Title page for ETD etd-07082004-102126

Type of Document Master's Thesis
Author Griggs, Jeremy Scott
Author's Email Address jgriggs@lsu.edu
URN etd-07082004-102126
Title A Re-Evaluation of Geopressured-Geothermal Aquifers as an Energy Resource
Degree Master of Science in Petroleum Engineering (M.S.P.E.)
Department Petroleum Engineering
Advisory Committee
Advisor Name Title
Christopher White Committee Chair
Clint Willson Committee Member
Julius Langlinais Committee Member
  • geopressured aquifers
  • geopresured-geothermal aquifers
Date of Defense 2004-07-01
Availability unrestricted
The search for more efficient and economical forms of energy generation is a continual process. Natural gas production and electricity generation from geopressured-geothermal aquifers is an unconventional hydrocarbon source that has long been unproductive due to its marginal economics and lack of technological certainty. This thesis demonstrates that, based on modern technological competencies and economic constraints, geopressured-geothermal energy now maintains a viable future as an alternative domestic energy source.
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