Borehole Images: Present and Future Applications

High-resolution, while-drilling electrical imaging provides a 360 degree map of the borehole wall in its most pristine state, before significant mud invasion and bore- hole degradation. This real-time information provides an instant look at the geology, essential to reservoir navigation and, for the first time, offers the definition needed for live geomechanical modeling.
This article appeared in Vol. 4, No. 5 - 2007


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