1813 pages, 1208 colour & 6 b/w photos and illustrations, tables
Evaporites: A Geological Compendium offers a comprehensive discussion of the role of evaporites in hydrocarbon generation and trapping, and new information on low temperature and high temperature ores. It also provides a wealth of information on exploitable salts, in a comprehensive volume has been assembled and organized to provide quick access to relevant information on all matters related to evaporites and associated brines. In addition, there are summaries of evaporite karst hazards, exploitative methods and problems that can arise in dealing with evaporites in conventional and solution mining. This second edition has been revised and extended, with three new chapters focusing on ore minerals in different temperature settings and a chapter on meta-evaporites.
Written by a field specialist in research and exploration, Evaporites: A Geological Compendium presents a comprehensive overview of the realms of low- and high-temperature evaporite evolution. It is aimed at earth science professionals, sedimentologists, oil and gas explorers, mining geologists as well as environmental geologists.
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The professional career of Professor John Warren spans more than 35 years, of which a total of 25 years are in academia. Dr. Warren is currently a faculty member in the Graduate School in Petroleum Geoscience in the Geology Department, Faculty of Science at Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, where he teaches courses in Wireline Analysis, Carbonate and Evaporite Reservoir Systems, Production Geology and Reservoir Characterization. He is also the Technical Services director of SaltWork Consultancy, centred in Adelaide, Australia. Throughout his career he has worked as a academic and consultant dealing with diagenesis-related problems in reservoir, wireline and resource studies across various exploration and development programs conducted by various companies, that include; ADNOC, ADCO, Asia-Pacific Potash, BHP Billiton, BHP Petroleum, Chevron, Homestake Gold, MMG, Pasminco, Statoil, Schlumberger, Shell, Texaco, the World Bank and others.