Cables and Skates—Improving the Weakest Links

Publication: Oilfield Review
Volume: 26
Issue: 4
Publication Date: 12/03/2014

For almost a century, wireline logging has been essential to petrophysical data acquisition. Although new wireline technologies continue to be developed, the basic logging cable design has remained relatively unchanged for decades. Schlumberger engineers recently introduced significant enhancements to cable design and auxiliary logging equipment that is especially useful for logging deepwater and ultradeep wells.