acoustic logging

acoustic logging

[ə′küs·tik ′läg·iŋ]
(petroleum engineering)
A porosity measurement technique for drill holes; depth is compared to the travel time of a sonic impulse through a given portion of the formation—a rate dependent upon rock composition and fluids in the formation.
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Design of test platform for receiver mandrel of multi-pole array acoustic logging tool.
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Dynamic parameters were later obtained using acoustic logging data, as well as density, gamma ray, clay index, resistivity, acoustic impedance, and other data.
P]) in the Archaean rocks from the SG-3 section determined by the acoustic logging, VSP and calculation methods, is [V.
3), it may be inferred that the difference in the data derived by the VSP, acoustic logging and calculation methods is not great.
His research interest and expertise are in rock physics, acoustic logging, and borehole seismics.
Acutec has developed an innovative shear and compressional, monopole-dipole acoustic logging service which has been successfully operated in both open hole and cased hole wells for major oil companies.

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