Water in Petroleum Systems
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Scientific Key Papers

  • Ehrenberg SN & Jakobsen KG (2001) Plagioclase dissolution related to biodegradation of oil in Brent Group sandstones (Middle Jurassic) of Gullfaks Field, northern North Sea. Sedimentology, 48, 703-721.
  • Helgeson HC, Knox AM, Owens CE & Shock EL (1993) Petroleum, oil field waters, and authigenic mineral assemblages: Are they in metastable equilibrium in hydrocarbon reservoirs? Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta, 57, 3295–3339.
  • Hutcheon I, Shevalier M, & Abercrombie H (1993) pH buffering by metastable mineral-fluid equilibria and evolution of carbon dioxide fugacity during burial diagenesis. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 57, 1017-1027.
  • Kharaka YK & Hanor JS (2007) Deep fluids in the continents: I. Sedimentary basins. In: Surface and Ground Water, Weathering and Soils (ed. J.I. Drever) Treatise on Geochemistry., 5: 1-48, Elsevier.
  • Seewald JS (2003) Organic-inorganic interactions in petroleum-producing sedimentary basins. Nature, 426, 327-333.
  • Smith JT & Ehrenberg SN (1989) Correlation of carbon dioxide abundance with temperature in clastic hydrocarbon reservoirs: relationship to inorganic chemical equilibrium. Marine and Petroleum Geology, 6, 129 – 135.
  • van Berk, W., Schulz, H.-M. & Fu, Y. (2009): Hydrogeochemical modelling of CO2 equlibria and mass transfer induced by organic-inorganic interactions in siliciclastic petroleum reservoirs. Geofluids, 9(4): 1-10.
  • van Berk, W., Schulz, H.-M. & Fu, Y. (2013): Controls on CO2 fate and behavior in the Gullfaks oilfield (Norway): how hydrogeochemical modeling can help to decipher organic-inorganic interactions. AAPG Bulletin, v. 97, no. 12, p. 2233-2255.