Conversion of the Bryan Mound geological site characterization reports to a three-dimensional model.

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The Bryan Mound salt dome, located near Freeport, Texas, is home to one of four underground crude oil-storage facilities managed by the U. S. Department of Energy Strategic Petroleum Reserve (SPR) Program. Sandia National Laboratories, as the geotechnical advisor to the SPR, conducts site-characterization investigations and other longer-term geotechnical and engineering studies in support of the program. This report describes the conversion of two-dimensional geologic interpretations of the Bryan Mound site into three-dimensional geologic models. The new models include the geometry of the salt dome, the surrounding sedimentary units, mapped faults, and the 20 oil-storage caverns at the site. This ... continued below

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Stein, Joshua S. & Rautman, Christopher Arthur April 1, 2005.

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The Bryan Mound salt dome, located near Freeport, Texas, is home to one of four underground crude oil-storage facilities managed by the U. S. Department of Energy Strategic Petroleum Reserve (SPR) Program. Sandia National Laboratories, as the geotechnical advisor to the SPR, conducts site-characterization investigations and other longer-term geotechnical and engineering studies in support of the program. This report describes the conversion of two-dimensional geologic interpretations of the Bryan Mound site into three-dimensional geologic models. The new models include the geometry of the salt dome, the surrounding sedimentary units, mapped faults, and the 20 oil-storage caverns at the site. This work provides an internally consistent geologic model of the Bryan Mound site that can be used in support of future work.

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  • Report No.: SAND2005-2009
  • Grant Number: AC04-94AL85000
  • DOI: 10.2172/923164 | External Link
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 923164
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc898946

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Stein, Joshua S. & Rautman, Christopher Arthur. Conversion of the Bryan Mound geological site characterization reports to a three-dimensional model., report, April 1, 2005; United States. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc898946/: accessed July 22, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.