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Field applications of fiber-optic sensors : 1. Temperature measurements in a geothermal well (Report)

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Title:Field applications of fiber-optic sensors : 1. Temperature measurements in a geothermal well (Report)
Authors:Angel, S.M.
Garvis, D.G.
Sharma, Shiv K.
Seki, Arthur S.
Keywords:Hawaii Geothermal Project
downhole temperature
reservoir testing
technology development
production testing
show 5 moredirect venting
community impacts
Kilauea East Rift Zone
Hawaii Island
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LC Subject Headings:Electric cables--Corrosion
Cables, Submarine--Hawaii--Corrosion
Date Issued:[1988 or after?]
Publisher:Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
Hawaii Geothermal Project, University of Hawaii at Manoa
Citation:Angel SM, Garvis DG, Sharma SK, Seki A. Field applications of fiber-optic sensors: 1. Temperature measurements in a geothermal well. Livermore (CA): Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory.
Abstract:We have initiated a program for developing and field testing fiber-optics-based sensors to monitor in situ physical and chemical parameters in highly corrosive environments, such as geothermal wells, oil wells, and hot-water boiler reactors. Inability to sample hot geothermal wells or to measure the chemical composition of hot brines limits our understanding of in situ conditions of geothermal fields. In this communication, we report preliminary results obtained using a temperature optrode to profile the temperature in a geothermal steam well. To our best knowledge, this is the first time in situ geothermal well measurements have been made using a fiber-optic sensor.
Pages/Duration:25 pages
Appears in Collections: College of Engineering Project Reports
The Geothermal Collection

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