniques (s37182) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Isotopic Dating Introduction
  • K-Ar Dating
  • U-Pb and Th-Pb Dating
  • References
J
expand/collapse447 -Joints and Fractures (s37902) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Joints and Fractures Overview
  • Influence of Lithology and Bed Thickness
  • Basic Techniques for Determining Fracture Orientation
  • Fault Associated Fractures
  • Fold Associated Fractures
  • Wellbore Breakouts and In Situ Stress
 
expand/collapse448 -Judgements From the Field Data (s1257) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Historical Data
  • Judgements from Field Data
  • Benefits From Processing
K
expand/collapse449 -Kelly (s1426) BROWSELearnPrint
  • General Description
  • Performance Considerations
  • Exercise No.1
 
expand/collapse450 -Kick Detection and Control (s1440) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Introduction
  • Precautionary Measures
  • Surface Indications
  • Initial Shut-in Procedures
  • Constant Bottomhole Pressure Concept
  • Control Methods
  • Exercise No.1
 
expand/collapse451 -Kriging (s23364) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Kriging Overview
  • Cross-validation
L
expand/collapse452 -Lacustrine Environments (s1055) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Introduction
  • General Characteristics
  • Examples
 
expand/collapse453 -Land MTEM Data Acquisition and Processing (s37501) BROWSELearnPrint
  • The Impulse Response and Time to the Peak
  • The Impulse Response in Dimensionless Time
  • Frequency Domain Response
  • Variation of Response Time with Offset
  • Bandwidth of Recording
  • Frequency Bandwidth Comparison of MTEM with Other Methods
  • Signal-to-Noise Ratio of MTEM Data
  • Maximizing the Signal
  • Minimizing Noise: Attenuation of Cultural Noise by Polarity Reversals
  • Minimizing Noise: Attenuation of Cultural Noise by Filtering
  • Minimizing Noise: Attenuation of Cultural Noise by Additional Cross-track Measurements
  • Estimating Resistivity from Travel-time Data
 
expand/collapse454 -Land Surveying in Practice (s1228) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Land Surveying in Practice
  • Azimuth Determinations
  • Line Layout
  • Field Notes
  • Survey Closure
  • Quality Control
  • Survey Monumentation
  • The Surveyor's report
 
expand/collapse455 -Land Surveys (s1263) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Objectives
  • Instrument Tests
  • Operational Quality
  • Vibroseis
  • Vibroseis Limitations
  • Reporting
 
expand/collapse456 -Landsat Satellite Images (s1168) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Introduction
  • Satellite Orbit Patterns
  • Image Index System
  • Landsat Satellites
  • Landsat Multispectral Scanner (MSS)
  • Landsat Thematic Mapper (TM) and Operational Land Imager (OLI)
  • Landsat TM Image Geologic Interpretation Example: Wyoming, USA
  • Landsat TM Image Geologic Interpretation Example: Irian Jaya, Indonesia
  • Image Processing
  • Additional Examples of Landsat Geologic Interpretation Projects
 
expand/collapse457 -Lateral Correlation of Logged Data (s1037) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Defining Surfaces
  • Delimiting Units
  • Contour Mapping
  • Mechanical and Interpretive Contouring
 
expand/collapse458 -Layer Replacement Techniques (s36750) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Introduction
  • The Effects of an Irregular Sea Floor
  • Layer Replacement by Ray - Trace Modeling
  • Wave Equation Datuming
 
expand/collapse459 -Layer Replacement Techniques (s1290) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Irregular Sea Floor Effects
  • Ray-Trace Modeling
  • Wave Equation Datuming
 
expand/collapse460 -Level Measurement and Control (s17216) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Introduction
  • Principles of Operation
  • Device Selection
  • Device Mounting
 
expand/collapse461 -Lift Methods and Completion Design (s38787) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Flowing Wells, Continuous Gas Lift and Hydraulic Jet Pumping
  • Reciprocating Rod Pumping, Progressive Cavity Pumping and Hydraulic Piston Pumping
  • Electrical Submersible Pumping and Hydraulic Submersible Pumping
  • Intermittent Lift Systems
 
expand/collapse462 -Lift Performance  (s38396) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Pipe Pressure Loss Components
  • Variables Affecting Pressure Loss in Pipe
  • Vertical Flow Correlations
  • Horizontal Flow Correlations
  • Pressure Traverse Curves
  • Heading in Flowing Wells
 
expand/collapse463 -Liners and Screens (s1497) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Plain Slotted Liners
  • Wire-Wrapped Screens
  • Applications and Limitations of Plain Screens
  • Prepacked Screens
  • Exercise No. 1
 
expand/collapse464 -Lithology (s1044) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Lithological Analysis
  • Grain Size of Terrigenous Sediments
  • Chemistry of Terrigenous Sediments
  • Mineralogy of Terrigenous Sediments
  • Exercise No. 1
 
expand/collapse465 -Lithology (s164) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Introduction
  • Spontaneous Potential (SP) Log
  • SP/gamma ray log
  • Gamma Ray Log
  • Gamma Ray Spectral Log
  • Lithology from Porosity Logs
  • Graphical Methods
  • Mineral Effects
  • Exercise No. 1
  • Exercise No. 2
  • Exercise No. 3
  • Exercise No. 4
  • Exercise No. 5
  • Exercise No. 6
  • Exercise No. 7
  • Exercise No. 8
 
expand/collapse466 -Living Quarters Layout (s17245) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Introduction
  • Design Considerations
  • Layout Selection
  • List of Applicable Codes
  • NFPA 80 (National Fire Protection Association)
  • Guidelines for Quarters Areas
  • Example Layouts
 
expand/collapse467 -Logging While Drilling (LWD) Equipment and Operational Procedures (s39008) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Overview of the LWD Process
  • LWD Tool Conveyance and Operating Environment
  • LWD Logging Tools and Overview of Applications
  • LWD Data Recovery to the Surface
  • LWD Quality Control and Remedial Options
  • Comparison of LWD and Wireline Logging
 
expand/collapse468 -Log-log Analysis (s1547) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Pressure Derivative
  • Effective Shut-in Time
  • Analysis Procedure Using Type Curves
  • Exercise No. 1
 
expand/collapse469 -Long Wavelength Statics (s36733) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Introduction
  • Basic Statics Computations
  • Choosing a Seismic Datum
  • Geological Consideration
  • Exercise No.1
  • Exercise No.2
  • Exercise No.3
 
expand/collapse470 -Lost Circulation (s1441) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Occurrences and Prevention
  • Diagnosis
  • Remedial Measures
  • Exercise No.1
M
expand/collapse471 -Magnetic Anomalies: Their Geological Significance and Signatures (s38509) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Introduction to Magnetic Anomalies
  • Basement and Sedimentary Features
  • Intra-Basement Magnetization Contacts
  • Supra-Basement Structural Anomalies
  • Intra-Sedimentary Magnetic Effects
  • Diagenetic Anomalies
  • Ocean Floor Anomalies
  • Basic Magnetic Anomaly Signatures
 
expand/collapse472 -Magnetic Data Processing and Interpretation (s38511) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Introduction
  • Corrections for Expected Variations
  • Data Examination
  • Magnetic Interpretation General Procedure
  • Determining the Response
  • Data Processing
  • Examples of Filtered Maps
  • Depth Estimation
  • Inversion
 
expand/collapse473 -Magnetic Domains (s37013) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Magnetization of Fine-grained Particles in Rocks
  • The Origin of Remanent Magnetization in Rocks
  • Remanent Magnetization
 
expand/collapse474 -Magnetic Instruments and Field Surveys (s38510) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Introduction
  • Magnetic Survey Design
  • Magnetic Survey Temporal Corrections
  • Magnetometers
  • Aeromagnetic Survey Systems
  • Marine Magnetic Surveys
 
expand/collapse475 -Magnetic Resonance Logs (s23381) BROWSELearnPrint
  • An Introduction to Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Logging
  • Principles of Operation
  • Tool Description
  • NMR Interpretation
  • Job Planning and Log Quality Control
  • NMR Applications
  • Case Histories
  • Glossary of Terms
  • References
  • Additional Reading
 
expand/collapse476 -Maps and Imagery in Seismic Planning (s37243) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Maps and Imagery in Seismic Planning
  • Google Earth and Mapping Tools
 
expand/collapse477 -Marine and Transition Zone Surveys (s1260) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Differences Between Marine and Land Surveys
  • Sources
  • Streamers
  • Ship Speed and the Stack Array
  • Considerations for Transition-Zone Surveys
 
expand/collapse478 -Marine Basins in the Continental Interior (s1120) BROWSELearnPrint
  • North Sea Region
  • West Siberian Basin
  • Sirte Basin
  • Gulf of Suez
  • Michigan Basin (and Similar Basins)
 
expand/collapse479 -Marine MTEM Data Acquisition and Processing (s37514) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Data Acquisition Using Ocean-bottom Cable (OBC)
  • Harding Field Example
  • Data Acquisition
  • Positioning Repeatability Errors
  • Optimization of Source Signal Parameters
  • Frequency Domain Deconvolution
  • Offset Correction
  • Spatially-Correlated Noise Removal
  • Repeatability
  • MTEM Marine Data
 
expand/collapse480 -Marine Surveys (s1264) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Positioning
  • Sources
  • Instrument and Streamer Tests
  • Missing Shots and Other Problems
  • Reporting
 
expand/collapse481 -Marine Work (s6008) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Overview
  • Typical Seismic Vessel Specifications
  • Seismic Vessel Overview
  • Shipboard Processing
  • Marine Streamers and Recording Instruments
  • Streamer Maintenance
  • Marine Seismic Source
  • Water Guns
  • Source Signatures
 
expand/collapse482 -Mass Flow Rate (s5199) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Indirect Measurement
  • Direct Measurement
  • Exercise No. 1
 
expand/collapse483 -Material-based Surfaces of Sequence Stratigraphy (s37167) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Introduction to Material-based Surfaces
  • Subareial Unconformity
  • Regressive Surface of Marine Erosion (RSME)
  • Shoreline Ravinement (SR)
  • Maximum Regressive Surface (MRS)
  • Maximum Flooding Surface (MFS)
  • Slope Onlap Surface (SOS)
  • Sequence Stratigraphic Surface vs. Lithostratigraphic Surface
  • References
 
expand/collapse484 -Mathematical Basin Analysis Models (s1181) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Introduction
  • Backstripping Models
  • Geodynamic and Thermal Models
  • Model Calibration
  • Maturation Modeling
  • Migration Modeling
  • Thermodynamic Modeling
  • Exercise No. 1
  • Exercise No. 2
  • Exercise No. 3
 
expand/collapse485 -Matrix Acidizing (s1482) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Introduction
  • Surface Equipment
  • Sandstone Matrix Treatments
  • Carbonate Matrix Treatments
  • Exercise No. 1
 
expand/collapse486 -Matrix Stimulation of Horizontal Wells (s1502) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Introduction
  • Damage Characterization
  • Fluid Placement Techniques
  • Partial Stimulation
  • Stimulation of Sandstone Reservoirs
  • Stimulation of Carbonate Reservoirs
  • Optimization of Matrix Treatments
  • Acidizing Physics
  • Exercise No. 1
  • Exercise No. 2
  • Exercise No. 3
 
expand/collapse487 -Maturation Processes (s1177) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Kerogen Maturation
  • Depth, Temperature and Time Effects
  • Paleothermometry
  • Exercise No. 1
  • Exercise No. 2
 
expand/collapse488 -Meandering Channel Alluvial Systems (s1053) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Introduction
  • Depositional Processes and Lithologic Characteristics
  • Paleontology
  • Geometry
  • Associated Facies
  • Diagnostic Evidence
  • Basic Reservoir Characteristics
  • Examples
 
expand/collapse489 -Mechanical Design (s5776) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Pipeline Mechanical Design
  • Pipeline Vs Facilities Piping
  • Pipelines Codes and Standard
  • Pipeline Mechanical Design Considerations
  • Case Study
  • Exercise on Wall Thickness
 
expand/collapse490 -Mechanical Earth Model (s38657) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Introduction
  • Sources of Data
  • The Mechanical Earth Model (MEM)
  • MEM Workflow
 
expand/collapse491 -Microfossil Collection and Preparation Techniques (s36887) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Samples, Cuttings and Cores
  • Microfossil Preparation Techniques
  • Microfossils Requiring Extractive Techniques
  • Sources of Contamination
 
expand/collapse492 -Microfossil Datasheets (s36886) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Introduction
  • Microfossils through geologic time
  • Microfossil Nomenclature
 
expand/collapse493 -Microfossils as Paleoenviromental Indicators (s2612) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Use of Microfossils
  • Foraminifera
  • Ostracods
  • Other Common Microfossils
  • Trace Fossils
 
expand/collapse494 -Microseismic Monitoring Reservoirs without Hydraulic Fracturing (s37233) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Introduction
  • Source Mechanisms for Normal Production
  • Injection Source Mechanisms
  • Pore Pressure Monitoring
  • Saturation Changes
  • Summary
 
expand/collapse495 -Migration and Accumulation Processes (s38266) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Migration Processes
  • Reservoir Porosity and Permeability
  • Trapping Mechanisms
  • Structural Traps
  • Stratigraphic Traps
 
expand/collapse496 -Migration and Multiple Coverage (s6232) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Migration and Multiple Coverage
 
expand/collapse497 -Migration and Post-Processes (s36529) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Seismic Migration
  • Post-Processes
  • Display
 
expand/collapse498 -Migration Processes (s39287) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Introduction
  • Primary Migration
  • Secondary Migration
 
expand/collapse499 -Mist Drilling (s23411) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Mist Drilling Overview
 
expand/collapse500 -Mixed Stream Composition (s5200) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Mathematical Recombination
 
expand/collapse501 -Model Prospects (s1042) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Deltaic-Growth Fault Model ( Devillier Gas Field )
  • South Louisiana Model ( Turtle Prospect )
  • Mississippi Wilcox Model
  • Muddy Sandstone Model
  • Models of Exploration by Remote Sensing
  • The Red Fork Channel Sandstone Model
  • Reef Models
  • Turbidite Models
  • Exercise No.1
  • Exercise No.2
  • Exercise No.3
  • Exercise No.4
 
expand/collapse502 -Modeling and Inversion to Determine Resistivity (s37531) BROWSELearnPrint
  • The Problem
  • Inversion as Iterative Forward Modeling
  • Forward Modeling
  • 3D EM Time-lapse Model Building – Harding Example
  • 3D Forward Modeling and 1D Inversion - Harding Example
  • 3D Inversion of 3D Data Including Anisotropy
  • Quantification of Misfit
 
expand/collapse503 -Modeling the Gravity Effects of Geologic Bodies (s38503) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Introduction and the Infinite Slab Model
  • Thin 2D Prism Model
  • Spherical Approximation Model
  • Semi-Infinite Horizontal Sheet Model
  • Computer Models
 
expand/collapse504 -Modern Paleontology (s36883) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Introduction
  • Why use micropaleontology
  • Biostratigraphy, zonation, resolution
  • Concepts, definitions, application, limitations
  • Factors affecting the quality of the biostratigraphic record
  • Biostratigraphic correlation
  • Caution in utilizing biostratigraphic correleation by itself
 
expand/collapse505 -Monitoring Shale Gas Through Hydraulic Fracturing (s37228) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Introduction
  • Are Shales Homogeneous?
  • Where is the Gas?
  • Recovering Gas from Shale using Hydraulic Fracturing
 
expand/collapse506 -Monte Carlo Simulation Models (s39539) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Introduction to Monte Carlo Simulation
  • Sampling Random Variables
  • Running the Simulation
  • Recognizing Dependence Among Input Parameters
  • Incorporating Dependency in Simulation Models
  • Production Forecast with Simple Economics
  • Volumetric Models: The Lognormal Distribution
  • Porosity and Saturation Model: Built-in Dependency
 
expand/collapse507 -Mud Engineering Calculations (s36784) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Units of Measurement
  • Capacity, Volume and Displacement
  • Pump Output
  • Hydrostatic Pressure
  • Mud Formulation
 
expand/collapse508 -Multi-Component Data (s6010) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Overview
 
expand/collapse509 -Multilateral, Multibranched and Multilevel Wells (s5443) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Introduction
  • Reservoirs and Well Architecture
  • A Production Prediction Model
  • Reservoir Performance, Selected Configurations
  • Partially Completed Wells
  • Completions for Complex Well Architecture
  • References
 
expand/collapse510 -Multiple Attenuation Method (s37618) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Attenuation Techniques
  • Multiple Attenuation by Stacking
  • Multiple Attenuation using F- K and Radon Transforms
  • Multiple Attenuation by Prediction
  • Multiple Attenuation by Wave Field Extrapolation
  • Surface Related Multiple Elimination
  • Pressure and Velocity Summation
  • References
 
expand/collapse511 -Multiple Coverage at Sea (s6214) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Introduction
  • Achieving Full Coverage
  • Waterbreak Analysis
  • Location of the Source
  • Feathering
  • The Two-ship Operation
  • 3D Coverage
 
expand/collapse512 -Multiple Coverage in Action (s1221) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Multiple Coverage Assumptions
  • 2D Coverage
  • 3D Coverage
  • Converted Wave
 
expand/collapse513 -Multiple Coverage On Land (s6222) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Introduction
  • The Rollalong Switch
  • Spread Geometry
  • Irregularities in the Line Progression
  • The Crooked Line
  • 3D Acquisition Geometries
  • Other Operational Considerations
 
expand/collapse514 -Multiple Trace Deconvolution (s1298) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Advantages of Averaging
  • Shot Deconvolution
  • Surface-Consistent Deconvolution
  • Post-stack Multi-Trace Deconvolution
  • Exercise No.1
  • Exercise No.2
 
expand/collapse515 -Multiples and their Characteristics (s37612) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Introduction
  • Peg-Leg Multiples
  • Interbed Multiples
  • Long and Short Period Reverberations
  • Dip
 
expand/collapse516 -Multi-Trace Deconvolution (s36669) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Introduction
  • Shot Deconvolution
  • Surface-Consistent Deconvolution
  • Poststack Multi-Trace Deconvolution
  • Exercise No.1
  • Exercise No.2
N
expand/collapse517 -Natural Drive Mechanisms in Petroleum Reservoirs (s1162) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Natural Drive Mechanisms
  • Solution Gas Drive
  • Gas Cap Drive
  • Water Drive
  • Gravity Drainage
  • Gas and Gas Condensate Reservoirs
  • Material Balance Relationships
 
expand/collapse518 -Natural Gas Drilling (s23409) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Natural Gas Drilling Overview
 
expand/collapse519 -Natural Gas Fluid Properties (s1506) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Ideal Gas Law and Standard Conditions
  • Real Gas Behavior
  • Gas Viscosity
  • Heating Value and Dew Point
  • Basic Measurement Parameters
  • Exercise No. 1
  • Exercise No. 2
  • Exercise No. 3
 
expand/collapse520 -Natural Gas Fluid Sampling (s5198) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Well Selection
  • Well Conditioning
  • General Sampling Guidelines
  • Dry Gas Sampling
  • NGL Sampling
  • Exercise No. 1
  • Exercise No. 2
 
expand/collapse521 -Natural Gas Fluid Systems (s1505) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Components
  • Single-Component Systems
  • Multi-Component Systems
  • Exercise No. 1
  • Exercise No. 2
 
expand/collapse522 -Navigation Data (s1237) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Logging Raw Navigation Data
  • P2 Raw Data
  • Contractors' Navigation Data Processing
 
expand/collapse523 -Navigation QC and Reporting (s1238) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Navigation Quality Control
  • Statistical Analysis of Error
  • Communication and Reporting
  • Maps, Charts, Post-Plots, Bathymetry and GIS
 
expand/collapse524 -Neutron Logs (s30022) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Introduction to Neutron Logging
  • Neutron Porosity Measurements
  • Evolving Design of Neutron Tools
 
expand/collapse525 -New Developments (s1240) BROWSELearnPrint
  • RTK, Full-Stream Acoustics, and Wide-swath Shooting
 
expand/collapse526 -Nitrogen Drilling (s23404) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Nitrogen Drilling Overview
  • Liquid (Cryogenic) Nitrogen Supply
  • On-Site Generated Nitrogen (Membrane Filter)
  • Nitrogen Drilling Procedures and Operating Considerations
 
expand/collapse527 -Nonmarine Basins in the Continental Interior (s1119) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Eastern China
  • Rhein Graben
  • Sudan
  • East Africa
  • Rio Grande Rift
  • Dead Sea Rift
  • Yemen
  • Benue Rift
 
expand/collapse528 -Nonmarine Carbonate Settings (s1075) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Introduction
  • Lacustrine Environment
  • Carbonate Dune Environment
  • Caliche
  • Cave Deposits
  • Exercise No. 1
  • Exercise No. 2
 
expand/collapse529 -Normalized Interval Velocity (s39108) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Lithology, Age, Pore Pressure and Depth
  • Sand-Shale Ratio
  • Depth-Normalized Velocity Method
 
expand/collapse530 -Normalized Interval Velocity Techniques (s39112) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Introduction
  • Compaction Curves
  • Iterative Depth Algorithm (IDA)
  • Lithology Determination
  • Interpretation Study Example
O
expand/collapse531 -Objectives and Requirements (s1224) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Surveying and Mapping on Land
  • Objectives and Requirements
 
expand/collapse532 -Offshore Facility Layout (s17241) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Introduction
  • Items to Consider in Developing a Layout
  • Layout Procedures
 
expand/collapse533 -Offshore Pipelines (s36323) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Overview
  • Pipeline Route Selection
  • Pipeline Installation Methods And Equipment
  • Offshore Pipeline Connections
  • Pipeline Repair
 
expand/collapse534 -Offshore Production Equipment And Operations (s36329) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Introduction
  • Ensuring Safe Operations
  • Development Drilling
  • Main Production And Processing Equipment
  • Critical Operations
  • Process Control
  • Organization And Personnel
 
expand/collapse535 -Oil Treaters (s12402) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Introduction
  • Equipment Description
  • Treater Theory
  • Treater Design Procedure
  • Vertical Treater Design Example (Oilfield Units)
  • Vertical Treater Design Example (SI Units)
  • Nomenclature
  • References
 
expand/collapse536 -Operating Considerations in Rigless Well Intervention (s38112) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Tasks, Roles, and Responsibilities
  • Selection of Well Candidates
  • General Preparation for Rigless Well Intervention
 
expand/collapse537 -Operations (s5789) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Pipeline Operations
  • Pipeline Commissioning
  • Routine Operations
  • Pipeline Integrity Assessment
  • Pipeline Emergencies and Repairs
  • Case Study
 
expand/collapse538 -Operators (s38084) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Introduction
  • Linearity
  • Frequency Response of Linear Operators
  • Time Response of Linear Operators
  • Superposition and Convolution
  • The Complete Fourier Series
  • Differentiation of Waveform
  • Integration of Waveforms
  • Differentiation and Integration Relations
  • Filters
 
expand/collapse539 -Optimization of Resolution Using Vibroseis (s1269) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Content under development.
 
expand/collapse540 -Optimizing Resolution Using Impulsive Sources (s1268) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Content under development.
 
expand/collapse541 -Organic Matter Maturation (s1138) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Introduction
  • Diagenesis
  • Kerogen Classification
  • Products of Diagenesis
  • Catagenesis and Metagenesis
  • Process Overview
  • Exercise No. 1
 
expand/collapse542 -Organic Matter: Progenitor of Petroleum (s1137) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Introduction
  • Carbon Cycle
  • Biological Processes
  • Preservation Processes
  • Composition of Organic Matter
  • Exercise No. 1
 
expand/collapse543 -Organization of the Field Crew (s6011) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Organizing the Field Crew
 
expand/collapse544 -Other Earth Resource Satellite Images: SPOT, JERS-1, IRS, and RESURS (Resource) (s1169) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Introduction
  • SPOT Satellite (France)
  • SPOT Image Geologic Interpretation Example: Algeria 
  • SPOT Stereo Images
  • SPOT Stereo Pair Geologic Interpretation Example: Wyoming, USA 
  • Comparison of SPOT and Landsat Images
  • JERS-1 Satellite (Japan)
  • IRS Satellites (India)
  • RESURS (Resource) Satellites (Russia)
 
expand/collapse545 -Other Subsurface Pump Systems (s638) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Jet Pump
  • Plunger Lift
 
expand/collapse546 -Other Trap Types (s1025) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Hydrodymanic Traps
  • Combination Traps
  • Diapir-Associated Traps
  • Exercise No. 1
  • Exercise No. 2
  • Exercise No. 3
  • Exercise No. 4
  • Exercise No. 5
 
expand/collapse547 -Overview (s36882) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Introduction
  • Reasons for employing biostratigraphy and paleoenvironment
  • What is covered in this course and what is not
 
expand/collapse548 -Overview (s37436) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Overview
 
expand/collapse549 -Overview of 3D Volume Visualization (s23499) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Introduction
  • Fundamental Elements
  • Paring the Data
  • Case Studies
  • Visualization Software
 
expand/collapse550 -Overview of Coiled Tubing Well Intervention  (s38236) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Introduction
  • HSE and Coiled Tubing Well Intervention
 
expand/collapse551 -Overview of Controlled-Source Electromagnetic (CSEM) Methods  (s37470) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Conventional Marine CSEM
  • The Evolution of Marine CSEM
  • Conventional Land CSEM: LOTEM
  • Response to an Impulsive Source of Current on Land – The Air Wave
  • Response to an Impulsive Source of Current in Sea Water
  • The MTEM Method
  • Sources of Electromagnetic Noise
  • Interpretation of CSEM Data
 
expand/collapse552 -Overview of Drillstem Testing (s1551) BROWSELearnPrint
  • DST General Procedure
  • Information Obtained from a DST
  • Exercise No. 1
 
expand/collapse553 -Overview of Electric Line Well Intervention (s38207) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Electric Line Described
  • HSE and Electric Line Operations
 
expand/collapse554 -Overview of Oil and Gas Pipelines (s5724) BROWSELearnPrint
  • General Overview
  • Purpose and Scope
  • Alternatives to Pipelines
  • Phases of Pipeline Development
  • Pipeline Components
  • Main Capital Cost Elements
  • Case Study
 
expand/collapse555 -Overview of Seismic Migration (s36617) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Introduction
  • Migration Types
  • Methods
  • Modes
  • Effect of the Seismic Migration on the Geological Features
  • Exercise No.1
  • Exercise No.2
  • Exercise No.3
  • Exercise No.4
  • Exercise No.5
 
expand/collapse556 -Overview of Slickline Well Intervention  (s38012) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Slickline Described
  • HSE and Slickline Operations
 
expand/collapse557 -Overview Of The Offshore Petroleum Industry (s36283) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Introduction
  • Origins And Key Historical Markers
  • Present Scope Of Offshore Activities
  • Current Trends And Challenges
  • Regulation Of The Offshore Industry
P
expand/collapse558 -Packers (s39235) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Overview of Packers
  • Retrievable and Permanent Packers
  • Open Hole Packers
  • API and ISO Standards for Packers and Bridge Plugs
 
expand/collapse559 -Paleo-Structure Maps (s36986) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Introduction
  • Why make Paleo-Structure Maps
  • The Migration of Fluids in the Subsurface
  • This is Now, What was Then
  • Conclusions
  • References
 
expand/collapse560 -Paraffins and Asphaltenes (s1485) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Basic Properties
  • Factors Affecting Deposition
  • Removal and Control Techniques
  • Exercise No. 1
 
expand/collapse561 -Passive Electromagnetics  (s37467) BROWSELearnPrint
  • The Magnetotellurics (MT) Method
  • The MT Receiver
 
expand/collapse562 -Penetration Rate and Lithology (s1516) BROWSELearnPrint
  • ROP Measurement and Data Presentation
  • ROP: Influencing Factors
  • ROP: Practical Applications
  • Lithology and Shows
  • Exercise No. 1
  • Exercise No. 2
  • Exercise No. 3
 
expand/collapse563 -Perforating and Production Performance (s1474) BROWSELearnPrint
  • API Testing Procedures
  • Perforation Productivity Considerations
  • Relative Importance of Perforating Parameters
  • Perforation Cleanup Considerations
  • Perforating for Gravel Packing
  • Perforating for Fracturing
  • Exercise No. 1
  • Exercise No. 2
  • Exercise No. 3
  • Exercise No. 4
 
expand/collapse564 -Perforating Gun Types (s1473) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Retrievable vs. Expendable Guns
  • Casing Guns
  • Through-Tubing Guns
  • Casing Deformation Considerations
  • Exercise No. 1
  • Exercise No. 2
  • Exercise No. 3
 
expand/collapse565 -Permeability Measurement (s39307) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Introduction to Formation Permeability and its Measurement in the Laboratory
  • Permeameter Measurements of Permeability
  • Factors Affecting Measured Permeability Values
  • Accuracy of Laboratory Permeability Measurements
 
expand/collapse566 -Petroleum (s1130) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Organic Orgin
  • Properties and Composition
  • Principal Subdivisions
  • Application of Data
  • Geochemical Base
  • API Gravity
 
expand/collapse567 -Petroleum and microfossils (s36884) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Introduction
  • Some oceanography
  • Continental Margins
  • Microfossiles in paleoenvironmental studies
  • Paleobathymetry (depth zonation)
 
expand/collapse568 -Petroleum Characteristics by Basin Type (s1032) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Distribution of Petroleum-Rich Basins
  • Distribution of Field Sizes
  • Distribution of Petroleum Characteristics
  • Exercise No. 1
  • Exercise No. 2
  • Exercise No. 3
  • Exercise No. 4
 
expand/collapse569 -Petroleum Exploration Overview  (s38099) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Basin Description and Classifications
  • Requirements for Petroleum Accumulation
  • Exploration of a Petroleum Basin
  • Technical and Economic Risks in Exploration
 
expand/collapse570 -Petroleum Generation and Maturation (s38197) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Petroleum Chemistry
  • Crude Oil Classifications
  • Kerogen Types
  • Maturation Processes
 
expand/collapse571 -Petroleum Geology and Reservoir Characteristics (s2619) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Introduction
  • Channel Reservoirs
  • Submarine Fan Reservoirs
 
expand/collapse572 -Petroleum Geology, Reservoir Characteristics (s1915) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Shelf Sands: General Observations
  • Example: Hartzog Draw Field, Wyoming, USA
 
expand/collapse573 -Petroleum Geophysics Overview (s37760) BROWSELearnPrint
  • History of Geophysics
  • The Evolution of the Geophysicist
  • The Evolution of Seismic Technology
  • Finding Hydrocarbon Accumulations
 
expand/collapse574 -Petroleum Habitat (s1125) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Sedimentation and Structure
  • Petroleum Generation
  • Petroleum Migration
  • Petroleum Entrapment
 
expand/collapse575 -Petroleum Habitat (s1117) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Introduction
  • Source Beds, Traps and Reservoirs
  • Thermal Maturation
  • Exercise No. 1
  • Exercise No. 2
 
expand/collapse576 -Plate Tectonics  (s38333) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Evidence for Plate Tectonics
  • Plate Motion
  • Paleogeographic Reconstructions
  • The Cyclicity of Plate Tectonics: The Wilson Cycle
  • Plate Tectonics and Hydrocarbon Exploration
 
expand/collapse577 -Platforms And Surface Facilities (s36303) BROWSELearnPrint
  • General Classifications of Offshore Platforms
  • Common Platform Features And Components
  • Fixed Bottom-founded Platforms
  • Floating Production Units: General Description
  • Column-stabilized Floating Production Units
  • Ship-shaped And Barge (monohull) FPSO
  • FPSO Operations
  • Spar Platforms
  • Innovations Variations And Combinations
 
expand/collapse578 -Play Analysis Case Histories (s5204) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Sudan Rift Basin
  • Lower Indus Basin
  • Marib Basin, Yemen
  • Eolian Stratigraphic Traps, San Juan Basin, USA
  • Deep Basin Gas Trap, Western Canada
  • Coalbed Methane, San Juan Basin, New Mexico
  • Shale Gas: Barnett Shale, Texas
 
expand/collapse579 -Play Analysis Introduction (s1183) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Definitions and Objectives
 
expand/collapse580 -Play Analysis Methods (s1186) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Introduction
  • Sources of Information
  • Play Summary Development
  • Play Summary Presentation
  • Exercise No. 1
  • Exercise No. 2
 
expand/collapse581 -Play Controls (s1185) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Introduction
  • Basin Classifications
  • Structural Styles
  • Depositional Systems: Overview
  • Clastic Depositional Systems
  • Carbonate Depositional Systems
  • Evaporite Depositional Systems
  • Exercise No. 1
  • Exercise No. 2
  • Exercise No. 3
  • Exercise No. 4
  • Exercise No. 5
 
expand/collapse582 -Play Elements (s1184) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Play Elements Overview
  • Source
  • Maturation
  • Reservoir
  • Migration
  • Seal and Trap
  • Unconventional Plays
  • Exercise No. 1
  • Exercise No. 2
  • Exercise No. 3
  • Exercise No. 4
  • Exercise No. 5
  • Exercise No. 6
  • Exercise No. 7
 
expand/collapse583 -Plug Cementing (s37722) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Introduction
  • General Cement Plug Job Design Considerations
  • Balanced Plug Method
  • Dump Bailer Method
  • Two-plug Method
  • Plug Cement Slurry Design
  • Testing Cement Plugs
  • Reasons for Failure of Cement Plugs
 
expand/collapse584 -Plunger Lift Systems (s37858) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Plunger Lift Overview
  • Plunger Lift Design and Installation
 
expand/collapse585 -Porosity (s163) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Density Log
  • Neutron Log
  • Acoustic Log
  • Log Combinations
  • Porosity from Resistivity Logs
  • Clean Formations
  • Shale Effects
  • Secondary Porosity
  • Hydrocarbon Effects
  • Exercise No. 1
  • Exercise No. 2
  • Exercise No. 3
  • Exercise No. 4
 
expand/collapse586 -Porosity Evolution and Field Development (s1086) BROWSELearnPrint
  • General Considerations
  • Microporosity
  • Moldic and Vuggy Porosity
  • Permeability Barriers
  • Waste Zones
 
expand/collapse587 -Porosity Evolution and Petroleum Exploration (s1085) BROWSELearnPrint
  • General Considerations
  • Beach/Dune Complex (Example)
  • Tidal Flat/Sabkha Facies (Example)
  • Carbonate Buildups (Example)
  • Pinnacle Reef Environments (Example)
  • Basinal Carbonates (Example)
  • Fracture Production (Example)
 
expand/collapse588 -Porosity Measurement  (s39279) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Types of Formation Porosity
  • Core Porosity Analysis Techniques
  • Precision of Core Porosity Measurements
 
expand/collapse589 -Positioning Systems Calibration (s1235) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Introduction
  • Static Calibration
  • Dynamic Calibration
  • Magnetic Declination and Compass Bias
  • Measuring Water Depths
 
expand/collapse590 -Practical Considerations (s1277) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Choice of Variables and the Processing Order
  • Relations Between the Parties Involved in Seismic Processing
  • Reprocessing
  • Exercise No.1
  • Exercise No.2
 
expand/collapse591 -Practical Considerations (s36558) BROWSELearnPrint
  • The Choice of Variables and Processing Order
  • Reprocessing
  • Exercise No.1
  • Exercise No.2
 
expand/collapse592 -Practical Considerations for Velocity Analysis (s36591) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Processing Considerations
  • Selection of Velocity Analysis Variables
  • Exercise No.1
  • Exercise No.2
 
expand/collapse593 -Practical Considerations in Deconvolution (s36679) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Comparison Methods
  • Seismic Source
  • Deconvolution - A Suggested Processing Scheme
  • Exercise No.1
 
expand/collapse594 -Practical Considerations in Deconvolution (s1300) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Comparison Methods
  • Dynamite Data
  • Vibroseis Data
  • Marine Data
  • Interpretation Objectives
  • Suggested Processing Scheme
  • Parameter Selection
  • Exercise No.1
 
expand/collapse595 -Practical Considerations in Migration (s1314) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Pre-stack versus Post-stack Migration
  • Velocities
  • Seismic Amplitude and Waveforms
 
expand/collapse596 -Preparing the Geosteering Plan (s36029) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Know the Target Reservoir
  • The Optimal Geosteering Plan
  • Uncertainty Planning
  • Handling Unexpected Changes in Geology
 
expand/collapse597 -Pre-Processing and Deconvolution (s36513) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Data Loading and Demultiplexing
  • Trace Editing
  • Gain Recovery and Trace Equalization
  • Datum Corrections
  • Deconvolution
  • Exercise No.1
  • Exercise No.2
 
expand/collapse598 -Pre-Processing Considerations (s1283) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Processing Flow
  • Muting
  • Offset Corrections
  • Static Corrections
  • Zero-Time Corrections
 
expand/collapse599 -Pre-Processing Flow (s36542) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Introduction
  • Gain Recovery
  • De-Multiplexing
  • Re-Sampling
  • Assigning Geometry
  • Datum Corrections
  • Amplitude Adjustments
  • Trace Editing
  • Commom MidPoint Gather
  • Common Offset Gather
  • Exercise No.1
  • Exercise No.2
  • Exercise No.3
 
expand/collapse600 -Present Value of a Project (s37351) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Presente Value of a Project Video
  • Present Value of a Project Cash Flow (100% Equity)
 
expand/collapse601 -Pressure Environments  (s38469) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Components of Subsurface Pressure
  • Downhole Pressures
  • Potentiometric Surfaces
  • Overpressured Environments
  • Compaction Overpressuring Process
  • Compaction Overpressuring in Deltas
 
expand/collapse602 -Pressure Measurement (s1508) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Manometer
  • Dead Weight Tester
  • Mechanical Gauges
  • Electronic Sensors
  • Calibration
 
expand/collapse603 -Pressure Measurement and Control (s17200) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Introduction
  • Principles of Operation
  • Device Selection
 
expand/collapse604 -Pressure Profiles at the Wellbore (s1538) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Drawdown Test, Infinite Reservoir
  • Drawdown Test, Bounded Reservoir
  • Buildup Test, Infinite Reservoir
  • Buildup Test, Bounded Reservoir
 
expand/collapse605 -Pressure Recorders for DSTs (s1943) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Mechanical Gauges
  • Electronic Gauges
  • Indirect Measurement: Closed Chamber Test
 
expand/collapse606 -Pressure Transient Analysis in Anisotropic Reservoirs (s29872) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Introduction and Overview
  • Directional Permeability
  • Elliptical Flow
  • Well Test Interpretation in Anisotropic Reservoirs
  • Exercise 1
  • Exercise 2
  • Exercise 3
  • Exercise 4
  • Exercise 5
  • Exercise 6
  • Exercise 7
  • Exercise 8
 
expand/collapse607 -Pressure Transient Analysis in Heterogeneous Reservoirs (s29885) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Lateral Heterogeneities
  • Naturally Fractured Reservoirs
  • Reservoirs Undergoing Improved Recovery Processes
  • Exercise 1
  • Exercise 2
  • Exercise 3
  • Exercise 4
  • Exercise 5
  • Exercise 6
  • Exercise 7
  • Exercise 8
 
expand/collapse608 -Pressure Transient Analysis in Multi-Phase Reservoirs (s29897) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Solutions for Multi-phase Flow
  • Transient Solutions for Various Reservoir Drive Mechanisms
  • Exercise 1
  • Exercise 2
  • Exercise 3
  • Exercise 4
 
expand/collapse609 -Pressure Transient Analysis-Computer Applications (s29904) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Automated Well Test Analysis
  • Automated History Matching
  • Well Test Analysis Software
  • Exercise 1
  • Exercise 2
  • Exercise 3
  • Exercise 4
  • Exercise 5
  • Exercise 6
 
expand/collapse610 -Pressure Transient Analysis-Mathematical Tools (s29924) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Transformations
  • Superposition Principle
  • Convolution/Deconvolution Methods as Applied to Simultaneous Rate and Press
  • Pressure Derivative Analysis
  • Exercise 1
  • Exercise 2
  • Exercise 3
  • Exercise 4
  • Exercise 5
  • Exercise 6
  • Exercise 7
  • Exercise 8
 
expand/collapse611 -Pressure Transient Analysis-Specialized Well Testing Techniques (s29914) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Injection and Fall-off Tests
  • Multi-well Tests
  • Drill Stem Tests, Closed Chamber Tests and Slug Tests
  • Exercise 1
  • Exercise 2
  • Exercise 3
  • Exercise 4
  • Exercise 5
  • Exercise 6
 
expand/collapse612 -Pressure Transient Testing: Overview (s29835) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Objectives and Applications
  • Basic Concepts of Pressure Transient Analysis
  • Exercise 1
  • Exercise 2
  • Exercise 3
  • Exercise 4
 
expand/collapse613 -Pressure, Hydraulics and Hole Cleaning (s1438) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Introduction
  • Wellbore and Formation Pressure
  • Buoyancy
  • Rheological Models
  • Flow Regimes
  • System Pressure Loss
  • Surge and Swab Effects
  • Hole Cleaning
  • Contamination of Water-Based Drilling Fluids
  • Exercise No.1
  • Exercise No.2
  • Exercise No.3
  • Exercise No.4
  • Exercise No.5
  • Exercise No.6
 
expand/collapse614 -Pre-Survey Modeling (s6384) BROWSELearnPrint
  • The Importance of Pre-Survey Modeling
 
expand/collapse615 -Primary Cementing (s37700) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Introduction
  • Casing Program Overview
  • Example Casing Program: Marcellus Shale Well
  • Well Data Requirements for Cement Job Design
  • Slurry Design Considerations
  • U-Tube Effect
  • Elements of a Successful Cement Job
  • Single-Stage Cementing Process
  • Multiple-Stage Cementing
  • Liner Cementing
  • Cementing Subsea Wells
  • Cementing Horizontal Intervals
  • Special Primary Cementing Methods
  • General Operational Considerations
 
expand/collapse616 -Primary Design Considerations For Offshore Production Facilities (s36289) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Characteristics Of The Marine Environment
  • Principal Design Requirements
  • The Behavior Of Floating Vessels And Structures
 
expand/collapse617 -Probability Distributions (s39490) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Basic Concepts of Descriptive Statistics
  • Fundamentals of Probability and Statistics
  • Common Distribution Types
  • Dependent Events and Conditional Probability
  • Subjective Probability, Expert Opinion and the Need for Historical Data
 
expand/collapse618 -Procedures (s1413) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Drilling and Completion
  • Support and Logistics
  • Emergencies
 
expand/collapse619 -Process Modeling of Structural Geology (s37981) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Purpose of Modeling
  • Restoration Techniques
  • Laboratory Experiments and Analogue Modeling
  • Numerical Modeling
  • Process Modeling and Compressional Structural Styles
  • Process Modeling and Extensional Structural Styles
  • Process Modeling and Strike-Slip Structural Styles
 
expand/collapse620 -Processing (s6317) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Introduction
  • Rotation
  • Binning
  • Statics
  • NMO
  • Effect of Lateral Velocity Variation
  • Prestack Depth Migration
  • P and Z Summation
 
expand/collapse621 -Production Facility Overview (s1378) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Fluid Treatment Objectives
  • Production and Separation of Well Fluids
  • Treatment and Handling of Separated Fluids
  • Additional Facility Functions
  • Exercise 1
  • Exercise 2
 
expand/collapse622 -Production Logging of Multiphase Flow in Horizontal Wells (s5609) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Introduction
  • Configurations and Flow Regimes
  • Logging Equipment and Techniques Used in Horizontal Wells
  • Conventional Production Logging Tools
  • Production Logging Tools Designed for Horizontal Wells
  • Case Studies
  • References
  • Exercise 1
  • Exercise 2
  • Exercise 3
  • Exercise 4
  • Exercise 5
  • Exercise 6
  • Exercise 7
  • Exercise 8
  • Exercise 9
  • Exercise 10
 
expand/collapse623 -Production Logs (s35949) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Profile Logs
  • Fluid Identification Logs
  • Temperature Logs
 
expand/collapse624 -Production Manifolds (s1376) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Basic Components
  • Fabrication
 
expand/collapse625 -Production Rate Decline Curves (s38458) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Production Rate Decline Curves Overview
  • Decline Types
  • Decline Curve Graphical Representation
  • Constant Percentage Decline Curve Applications
  • Production Data Collections, Analysis, and Smoothing
  • Incorporating Changes in Operating Practice
  • Estimating Gas Well Reserves
 
expand/collapse626 -Production System Performance (s1158) BROWSELearnPrint
  • System Components
  • Inflow Performance
  • Vertical Lift Performance
  • Surface Flow Performance
  • Total System Pressure Loss
  • Gas Well Performance
  • Production System Design Example
  • Exercise No. 1
 
expand/collapse627 -Production Systems  (s38342) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Production System Overview
  • Reservoir Inflow Performance: Fluid Flow and Permeability
  • Reservoir Inflow Performance: Productivity Index
  • Reservoir Inflow Performance Relationship (IPR)
  • Lift Performance: Flow Regimes and Pressure Gradient Correlations
  • Production System Performance: Adding Surface Control Using Chokes
  • Production System Analysis: An Integrated Approach
 
expand/collapse628 -Progressive Cavity Pump Systems (s37832) BROWSELearnPrint
  • PCP System Overview
  • PCP System Components
  • PCP System Applications
  • PCP System Design and Installation
  • PCP Operation
 
expand/collapse629 -Proppants (s38581) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Proppant Functions
  • Properties Affecting Proppant Performance
  • Proppant Embedment and In Situ Conductivity
  • Types of Proppants
 
expand/collapse630 -Prospect Generation (s1179) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Frontier vs. Mature Basins
  • Impact of Information
  • Impact of Stratigraphic Models
  • Exercise No. 1
 
expand/collapse631 -Prospect Generation in Frontier Regions (s1041) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Introduction
  • Data and Technical Requirements
  • Case Study- Lower Cook Inlet, Alaska
  • Hydrocarbon Potential and Risk
  • Exercise No.1
  • Exercise No.2
  • Exercise No.3
 
expand/collapse632 -Prospect Generation: Basic Concepts and Definitions (s1040) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Anomalies and Leads
  • Prospects
  • False Anomalies
  • Prospective Regions or Trends
  • Exercise No.1
  • Exercise No.2
  • Exercise No.3
 
expand/collapse633 -Proto-Oceanic Basins (s1121) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Red Sea and the Gulf of Aden
 
expand/collapse634 -Public Domain Geostatistics Programs (s23373) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Overview
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expand/collapse635 -Qualitative Flow Evaluation (s1404) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Temperature Surveys
  • Borehole Noise Surveys
  • Radioactive Tracer Surveys
  • Exercise 1
  • Exercise 2
  • Exercise 3
  • Exercise 4
  • Exercise 5
  • Exercise 6
  • Exercise 7
  • Exercise 8
 
expand/collapse636 -Quantitative Well Test Interpretation (s1539) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Conventional Interpretation Methods
  • Conventional Interpretation Example
  • Modern Interpretation Methods
 
expand/collapse637 -Quick-Look Analysis (s160) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Introduction
  • Overlays
  • Crossplots
  • Histograms
  • Algorithms
  • Exercise No. 1
  • Exercise No. 2
  • Exercise No. 3
  • Exercise No. 4
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expand/collapse638 -Radar Images (s1171) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Introduction
  • Aircraft Radar Systems
  • Stereo Pair Radar Images
  • Radar Image Characteristics: Look direction
  • Radar Image Characteristics: Highlights and Shadows
  • Radar Image Characteristics: Image Foreshortening (Layover)
  • Radar Image Characteristics: Dielectric Properties and Backscatter Coefficient
  • Radar Image Characteristics: Surface Roughness
  • Radar Image Characteristics: Polarization and Interferometry
  • Satellite and Spacecraft Radar Systems
  • Radar Interaction in Forested and Vegetated Terrain
  • Radar Geologic Interpretation Example of Tropical Terrain: Irian Jaya, Indonesia
  • Radar Geologic Interpretation Example of Desert Terrain: Eastern Sahara, Sudan
 
expand/collapse639 -Raw Dipmeter Data Processing (s38430) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Dip Data Computation Fundamentals
  • Dip Data Processing
 
expand/collapse640 -Receivers and Recording Systems (s5942) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Receiver Overview
  • Recording Systems
 
expand/collapse641 -Reciprocating Compressors (s17112) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Introduction
  • General Considerations
  • Performance Considerations
  • Pulsations and Vibrations
  • Process Piping Considerations
  • Fundamental Design
  • Construction Details
  • Specifications
  • Selecting Compressors
  • Nomenclature
  • Design Example (Oilfield Units)
  • Design Example (SI Units)
 
expand/collapse642 -Reciprocating Pumps (s17172) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Introduction
  • General Considerations
  • Performance Considerations
  • Pulsations
  • Process Piping Considerations
  • Pump Construction Details
  • Material Considerations
  • Standards
  • Selecting A Reciprocating Pump
  • Design Example (Oilfield Units)
  • Design Example (SI Units)
  • Nomenclature
  • References
 
expand/collapse643 -Reciprocating Rod Pump Systems (s37819) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Rod Pumping Overview
  • Surface Equipment
  • Subsurface Equipment
  • Subsurface Pump Selection
  • Rod String Design
  • API System Design Procedure
  • Pumping Unit Design Procedure – Rapid Analysis
  • Polished Rod Dynamometers
  • Rod Load Versus Displacement
  • System Monitoring: Dynagraphs
 
expand/collapse644 -Recommended Processes (s5888) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Concepts of Work Flow
  • Recommended Approaches - Options
 
expand/collapse645 -Recording Instruments (s1222) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Introduction
  • Station Selection
  • Amplification
  • Fine Tuning the Signal
  • Recording
  • Wireless Recording Systems
  • Equipment Testing
  • The Total System
 
expand/collapse646 -Recording Systems (s6382) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Overview
 
expand/collapse647 -Reduction and Processing of Gravity Data (s38504) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Introduction
  • Latitude Corrections
  • Free-Air Correction
  • Bouguer Correction
  • Corrections for Marine and Airborne Gravity
  • Satellite Gravity
 
expand/collapse648 -Reflection and Geologic Interfaces (s38443) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Geological Interface Overview
  • The Tuning Effect
  • Non-Depositional Reflectors
  • Depositional Reflectors
 
expand/collapse649 -Reflection Theory (s38377) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Basic Reflection Concepts
  • Reflection at Normal Incidence
  • Transmission at Normal Incidence
  • Convolution and Superposition Models
  • The Fresnel Zone
 
expand/collapse650 -Reflections and Seismic Parameters (s39407) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Huygens' Principle
  • Fresnel Zone
  • Amplitude
  • Phase Character
  • Frequency
 
expand/collapse651 -Refraction Statics (s1288) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Seismic Refraction Theory and Applications
  • Slope/Intercept Interpretation Method
  • Delay-Time Interpretation Method
  • Reciprocal Interpretation Methods
  • Iterative Interpretation Methods
  • Exercise No.1
  • Exercise No.2
 
expand/collapse652 -Refraction Theory & Non-Normal Incidence (s38491) BROWSELearnPrint
  • The Basic Theory of Seismic Refraction
  • Refraction Interpretation Methods
  • Non-Normal Incidence
  • Mode Conversion
  • Practical Uses for Mode Conversion
 
expand/collapse653 -Regionalized Variables (s23358) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Introduction
  • Spatial Continuity Analysis
  • Spatial Cross-correlation Analysis
  • Stationarity in Regionalized Variables
  • Model Variograms
 
expand/collapse654 -Relating Stress and Pore Pressure to Microseismic Events (s37180) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Stress and Pore Pressure Introduction
  • Basics of Stress, Strain and Pore Pressure
  • Principal Stresses
  • Making Elastic Constants More Intuitive
  • Poroelastic stresses and strains
  • Modeling Reservoir Stress
  • Overburden and Normal Pore Pressure
  • Horizontal Response To Overburden
  • Tectonic Stresses
  • Relating stress and pore pressure
  • Estimating the Three Principal Stresses
  • Summary
 
expand/collapse655 -Remote Sensing Applied To Petroleum Geology (s37600) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Introduction
  • Swamp Terrain in Equatorial Africa Exploration Project
  • Papua New Guinea Exploration Project
  • Central Arabian Arch Exploration Project
  • Summary
 
expand/collapse656 -Remote Sensing Fundamentals (s1166) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Introduction
  • Electromagnetic Energy and Electromagnetic Spectrum
  • Interaction Mechanisms
  • Image Characteristics
  • Types of Remote Sensing Systems
 
expand/collapse657 -Removing Solids and Dissolved Gases from Produced Water (s17081) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Introduction
  • Theory of Solid Removal
  • Description of Solid Removal Equipment
  • Description of Gas Removal Equipment
  • Design Procedure
  • Nomenclature
  • Design Examples: Gas Removal
  • Design Example: Solid Removal Process
 
expand/collapse658 -Reserves Estimation (s138) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Introduction
  • Uncertainties in Reserve Estimates
  • Reserves Definitions and Classifications
  • Estimation Methods: Overview
  • Analogy and Statistical Methods
  • Volumetric Estimates of Initial Oil/Gas in Place
  • Volumetric Mapping
  • Volumetric Recovery Estimates: Oil Reservoirs
  • Volumetric Recovery Estimates: Condensates
  • Volumetric Recovery Estimates: Gas Reservoirs
  • Reservoir Heterogeneity
  • Reserves Allocation
  • Material Balance Methods: Introduction
  • Material Balance Equation: Expanded Form
  • Material Balance: Havlena-Odeh Applications
  • Material Balance Prediction Methods
  • Material Balance: Volumetric Gas Reservoirs
  • Performance/Decline Trend Analysis
  • Special Problems in Estimating Reserves
  • Case Studies
  • Reserves Analysis and Field Development
  • Reserves Estimates and Improved Recovery
  • Figures and Correlations
  • Nomenclature
  • References
  • Additional Reading
 
expand/collapse659 -Reservoir Characterization (s781) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Introduction
  • Structure and Geometry
  • Internal Architecture
  • Tools for Studying Rock Pore Systems
  • Petrophysical Properties: Porosity and Permeability
  • Petrophysical Properties: Analysis
  • Rock Typing
  • Reservoir Zonation: the Flow Unit Concept
  • Reservoir Zonation: Use of Field Data
  • Case Studies in Reservoir Characterization
  • Exercise No. 1
  • Exercise No. 2
  • Exercise No. 3
  • Exercise No. 4
  • Exercise No. 5
  • Exercise No. 6
  • Exercise No. 7
  • Exercise No. 8
 
expand/collapse660 -Reservoir Continuity (s1020) BROWSELearnPrint
  • General Considerations
  • Areal Continuity
  • Cross-Sectional Continuity
  • Case History: Handil Field, Indonesia
  • Case History: Intisar Field, Libya
  • Exercise No. 1
  • Exercise No. 2
  • Exercise No. 3
 
expand/collapse661 -Reservoir Fluid Analysis (s1935) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Flash vs. Differential Liberation
  • PVT Analysis: Gas-Crude Oil Sample
  • PVT Analysis: Gas Condensate Sample
  • PVT Analysis: Volatile Oil
  • Formation Water Analysis
  • Exercise No. 1
 
expand/collapse662 -Reservoir Fluid Correlations (s1936) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Introduction
  • Gas Systems
  • Gas Condensate Systems
  • Oil Systems
  • Formation Water
  • Choosing Correlations
 
expand/collapse663 -Reservoir Fluid Flow and Natural Drive Mechanisms (s779) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Introduction
  • Gas Reservoirs
  • Condensate Reservoirs
  • Condensate Reservoirs: Pressure Maintenance
  • Solution Gas Drive
  • Solution Gas Drive Reservoir Performance
  • Solution Gas Drive and the Material Balance Eq.
  • Gas Cap Drive
  • Gas Cap Drive and the Material Balance Equation
  • Water Drive
  • Water Drive Reservoir Performance
  • Water Drive and the Material Balance Equation
  • Gravity Drainage
  • Combination Drive Oil Reservoirs
  • Exercise No. 1
  • Exercise No. 2
  • Exercise No. 3
  • Exercise No. 4
  • Exercise No. 5
  • Exercise No. 6
  • Exercise No. 7
  • Exercise No. 8
  • Exercise No. 9
  • Exercise No. 10
  • Exercise No. 11
  • Exercise No. 12
  • Exercise No. 13
  • Exercise No. 14
  • Exercise No. 15
  • Exercise No. 16
  • Exercise No. 17
  • Exercise No. 18
  • Exercise No. 19
  • Exercise No. 20
  • Exercise No. 21
  • Exercise No. 22
  • Exercise No. 23
  • Exercise No. 24
 
expand/collapse664 -Reservoir Fluids: Overview (s1531) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Introduction
  • Chemistry of Hydrocarbons
  • Classification of Reservoir Hydrocarbon Fluids
  • Characteristics of Formation Water
  • Applications of Reservoir Fluid Data
  • Exercise No. 1
  • Exercise No. 2
 
expand/collapse665 -Reservoir Management of Mature Fields (s140) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Integrated Reservoir Management
  • Geologic Mapping and Reservoir Simulation
  • 3-D Seismics and Cross-Hole Tomography
  • Data Collection
  • Evaluation Methodology
  • Geological Input
  • Report Presentation
  • Reservoir Evaluation: Case Study
  • Waterflood Screening
  • Reinterpretation Based on Production History
  • Waterflood Surveillance and Monitoring
  • Waterflood Surveillance: Case Studies
  • Waterflood Surveillance: Emerging Trends
  • Enhanced Oil Recovery: Screening Guidelines
  • Enhanced Oil Recovery: Surfactant Flooding
  • Enhanced Oil Recovery: Polymer Flooding
  • Enhanced Oil Recovery: Alkaline Flooding
  • Enhanced Oil Recovery: Carbon Dioxide Flooding
  • Enhanced Oil Recovery: Thermal Processes
  • Enhanced Oil Recovery: Project Design
  • Nomenclature
  • References
  • Additional Reading
  • Exercise No. 1
  • Exercise No. 2
  • Exercise No. 3
  • Exercise No. 4
  • Exercise No. 5
  • Exercise No. 6
  • Exercise No. 7
  • Exercise No. 8
  • Exercise No. 9
  • Exercise No. 10
  • Exercise No. 11
 
expand/collapse666 -Reservoir Simulation (s137) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Introduction
  • Steps in a Simulation Study
  • Rock and Fluid Properties in Simulation
  • Reservoir Flow Geometries and Dimensions
  • Flow Equations: Single Phase
  • Flow Equations: Multi-Phase and Compositional
  • Flow Equations: Boundary and Initial Conditions
  • Analytical vs. Numerical Solution Methods
  • Grid Systems
  • Grid Sizing, Orientation, Refinement
  • Time Step Selection
  • Finite Difference Approximation of Flow Equations
  • Solution Methods: Single Phase Flow Equations
  • Solution Methods: Multi-Phase Flow Equations
  • Solutions and Internal Checks: Matrix Equations
  • Data Collection and Preparation
  • Pseudo-Functions
  • Computational Requirements
  • Special Purpose Simulators
  • History Matching, Forecasting and Updating
  • Case Study in Reservoir Simulation
  • Exercise No. 1
  • Exercise No. 2
  • Exercise No. 3
  • Exercise No. 4
  • Exercise No. 5
  • Exercise No. 6
  • Exercise No. 7
  • Exercise No. 8
  • Exercise No. 9
  • Exercise No. 10
  • Exercise No. 11
  • Exercise No. 12
  • Exercise No. 13
  • Exercise No. 14
  • Exercise No. 15
  • Exercise No. 16
  • Exercise No. 17
  • Exercise No. 18
  • Exercise No. 19
 
expand/collapse667 -Reservoir Simulation (s1164) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Basis for Reservoir Modeling
 
expand/collapse668 -Residual Statics (s1289) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Cross-correlation Methods
  • Linear Surface-Consistent Methods
  • Non-Linear Surface-Consistent Methods
  • Long-Wavelength Statics
  • Cross-Dip Corrections and 3D Statics
  • Exercise No.1
  • Exercise No.2
 
expand/collapse669 -Residual Statistics, Migration and Inversion (s1274) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Residual Static Corrections
  • Migration
  • Inversion
 
expand/collapse670 -Resins (s1134) BROWSELearnPrint
  • General Description
  • Heteroatom Designations
  • Heterocompound Designations
  • Applications of Resin Data
 
expand/collapse671 -Resistivity Logs (s30003) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Introduction
  • Tool Response
  • Tool Spacing
  • Conventional Electric Logs
  • Laterolog Overview
  • Laterolog Tools (LL3, LL7 and Dual Laterolog)
  • Laterolog Corrections
  • Anomalous Laterolog Behavior
  • Introduction to Induction Tools
  • Induction Principles
  • Microresistivity Tools
 
expand/collapse672 -Review of Best Practices (s6336) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Review of Best Practices
 
expand/collapse673 -Rifting and Basin Development (s1118) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Introduction
  • Geophysical Expressions
  • Rift Development Theories
  • Mechanics of Rifting
  • Tectonics and Divergent Margin and Rift Basin Development
  • Subsidence in Convergent Margin and Rift Basin
  • Sedimentary Processes: Overview
  • Sedimentary Processes During Rifting and Extension
  • Development of Passive Margin Sequences
  • Sedimentary Patterns: Influencing Factors
  • Classification of Divergent Margin and Rift Basins
 
expand/collapse674 -Rig Design Considerations (s1412) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Well Control and Blowout Prevention
  • Rig Specifications
 
expand/collapse675 -Risk Analysis (s37329) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Risk Analysis Video
  • Incorporating Uncertainty into Project Economics Analysis
  • Deterministic Estimates
  • Preparing a Spider and Tornado Diagrams
  • Monte Carlo Simulation
 
expand/collapse676 -Risk Analysis (s1187) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Overview
  • Conventional Play Example
  • Unconventional Play Example
 
expand/collapse677 -Risk Analysis Fundamentals (s39482) BROWSELearnPrint
  • What is Risk Analysis?
  • Approaches to Risk Analysis
  • Risk Models in the Oil and Gas Industry
  • Decision Trees and Tornado Diagrams
  • Measures of Profitability
 
expand/collapse678 -Rock and Fluid Properties (s1161) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Porosity
  • Permeability
  • Fluid Phase Behavior
  • Fluid Density, Viscosity and Compressibility
  • Wettability and Capillary Pressure
  • Exercise No. 1
 
expand/collapse679 -Rock Deformation (s38547) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Rock Deformation Introduction
  • Elastic-Plastic Processes
  • Brittle Processes
  • Ductile Processes
  • Time-Dependent Processes
 
expand/collapse680 -Rock Mechanical Properties (s38614) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Introduction to Rock Mechanical Properties
  • Laboratory Testing of Static and Elastic Properties
  • Laboratory Testing of Rock Strength
  • Geophysical Methods for Measuring Elastic Properties
  • Geophysical Methods for Estimating Rock Strength
 
expand/collapse681 -Rock Properties (s1018) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Porosity Defined
  • Primary Porosity
  • Secondary Porosity
  • Permeability
  • Grain Size
  • Grain Sorting
  • Rock Fabric
  • Exercise No. 1
  • Exercise No. 2
  • Exercise No. 3
  • Exercise No. 4
  • Exercise No. 5
  • Exercise No. 6
  • Exercise No. 7
 
expand/collapse682 -Rock Properties and Seismic Attributes (s37945) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Introduction to Seismic Attributes
  • Defining Geology with Time Based Attributes
  • Changes in Velocity
  • Reflection Strength Attributes
  • Reflection Polarity and Character
 
expand/collapse683 -Rock Properties and Seismic Velocity (s37926) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Relating Seismic Velocity to Density in a Thin Section
  • Defining Shear Velocity
  • Shear Velocity and Grain Contacts
  • Defining Compressional Velocity
  • Compressional Velocity and Grain Contacts
  • Using Compressional/Shear Velocity Ratio to Define Velocity
 
expand/collapse684 -Rock Properties and the Seismic Response (s37919) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Define Measured Seismic Attributes and Rock Properties
  • Forward Modeling Overview
  • Full Wave Imaging
 
expand/collapse685 -Rock Properties and the Velocity-Density Relationship (s37936) BROWSELearnPrint
  • The Velocity-Density Relationship
  • Factors Affecting the Velocity-Density Relationship
  • Velocity-Density in Shales
  • Velocity-Density Relationship in Sandstones
  • Density in Carbonates and Other Rocks
 
expand/collapse686 -Rod Pump System Monitoring (s641) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Load vs. Displacement Diagrams
  • Dynagraphs
  • Synthetic Dynagraphs
  • Dynamometer Card Interpretation
  • Exercise No. 1
 
expand/collapse687 -Rod Pumping System Design (s640) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Subsurface Pump Selection
  • Sucker Rods, Maximum Allowable Stress
  • Sucker Rods, Tapered Strings
  • Polished Rod Load
  • Dimensionless Variables, API Design Procedure
  • Counterweight Selection
  • Peak Torque Estimation
  • Polished Rod Horsepower Calculations
  • Rod Stress Calculations
  • Design Charts, Tables
  • Exercise No. 1
 
expand/collapse688 -Rod Pumping: Introduction (s636) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Rod Pump System Overview
  • Pumping Unit Types
  • Pumping Unit Components
  • Pumping Unit Designations (API)
  • Pumping Cycle
  • Subsurface Pumps, Operating Principles
  • Subsurface Pumps, Classification Criteria
  • Subsurface Pumps, API Designations
  • Sucker Rods
  • Exercise No. 1
  • Exercise No. 2
  • Exercise No. 3
  • Exercise No. 4
 
expand/collapse689 -Roller Cone Bit Design (s1430) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Geometry
  • Cutting Elements
  • Bearings
  • Exercise No.1
 
expand/collapse690 -Rotary Drilling and Cuttings Generation (s1918) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Introduction
  • Influence of Bit Type
  • Uses of Cores and Cuttings
 
expand/collapse691 -Rotary Drilling Rig Components (s1149) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Basic Rig Types
  • Basic Rig Functions
  • Hoisting and Rotating Systems
  • Circulating System
  • Well Control System
  • Power Generation/Transmission System
  • Exercise No.1
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expand/collapse692 -Sabkha Depositional Facies and Reservoirs (s1089) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Overview
  • Modern Sabkhas: Arabian (Persian) Gulf
  • Depositional Facies
  • Sabkha Signature
  • Sabkha-Based Reservoir Models
  • Ancient Sabkha-Associated Reservoirs
 
expand/collapse693 -Safe Work Practices (s1393) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
  • Site Housekeeping
  • Lifting and Handling of Materials by Hand
  • Rigging Safety and Work at Heights
  • Confined/Enclosed Space Entry
  • Shutdown and Startup Procedures
  • Welding and the Use of Power Tools
  • Well Workovers
  • Driving Safety Guidelines
  • First Aid: General Considerations
  • Exercise No. 1
  • Exercise No. 2
  • Exercise No. 3
  • Exercise No. 4
  • Exercise No. 5
  • Exercise No. 6
  • Exercise No. 7
  • Exercise No. 8
  • Exercise No. 9
  • Exercise No. 10
  • Exercise No. 11
 
expand/collapse694 -Safety (s6012) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Overview
 
expand/collapse695 -Safety and Control of Site Activities (s1394) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Work Permit Systems
  • Safety Inspection Procedures
  • Site Security
  • Exercise No. 1
  • Exercise No. 2
  • Exercise No. 3
  • Exercise No. 4
  • Exercise No. 5
 
expand/collapse696 -Safety and Environmental Concerns (s1265) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Overview
  • High Energy Sources
  • Blasting Concerns
  • Avoiding Environmental Damage
  • Driving
  • Helicopter Operations
 
expand/collapse697 -Safety Hazards in Oil and Gas Production (s1392) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Overview
  • Water-Related Hazards
  • Unconfined Vapor Releases
  • Boiling Liquid Expanding Vapor Explosion (BLEVE)
  • Compressor Station Hazards
  • Pyrophoric Iron Sulfide
  • Hydrogen Sulfide (Sour Gas)
  • Chemical Hazards
  • Electrical Hazards
  • Exercise No. 1
  • Exercise No. 2
  • Exercise No. 3
  • Exercise No. 4
  • Exercise No. 5
  • Exercise No.6
 
expand/collapse698 -Safety Shutdown Systems (s17229) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Introduction
  • System Selection
  • Pneumatic Systems
  • Electrical Systems
  • Electronic Systems
  • Safety Analysis Concepts
 
expand/collapse699 -Salt Structures, Sediments and Hydrocarbons (s1092) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Overview
  • Salt Movement
  • Growth of Salt Structures
  • Modern Salt Structures
  • Models of Reservoir Occurrence
  • Salt Structure Reservoirs
  • Salt Structure and Reservoirs in Tectonically Active Provinces
  • Reservoirs Associated with Salt Solution
  • Exercise No. 1
 
expand/collapse700 -Sample Collection and Handling (s131) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Introduction
  • Sample Lag Time
  • Sample Interval Selection
  • Sample Collection
  • Sample Processing
  • Sample Examination: General Requirements
 
expand/collapse701 -Sample Description (s132) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Rock Materials
  • Hydrocarbon Evaluation
  • Problems in Cuttings Sample Evaluation
 
expand/collapse702 -Sampling and Testing (s35950) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Sidewall Coring
  • Wireline Formation Tester
 
expand/collapse703 -Sampling: Transportation and Safety (s1934) BROWSELearnPrint
  • General Guidelines
 
expand/collapse704 -Sand Control in Wells Producing Heavy Oil (s1941) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Introduction
  • Gravel Packing
  • Other Control Methods
 
expand/collapse705 -Sand Production in Oil and Gas Wells (s1495) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Sand-Related Production Problems
  • Causes of Sand Production
  • Classification of Sands and their Failure Mechanisms
  • Rock Mechanics Considerations
  • Sand Failure Prediction
  • Exercise No. 1
  • Exercise No. 2
 
expand/collapse706 -Sandstone Reservoir Environments (s783) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Introduction
  • Alluvial Fan Environments
  • Braided Stream Environments
  • Meandering Stream Environments
  • Deltaic Environments
  • Barrier Island Environments
  • Eolian Environments
  • Shallow Marine Shelf Environments
  • Deep Marine Environments
  • Pore Systems and Diagenesis
  • Exercise No. 1
  • Exercise No. 2
  • Exercise No. 3
  • Exercise No. 4
 
expand/collapse707 -Sandstone Reservoir Facies (s1046) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Alluvial Fans
  • Braided Streams
  • Meandering Stream Channels
  • Eolian Dunes
  • Lacustrine Deposits
  • Deltas
  • Fan Deltas
  • Coastal Barrier Islands
  • Continental Shelf Sands
  • Deep Sea Sands
  • Case Study: Marchand C Sandstone, Oklahoma
  • Exercise No. 1
 
expand/collapse708 -Satellite Positioning Methods (s1229) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Satellite Positioning Methods
  • System Errors
  • Point-Positioning Surveys by 3-D Fixes
  • More Notes on Doppler Effect
  • The Global Positioning System
  • Carrier Vs. Code
  • Differential Positioning
  • Setting Control
  • Specifications of a Land GPS Receiver
 
expand/collapse709 -Satellite Positioning Systems (s1233) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Development of Satellite Positioning Systems
  • GPS and Differential GPS
  • Tail-buoy tracking and Secondary Vessel Positioning
  • GPS Vessel Orientation
  • GPS in Summary
 
expand/collapse710 -Seals and Elastomers (s39247) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Introduction to Seal Materials
  • Packers and Seal Assemblies
  • Other Field Applications of Seals and Elastomers
 
expand/collapse711 -Secondary Porosity (s1067) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Introduction
  • Description and Recognition Criteria
  • Fracture Porosity
  • Shrinkage Porosity
  • Dissolution Porosity
  • Diagenetic Processes Resulting in Secondary Porosity
  • Factors Influencing Creation of Secondary Porosity
  • Diagenetic Cycle of Sandstone
  • Exercise No. 1
  • Exercise No. 2
  • Exercise No. 3
 
expand/collapse712 -Secondary Positioning Systems (s1234) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Secondary Positioning Systems
  • Vessel Gyro
  • Acoustic Networks and Ranges
  • Laser Gun-Float and Buoy Positioning
  • Cable Compasses
  • Gun and Cable Depth Sensors
  • Offsets, Lay-backs and Along-Cable measurements
  • Echo Sounders
 
expand/collapse713 -Secondary Recovery: Waterflooding and Gas Injection (s784) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Introduction
  • Wettability
  • Capillary Pressure
  • Capillary Pressure and Water Saturation
  • Relative Permeability, Mobility Ratio
  • Fractional Flow and Frontal Advance Equations
  • Waterflood Calculations: Diffuse Flow
  • Waterflood Calculations: Segregated Flow
  • Waterflood Performance: Influencing Factors
  • Waterflood Sweep Efficiencies
  • Waterflood Prediction Methods, Stratified Media
  • 3-D Waterflood Prediction Methods
  • Waterflood Prediction Methods, Evaluation
  • Waterflood Design: Reservoir Considerations
  • Waterflood Design: Well Pattern Selection
  • Waterflood Design: Project Timing
  • Pilot Flooding
  • Water Requirements
  • Gas Injection: Introduction
  • Gas Injection Performance Calculations
  • Gas Injection for Pressure Maintenance
  • Exercise No. 1
  • Exercise No. 2
  • Exercise No. 3
  • Exercise No. 4
  • Exercise No. 5
  • Exercise No. 6
  • Exercise No. 7
  • Exercise No. 8
  • Exercise No. 9
  • Exercise No. 10
 
expand/collapse714 -Sedimentary Basin Models (s1178) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Quantitative Dynamic Stratigraphy
  • Forward and Inverse Models
  • Characteristics and Limitations
  • Geodynamic Models
  • Sedimentation Models
  • Stratigraphic Models
  • Exercise No. 1
  • Exercise No. 2
  • Exercise No. 3
 
expand/collapse715 -Sedimentary Basins (s38354) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Geological Characteristics
  • Basin Analysis and Petroleum Systems
  • Mechanisms of Basin Formation
  • Stratigraphy and Depositional Patterns
  • Basin Classification and Hydrocarbons
 
expand/collapse716 -Sedimentary Basins and Continental Margins (s1116) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Introduction
  • Divergent Margins
  • Transtensional Margins
  • Convergent Margins
  • Rift Basins
  • Sag Basins
 
expand/collapse717 -Sedimentary Basins: Overview (s1027) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Introduction
  • Geometry of Sedimentary Basins
  • Sediment Fill
  • Tectonic Processes and Timing
  • Basin-Forming Mechanisms
  • Basin Classification
  • Exercise No. 1
  • Exercise No. 2
  • Exercise No. 3
 
expand/collapse718 -Sedimentary Environments and Facies (s1043) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Environments and Depositional Systems
  • Lithofacies
  • Depositional Sequences
  • Environmental Indicators
  • Exercise No. 1
 
expand/collapse719 -Sedimentary Structures, Geometry and Facies (s2611) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Sedimentary Structures
  • Geometry
  • Associated Facies
  • Exercise No. 1
 
expand/collapse720 -Sedimentation Processes (s2615) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Introduction
  • Slumps and Slides
  • Debris Flows
  • Grain Flow
  • Fluidized Flow
  • Turbidity Currents
  • Flow Relationships
  • Exercise No. 1
 
expand/collapse721 -Seismic Attributes (s39463) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Attributes Calculated From Data
  • Velocity Variation With Azimuth
  • Inversion for Rock Properties
  • Lambda Rho Versus Mu Rho
 
expand/collapse722 -Seismic Attributes and Their Preservation (s39415) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Acquisition of Seismic Data
  • Waveform Processing
  • Amplitude Processing
  • Stacking Velocities, Moveout and Static Corrections
  • Dip Moveout Velocities (DMO)
  • Migration and Depth Migration
  • Optimized Processing Sequence for Stratigraphic Objectives
  • Use of Color Displays
 
expand/collapse723 -Seismic Expression of Faults (s38872) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Introduction
  • Faults and Diffractions
  • Perfect and Imperfect Migration
  • Fault Plane Reflection Coefficient
  • Steeply Dipping Fault Planes
  • Refracted Fault Plane Reflections
  • Reactivation and Wrenching
 
expand/collapse724 -Seismic Interpretation Methods (s38740) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Seismic Modeling Introduction
  • Bright, Flat and Dim Spots
  • Crosswell Seismic
 
expand/collapse725 -Seismic Methods  (s37775) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Introduction to Seismology
  • Seismic Wave Types
 
expand/collapse726 -Seismic Methods and Hydrocarbon Detection (s39390) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Introduction
  • Historical Perspective
  • Hydrocarbon Indicator Validation: General Guidelines
  • Benefits and Display Capabilities: 3D Seismic Data, Workstations and Hydrocarbon Indicators
 
expand/collapse727 -Seismic Migration Fundamentals (s1309) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Anticlines and Synclines
  • Diffraction: Faults and Pinchouts
  • Point Reflector
  • Migration, Past and Present
  • Exercise No.1
  • Exercise No.2
  • Exercise No.3
 
expand/collapse728 -Seismic Migration in Anisotropic Media (s36646) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Introduction
  • Migration in VTI Media
  • Other Anisotropic Media
  • Exercise No.1
 
expand/collapse729 -Seismic Migration Methods (s36628) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Introduction
  • Kirchhoff Migration
  • Finite Difference Migration
  • Fourier Transform Migration
  • Practical Considerations
  • Exercise No.1
 
expand/collapse730 -Seismic Migration Overview (s1307) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Introduction
 
expand/collapse731 -Seismic Modeling  (s39444) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Modeling Approaches
  • Structural Applications
  • Stratigraphic Applications
  • Inverse Models
  • Inverse Modeling Case Studies
 
expand/collapse732 -Seismic Ray Theory (s38325) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Snell's Law and Fermat's Principle
  • Huygens' Principle
  • Ray Tracing
 
expand/collapse733 -Seismic Reflection Processes (s1308) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Zero offset Model
  • Seismic Arrays
  • Common Midpoint (CMP) Gathers
  • Normal Moveout (NMO) Equation and Dipping Strata
  • Exercise No. 1
  • Exercise No. 2
  • Exercise No. 3
  • Exercise No. 4
 
expand/collapse734 -Seismic Stratigraphy (s38739) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Introduction
  • Sedimentary Layers
  • Unconformities
  • Erosional Channels
  • Mound Deposits and Reefs
  • Reef Interpretation
  • Absence of Reflections
 
expand/collapse735 -Seismic Trace (s1294) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Principle Components
  • Earth's Reflectivity
  • Seismic Sources
  • Complete Seismic Model
  • Exercise No.1
  • Exercise No.2
 
expand/collapse736 -Seismic Velocities  (s39107) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Introduction
  • Average Velocity
  • Interval Velocity
  • Root-Mean-Square (RMS) Velocity
  • Normal–Moveout (NMO) Velocity
 
expand/collapse737 -Seismic Velocities Definition (s36575) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Normal Moveout
  • NMO for Dipping Layer
  • Stacking Velocities
  • Instantaneous Interval and Average Velocities
  • NMO Stretching
  • Exercise No.1
  • Exercise No.2
  • Exercise No.3
 
expand/collapse738 -Seismic Velocity Databases (s39110) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Data Preparation
  • Quality Control Techniques
  • Gridding and Smoothing
  • Statistical, Systematic and Geological Errors
 
expand/collapse739 -Seismic Velocity: Influencing Factors (s1280) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Rock Composition
  • Porosity
  • Fracturing
  • Depth and Overburden
  • Overpressure
  • Hydrocarbon Presence
  • Reversals
  • Ambiguities
  • Lateral Change
  • Summary
  • Exercise No.1
 
expand/collapse740 -Selected Readings (s23377) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Books and Articles
  • Additional Reading
 
expand/collapse741 -Selection of Services and Equipment (s1519) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Introduction
  • Mud Logging Programs
  • Contracts and Leases
  • Exercise No. 1
 
expand/collapse742 -Selection of Velocity Analysis Variables (s1284) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Locations
  • Windows
  • Input Traces
  • Input Velocities
  • Continuous Velocity Analysis
  • Exercise No.1
  • Exercise No.2
 
expand/collapse743 -Separation of Produced Fluids (s1379) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Two-Phase(Liquid-Gas) Separation
  • Three-Phase (Gas, Oil and Water) Separation
  • Two-Phase Horizontal Separators
  • Two-Phase Vertical Separators
  • Spherical Separators
  • Double-Barreled and Filter-Type Separators
  • Comparison of Two-Phase Separator Types
  • Three-Phase Horizontal Separators
  • Three-Phase Vertical Separators
  • Internal Components
  • Pressure and Level Controllers
  • Pressure Relief Valves and Rupture Discs
  • Operating Problems
  • Sizing Two-Phase Separators
  • Sizing Three-Phase Separators
  • Stage Separation
  • Exercise 1
  • Exercise 2
  • Exercise 3
  • Exercise 4
  • Exercise 5
 
expand/collapse744 -Sequence Biostratigraphy (s36890) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Introduction
  • Unconformities
  • Sequences
  • High resolution sequence stratigraphy
  • Graphic Correlation
 
expand/collapse745 -Sequence Boundary Hierarchy (s37273) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Sequence Boundary Introduction
  • Theoretical Hierarchy
  • Why a Theoretical Hierarchy is not Practical
  • Empirical Hierarchy
  • Assessing Sequence Boundary Magnitude
  • First and Second Order Boundaries
  • 3rd, 4th, 5th and 6th Order Boundaries
  • Greenhouse Boundaries versus Icehouse Boundaries
  • Establishing a Hierarchy for a Basin
  • Summary Sequence Boundary Hierarchy
 
expand/collapse746 -Sequence Stratigraphy (s1098) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Relative Sea Level Components and Accommodation Space
  • Depositional Geometries of Stratigraphic Sequences
  • Carbonate Model
  • Clastic Model: Overview
  • Clastic Model: Sequence Boundaries
  • Clastic Model: Lowstand Systems Tract (LST)
  • Clastic Model: Transgressive Systems Tract (TST)
  • Clastic Model: Highstand Systems Tract (HST)
  • Clastic Model: Shelf Margin Systems Tract (SMST)
  • Clastic Model: Maximum Flooding Surface (mfs)
  • Chronostratigraphy and Lithostratigraphy
  • Exercise No. 1
  • Exercise No. 2
  • Exercise No. 3
  • Exercise No. 4
 
expand/collapse747 -Sequence Stratigraphy (s2618) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Introduction
  • Models
  • Exercise No. 1
 
expand/collapse748 -Sequence Stratigraphy - Facies Analysis Applied to Petroleum Geology (s37300) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Facies Analysis Introduction
  • Sequence Analysis and Facies Prediction
  • Concluding Remarks
 
expand/collapse749 -Shale Reservoirs (s38852) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Geological Setting of Shale Plays
  • Reservoir Quality of Shale Plays
  • Drilling and Well Completion of Shale Plays
  • Reservoir Performance and Reserves Estimation of Shale Reservoirs
  • Commercial Fundamentals and Economic Analysis of Shale Projects: A Case History
 
expand/collapse750 -Shear Source Shear Receiver (s6302) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Introduction
  • The Source
  • The Receiver
  • Polarity Convention
  • Orientation
  • Bandwidth
 
expand/collapse751 -Shear Waves and Other Hydrocarbon Indicators (s39452) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Shear Waves
  • Multicomponent Surveys
  • Vertical Seismic Profiles (VSPs) and Borehole Tomography
  • 4D Time Variant
 
expand/collapse752 -Shelf Sand Deposits (s1063) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Overview
  • Sand Sheets
  • Sand Ridges
  • Exercise No. 1
 
expand/collapse753 -Shelf Setting (s1077) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Introduction
  • Restricted vs. Open Shelf Environments
  • Muddy Shelf Sands
  • Tidal Deltas
  • Mudbanks
  • Patch Reefs
  • Shelf Sand Bodies
  • Shelf Basins
 
expand/collapse754 -Shelf-Margin Setting (s1078) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Introduction
  • Reefs: Introduction
  • Detection and Delineation of Shelf Margins
  • Ecologic Reefs
  • Seismic Indications
  • Reef Reservoir (Example)
  • Shelf-Margin Sand Bodies
  • Other Shelf-Marginal Depositional Models
  • Ancient Carbonate Reef Margins: Examples
  • Exercise No. 1
  • Exercise No. 2
 
expand/collapse755 -Short Wavelength Static (Residual Static) (s36744) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Introduction
  • Cross Correlation Methods
  • Surface Consistent Methods
  • Genetic Algorithms
  • Cross-Dip Corrections and 3-D Statics
  • Exercise No.1
  • Exercise No.2
 
expand/collapse756 -Sidewall Coring (s39077) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Overview of Sidewall Coring
  • Percussion Sidewall Cores
  • Rotary Sidewall Cores
  • Sidewall Core Recovery and Analysis
  • Summary
 
expand/collapse757 -Signal Improvement (s38117) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Introduction
  • Signal-to-Noise Ratio
  • Filtering and Stacking
  • Deconvolution
  • Signal Improvement Summary
 
expand/collapse758 -Signal Theory Introduction (s38061) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Signal Theory Introduction
  • Digital Representation of Waveforms
  • Sampling Precision
  • Sampling Frequency
  • Signal Reconstruction
 
expand/collapse759 -Signal-to-Noise Ratio Improvement (s1272) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Introduction
  • Array Simulation
  • Frequency Filtering
  • Dereverberation
  • Wavelet Processing
  • Processing Flow Diagram
  • Exercise No. 1
  • Exercise No. 2
 
expand/collapse760 -Single-Trace Statistical Deconvolution (s36661) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Spiking Deconvolution
  • Zero-Phase Deconvolution
  • Predictive Deconvolution
  • Exercise No.1
 
expand/collapse761 -Single-Trace Statistical Deconvolution (s1296) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Spiking Deconvolution: Model Results
  • Deconvolution Parameters
  • Spiking Deconvolution: Results on Seismic Data
  • Spiking Deconvolution: Multi-Pass Method
  • Spiking Deconvolution: Double-Inverse Method
  • Zero-Phase Deconvolution
  • Predictive Deconvolution
  • Exercise No.1
  • Exercise No.2
 
expand/collapse762 -Slickline Operations (s38050) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Job Preparation and Rig-Up
  • Tubing Conditioning, Testing and Repair
  • Sand Bailing, Paraffin and Scale Removal
  • Pressure Surveys, Memory Production Logging and Perforating
  • Subsurface Safety Valves
  • Plugs and Flow Controls
  • Wireline Fishing
  • Post-Job Activities and Rig-Down
 
expand/collapse763 -Slickline Service Tools (s38026) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Introduction
  • Tubing Conditioning and Servicing Tools
  • Fishing Tools
  • Bailers
  • Specialty Tools
 
expand/collapse764 -Snub Drilling (s23441) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Snub Drilling Overview
  • Snubbing Units
 
expand/collapse765 -Solids Control (s1424) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Solids Control in Drilling Operations
  • Solids Control Methods
  • Principles of Solids Removal
  • Exercise No.1
 
expand/collapse766 -Source Control in Controlled Source Electromagnetics (CSEM) (s37479) BROWSELearnPrint
  • The Convolutional Model in CSEM
  • Source Control and the Source Time Function
  • Pseudo-random Binary Sequence (PRBS)
  • Response to a Transient Input Signal
  • Square-wave Function
  • Comparison of PRBS and Square Wave Theory
  • Comparison of Square Wave and PRBS Marine CSEM Data
  • Signature Deconvolution Theory
  • Signature Deconvolution Applied to a Whole Line of Marine PRBS Data
  • Frequency Response Functions of PRBS and Square-wave Data
  • Deconvolution Gain
 
expand/collapse767 -Source Mechanisms of Microearthquakes (s37217) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Elements of a Source Mechanism Introduction
  • Elements of a Source Mechanism
  • Stress Drop
  • Determining the Source Moment Tensor with Limited Recorders
  • Reservoir Controls upon Source Mechanisms
  • Summary
 
expand/collapse768 -Source Potential (Inherent) (s1140) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Introduction
  • Kerogen Richness
  • Kerogen Proneness
 
expand/collapse769 -Source Potential (Realized): Bitumen/ Petroleum Evaluation (s5194) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Introduction
  • Gaseous Hydrocarbons
  • Liquid Hydrocarbons
  • Maturation Characteristics
 
expand/collapse770 -Source Potential (Realized): Kerogen Evaluation (s5193) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Introduction
  • Thermal Alteration Index
  • Conodont Alteration Index
  • Vitrinite Reflectance
  • Fluorescence
  • Pyrolysis
 
expand/collapse771 -Source Rocks (s1176) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Formation and Preservation of Organic Matter
  • Diagenesis of Organic Matter
  • Hydrocarbons and Kerogen Types
  • Exercise No. 1
  • Exercise No. 2
 
expand/collapse772 -Source Signal Theory  (s38290) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Introduction to Source Theory
  • Explosive Source Types
  • Impulsive Surface Sources
  • Marine Sources
 
expand/collapse773 -Sources of Information (s1045) BROWSELearnPrint
  • General Considerations
  • Cores and Cuttings
  • Wireline Logs
  • Seismic Data
  • Exercise No.1
  • Exercise No. 2
 
expand/collapse774 -Special Considerations in Testing Gas Wells (s1543) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Surface Pressure Relationships
  • Stabilization Time and Radius of Investigation
  • Flow Rate Selection and Duration
  • Production of Liquids
  • Single-Point Test
  • Testing Equipment: General Configuration
  • Metering of Gas Well Fluids
  • Volume/Flow Rate Measurement
  • Pressure Measurement
  • Fluid Sampling
  • Safety
  • Exercise No. 1
  • Exercise No. 2
  • Exercise No. 3
  • Exercise No. 4
 
expand/collapse775 -Special Core Analysis (SCAL) (s39352) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Introduction
  • Wettability of the Core Rock
  • Capillary Pressure Tests
  • Water Saturation versus Height
  • Electrical Properties
  • Relative Permeability
  • Petrographic Studies
  • Micropalaeontology and Palynology
  • Trace Element Identification
  • Insoluble Residues
  • Computer-Assisted Tomography (CAT) Scanning
  • Nuclear Magnetic Resonance (NMR) Logging
 
expand/collapse776 -Special Open Hole Tools (s35946) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Caliper Log: Description
  • Caliper Log: Interpretation Methods
  • Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Log
  • Borehole Gravimeter
  • Borehole Televiewer
 
expand/collapse777 -Specialized Completion Designs (s38794) BROWSELearnPrint
  • High-Pressure, High-Temperature (HPHT) Completions
  • Completions for Complex Well Trajectories
  • Offshore Completions
  • Completions for Cold Heavy Oil Production (CHOP)
  • Completions for Thermal Recovery Processes
  • Completions for Unconventional Gas Wells
 
expand/collapse778 -Spontaneous Potential Log (s29995) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Introduction
  • Applications of the Spontaneous Potential Log
  • Factors Affecting the SP
 
expand/collapse779 -Squeeze Cementing (s37715) BROWSELearnPrint
  • Introduction
  • Squeeze Cementing Definitions and Tools
  • Squeeze Cementing Design
  • Squeeze Cementing Procedure
  • Squeeze Cementing Job Evaluation
  • Squeeze Cementing Job Failures
 
expand/collapse780 -Stacking and Velocity Analysis (s36521) BROWSELearnPrint
  • CMP Sorting
  • Velocity Analysis
  • Normal Moveout Correction
  • Multiple Attenuation Dereverberation
  • Exercise No.1
  • Exercise No.2
 
expand/collapse781 -Stacking: Alternative Forms (s1302) BROWSE