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Logging Tools in Hydrocarbon Wells

  • Chinthaka P. GooneratneEmail author
  • Bodong Li
  • Max Deffenbaugh
  • Timothy Moellendick
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Part of the Smart Sensors, Measurement and Instrumentation book series (SSMI, volume 32)

Abstract

In this chapter we present the manner in which logging instruments are employed in hydrocarbon wells to optimize drilling and reach target reservoirs to recover the maximum volume of hydrocarbons. The methods seven different types of logging tools, resistivity, induction, dielectric, spectral azimuthal gamma, pulsed neutron, nuclear magnetic resonance, interpret downhole measurements and provide information about reservoir properties to the driller and the petrophysicist in real-time are explained.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Chinthaka P. Gooneratne
    • 1
    Email author
  • Bodong Li
    • 2
  • Max Deffenbaugh
    • 3
  • Timothy Moellendick
    • 4
  1. 1.Drilling Technology DivisionEXPEC ARCDhahranSaudi Arabia
  2. 2.Drilling Technology DivisionEXPEC ARCDhahranSaudi Arabia
  3. 3.Aramco Research CenterHoustonUSA
  4. 4.Drilling Technology DivisionEXPEC ARCDhahranSaudi Arabia

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