Petroleum Geology by Location

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Specialized Geology References
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Roger Weller, geology instructor

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last edited:  12/20/15


references

 

Alabama 

Black Warrior Basin

*Duchscherer, W., Jr., 1972, Look deeper in the Black Warrior Basin: Oil Gas Journal, v.70, n.31, p.146-151. 

Oil and gas wells

*Poe, R.M., Wilson, G.V., and Tolson, J.S., 1979, Oil and gas wells in Alabama: Ala. Geol. Survey, Oil Gas Rept.2. 

Arkansas 

Arkoma Basin

*Brannan, C.B., Jr., 1968, Natural gas in Arkoma basin, Oklahoma and Arkansas, in- Beebe, B.W. and Curtis, B.F., eds., Natural gases of North America, a symposium: AAPG Memoir 9, v.2, p.1616-1635. 

California 

Devils Den oil field

*Ritzius, D.E., 1957, Alferitz area of Devils Den Oil Field: Summary of operations: Calif. Division of Oill and Gas, Calif. Oil Fields, v.43, n.1, p.11-14. 

Kettleman Hills oil field

*Woodring, W.P., Stewart, R., and Richards, R.W., 1940, Geology of Kettleman oil field, California: USGS Prof. Paper 195, 170 p. 

Pyramid Hills oil field

*Curtin, G., 1955, Pyramid Hills Oil Field; Calif. Div. of Oil and Gas, Summary of Operations, California Oil Fields, v.41, n.2, p.25-33. 

Colorado 

Fractured shale reservoirs

*Mallory, W.W., 1977, Oil and gas from fractured shale reservoirs in Colorado and northwest New Mexico: Rocky Mountain Association of Geologists Special Publication 1, 38 p. 

Paradox Basin

*Baars, D.L., 1966, Pre-Pennsylvanian paleotectonics: key to basin evolution and petroleum occurrences in Paradox basin, Utah and Colorado: AAPG Bull., v.50, p. 2082-2111. 

Piceance Basin

*Lorenz, J.C., and Finey, S.J., 1991, Regional fracturing II: fracturing of Mesa Verde reservoirs in the Piceance basin, Colorado: AAPG Bull., v.75, n.11, p.1738-1757. 

Illinois 

Southern Illinois

*Weller, J.M., 1940, Geology and oil possibilities of extreme southern Illinois, Union, Johnson, Pope, Hardin, Alexander, Pulaski, and Massac Counties: Illinois Geol. Survey Rept. Inv. 71, 71p. 

Trenton fracture zones

*Pohly, R.A., 1962, Gravity work may aid search for Trenton fracture zones: World Oil, v.154, p.85-88. 

Kansas 

Central Kansas

*Walters, R.F., 1953, Oil production from fractured Pre-Cambrian basement rocks in central Kansas: AAPG Bull., v.37, p. 300-313. 

Eastern Kansas

*Jewett, J.M., and Abernathy, G.E., 1945, Oil and gas in eastern Kansas: Kansas Geological Survey Bulletin 57, 244 p.

*Jewett, J.M., 1949, Oil and gas in eastern Kansas with special reference to developments from 1944 to 1948: Kansas Geol. Survey Bull. 77, 308 p. 

Oil pools

*Rich, J.L., 1933, Distribution of oil pools in Kansas in relation to pre-Mississippian structure and areal geology: AAPG Bull., v.17, p. 795-815. 

Kentucky 

            Southeastern Kentucky

*Webb, E.J., 1972, Stratigraphic relationships of certain Mississippian age pools in southeastern Kentucky and northeastern Tennessee, in- Proceedings of Technical Session, Kentucky Oil and Gas Association, 34th and 35th annual meetings, 1970-1971: Kentucky Geol. Survey, ser. 10, Spec. Pub. 21, p. 50-58. 

Michigan

Albion-Scipio oil field

*Ells, G. D., 1962, Structures associated with the Albion-Scipio oil field trend; Michigan Geol. Survey Div., 86 p. 

Deep River oil field

*Landes, K. K., 1948, Deep River oil field, Arenac County, Michigan, in- Howell, J. V., ed., Structures of Typical American oil fields, v.3, AAPG v.3, p. 299-304. 

Mississippi 

Black Warrior Basin

*Duchscherer, W., Jr., 1972, Look deeper in the Black Warrior Basin: Oil Gas Journal, v.70, n.31, p.146-151. 

Prospecting for oil and gas

*Lowe, E.N., 1919, Oil and gas prospecting in Mississippi: Mississippi Geol. Survay Bull 15, 80p. 

Waveland oil field

*Sannes, T., 1979, Waveland field, unique structural and stratigraphic trap (abst): AAPG Bull., v.63, n.8, p.1428. 

Missouri 

Reelfoot Lake

*Howe, J.R., and Thompson, T.L., 1984, Tectonic sedimentation and hydrocarbon potential of the Reelfoot Rift: Oil and Gas Journal, v.82, p.179-190. 

New Mexico 

Fractured shale reservoirs

*Mallory, W.W., 1977, Oil and gas from fractured shale reservoirs in Colorado and northwest New Mexico: Rocky Mountain Association of Geologists Special Publication 1, 38 p. 

North Dakota 

Little Knife oil field

*Narr, W. and Buruss, R.C., 1984, Origin of reservoir fractures in Little Knife Field, North dakota: AAPG Bull., v.68, p.1087-1100. 

            Spanish Pool

*Murray, G. H., 1968, Quantitative fracture study, Spanish pool, Mc Kenzie County, North Dakota: AAPG Bull., v.52, p.57-65. 

Oklahoma 

            Anadarko Basin

*Johnson, K.S., 1989, Geologic evolution of the Anadarko basin, in- Johnson, K.S., ed., Anadarko basin symposium, 1988: Oklahoma Geological Survey Circular 90, p. 3-12. 

Arkoma Basin

*Amsden, T.W., 1980, Hunton Group (Late Ordovician, Silurian, and Early Devonian) in the Arkoma basin of Oklahoma: Oklahoma Geological Survey Bulletin 129, 136 p.

*Brannan, C.B., Jr., 1968, Natural gas in Arkoma basin, Oklahoma and Arkansas, in- Beebe, B.W. and Curtis, B.F., eds., Natural gases of North America, a symposium: AAPG Memoir 9, v.2, p. 1616-1635. 

Blocker area

*Adams, D.J., 1974, Blocker area, in- Berg, O.R., ed., Oil and gas fields of Oklahoma: Oklahoma City Geological Soc. Reference Report, Supplement 1, p. 26. 

            Cartersville oil field

*Lahoud, J.A., 1961, Cartersville gas field, in- Morrisey, N.S., and Walper, J.L., eds., Arkoma basin and north-central Ouachita Mountains of Oklahoma, field conference: Tulsa Geological Society and Fort Smith Geological Society Guidebook, p. 51-53. 

Mc Alester Basin

*Koinm, D.N., and Dickey, P.A., 1967, Growth faulting in Mc Alester basin of Oklahoma: AAPG Bull., v.51, p. 710-781. 

Muenster Waurika arch

*Mc Bee, W., Jr., and Vaughn, L.G., 1956, Oil fields of the central Muenster Waurika arch, Jefferson County, Oklahoma and Montagu County, Texas, in- Petroleum geology of southern Oklahoma, v.1, a symposium, Ardmore Geological Society: AAPG, Tulsa, p. 355-372. 

Oregon 

Astoria Basin

*Niem, A.R., and Niem, W.A., 1985, Oil and gas investigations of the Astoria Basin, Clatsop and northernmost Tillamook counties, northwestern Oregon: Oregon Department of Geology and Mineral Industries Oil and Gas Investigation 14, scale 1:250,000. 

Utah 

            Paradox Basin

*Baars, D.L., 1966, Pre-Pennsylvanian paleotectonics: key to basin evolution and petroleum occurrences in Paradox basin, Utah and Colorado: AAPG Bull., v.50, p. 2082-2111. 

Wyoming 

Big Horn Basin

*Fanshawe, J.R., 1971, Structural evolution of the Big Horn Basin: Wyoming Geol. Assoc. Guidebook, 23rd Ann. Field Conf., p. 35-37. 

Powder River Basin

*Blackstone, D.L., 1949, Structural pattern of the Powder River basin: Wyoming Geological Association, Guidebook, 4th Annual Field Conference, p. 35-36.

 

 

Appalachians 

*de Witt, W., Jr., and Mc Grew, L.W., 1979, Petroleum and natural gas in the Mississippian rocks of the Appalachian Basin: USGS Prof. Paper 1010, p. 441-450.

*Ellwood, B.B., Stormer, J.C., et al, 1980, Discussion of the hydrocarbon potential of rocks underlying the southern Appalachian Piedmont allochthon: Geology, v.8, p. 205-206.

*Harris, L.D., 1975, Oil and gas data from the lower Ordovician and Cambrian rocks of the Appalachian basin: USGS Misc. Inv. Map I-917-D, 1:2,500,000.

*Miller, R.L., 1973, Structural setting of hydrocarbon accumulations in folded southern Appalachians: AAPG Bull., v.57, n.12, p. 2419-2427.

*Milici, R.C., 1980, Relationship of regional structure to oil and gas producing areas in the Appalachian Basin: USGS Misc. Inv. Map I-917-F, 1:2,500,000.

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