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Normal resistivity curve from V4 and F45 (RN2)

This is an abbreviation for a well log acquired after or during drilling. You could find this abbreviation RN2 in your log evaluation software or any (ASCII) log files provided by the logging company. The official name for this log is 'Normal resistivity curve from V4 and F45'. Usage of this log is not high and encountering it is a rare occasion.

The values of this log represent the array Resistivity measurement using laterolog (or guard log) resistivity logging principles.

Concluding, this is a measure of the formation resistivity as measured by a device capable of taking measurements of at various combinations of resolution, depth of investigation and/or in different azimuthal directions.

This log usually has the unit 'Resistivity'. This is the property of a material which resists the flow of electrical current. The ratio of electric-field intensity to current density. The reciprocal of conductivity.

Data for this log is produced by a tool that uses a laterolog logging technique and can be used to investigate the resistivity of the formation. Similar logs are listed below:

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