Cased Hole and Production Log Evaluation - electronic book

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This title details the operation and application of logging tools and services, with emphasis on the physical sense of what each tool does and how it does it. The book provides current, comprehensive solutions for both traditional and new oilfield operations problems to practicing petroleum and petrophysical engineers. Cased Hole and Production Log Evaluation provides long-awaited information on the uses of cased hole logging tools in the following recovery/workover applications: formation evaluation through casing; mechanical integrity, cement bond evaluation, and casing inspection surveys; flow evaluation in production and injection wells.

Features & Benefits

  • Monitor existing zones or find new productive ones
  • Evaluate well integrity/zonal isolation in a well
  • Minimize production of undesired fluids using production logs
  • Understand the role of virtually all cased hole log services
  • Select logging services more effectively for informational objectives


  • Petroleum engineers
  • Petrophysical engineers

About the Author

James J. Smolen, Ph.D. has over thirty years experience in cased hole well logging, applications, related research, and training. He began in the oil industry (1970) with Schlumberger and since 1980 has been an officer and director of Petroleum Computing, Inc., and an international consultant and trainer of cased hole logging. Dr. Smolen has numerous publications to his credit, including the 1996 PennWell text, Cased Hole and Production Log Evaluation. He was a Distinguished Lecturer for both the SPE and the SPWLA. Dr. Smolen holds a B.S. from Northwestern University and M.S. and Ph.D. degrees from the University of California, Berkeley.

Type: eBook
Size: 9x11
Pages: 365
Published: 1996
ISBN: 9780878144655

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