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

Editors: Whitby, Corinne, Lund Skovhus, Torben (Eds.)

  • Covers technical and scientific aspects of specific molecular microbiological methods (MMM)
  • Emphasizes how MMM can be applied to address the major problems caused by microbes in oil reservoirs, as well as exploit the beneficial activities of microbes
  • Presents a detailed description of the methods/ protocols used in real industry cases
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Applied Microbiology and Molecular Biology in Oil Field Systems addresses the major problems microbes cause in oil fields, (e.g. biocorrosion and souring) and how beneficial microbial activities may be exploited (e.g. MEOR and biofuels). The book describes theoretical and practical approaches to specific Molecular Microbiological Methods (MMM), and is written by leading authorities in the field from both academia and industry. The book describes how MMM can be applied to faciliate better management of oil reservoirs and downstream processes. The book is innovative in that it utilises real industrial case studies which gives useful technical and scientific information to researchers, engineers and microbiologists working with oil, gas and petroleum systems.

                

About the authors

Dr Corinne Whitby is a lecturer in Environmental Microbiology at the University of Essex, UK. She has over 10 years primary research experience in molecular microbial ecology. Her research is focused upon the application of Molecular Microbiological Methods (MMM) to analyze the biodegradation of hydrocarbons (e.g. naphthenic acids and polyaromatic hydrocarbons) and how nanoparticles affect hydrocarbon biodegradation. Her research is also involved in analyzing the biogeochemical cycling of nutrients in marine, freshwater and terrestrial systems. She was the original founders of ISMOS1 (with Dr Skovhus) and co-organised ISMOS2, Denmark, 2009 and the forthcoming ISMOS3, Calgary, 2011.   Dr. Torben Lund Skovhus graduated from the University of Aarhus, Denmark, in 2002 with a Master's degree in Biology. In 2005 he finished his PhD from Department of Microbiology, University of Aarhus. In 2005 Torben was employed at Danish Technological Institute (DTI) in the Centre for Chemistry and Water Technology, where he got responsibility for the consultancy activities for the oil and gas industry, molecular detection of troublesome microbes in process and domestic waters and development and introduction of new molecular monitoring tools for the industries. Torben was Head of the DTI Microbiology Laboratories from 2006 to 2008 while he was building up several consultancy activities with the oil and gas industry. He is now in a position as Team Leader in DTI Oil & Gas Center. The team counts dedicated chemists, microbiologists, engineers, consultants. All with a long history in general troubleshooting of technical industrial systems for microbiologically caused problems and with a particular focus on oil, gas and petroleum systems.

Table of contents (28 chapters)

  • Introduction

    Whitby, Corinne (et al.)

    Pages 3-5

  • Sampling and Nucleic Extraction Procedures from Oil Reservoir Samples

    Kraan, Geert M. (et al.)

    Pages 7-16

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

    Caffrey, Sean M.

    Pages 19-26

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

    Sørensen, Ketil Bernt

    Pages 27-31

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

    Kraan, Geert M. (et al.)

    Pages 33-43

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Hardcover $259.00
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  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
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  • ISBN 978-94-007-8980-7
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Applied Microbiology and Molecular Biology in Oilfield Systems
Book Subtitle
Proceedings from the International Symposium on Applied Microbiology and Molecular Biology in Oil Systems (ISMOS-2), 2009
Editors
  • Corinne Whitby
  • Torben Lund Skovhus
Copyright
2011
Publisher
Springer Netherlands
Copyright Holder
Springer Science+Business Media B.V.
eBook ISBN
978-90-481-9252-6
DOI
10.1007/978-90-481-9252-6
Hardcover ISBN
978-90-481-9251-9
Softcover ISBN
978-94-007-8980-7
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XVI, 279
Topics