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Chemical Properties of Subsurface Brines

Published:
January 01, 1987

Abstract

In this section we will review basic chemical properties of subsurface brines. We will be particularly interested in what these properties tell us about the origin of these waters. Spatial variations in salinity and chemical composition, for example, provide clues to pathways of fluid migration. Knowledge of chemical interactions between rocks and brines helps delineate processes which which alter sediment porosity and permeability. Chemical analyses of fluids in producing oil and gas fields assist in the assessment of reservoir continuity and provide information necessary in dealing with problems of borehole or wastewater treatment.

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Origin and Migration of Subsurface Sedimentary Brines

Jeffrey S. Hanor
Jeffrey S. Hanor
Department of Geology and Geophysics Louisiana State University Baton Rouge, LA 70803
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Volume
21
ISBN electronic:
9781565760998
Publication date:
January 01, 1987

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