Geotechnical Files

Case Study: Increasing Oil Production

American Cyanamid AM-9 Technical Manual 1960

  • Problem: A petroleum production water flood project was not responding well to flooding. An injection profile indicated that about half of the injected water was entering the zone between the two perforated intervals.

Case Study: Grouting in Fissured Rock

American Cyanamid AM-9 Technical Manual 1960

  • Pumping costs at Cedar Bay Mine were becoming excessive, as new drifts were opened and total seepage into the mine increased.

Grouting Saves Effluent Pipeline and Maintains Plant Operations

Dick Berry, Rembco Water Control Quarterly 1996

  • During a routine facility inspection at a major West Coast paper plant in Canada, a small leak appeared near the shoreline where an underground 42-inch fiberglass reinforced plastic pipe carried effluent to diffusers in the ocean.

Acrylamide Provides Lasting Help for United States Government

Brent Keller Avanti International 2001

  • Beginning in 1985, federal and state regulatory agencies began close monitoring of the waste management operations at the US Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL), as well as other Dept. of Energy (DOE) sites.
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