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Petroleum Reservoirs, Influence, Activity and Growth of Subsurface Microflora in

  1. Catherine Bass,
  2. Hilary Lappin-Scott

Published Online: 15 JAN 2003

DOI: 10.1002/0471263397.env028

Encyclopedia of Environmental Microbiology

Encyclopedia of Environmental Microbiology

How to Cite

Bass, C. and Lappin-Scott, H. 2003. Petroleum Reservoirs, Influence, Activity and Growth of Subsurface Microflora in. Encyclopedia of Environmental Microbiology. .

Author Information

  1. University of Exeter, Devon, United Kingdom

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 JAN 2003

Abstract

  • Origins of Hydrocarbon Reservoirs

  • Oil-Bearing Rock Formations as Microbial Habitats

  • Microbiology of Oil-Bearing Rocks

  • Microbial Consequences of Oil Reservoir Exploitation

  • Application of Microbial Technology for Exploitation of Petroleum Reservoirs

Keywords:

  • hydrocarbon reservoirs;
  • microbially enhanced oil recovery (MEOR);
  • oil field microbiology;
  • oil recovery;
  • petroleum reservoirs;
  • subsurface microbiology;
  • sulfate reducing bacteria