The objective of the Society (as stated in the Letter of Incorporation) is the furtherance of the science of well log interpretation by:

  • Providing regular meetings with discussion of subjects relating thereto; and
  • Encouraging research and study with respect thereto.


The Society also furthers its objectives by sponsoring symposiums and exhibits.

  • Research committees encourage and support research on relevant problems.
  • The Society is the spokesman to industry and government on topics pertaining to well logging and formation evaluation.
  • The Society holds a monthly luncheon meeting (except July / August) to hear an address on a relevant topic.
  • Each active member will automatically receive the CWLS Journal, ‘InSite’ newsletter and Annual Report.

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Student Membership

Free Lunch – Geology, Geophysics and Petroleum Engineering Students Society Office at (403) 244-4487. Lunch topics and dates are posted here. Space is limited.

Student Membership:

Graduate Students
Undergraduate Students
$20 (no initiation fee)$0 (must present ID)

For more information on Undergraduate
Membership, contact

The CWLS fiscal year commences March 1, and all fees are due at this time.

Includes access to all publications and to the online water resistivity catalog.

U of C Graduate Program

The University of Calgary is pleased to announce the implementation of a new graduate program entitled Graduate Studies in Reservoir Characterization. Visit the University of Calgary to learn more.

The Winston Karel CWLS Student Award

The Canadian Well Logging Society (CWLS) announces yearly awards for engineering and earth sciences undergraduate and graduate students in Canada.  Click the link for more information: