Coring and Core Analysis

This course covers the introductory stages of current core analysis techniques, from the obtaining of core material through basic laboratory techniques, best practices and uncertainty in results. By the end of the course, the participant will be able to oversee the entire process from core retrieval through the handling process and initial data acquisition.

• Introduction and summary of Core Analysis value
• The Coring process
• Core Handling Techniques
• Overview of sample preparation
• Saturation Determination
• Sample preparation and basic data acquisition (Conventional Core Analysis)
• Data Quality Control and Interpretation
Day 1
Introduction, Basics of Core Analysis
Coring and Wellsite: Coring Practices and Recommendations
Core Handling at Wellsite
Conventional Core Analysis Program Design
Review of Day 1
Day 2
Basic Core Handling: CT Scanning, Core Gamma, Pre-screening
Basic Core Handling: Sample Preparation, Cleaning and Drying Methods
Saturation Determination
Conventional Core Analysis: Porosity, Permeability
Review of Day 2
Day 3
Conventional Core Analysis: Overburden Effects
Conventional Core Analysis: Whole core analysis
Conventional Core Analysis: Probe Permeability, Cuttings analysis
QA/QC of Conventional Data
Course Review

This training course uses both conventional and non-traditional techniques. It utilises small group and facilitated plenary discussions as well as instruction to explore key concepts, models, tools and techniques. Hands-on exercises and case studies are used to practice the application of knowledge and use of skills. Structured reviews provide the opportunity to consider how the learning can be applied to the delegates’ own work.

  • D.McKINSEY AND ASSOCIATES Ltd Certificate of Completion for individuals who attend and completes’ Coring and Core Analysis course.
  • Candidates who desire International Certifications shall be registered through our platform for such an examination.


D.Mckinsey is licensed to train and issue certificates by the following bodies;

–           Nigerian Council for Management Education, (CMD).

–           OGTAN (Oil and Gas Trainers Association of NIGERIA).

Kindly confirm space availability by calling +234 (0) 8023192104 or +234 (0) 9062386530 or send an email to,   For In-House training programs / on request, please contact us using above contact details.

MAR 19-22

JUN 18-21

SEP 3-6

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