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Geochemistry of Oil-field Water Applied to Exploration.

Authors
Collins-AG
Source
Oil and Gas J 1974 May; 72(21):90-94
Link
NIOSHTIC No.
10010877
Abstract
The Bureau of Mines conducted a geochemical study of the Smackover Formation to determine what geochemical relationships are useful in exploration for and production of oil and gas. Samples of oil, gas, brine, and rock were collected and analyzed. It was concluded that oil and gas detection indicators include the following: dissolved gases in the water, a pressure gradient <0.65 Psi per foot of depth, hydrostatic or near-hydrostatic water, cl-ca type of water, s1s2a2 class of water, so4 x 100/cl
Publication Date
19740501
Document Type
OP;
Fiscal Year
1974
Identifying No.
OP 85-74
Issue of Publication
21
Source Name
Oil and Gas J., V. 72, No. 21, May 27, 1974, PP. 90-94
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