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Delta Rho - Density Correction, Transmitted (DRHX)

This is an acronym for a well log used in the oil and gas industry. You could find this abbreviation DRHX in your log evaluation software or any (ASCII) log files provided by the logging company. The official name for this log is 'Delta Rho - Density Correction, Transmitted'. The usage of this log is well established.

This log helps to evaluate the correction to the Bulk Density log, as measured with a Gamma-gamma type logging device; used as an indication of hole condition to validate the Bulk Density measurement; conventionally abbreviated DRHO.

Concluding, this is a measure of the correction applicable to a measurement, to remove environmental effects or measurement errors; the unit quantity is determined by that of the data.

This log usually has the unit 'Density'. This is the density (mass per unit volume) of a material. Usually at Standard conditions (STP). Also used to indicate the frequency of occurrence.

Note: This log is transmitted to surface during logging.

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




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