# Acoustic Logs

From Open Energy Information

## Exploration Technique: Acoustic Logs

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Exploration Technique Information | |
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Exploration Group: | Downhole Techniques |

Exploration Sub Group: | Well Log Techniques |

Parent Exploration Technique: | Well Log Techniques |

Information Provided by Technique | |

Lithology: | determine porosity of layers |

Stratigraphic/Structural: | map discontinuities to determine their orientation. |

Hydrological: | |

Thermal: | |

Cost Information | |

Low-End Estimate (USD): | 1.00 100 centUSD / foot
0.001 kUSD 1.0e-6 MUSD 1.0e-9 TUSD |

Median Estimate (USD): | 4.62 462 centUSD / foot
0.00462 kUSD 4.62e-6 MUSD 4.62e-9 TUSD |

High-End Estimate (USD): | 16.00 1,600 centUSD / foot
0.016 kUSD 1.6e-5 MUSD 1.6e-8 TUSD |

Time Required | |

Low-End Estimate: | 8.39 days 0.023 years / job
201.36 hours 1.199 weeks 0.276 months |

Median Estimate: | 16.08 days 0.044 years / job
385.92 hours 2.297 weeks 0.528 months |

High-End Estimate: | 32.17 days 0.0881 years / job
772.08 hours 4.596 weeks 1.057 months |

Additional Info | |

Cost/Time Dependency: | Depth, Temp, Resolution |