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Surface Geochemistry in Petroleum Exploration

Edited By: SA Tedesco

208 pages, Col plates, b/w photos, illus, tabs, figs, maps

Van Nostrand Rheinhold

Hardback | Dec 1994 | #33676 | ISBN: 0412993015
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Surveys a broad range of surface geochemistry techniques, and provides clear strategies for applying them to petroleum exploration.


Introduction: History of surface geochemistry in petroleum; Organic geochemistry; Soils and their formation; Concepts of microseepage; Methods of microseepage detection: direct vs. indirect: Soil gas; Radiometrics; Halogens; Major and minor elements; Microbiological methods; Helium; pH/Eh methods; Survey design and data analysis: Statistical analysis and spatial variation; Grids, surveys, models and economics; Summary; Index.

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