# Acoustic Logs

GEOTHERMAL ENERGYGeothermal Home

## Exploration Technique: Acoustic Logs

Exploration Technique Information | |
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Exploration Group: | Downhole Techniques |

Exploration Sub Group: | Well Log Techniques |

Parent Exploration Technique: | Well Log Techniques |

Information Provided by Technique | |

Lithology: | determine porosity of layers |

Stratigraphic/Structural: | map discontinuities to determine their orientation. |

Hydrological: | |

Thermal: | |

Cost Information | |

Low-End Estimate (USD): | 1.00100 centUSD 1.0e-3 kUSD 1.0e-6 MUSD 1.0e-9 TUSD / foot |

Median Estimate (USD): | 4.62462 centUSD 0.00462 kUSD 4.62e-6 MUSD 4.62e-9 TUSD / foot |

High-End Estimate (USD): | 16.001,600 centUSD 0.016 kUSD 1.6e-5 MUSD 1.6e-8 TUSD / foot |

Time Required | |

Low-End Estimate: | 8.39 days0.023 years 201.36 hours 1.199 weeks 0.276 months / job |

Median Estimate: | 16.08 days0.044 years 385.92 hours 2.297 weeks 0.528 months / job |

High-End Estimate: | 32.17 days0.0881 years 772.08 hours 4.596 weeks 1.057 months / job |

Additional Info | |

Cost/Time Dependency: | Depth, Temp, Resolution |

- Alum Geothermal Area
- Coso Geothermal Area
- Newberry Caldera Area
- Raft River Geothermal Area
- Steamboat Springs Area
- The Needles Area