Kentucky Registered Professional Geologist No. 1624
Texas Licensed Professional Geophysicist No. 6289
Formation Water Salinity is critical to Estimating Hydrocarbon Volumetrics
The formation water salinity model above is from a fresh-water lacustrine depositionial environment, with immature hydrocarbon reserves. Knowing the correct formation water salinity was critical to estimating hydrocarbon reserves in this situation. Evaluation was accomplished by first building water salinity models, such as the one above to identify anomalous "fresh-water sands" for evaluation and providing the appropriate water resistivities for the evaluation.