As of 2009, the Formation Evaluation Society of Australia has an Education Ambassador in its committee. The Ambassador is a senior Formation Evaluation professional who is keen to communicate to young adults and students his enthusiasm for the discipline and the industry, and to share some of his insights and stories.
This year’s Education Ambassador is Hugh Crocker. He can be contacted by writing to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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PPPEDIA was a project initially started by the Data Standards and Best Practices Group in 2006. It aimed to address some of the Frequently Asked Questions which Formation Evaluation professionals have or get.
The project started as a community-built online reference which we had called PPPEDIA, for PetroPhysics encycloPEDIA. Subsequently the project was migrated to Wikipedia as a Wikiproject on Formation Evaluation.
For reference, here are some of the questions which we felt should be addressed:
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- Depth: which curve to use as reference?
- How to structure a logging program?
- How to structure a core analysis program?
- How to structure a well log interpretation report
- What remarks to put on the log header?
- Rw catalogue for Western Australia? (on-going)
- Rw: methods for Rw in the hydrocarbon zone
- Laterolog vs. Induction
- Overview of versions and vintages of logging tools
- Good practices: units, e.g. PU, W/W, V/V, G/CC, G/C3, etc
- Overview of drilling mud names, additives, LCM
- Log header: Time Since Circulation
- Recommended log processing sequence
- Definitions of porosity
- How to edit logs?
- How to determine the correct scales for N-D logs?
- How to choose cutoffs?
- Which GR do I pick as reference for the well?
- What information to record during and after a logging job?
- What does this mud additive / LCM do to my logs?
- How to “integrate” core data to a log interpretation?
- How to “normalize” log data?
- How to “normalize” core data?
- What is this log mnemonic?
- What is does this log parameter do?
- What is “stick-and-pull” and what to do about it?
- How accurate is MWD depth?
- In what sequence was the log recorded?
- Well / hole naming conventions?
- How to define the required lab conditions for core analysis?
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A main mission of the Formation Evaluation Society of Australia is to promote the diffusion of knowledge on Formation Evaluation in many different ways.
Here are some of our related activities:
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- Every year, FESAus awards the Hugh Crocker Scholarship to a full time post graduate student in Australia, who is undertaking a project: with relevance to Formation Evaluation, and that has scholastic merit.
- FESAus has an Education Ambassador who is a senior Formation Evaluation professional keen to communicate to young adults and students his enthusiasm for the discipline and the industry, and to share some of his insights and stories.
- Since 2009, the Formation Evaluation Society of Australia promotes a “Distinguished Lectures” series, to bring landmark lectures to audiences across Australia.