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.

DEMO: Introduction to Petroleum

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

Module content:

  • Lesson 1—Formation Evaluation Overview
  • Lesson 2—Mud Logging
  • Lesson 3—Wireline Logging
  • Lesson 4—Coring
  • Lesson 5—Drill Stem Testing
  • Lesson 6—Measurement while Drilling and Logging while Drilling
  • Quiz

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.

For multiple licenses or to use the material in training, please contact us at 800.687.4132 or 512.471.5940 or by sending an email to info@petex.utexas.edu.

Catalog # License Price  
92.M01410 12 Months $135.00