Chapter 3. Fluid Inclusions

  1. Dominic Emery and
  2. Andrew Robinson

Published Online: 8 SEP 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444313987.ch3

Inorganic Geochemistry: Applications to Petroleum Geology

Inorganic Geochemistry: Applications to Petroleum Geology

How to Cite

Emery, D. and Robinson, A. (1993) Fluid Inclusions, in Inorganic Geochemistry: Applications to Petroleum Geology, Blackwell Scientific Publications, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444313987.ch3

Author Information

  1. BP Exploration, 4/5 Long Walk, Stockley Park Uxbridge, Middlesex UB11 1BP, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 8 SEP 2009
  2. Published Print: 7 SEP 1993

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780632034338

Online ISBN: 9781444313987

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Keywords:

  • microthermometry I - principles;
  • solid phases and melting temperatures;
  • fluid inclusions - liquid and gas trapped within crystals;
  • microthermometry II - interpretation;
  • stretching and leakage - terminal problem;
  • microthermometry - temperatures of phase changes in fluid inclusions;
  • data collection - precision and accuracy;
  • non-destructive analysis of individual inclusions;
  • petroleum inclusion bulk analysis;
  • GC traces for fluid inclusion petroleums and produced oil

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Relationship to host mineral

  • Microthermometry I - principles

  • Microthermometry II - interpretation

  • Non-destructive analysis of individual inclusions

  • Bulk analysis of petroleum inclusions