oil-field brine

oil-field brine

[′ȯil ¦fēld ‚brīn]
(hydrology)
Connate waters, usually containing a high concentration of calcium and sodium salts and found during deep rock penetration by the drill.
References in periodicals archive ?
Holliman, Typical Oil-Field Brine Conditioning Systems for Preparing Brine for Subsurface Injection, Report of Investigation no.
McMillion, "Hydrological Aspects of Disposal of Oil-Field Brines in Texas," Ground Water 3 (Oct.