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Impacts of petroleum production on ground and surface waters: Results from the Osage–Skiatook Petroleum Environmental Research A site, Osage County, Oklahoma

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2005

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Kharaka, Yousif K, Thordsen, James J, Kakouros, Evangelos, and Herkelrath, William N, 2005, Impacts of petroleum production on ground and surface waters: Results from the Osage–Skiatook Petroleum Environmental Research A site, Osage County, Oklahoma: Environmental Geosciences, v. 12, iss. 2, p. 127-138.

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As part of a multidisciplinary group of about 20 scientists, we are investigating the transport, fate, natural attenuation, and ecosystem impacts of inorganic salts and organic compounds present in releases of produced water and associated hydrocarbons at the Osage–Skiatook Petroleum Environmental Research (OSPER) sites, located in Osage County, Oklahoma. Geochemical data collected from nearby oil wells show that the produced water source is a Na-Ca-Cl brine (∼150,000 mg/L total dissolved solids [TDS]), with relatively high concentrations of Mg, Sr, and NH4, but low SO4 and H2S. Results from the depleted OSPER A site show that the salts continue to be removed from the soil and surficial rocks, but degraded oil persists on the contaminated [...]

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DOI http://sciencebase.gov/vocab/identifierScheme 10.1306/eg.11160404038

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