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Mud Logging


Demonstrates the techniques of conventional mud logging during the preparation of a formation log and accompanying event reports. Presents the rate-of-penetration curve, lithology plot, total gas curve, gas composition curves and descriptive track. Also discusses the use of mud logging in overpressure recognition, hydrocarbon evaluation and non-hydrocarbon gas detection. Summarizes computer-based data acquisition and measurement-while-drilling techniques.

Duration:  2 hours, 40 minutes


  • Introduction to Mud Logging
  • Conventional Mud Logging Practices
  • Penetration Rate and Lithology
  • Gas Measurement and Analysis
  • Supplemental Logging Techniques and Applications
  • Advanced Mud Logging and Advisory Practices
  • Selection of Services and Equipment
  • Mud Logging: References and Additional Information

0.27 CEUs offered.

Members : USD 115.00

Non-members : USD 150.00


Mud Logging
Begin self-paced component package.
Begin self-paced component package. This course will take 160 minutes.
0.27 CEUs credits  |  Certificate available
0.27 CEUs credits  |  Certificate available CEUs offered.