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A Study of Oxidation of the Oil in Two Air-and Air-Gas-Repressuring Projects

Description: Report issued by the U.S. Bureau of Mines on the oxidation levels caused from different oil recovery processes. Experiments were conducted to determine the effect of air on crude oil, and the degree of oxidation. This report includes tables, and a map.
Date: January 1937
Creator: Johnson, T. W. & Taylor, Sam S.
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Petroleum-Engineering Study of Gas Injection in the Cabin Creek Field, Kanawha and Boone Counties, West Virginia

Description: Report issued by the U.S. Bureau of Mines on the study of oil recovery through gas-injection techniques. The report discusses these secondary oil recovery methods in Cabin Creek field in West Virginia. This report contains maps and tables.
Date: August 1952
Creator: Magee, Joe N.
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Secondary-Recovery Potentialities of the Buckrange Reservoir, Stephens Oilfield, Columbia, Nevada, and Ouachita Counties, Arkansas

Description: Report issued by the Bureau of Mines over petroleum-engineering studies conducted on Stephens Oilfield in Arkansas. The production history, and geology of the oilfield are discussed. This report includes tables, maps, and illustrations.
Date: May 1956
Creator: Meadows, Paul & Hawkins, Murphy E.
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Secondary-Recovery Practices and Oil Reserves in the Eastern Part of the Delaware-Childers Field, Nowata County, Oklahoma

Description: Report issued by the U.S. Bureau of Mines on the oil recovery methods used in Nowata County, Oklahoma. Methods include vacuum use, and air-injection. This report includes tables, graphs, maps, and illustrations.
Date: December 1946
Creator: Johnston, Kenneth H. & Riggs, C. H.
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Recovery of Oil in California By Secondary Methods: In Two Parts - Part 1. San Joaquin Valley Oil Fields

Description: Report issued by the U.S. Bureau of Mines on the study of secondary-recovery methods of oil production in California. The report discusses methods and properties of this type of oil production, focusing on air injection. This report is in two parts, and contains tables and maps.
Date: July 1952
Creator: Loomis, A. G.; Fried, A. N. & Crowell, D. C.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Recovery of Oil in California by Secondary Methods: In Two Parts - Part 2. Los Angeles Basin and Coastal Oil Fields

Description: Report issued by the U.S. Bureau of Mines on secondary methods of oil-recovery in California oil fields. The main recovery method studied are of the pressure-maintenance type, such as air-injection. The report is divided into two parts, and includes maps and tables.
Date: May 1952
Creator: Loomis, A. G.; Fried, A. N. & Crowell, D. C.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Recent Developments in Water Flooding in Nowata County, Oklahoma: Oil Fields, 1954-55

Description: Report issued by the Bureau of Mines over development of systematic flooding in oil field reservoirs. As stated in the introduction, "this report presents a discussion of four full-scale water-flooding projects in the Delaware-Childers field and 1 pilot project in the Curl Creek field" (p. 1). This report includes tables, graphs, maps, and illustrations.
Date: May 1955
Creator: Eakin, J. L.
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Development of bonded composite doublers for the repair of oil recovery equipment.

Description: An unavoidable by-product of a metallic structure's use is the appearance of crack and corrosion flaws. Economic barriers to the replacement of these structures have created an aging infrastructure and placed even greater demands on efficient and safe repair methods. In the past decade, an advanced composite repair technology has made great strides in commercial aviation use. Extensive testing and analysis, through joint programs between the Sandia Labs FAA Airworthiness Assurance Center and the aviation industry, have proven that composite materials can be used to repair damaged aluminum structure. Successful pilot programs have produced flight performance history to establish the durability of bonded composite patches as a permanent repair on commercial aircraft structures. With this foundation in place, this effort is adapting bonded composite repair technology to civil structures. The use of bonded composite doublers has the potential to correct the difficulties associated with current repair techniques and the ability to be applied where there are no rehabilitation options. It promises to be cost-effective with minimal disruption to the users of the structure. This report concludes a study into the application of composite patches on thick steel structures typically used in mining operations. Extreme fatigue, temperature, erosive, and corrosive environments induce an array of equipment damage. The current weld repair techniques for these structures provide a fatigue life that is inferior to that of the original plate. Subsequent cracking must be revisited on a regular basis. The use of composite doublers, which do not have brittle fracture problems such as those inherent in welds, can help extend the structure's fatigue life and reduce the equipment downtime. Two of the main issues for adapting aircraft composite repairs to civil applications are developing an installation technique for carbon steel and accommodating large repairs on extremely thick structures. This study developed and proved ...
Date: June 1, 2005
Creator: Roach, David W. & Rackow, Kirk A.
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Use of Brine in a Kansas Field for Secondary Recovery of Oil

Description: Report issued by the U.S. Bureau of Mines on the use of oil field brine in secondary recovery methods. Characteristics of the brine, and methods used in recovery processes are presented. This report includes tables, graphs, maps, and illustrations.
Date: June 1941
Creator: Wilhelm, C. J.; Taylor, Sam S.; Holliman, W. C. & Owens, E. O.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department