Using Geophysics to Assess Geohazards Before Construction: Increase Your Odds for Success!
Understanding subsurface conditions is the key to any successful construction project, including new construction, excavation, and drilling. The consideration and understanding of the subsurface geology...

A Simple Model to Predict Soil Resistance to Driving for Long Piles in Deepwater Normally Consolidated Clays
As the exploration and development for offshore oil and gas reserves moves into the deepwater environment of the continental slope, a good model is necessary to evaluate drivability of...

Optimization of Well Placement in Groundwater Long Term Monitoring Networks
Long Term Monitoring (LTM) networks play critical roles in tracking the migration of contaminants in groundwater, evaluating the efficiency of the existing remediation techniques, and...

Modeling Fort Ord Site OU2's Remediation System Using Optimization
Fort Ord.s Site OU2 is located approximately 80 miles south of San Francisco near Monterey Bay in Monterey County, California. Fort Ord contains two landfills which were used for residential...

Liquefied Natural Gas – Its History in the World and Future in California

Pressure Relief
When the two basins making up a 90 acre reservoir in New York needed to be emptied and cleaned, engineers decided to use the 2,750 ft (840 m) long concrete wall dividing them as a dam....

The Cyanic Threat
In the past terrorists have attempted to contaminate drinking water supplies in the United States with cyanide - one of the most lethal poisons known to man. So far they have been unsuccessful....

Rapid Delivery
Facing nearly dry wells and a moratorium on development that was about to expire, a small town in the pacific Northwest, using the design/build delivery method, was able to quickly design...

Gas and Liquid Fuels

Use of Piles and Deep Well Pumping in Slide Stabilization

Case History of Ground Improvement for Construction and Hydrotesting of a Large LNG Tank in Puerto Rico

Alternative Fuels and Institutional Reform
The actions that Mexico City Government is currently implementing is addressed. The altitude and topography of the Mexico City valley contribute to less efficient combustion, trapping...

Risk Based Corrective Action: An Application to Closure of a Fuel Oil Bunker Site

Evaluation of a Soil Vapor Extraction System: A Post-Audit Assessment
(No paper) Numerous sites contaminated with volatile organic compounds (VOC) have implemented soil vapor extraction (SVE) systems to remediate the unsaturated zone. The SVE systems have...

A Risk-Based Approach to Subsurface NORM Disposal
(No paper) Naturally occurring radioactive materials (NORM) has become an environmental concern for the petroleum industry. NORM scales results when naturally occurring radium co-precipitates...

Rising Water and Nitrate Levels within an Alluvial Aquifer near Phoenix, Arizona
(No paper) An analysis of water level data from more than a hundred water supply wells show that water levels have been rising at a considerable rate since 1980 in some portions of the...

Assessment of Wave Propagation Effects on a 1925 Pipeline with Oxyacetylene Girth Welds

Case Studies of Seven Seismic Improvement Programs: Summary and Recommendations

Field Measurement of Axial Soil Friction Forces on Buried Pipelines

Super-Dense Real-Time Disaster Mitigation System

 

 

 

 

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