Formation Evaluation

Formation evaluation is the analysis of subsurface formation characteristics, such as lithology, porosity, permeability, and saturation by methods such as wireline well logging and core analysis.

In this module you will learn:

  • What formation evaluation is
  • Formation evaluation techniques:
    • Mud logging
    • Wireline logging
    • Coring
    • Drill stem testing
    • Measurement-while-drilling and logging-while-drilling
  • Advantages and disadvantages of various methods

In order to successfully complete this module you will be required to:

  • Go through all the lessons in the module.
  • Complete the practice items.
  • Complete the module quiz with a passing grade of 70%. You will have 2 chances to complete the quiz.

At the end, you will receive a Certificate of Completion.  It should take you approximately 45-60 minutes to complete this module.

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Catalog #LicensePrice 
92.M01410 6 Months $100.00