FEI offers mudlogging analysis for oil industry
Qemscan Wellsite analysis system
The Qemscan Wellsite analysis system from FEI is suitable for mudlogging services for the oils and gas industry.
The natural resources business unit of FEI announces the availability of the Qemscan and Wellsite analysis system that enables surface logging service providers to greatly enhance the quality, consistency and value of their mudlogging services for the oil and gas industry.
The Qemscan Wellsite system is rugged and portable - designed for and tested at remote locations, such as on and off-shore drilling rigs.
FEI will demonstrate the system during the Society of Petroleum Engineers' Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition, which takes place until 2 November 2011 in Denver.
Rock cuttings, returned in the drilling fluid on every well, are the most cost-effective method of obtaining valuable data on the underlying geological stratigraphy, and as a result provide critical formation evaluation information to oil and gas companies.
The Qemscan Wellsite solution can quickly separate and classify the rock types (lithologies) represented in a cuttings sampling interval with much greater accuracy, analytical sensitivity and textural resolution than existing manual methods.
It permits a highly-detailed analysis of cuttings properties such as clay type, matrix density or grain size on a lithology basis.
It enables better understanding of the rock properties, especially when combined with logging while drilling and wireline log data.
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