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Additional Resources

Appraisal of Oil-Field Brine Contamination in Shallow Ground Water and Surface Water, Eastern Sheridan County, Montana - Jon Reiten, 1993, Montana Bureau of Mines and Geology Open-File Report 260, 117 p and 5 appendixes, 14MB.

A Cost-Effective Statistical Screening Method to Detect Oilfield Brine Contamination - Nancy Alyanak, James T. Grace, and Michael D. Campell

Strontium isotopic signatures of oil-field waters: Applications for reservoir characterization - Roger J. Barnaby, Gregg C. Oetting, and Guoqiu Gao

Strontium Isotopic Identification of Water-Rock Interaction and Ground Water Mixing - Carol D. Frost and Rachel N. Toner

Hydrogeochemistry of pre-Mississippian brines, Williston Basin, Canada–USA. - H.T. Iampen and B.J. Rostron

Using 8 87Sr values to identify sources of salinity to a freshwater aquifer, Greater Aneth Oil Field, Utah, USA. - D.L. Naftz, Z.E. Peterman, and L.E. Spangler

Strontium Isostope (87SR/86SR) Chemistry in Produced Oil Field Waters: The IEA CO2 Monitoring and Storage Project. - F. Quattrocchi, M. Barbieri, R. Bencini, D. Cinti, K. Durocher, G. Galli, L. Pizzino, M. Shevalier and N. Voltattorni

Minor Elements in Oil-Field Waters - Gordon Rittenhouse, Robert B. Fulton III, Robert J. Grabowski, and Joseph L. Bernard

Fingerprinting formation-waters using stable isotopes, Midale Area, Williston Basin, Canada - B.J. Rostron and C. Holmden

Sr isotopes in natural waters: Applications to source characterisation and water–rock interaction in contrasting landscapes - P. Shand, D.P.F. Darbyshire, A.J. Love, and W.M. Edmunds

Geochemistry and isotope chemistry of Michigan Basin brines: Devonian formations - Timothy P. Wilson and David T. Long

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