Sandstone: Geochemistry, Uses and Environmental Impact

Afsoon Moatari Kazerouni (Editor)
Environmental Engineering and Management Research Group. Research Group, Ton Duc Thang University, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam and Faculty of Environment and Natural Resources, Department of of Water Science and Technology, Ton Duc Thang University, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

Series: Geology and Mineralogy Research Developments
BISAC: SCI048000




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This book is exclusively devoted to a broad perspective of research interests centered around environmental geochemistry and the coupling of geology and geochemistry in sandstones. The main focus is to provide a well-balanced, up-to-date overview of all aspects related to geology, geochemistry and the understanding of ground-water systems, as geochemistry has contributed significantly to the understanding of ground-water systems.

Water imbibition is fundamental to waterflood performance in low permeability reservoir rocks. Measuring the thermal properties of rocks and rock-fluid systems is difficult and time consuming and the results from such measurements are of limited value unless complete descriptions of the rock and fluids are given. The book also addresses an existing need for a method of predicting thermal behavior from other more easily measurable properties, cementation of sandstones and sources of silica during the diagenesis.

Presented here are correlations developed for predicting the thermal conductivity of consolidated sandstones from the knowledge of density, porosity, permeability, and the formation resistivity factor.
(Imprint: Nova)

Preface pp.vii

Chapter 1. Sandstone Minerals as Indicators of Helium Residence Time in a Rock: Ground Water System
(M. Gannibal and I. Tolstikhin, Geological Institute, Kola Scientific Centre, RAS, Apatity, Russia, and others)pp.1-36

Chapter 2. Water Imbibition into Sandstones: Influence of Flow Rate on Water Distribution and Acoustic Response
(Sofia Lopes, Maxim Lebedev and Tobias M. Müller, Department of Exploration Geophysics, Curtin University, Australia, and others)pp.37-64

Chapter 3. Effective Thermal Conductivity of Dry and Fluid-Saturated Sandstones at High Temperatures and High Pressures: Review of the Experimental Methods and Modeling
(Zumrud Z. Abdulagatova, Ilmutdin M. Abdulagatov and Aziz I. Abdulagatov, Institute of Physics of the Dagestan Scientific Center of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Makhachkala, Dagestan, Russia, and others)pp.65-252

Chapter 4. Diagenetic Chlorite: Example of an Intra Sandstone Reservoir Seal – From Palaeocene Tyr Member Sandstone, Siri Canyon, Danish North Sea
(A.M. Kazerouni, H. Friis and J.P.V. Hansen, Department of Earth Sciences, Aarhus University, Denmark, and others)pp253-270

Chapter 5. The Effect of Burial on Clay Mineral Diagenesis and Quartz Cementation in Mudstones-Examples from the Siri Canyon, Danish North Sea
(A.M. Kazerouni, H. Friis, J.B. Svendsen and O.B. Nielsen, Department of Geoscience, Aarhus University, Denmark, and others)pp.271-296

Index pp.299-306

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