Standard Historical Last Updated: Aug 16, 2017
ASTM D4520-95(1999)

Standard Practice for Determining Water Injectivity Through the Use of On-Site Floods


1.1 This practice covers a procedure for conducting on-site core flood tests to determine the filtration and chemical treatment requirements for subsurface injection of water. 2,3

1.2 This practice applies to water disposal, secondary recovery, and enhanced oil recovery projects and is applicable to injection waters with all ranges of total dissolved solids contents.

1.3 This standard does not purport to address all of the safety concerns, if any, associated with its use. It is the responsibility of the user of this standard to establish appropriate safety and health practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use.

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Book of Standards Volume: 11.02
Developed by Subcommittee: D19.05
Pages: 7
DOI: 10.1520/D4520-95R99
ICS Code: 13.080.40