Petrophysics - SP001

Foundation Petrophysics

Course summary

The course provides an introduction to the principles and concepts which underpin traditional petrophysical analysis. The objective is to increase familiarity with the dominant language and concepts used in the field of petrophysics. There are no prerequisites for this course.

Learning outcomes

  1. Describe the main concepts underpinning the field of petrophysics and openhole logging
  2. Appreciate how mudlogging and core analysis complement openhole logging
  3. Understand the controls on fluid distribution in a porous permeable rock

Course content

  • Introduction to Petrophysics
  • Open hole logs
  • Mud logging and core
  • Rock properties
  • Porosity fundamentals


There are no prerequisites for this course.