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A geologic interpretation of the failure of the Cedar reservoir

J. Hoover Mackin

A geologic interpretation of the failure of the Cedar reservoir

by J. Hoover Mackin

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Published by University of Washington in Seattle .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Reservoirs

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesCedar reservoir, Washington.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTD395 .M2
    The Physical Object
    Pagination30 p.
    Number of Pages30
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24835240M
    LC Control Number41000005
    OCLC/WorldCa29101609

    In , USGS began the release of a new generation of topographic maps (US Topo) in electronic form, and in , complemented them with the release of high-resolution scans of more than , historical topographic maps of the United States. The topographic map remains an indispensable tool for everyday use in government, science, industry, land management planning, and. Introduction to Seismic Interpretation – Reflection geology by measuring the strength or intensity of the Earth’s magnetic field. A hydrocarbon filled reservoir will typically have high resistivity compared with shale and a water filled reservoirs.

    The oldest commercial hydrocarbon production in North Dakota was established in when the Cedar Creek gas field was extended into Bowman County from Montana. The failure of these waterfloods is inexplicable because waterfloods in the same strata in Canada have been successful. Cluff, R. M., Byrnes, A.P., , Reservoir geology and. acquisition, processing, and interpretation in terms of real world geology. Experience: Dr. Gary Crosby along with Phil Walen, our principal geophysicist and Leopold Mairesse, our senior geophysicist at SubSurface Surveys and Associates, Inc. has a combined years of experience in.

    A dam failure or dam burst is a catastrophic type of failure characterized by the sudden, rapid, and uncontrolled release of impounded water or the likelihood of such an uncontrolled release. Between the years and more than notable dam failures happened worldwide. A dam is a barrier across flowing water that obstructs, that directs or slows down the flow, often creating a. Geologic Map of the Three Peaks Quadrangle, Iron County, Utah (United States Geological Survey Geologic Quadrangle Maps of the United States, GQ). by Mackin, J. Hoover and Peter D. Rowley. and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at


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Investigation for the proposed Cedar Ridge Reservoir located about 40 miles northeast of Abilene, Texas (see Plate 1). Specifically, the reservoir is situated on the Clear Fork of the Brazos River about five miles upstream of the confluence with Paint Creek.

The proposed dam. Professor Zoback's book will be a valued guide and reference to geoscientists and engineers.' Source: International Journal of Rock Mechanics and Mining Sciences 'A major advantage of the book is that it provides an excellent crossover between aspects of structural geology and reservoir engineering - a link that is all too often overlooked.

Root causes for failure were a lack of lateral seal, the absence of the target reservoir and the lack of a trap.

The main pre-drill risk was not accurately predicted in over one-third of the cases and a third of the segments were targeted on the basis of perceived Direct Hydrocarbon Indicators.

This study identified a number of interpretation. To a large extent, the success or failure of reservoir development depends on the research de- gree of reservoir development geology[1]. The reservoir development geology has developed for more than 70 years since the s.

In the s, re-injection of sewage method (i.e., water injection) was first applied to de- velop the hydrocarbon. GEOLOGY OF RESERVOIR AND DAM SITES are, of course, unlined, for the cost of lining them is prohibitive. Therefore, unless the leakage to the ground is resisted by natural conditions or is relatively so small as to be of little consequence, the reservoir is a failure.

Mackin, J.H.,"A Geologic Interpretation of the Failure of the Cedar Reservoir, Washington", Univ. Washington Eng. Exper. Station Bull. Shaler, N.S.,"The Geology of the Road-Building Stones of Massachusetts with Some Consideration of Similar Materials From Other Parts of the United States," U.S.

Geol. Surv. Ann. Rept. An important input parameter of the Hoek-Brown failure envelope is the Geological Strength Index (GSI), which varies between 0 andand concentrates on the description of rock structure and.

n Smith(Dec ),Geological Factors in Dam and Reservoir Planning,Illinoin State Geological Survey,pp Gregory ,Jaihua Fan(Dec )Reservoir Sedimentation Handbook,Mcgraw Hill Book Newyork,ver,pp, Joseph Sebastin Paimpillil(),Reservoir Desiltation and its impact on wetland water quality.

Geology. The stratigraphy of the Vaiont landslide, which comprises a sequence of Jurassic-Cretaceous limestones of varying lithologies, is summarised in Table n and Patton confirmed both the presence and stratigraphic continuity of clay interbeds within the Fonzaso and Calcare di Socchèr Formations, particularly upwards from the basal failure surface within the Fonzaso.

Fred Aminzadeh, Shivaji N. Dasgupta, in Developments in Petroleum Science, Role of Seismic Data in Reservoir Characterization.

Seismic data are used by reservoir management teams to plan and monitor the development and production of a field. Seismic data have the potential to provide the bridge between well logs and core analysis on the one hand, and tracer and well-test analysis. Petrophysics: Theory and Practice of Measuring Reservoir Rock and Fluid Transport Properties, Fourth Edition provides users with tactics that will help them understand rock-fluid interaction, a fundamental step that is necessary for all reservoir engineers to grasp in order to achieve the highest reservoir performance.

The book brings the most comprehensive coverage on the subject matter, and. Geological aspects. The occurrence of superficial faults, induction of seismicity due to the effect of the first filling of the reservoir, and liquefaction of sands in the foundation and/or body of the dam must be foreseen, in addition to the existence of landslides in the area of the reservoir or the dam.

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Outcrop studies are the key to the interpretation of aspects of sequence stratigraphy and depositional environment, but are geographically restricted to a linear belt of surface exposure. The mapping of subsurface log data substantially expands the geographic framework for geological interpretations.

[Map from Doveton and others (). Stress (usually denoted as S or ; τ for shear stress components) is a tensor that describes the forces acting on all σ possible surfaces passing through a given point, as illustrated in Figure 1.

In the hydrocarbon industry, units for stress are usually pounds per square inch (psi) or some variation of Pascals (megaPascals [MPa], gigaPascals [GPa], etc.). Petroleum Engineering Handbook Larry W.

Lake, Editor-in-Chief I General Engineering John R. Fanchi, Editor II Drilling Engineering Robert F. Mitchell, Editor III Facilities and Construction Engineering Kenneth E. Arnold, Editor IV Production Operations Engineering Joe Dunn Clegg, Editor V Reservoir Engineering and Petrophysics Edward D.

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The failure of the Baldwin Hills Dam and Reservoir can be partially attributed to the fact that it was built upon a fault system and was located near an oil field where the underground injection of pressurized liquid occurred.

Note that failure initiated in the foundation but manifested in the embankment as a seepage erosion issue.The goal of reservoir characterization work carried out for a shale play is to enhance hydrocarbon production by identifying the favorable drilling targets.

The drilling operators have the perception that in organic-rich shale formations, horizontal wells can be drilled anywhere, in any direction, and hydraulic fracturing at regular intervals. At Cedar Breaks, the artists are weathering (the physical and chemical breakdown of rocks to produce sediment), and erosion (the transport of sediment by wind or water).

Without the majestic handiwork of these fundamental geologic processes, Cedar Breaks would be a featureless alpine plateau, instead of a stunning natural wonder visited by.