Petrophysical Log Interpretation

Petrophysical (Well) Log Interpretation or Petrophysics Log Interpretation is a specialized area of science that deals with borehole data. In Canada, it is typically taught with physical core log interpretation and other geological and engineering fundamental concepts in most universities. Technical educational institutions and professional organizations offer courses in well log interpretation as a stand along subject. You can learn in depth at CRAIN’S PETROPHYSICAL HANDBOOK ( This page is best viewed on desktop computers due to small font size in well logs.

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Petrophysical Log Interpretation

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Credits: Based on the excellent class notes provided by, Dr. Rudi Meyer during Fall 2014 and the generous support from CRAIN’S PETROPHYSICAL HANDBOOK ( by supplying the petrophysical well log images.
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Supplementary Materials

Petrophysical Techniques; Geology/Geophysics (449)
Introduction to Petroleum Geology (577)

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