2011

Applied Microbiology and Molecular Biology in Oilfield Systems

Proceedings from the International Symposium on Applied Microbiology and Molecular Biology in Oil Systems (ISMOS-2), 2009

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ISBN: 978-90-481-9251-9 (Print) 978-90-481-9252-6 (Online)

Table of contents (28 chapters)

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  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xvi

  2. Introduction, sampling and procedures

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      Pages 1-1

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      Introduction

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      Pages 7-16

      Sampling and Nucleic Extraction Procedures from Oil Reservoir Samples

  3. Application of molecular microbial methods to the oil industry

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      Pages 17-17

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      Pages 19-26

      Application of Molecular Microbiological Methods to the Oil Industry to Analyse DNA, RNA and Proteins

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      Pages 27-31

      Which Microbial Communities Are Present? Importance of Selecting Appropriate Primers and Probes for Use in Molecular Microbiological Methods (MMM) in Oilfields

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      Pages 33-43

      Which Microbial Communities are Present? Application of PCR-DGGE: Case Study on an Oilfield Core Sample

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      Pages 45-53

      Which Microbial Communities Are Present? Application of Clone Libraries: Syntrophic Acetate Degradation to Methane in a High-Temperature Petroleum Reservoir – Culture-Based and 16S rRNA Genes Characterisation

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      Pages 55-61

      Which Microbial Communities Are Present? Using Fluorescence In Situ Hybridisation (FISH): Microscopic Techniques for Enumeration of Troublesome Microorganisms in Oil and Fuel Samples

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      Pages 63-76

      Which Microbial Communities Are Present? Sequence-Based Metagenomics

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      Pages 77-84

      How Many Microorganisms Are Present? Quantitative Reverse Transcription PCR (qRT-PCR)

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      Pages 85-91

      How Many Microorganisms Are Present? Techniques for Enumerating Microorganisms in Oilfields

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      Pages 93-99

      Which Members of the Microbial Communities Are Active? Microarrays

  4. Problems caused by microbes to the oil industry and treatment strategies

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      Pages 101-101

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      Pages 103-107

      Problems Caused by Microbes and Treatment Strategies Monitoring and Preventing Reservoir Souring Using Molecular Microbiological Methods (MMM)

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      Pages 109-115

      Problems Caused by Microbes and Treatment Strategies The Effect of Nitrate Injection in Oil Reservoirs – Experience with Nitrate Injection in the Halfdan Oilfield

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      Pages 117-124

      Problems Caused by Microbes and Treatment Strategies: Monitoring Microbial Responses to Biocides; Bioassays – A Concept to Test the Effect of Biocides on both Archaea and Bacteria in Oilfield Systems

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      Pages 125-131

      Problems Caused by Microbes and Treatment Strategies: Identification of H2S-Producing Bacteria in Corrosion Product of a Gas Pipeline

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      Pages 133-140

      Problems Caused by Microbes and Treatment Strategies: Rapid Diagnostics of Microbiologically Influenced Corrosion (MIC) in Oilfield Systems with a DNA-Based Test Kit

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      Pages 141-149

      Problems Caused by Microbes and Treatment Strategies Anaerobic Hydrocarbon Biodegradation and Biocorrosion: A Case Study

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      Pages 151-157

      Problems Caused by Microbes and Treatment Strategies Health and Safety Issues from the Production of Hydrogen Sulphide

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      Pages 159-167

      Problems Caused by Microbes and Treatment Strategies Downstream Petroleum Microbiology – An Industry Perspective

  5. How specific micriobial communities benefit the oil industry

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      Pages 169-169

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      Pages 171-178

      How Specific Microbial Communities Benefit the Oil Industry: Biorefining and Bioprocessing for Upgrading Petroleum Oil

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