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A simple, inexpensive downhole geothermal fluid sampler

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Title:A simple, inexpensive downhole geothermal fluid sampler
Authors:Thomas, Donald M.
Keywords:well testing
geothermal fluids
LC Subject Headings:Geothermal resources--Hawaii
Geothermal resources--Periodicals
Geothermal engineering--Periodicals
Geothermal power plants--Periodicals
Renewable energy sources--Oceania--Periodicals
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Energy conservation--Oceania--Periodicals
Transactions (Geothermal Resources Council)
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Date Issued:1979
Publisher:Geothermal Resources Council
Citation:Thomas DM. 1979. A simple, inexpensive downhole geothermal fluid sampler. Geothermal Resources Council Transactions. 3: 725-726.
Series:Hawaii Institute of Geophysics Contribution No. 989
Transactions (Geothermal Resources Council)
Abstract:Several commercially available downhole water samplers have been used in a high temperature geothermal well in Hawaii; none have been able to withstand the temperature-pressure conditions found at the bottom of the hole (358°C, 150 kg/cm2). A sampler has been designed which is able to provide reliable samples and which is inexpensive to fabricate and easy to service in the field.
Pages/Duration:2 pages
URI:http://hdl.handle.net/10125/21080
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The Geothermal Collection


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