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Analyses of natural gases, 1984.
Moore BJ; Hamak JE
U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Mines, IC 9046, 1985; :1-102
This Bureau of Mines publication contains analyses and related source data for 276 natural gas samples from 23 states. All samples except four were collected during calendar year 1984. Those four samples were collected earlier, but releases granting permission to publish were not received until 1984. All samples were obtained and analyzed as part of Bureau of Mines investigations of the occurrences of helium in natural gases of countries with free market economies. This survey has been conducted since 1917. The analyses published herein were made by the mass spectrometer and chromatograph. The results of these investigations are published annually to make the information available to the petroleum industry and the general public. Twenty-eight publications have presented the results of 13,957 gas analyses made prior to 1984. The first three bulletins contain analyses and related source data on 5,218 gas samples collected from 1917 through 1960; these bulletins have been supplemented annually by information circulars containing 8,453 analyses of samples collected since 1960.
Natural gas; Sampling; Helium; Elements; Chemical analysis; Gas analysis; Mass spectrometry; Chromatographic analysis; Geologic surveys; Environmental health monitoring; Environmental management
IH; Information Circular
U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Mines, IC 9046
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