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Petrophysics Journal

SPWLA publishes the journal Petrophysics bi-monthly in February, April, June, August, October and December. Petrophysics contains original contributions on theoretical and applied aspects of formation evaluation, including both open hole and cased hole well logging, core analysis and formation testing. 

Subscription is included in the annual dues for SPWLA members, and is $150 per year for non-members.   

Letters to the Editor are welcomed, whether they are intended for publication or are comments and questions. Editor's addresses Discussions of previous papers are also appropriate. The author of the paper will normally be offered the option of submitting a response. 

Submitting a paper: Papers may be articles, technical notes, case studies, reviews, or tutorials. Figures should be saved in their original format for submission at the time of publication. Other methods of submission, and further information, are described in the Instructions to Authors.

Please submit your articles,etc... 

Review process Papers that comply with the goals of the journal are assigned to an Associate Editor who solicits three reviews and, based on these reviews, decides whether the paper should be accepted, revised, or rejected. Reviewers are given Guidelines and complete an Evaluation Form. Once accepted the author needs to make an Assignment of Copyright to the SPWLA. 

Associate Editors:  PeerTrack Instructions for Associate Editors

Advertising: is welcomed 2014 Rates, Frequency and Size Reader Survey

The Editors welcome feedback on the objectives and content of the journal.

Please take time to complete and email the Reader Survey to the Editor. (pdf format   MSWord format)

Access to Previously Published Papers All papers published from 1960 through 2010 are available for download through the Library. It is also possible to purchase a complete set of papers (1960-2009) on CD and DVD  (contact the SPWLA office)


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