Evaluation of Pressures and Salinities of the Cardium Formation in Western Canada


G. S. Ward
Lynes United Services, R. D. Pendergast, Canadian Fracmaster Ltd

7th Formation Evaluation Symposium of the
Canadian Well Logging Society in Calgary, October 21, 22, 23 & 24, 1979



Since the early nineteen-fifties, approx- imately thirty Cardium oil and gas pools have been developed in Western Canada. The majority of these pools do not have an active water drive. Abnormally high pressures exist in these areas, suggesting a lack of permeable connection to the outcrop.