R. Giri Prasad
- Associate Professor, Aditya Engineering College, Andhra Pradesh, India
The introduction of acoustic/sonic logs to oil and gas industry is barely decades old. But, even within such a short span of time it has become an integral part of most of the modern logging programmes. With the recent introduction of acoustic scope pictures, this may even hold a promise of making the old dream of seeing the hydrocarbon in situ come true. In this paper, an attempt has been made to bring out the principles of instrumentation and interpretation and the applications of velocity logs. We have also been attempted to include the most recent developments in this sector. However, because of space limitations they could not be discussed in detail in all aspects. The terms sonic log and acoustic log should be read as synonyms for the velocity logs.
Keywords: Sonic log, hydrocarbons, cycle skipping, resistivity and wave frequency
This article belongs to Special Issue Conference International Conference on Innovative, Sustainable Materials and Technologies (ICISMT-2022)
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|Received||December 21, 2022|
|Accepted||March 19, 2023|
|Published||June 23, 2023|